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Christyn Pienaar

Christyn Pienaar

Human , Maybe

My main aspiration in life is to become a philanthropist and to be involved in many fields such as IT, engineering, management , events, as well as game design and other creative fields.

My Hobbies include, but aren’t limited to the following | Building computers , Architecture , art, drawing, woodwork, studying philosophy,  socio-economics ,  Bonsai growing.

+27 079 612 2443 | info@xyndigital.com

PORT ALFRED HIGH SCHOOL | 1994\01\20-2006\11\27


Matriculation | Various Swimming Gazettes | Various Athletics Gazettes as well as getting involved with various community activities ran by the School.

 

FRIEND OF DESIGN | 2013/01/25 – 2013/12/01


Game Design Interim course , I was part of a beta class on scholarship due to my entry with portfolio work done before 2013.

 

 

Construction Site Foreman (1) 2007\05\28– 2007\10\20


As Foreman of various construction sites around Port Alfred, my responsibilities ranged from organizing machinery hire, resource delivery, keeping a daily progress report book, keeping track of working hours of permanent and part time staff, calculating their payment certificates, working overtime whenever needed without warning and typing and forwarding faxes, letters, minutes of meetings and keeping all the information stored and organized. At the time Working for my now deceased Brother , Francoise Venter.

 

Salesman for TOP CARPETS (2) 2007\09\16 – 2008\04\30


As salesman for Top Carpets I was required to do any office work requested of me, keep the work filed, neat and organized and also the floor space of the entire showrooms. Once a month I helped with the stock take and re-organizing the stockrooms. Customer service & sales were my main responsibilities, too which I favoured the customer service in all regards, whether it was answering the calls or dealing with difficult requests.

 

Bartending at MyPond hotel (3) 2009/04/21 – 2009/10/27


I was the first bartender at the newly established MyPond Hotel, and it was required of me to do the odd things around the restaurant as well as serve customers to the fullest and deal with the occasional incidents. Stock take of alcohol and bar accessories was part of weekly routine.

 

Admin & Receiving & General assistant at Rosehill SuperSpar 2011/04/01-2011/09/31


I worked for Rosehill SuperSpar in Port Alfred as administration clerk and from time to time would take over from the receiving manager and handle the branches stock intake and quality control systems as well as directing a team of hard working individuals and task delegation. Furthermore, I would assist with technical issues with all the computers and server system as well as handle all the paperwork and daily checklists.

 

Started Kowie Online Graphics CC now Xyn Digital 2010/01/21 – Present


I started a web design and graphic arts company along with 2 outsourced programmers. We have turned out sites and worked online with various other companies in helping to create web sites, applications and graphics.
http://www.xyn.co.za

 

Terabyte Tech now Xyn Digital 2010/11/26 – Present


With the advent of Kowie Online Graphics I expanded to hardware and PC equipment supply and implementation.. Networking and other setups in the field.

 

Caven Digital Games – CEO – 2013/12/06 – 2015/12/06


After a year at a reputable game design college, looking for inspirations and finding people to head into game design with, I started Caven Digital with some partners and went into the fray. Running projects and gaining clientele, I ran front and back ends of the business and left legal and coding to the partners.

AUTODESK MUDBOX | Character Design | Texturing


AUTO DESK 3DS MAX | Animation | Scene Setups


UNITY 3D | Integrations | Game Design | Project Management | Team Management | Project Structuring


BLENDER | Animation | Rigging | Texturing | Rendering | Prop Design | Character Modeling


ADOBE  CC | Photoshop |  After Effects | Premier | Illustrator | moderate experience all round


Websites | Design | Domain Registration | Hosting | WordPress | CPanel | WHM 


Graphic Art | Characters to Branding | Logos | Sketch | Illustrations | Info Graphs | Icons


PC Services | Technical | Networking | Lans | Repairs | Software Upgrades


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HARDWARE KNOWLEDGE

Please visit http://xyndigital.com to view my work in all fields I have entered thus far.