About & Contact

Me in my studio in Nowra NSW

Hi! I’m Luise Grice and I Am here to HELP YOU BENEFIT FROM DESIGN!

WAYS I CAN HELP You & YOUR BUSINESS

Design Health Check – I can help you clearly articulate who you are, what you do and why people should do business with you
Design Services – I offer quality affordable graphic and web design to help you or your team prosper
Design Tutorials – I can show you how to build your design skills so you create designs that are powerful and impactful

Contact me on 1300 995 696 or luise.grice@me.com or by filling in the following form. I will get back to you within 24 hours.

I can also be contacted via the following networks:
• Adobe Education Exchange – http://edex.adobe.com/member/7d06cd/
• Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/luisegrice
• Luise on Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3EHawH3qX_1sGuN8H2I1rQ
• The Design Educators on Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClXKlaZdpdBDs7Arv1i4ImQ


ABOUT ME

As a designer

I am so right brained, that when a brain dominance test was done while on a major project, my results were off the charts. The tester had never seen such right brain dominance! What that means is that …

“You will benefit from my creative brain being perpetually switched on!”

After finding this out, I decided to plunge into design and ever since I have been creating graphic design work and web sites for local and national businesses including BAE, National Parks and Wildlife, Kangaroo Valley Golf Club and Resort. ANZ Bank and more.

Pencils Before Pixels! My work is almost always initially created by hand using a strong sense of imagination and incorporating ideas that come from media, everyday objects and nature. I then develop ideas using refinement and sketching techniques and then convert them into digital using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator .. or materials like wood.

As an educator

My passion is in design! So I not only design but I teach design. I have taught for the likes of TAFE NSW, ANZ Bank, South Coast Correction Centre and Adobe Systems.

I am passionate about sharing knowledge and ideas especially when it comes to design. I enjoy seeing others excel through encouragement and creativity through hand drawn creations and programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator and other apps and programs on demand.

I was recently awarded ‘Education Trainer’ status by Adobe Systems.  To achieve this award I am required to perform 100 hours of instruction to teachers and students on the use of Adobe software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Illustrator.

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Adobe Campus Leaders are part of a global community of educators who are fostering
creativity on their campuses with Adobe solutions. They bring fresh ideas and new
ways of teaching the creative process and creative expression to their students and
colleagues.

• Innovative and creative educators in primary, secondary, and/or higher
education
• Active members of the Adobe Education Exchange
• Influential leaders in their school or university
• Teaching digital and visual communications by utilizing Adobe’s digital media
creation tools

As an academic 

I believe education is lifelong. Every year I keep my skills up to date to assist me in keeping abreast with trends and ahead of the pack!

After studying visual and media arts at Deakin University Melbourne I successfully exhibited at the Deakin University Art Space, Hawthorn Contemporary Art Gallery and the Shoalhaven City Arts Centre. My designs and photographic work have also been chosen for inclusion in various publications created at CASA House and ANZ Bank. I have been awarded for outstanding achievement and excellence while I studied at Deakin University. As a result I was granted lifetime membership to the Golden Key International Honour Society.

PLACES I’VE WORKED

2015 to now
• IT, Arts and Media Trainer and Assessor – TAFE Illawarra NSW
• Assistant trainer and Assessor – Adobe International [Online]
• Designer & Educator – Luise Grice, The Design Educators

2004 to 2014

• IT, Arts and Media Trainer – TAFE Illawarra, Bomaderry NSW
• Media Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Shoalhaven Campus, West Nowra NSW
• Arts and Multimedia Trainer – South Coast Correction Centre, South Nowra NSW
• IT Trainer and Course Co-ordinator – South East Community College, Bomaderry NSW

1994 to 2004
• Designer – MyTell Project Melbourne VIC
• Process, Design and Change Manager – ANZ Bank Melbourne VIC
• Specialist Project Team Member – BOTF [Branch of the Future] Project NSW and VIC

MY LOVE FOR EDUCATIon

2015 to now
• Graphic Design Diploma [TAFE, Wollongong NSW]

2004 to 2014
• Bachelor of Arts – Honours, Media Arts [Deakin University, Melbourne]
• Diploma in Communications and Media [TAFE, Nowra NSW]
• Diploma in Project Management [TAFE, Nowra NSW]
• Certificate IV of Information Technology – Multimedia [TAFE, Nowra NSW]
• Certificate IV in Marketing [Illawarra ITEC, Nowra]
• Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – TAA40104 [Kiama Community College, Kiama]

2001 to 2004
• Bachelor of Contemporary Arts – Visual and Media Arts [Deakin University, Melbourne]
• Certificate IV in Business (Marketing) [Illawarra ITEC, Nowra]
• Certificate IV in Business (Small Business Management) [Illawarra ITEC, Nowra]

Licences and memberships

• Class C Drivers Licence and Class R Riders Licence
• Lifetime Member of the Golden Key Int’l Society (High Achievement – Deakin University)

Member of the following networks:
• Adobe Education Exchange – http://edex.adobe.com/member/7d06cd/
• Behance.net – http://www.behance.net/luisegrice
• Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/luisegrice
• Luise on Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3EHawH3qX_1sGuN8H2I1rQ
• The Design Educators on Youtube –https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClXKlaZdpdBDs7Arv1i4ImQ

Things I like to do

• Visual, Media and Graphic Arts (production and appreciation)
• Motorbike riding and touring
• Clarinet, Guitar and Keyboard playing
• Walking my red cattle dog
• Yoga

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Lets work togEther