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Anja Venter | 6 Grove Rd | Cape Town | 7700 | +27 84 929 4647 |anjaventer@gmail.com

 

EMPLOYMENT:

 

 

2005-current           Nanna (www.nannaventer.co.za) , Cape Town, Johannesburg, London, Belgium, Freelance art

director/designer/illustrator/photographer

 

2013                       Nokia Research Africa, new media researcher

 

2012                          Mendi Laboratory, University of Cape Town, Cape Town. Interactive Media creative consultant.

 

2012                          Motribe, Cape Town. Intern Designer & Researcher.

 

2011                          Global Impact Studies, The University of Washington, United States, Research Assistant

 

2011                          Microsoft Nokia/ UCT ICT4D, Designer and conceptualization, front end design for the Health Poverty

Action Midwives App

 

2011                          Mendi Laboratory, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.  3rd year Lab Tutor

 

2009 – 2011             Masters and Savant International (www.mastersandsavant.com) , Johannesburg, Art

Director/Designer/Illustrator

2009                          Department of Rheumatology, Mile End Hospital, London  Medical Secretary

 

2003-2009               Dr J.G Venter, Panorama Medi-Clinic, Part-time Medical Receptionist

 

2008                          Vision K (www.visionk.co.za) Kayamandi, Stellenbosch, Teacher

 

2007                          The Legacy Centre (www.legacykayamandi.com) Kayamandi, Stellenbosch,Teacher

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

2013 – current       University of Cape Town, Cape Town, PhD in Media studies

 

2012                          University of Cape Town, Cape Town MA in Media Theory & Practice (with distinction)

 

2005 – 2008            Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch BA (Hons) in Visual Communications.

 

2000-2004               D.F Malan High School, Bellville Matriculated 2004 with Distinction (98% aggregate)

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS:

 

 

Venter, A. (2012) Games and Learning: A perspective on low income, resource-constrained youth and PC gaming in Cape Town. Proceedings of the 16th International Academic MindTrek Conference: Envisioning Future Media Environments. Finland: the 16th International Academic MindTrek.

 

Venter, A. (2012). Mobile Games in a Networked Society: A case study amongst children in Ocean View. South-North Conversations. Durban: International Association for Media and Communications Research.

 

Venter, A. (2011). Games and Learning: Communities of Practice amongst PC gamers in Cape Town Central Library. South African Communication Association. Pretoria: SACOMM.

 

Noakes, T., Koloko, M., Pike, M., Pallitt, N., & Venter, A. (2011). Designs for Learning: South African Youth’s use of Microblogging, Online Portfolios…and Computer Games.  Design, Development, Research. Bellville: Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

 

 

PUBLISHED PAPERS:

 

 

Venter, A. (2012) Games and Learning: A perspective on low income, resource-constrained youth and PC gaming in Cape Town. Proceedings of the 16th International Academic MindTrek Conference: Envisioning Future Media Environments. Finland: Association for Computing Machinery.

 

 

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

2013        Nokia Research Africa: Research grant

2012        Pendoring Award: Silver. Internet/mobile/interactive communication. Van Coke Kartel Wie’s     Bang. Dojo115.

 

2012        Loerie Award: Bronze. Direct & PR Communication: PR Communication Campaign. Van Coke Kartel Wie’s Bang. Dojo115

 

2012        Loerie Award: Craft Certificate. Internet, Mobile & Interactive Communication: Digital Crafts – Illustration & Graphic Design. Van Coke Kartel Wie’s Bang. Dojo115

 

2012        Behance Selected Creative, Portfolio Review I

 

2012        The South Africa Netherlands research Programme on Alternatives in Development (SANPAD) Research Scholarship

 

2011        The South Africa Netherlands research Programme on Alternatives in Development (SANPAD) Research Scholarship

 

2011        Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Research Grant

 

2008        Design Indaba Emerging Creative, Cape Town (www.designindaba.com)

 

2007        Timo Smuts Official Selection, Stellenbosch

 

2006        Media24 Illustration Award, Cape Town

 

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

 

 

Date of Birth:                            27 November 1986

 

Nationality:                               South African

 

Gender:                                      Female

2 Comments

  1. Liat
    November 12, 2014

    Love your “came for money, stayed for community” outside delux.

    Reply
    • nannaventer
      February 9, 2015

      Thanks so much! Glad you noticed it 😉

      Reply

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