Entrepreneur & Graphics Lecturer

Calvin Dorman

I am a Professional Online Business Consultant and Training Lecturer from Cape Town, South Africa.

I offer companies and individuals expert digital marketing, one-to-one computer training and graphic design solutions. My computer graphic skills include the Adobe CS6 Suite and the CorelDRAW X7 Graphic Suite. He attained Diploma 1991 at the AAA School of advertising.

In 1994, I decided to leave the corporate world and started one of the first computer training companies in Cape Town specializing exclusively in CorelDRAW and Corel’s PHOTO-PAINT.

I pioneered the first CorelDRAW course at Varsity in 1996. 

Besides being an entrepreneur, Lecturer and a Web Marketing Consultant, I also gives business seminars focusing on business principles and motivation.

 

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Major layout design contracts during 2009 includes advertising for Media24 and Magazine layout design work for 104fm (Radio Tygerberg). During 2009-2010, I was contracted by Prestige Academy in Bellville to impart their computer graphics knowledge and Graphic Design experience of the 18 years to their students. I lectured Web Marketing, Print production, Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Photoshop as well as Corel Photo-Paint.

In 2010 I researched and pioneered new courses for Social Media Marketing (Facebook, Twitter & YouTube) which I presented at training compaigns. Currently, I am presenting one-to-one graphics training classes to companies, business owners and individuals who want to be proficient in the shortest time possible. Training is presented in the evenings at the Tygerberg Art school or on-site. I also been contacted be Damelin Mowbray to be responsible for the Creative Arts Faculty where he has been teaching drawing, media and Graphics since 2014.

My persistent persuit of design excellence and his vast business experience as a qualified graphic/digital designer, makes his services sought after and valuable to companies where all aspects pf graphic/web design is vital to the business.

Employment History

1987 – 1989
Graphic Designer
Company:

DIE BURGER newspaper
Nasionale pers (Pty)Ltd

1989 – 1991
Graphic Designer
Company:

Getaway Magazine
Ramsay, Son & Parker (Pty)Ltd

1991 – 1993

Advertising Manager
Company:
Ivor Garb (Pty)Ltd

1993 – 1995
Entrepreneur
Company:
Ad-Retail cc –
Small Ad agency
specializing in retail advertising and promotions

1995 – 1997
Entrepreneur
Company:
Corelclass – computer graphics specializing in CorelDRAW & Photo-Paint training

1997 – 1999
Graphic Designer
Company:
R&L Architects cc

1999 – 2004
Entrepreneur
Company:
CAD-Class
Specialist AutoCAD training

1999 – 2004
Entrepreneur
Company:
CAD-Class
Specialist AutoCAD training2004 – 2007


Graphic Designer
Company:
RAPPORT,
CITY PRESS
Sunday press
RCP Media
– division of Media24
Nasionale pers (Pty)Ltd

2007 – 2009

Entrepreneur
Company: Calvinbusiness.co.za

2009 – 2010
Consultant / Lecturer
Company:
Prestige Academy

2010 – 2013
Consultant / Lecturer/
Webmaster/ Designer

Company:
Dynamix Learning Solutions

2014 – 2015
Consultant / Lecturer/
Company:
Damelin College
Creative Arts Faculty