I AM

HELEN

Website Designer & Virtual Assistant - Creative

Welcome to my Professional Profile. Learn about me and the things I love.

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Summary of Experience

including Work Training / Certificates & Licences

Arts administration / Arts marketing, including computer programs; Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Office 365

Event Management - administration, coordination, sales and marketing, operations

Website & Graphic Design - WordPress, Stacked Site, GoDaddy, Wix, Shopify, Adobe Creative Cloud & Canva

Exceptional Customer Service, relationship building and maintenance with an extensive range of people across a number of diverse industries

Sales – Events and digital products, advertising, editorial and membership sales

Government (various) – policies and procedures

Time Management / meeting deadlines, organisational skills, excellent communication and resourcefulness

Database and spreadsheet management, including EDM & CRM Mailchimp

Fitness Leaders Program & Corporate bar and restaurant service

Youth Recreation and Services & working with young people experiencing social, emotional and behavioural difficulties;

Working with Children Check including current Police check - Managing challenging behaviour - Substance use / abuse, Response training - Fire Warden Training

President & Fundraising Coordinator - Barriburn Preschool Committee (Volunteer)

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Diploma of Digital Design

I recently completed an online Diploma of Digital Design through Open Colleges.

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Diploma of Event Management

I hold a Diploma and experience working with a number of event companies.

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Diploma of Arts Marketing

I have experience in marketing for creative industries, including social media marketing

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The VA Institute Virtual Assistant

I completed the VA Start Up course to tie all my existing skills & experience together.

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Employment History

Are you looking for a website designer or the perfect, creative Virtual Assistant?

Things I Love

I LOVE LOVE LOVE Web Design! But please see below for some of the other things in my life that I love very much.. and some fun little facts about me.

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Married! You may see my surname written as Giannekas or Martin.

SIMPSONS

I am mother to the most perfect identical twin boys.

RANDOM FACT: I grew up in Australia's largest Gold Mining town.

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I collect Bonsai's, succulents & have a whole mini tree collection. 

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I love discussing a good conspiracy theory or Netflix documentary!

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Although I've come a long way since then, I'm still super proud of my major assessment!

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"Total dedication and great work ethic"

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Helen was great to work with. Made every change l asked for until l was happy. l didn’t know much about websites she explained everything to me so l could understand everything about it  Very honest and efficient. She even taught me how to advertise on Facebook! Would highly recommend her!

Natalie Visic - Australian National Real Estate
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We thank you for a fabulous year assisting the ADTAV. Total dedication and great work ethic has been most appreciated. 

Rhonda, Stan & John - ADTAV
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I gave Helen full creative control to design my website and she came up with a superb calming site to compliment my business perfectly.

Dr. Nick Ni - Nick Ni Acupuncture
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Helen took care of a last minute Logo for me and was happy to go back and forth till we got it right. I would recommend her and would use her again.
I also took advantage and had some VA work done for a couple of hours she also delivered a great result.

Trayci McConville - Online Web Designs
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Fastidious & meticulous to the nth degree!

Vicki Alexopoulos

Services

Some of the professional services I can offer.

Website
Design

  • Custom websites with high visual engagement
  • Easy to edit and mobile responsive
  • Search Engine Optimisation & use of keywords

Virtual
Assistant

  • Sound administration and customer service experience
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Activated life-long learner with positive mental attitude

Researching &
Sourcing

  • Find the most visually engaging images for your project
  • Comprehensive report based on keyword searches
  • Find your competitors + more!

ABN 14 245 756 005

I work on an Apple Mac

including a 27 inch desktop Mac and MacBook Air laptop, both with strong, reliable internet connections.

I hold Professional Indemnity Insurance with Insurance Made Easy.

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My Business - Different by Design

Who We are.

Different by Design is a full service web design and development company based in Melbourne but with team members across Australia. We are a team of website designers, content writers and administration superstars. We make sure we understand your business to ensure the best design and features for your business goals. We specialise in high visual engagement ensuring the very best user experience.

I live in Melbourne!

Would rather meet someone in person? Well if you live in Victoria, you are in luck! Feel free to contact me and I can come and meet with you so you can put a face to the name. (Please note, I have colleagues all around Australia - let me know your location and I might be able to help!)

Monday
10AM - 4 PM
Tuesday
10 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday
10 AM - 4 PM
Thursday
10 AM - 4 PM
Friday
10 AM - 4 PM
Saturday
10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday
Closed

Please note that although I work around the clock, I am only contactable during normal business hours 9am-5pm.

Get In Touch!

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helen@differentbydesign.com.au
Vermont South, Victoria AUSTRALIA
Contact Me

0418 906 647

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