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Hi, I'mTanaka

Designer + Entrepreneur

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I’ve been in love with art and design since the day i doodled my first drawing. Constantly drawing, sketching  and making things as I grew up, I always knew that I wanted to pursue a creative career. Art has always been my first love and I continue to practice with different mediums. I love to explore. To try new things, set  my own limits, and see how far i can go. Using a research based approach I want to have an honest conversation and to create things that matter.Every project undertaken is approached intelligently, communicated creatively and crafted with care.

  • Name : Tanaka Leroy Samukange
  • Date of birth : April 9, 1994
  • City : Harare
  • Phone: + 263 775 894 154
  • Interest : new technologies, fashion & photography,

Skills

Technical Skills

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Know-how

  • Logo Design
  • Digital Marketing
  • Photography
  • Web Development
  • Package Design
  • Digital Marketing
  • SEO Optimization
  • UX and UI Design
  • Color Grading
  • Photo Retouch

Experience

Intern at Zimbabwe Fashion Week

Aug 2012 - Aug 2012

Designer at Zimbabwe Fashion Week

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013

Radial Communications

Jul 2014 - Dec 2014

Designer at Fashion Weekend Zimbabwe

May 2014 - Sep 2014

Print Point

Jan 2016 -

Golix

Nov 2017 - Current

Education

National Certificate In Applied Art & Design - Harare Polytechnic

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012

National Diploma In Design For Print - Harare Polytechnic

Jan 2013 - Dec 2016

Fashion Weekend Designer Development Programme

Jun 2014 - Nov 2014

Zimbabwe Fashion Week Young designer Programme

Sep 2013 - Sep 2013

PHILOSOPHY

CREATIVITY

Creativity is the platform through which we achieve resonance and elevate brand conversations. Creativity is the inspiration that connects and engages.

THINKING DIGITAL

To use technology to inspire and implement solutions to our everyday problems devoted to discovering more effective ways to help clients identify goals.

RELATIONSHIPS

To forge dynamic and long-term partnerships with clients. To do whatever is necessary to make a consequential contribution to the clients’ businesses.

Awards

Press

  • Imagine if in a couple of years you could walk into a mall with designs exclusive to Zimbabwe. Young designers like Tanaka Samukange are setting the pace on the design scene. At the age of seventeen Samukange has just launched a clothing brand, 7:30.

    Newsday - Life and Style (2011)

  • Fashion Weekend Zimbabwe selects its Prince of Design. Tanaka Samukange seemed truly taken aback last night when he won the Fashion Weekend Zimbabwe (FWZ) Design Talent Award after being named the Emerging Designer of the year 2014

    Zimbo Jam - Jam Fashion (2014)

  • Young designer Tanaka Samukange the founder of streetwear brand 7:30 was crowned the Emerging Designer of the Year at the Fashion Weekend Zimbabwe recently. Samukange won the title after he out shined four other designers in a tight competition

    The Herald - Entertainment (2014)

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I am available for freelance

My Blog

5 design instagram accounts you need to follow for inspiration

For those times when you can't seem to find any inspiration, For those times when you feel like "hmm, how?". Today more and more designers and artists are using  Instagram to showcase their work making instagram the best source for getting  some inspiration. Here are my 5 awesome design instagram accounts to get your creative juices flowing. 1. Miriam Isaac UX & Product Manager at the OU Featured as 1 of 6 emerging & talented designers for Instagram's @design Been designing a new CRM app recently with iPhone X in mind📱 - - ___________________________ Wanted to share with you some tips today when designing for the

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Open Sans (font of the week)

Typography is often overlooked, but it’s a key element for any brand identity. Open Sans is a must-have font for just about any web designer - and it also performs handsomely in print environments. Open Sans is a sans-serif typeface designed by Steve Matteson and commissioned by Google. It is used in some of Google's web pages as well as its print and web advertisements. Category: Sans-serif Classification: Humanist Designer: Steve Matteson Foundry: Ascender Corporation Date created: 2010 License: Apache License 2.0 Be sure to check out this exciting typeface family here

Get in Touch

City

Harare

Call Me

+263 775 894 154

Enquiries

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