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Elgee van Tonder

Elgee van Tonder

Academic Staff Member – Design

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What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?

As a creative creature, I don’t just see shapes and letters; I see new possibilities. Seeing that students cultivate that skill is a very humbling experience.

What do you love about your area?

There are so many things that get me excited in design; the crazy ideas we get just as we are about to fall asleep, translating words into a visual reality, and the coffee!

Tell us about your experience in the industry

I have worked in the industry for about 13 years. I have been involved in a variety of projects, from creating/designing marketing campaigns to designing experiences.

What keeps you busy outside of Media Arts?

I am a bit of a jack of all trades; I keep myself busy with a variety of creative projects; I am currently exploring the possibilities of design in augmented and virtual reality.


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