Caroline Bowley available

Caroline Bowley

Website Designer, Graphic Designer, Desktop Publishing & Photographer

Profileimage by Caroline Bowley Website Designer, Graphic Designer, Desktop Publishing & Photographer from CapeTown
  • Cape Town Freelancer in
  • Graduation: not provided
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: not provided
  • Languages: English (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 05.08.2014
Web Design, Web Development, Joomla, CSS, HTML, HTML 5, XHTML, Photoshop, Photography, Digital Photography, Dreamweaver, Pastel Accounting, Pastel Payrol, Microsoft Office, MySQL, InDesign
the Paint Mistress
03.2013 - today
I am an independent website designer working mainly in Joomla. I also do graphic design, photography and desktop publishing.


Intersex South Africa
10.2011 - 02.2013
• General office administration
• Bookkeeping
• Financial management
• Submissions to SARS regarding PAYE and VAT
• Statutory requirements such as UIF
• Point of presence and gatekeeping
• Personal assistant to director
• Provisioning management
• Other tasks as allocated by director on an as-needs basis
• Assist with identification of potential funders
• Assist with funding applications
• To assist director with reports to Management Committee and funders
• To implement the organisation’s media and communication strategy
• Design and maintain organisation website
• Events planning

Gender DynamiX
Project Coordinator
01.2010 - 05.2011
Project Co-ordination:
• Networking with other organizations over project development,
• Updating subscriptions and memberships.
• Responsibility for review, monitoring and evaluation of individual projects and reporting the outcomes to the Deputy Director and work colleagues.
• Liaising with Deputy Director and the book keeper regarding operational program budgets and keeping expenditure within budget.
• Visualising, planning and carrying out logistical arrangements for projects such as exchange programmes, conferences and provincial training workshops. Coordinating with staff to book flights, shuttle schedules, accommodation etc.
• Attending meetings with partnering/ collaborating organisations.
• Carrying out and overseeing follow up emergency relief work resulting from consultations and counselling.
• Organizing and running T-Junction Meetings
• Organizing and running the woman (MTF) and parents’ support group
• Review work of volunteers

Organisational Digital Infrastructure Management:
• Setting up and maintaining a digital database recording details of transgender constituents and professionals.
• Setting up and maintaining Google Doc’s and calendar for MC and staff.
• Monthly virus scans, backups and maintenance.
• Overseeing and ensuring that all computer-related concerns to do with the organisation are in place.
• Providing internet support for drop-in visitors.
• Creating organizational power point presentations for different presentations/ programmes
Civic & Social Organization

Gender DynamiX
Administration Officer
10.2007 - 12.2009
• Developing admin and filing systems
• Data capturing for GDX’s data bases about professionals, transgender people and services
• Replying to telephonic and online enquiries
• Maintaining GDX’s presence on the website Health 24
• On-line research and updates of SA information
• Media monitoring (collecting clippings and online news items
• Internet support for drop in clients
• Logistics and meeting arrangements, including travel arrangements
• Minute taking at meetings
• Liaising with other NGO’s, projects
• Overseeing volunteers and Interns
• Handling of office petty cash and monthly reconciliations
• Preparing materials for meetings, public events and support groups
• Attending meetings or events on behalf of GDX and making presentations at meetings or events
• Documentation for projects, including publicity materials, stories, interviews and other content
• Participating in planning processes for the organization as a whole, and in monitoring and evaluation of projects
• Maintain and oversee maintenance of all IT infrastructures.
Civic & Social Organization

Old Mutual
Telecoms Support Specialist
03.1999 - 10.2004
• Maintained and configured Avaya Difinity G3 PBX in Call Centre.
• Set up Auto Attendant and Vectors on Avaya Difinity G3 PBX.
• Installed, maintained and configured Avaya Basic Call Management System.
• Installed, maintained and configured Genesys Suite of Products up to and including Version 6.5 (Inbound, Outbound and Reporting Tools).
• Installed, maintained and configured Genesys Contact Centre Analyser.
• Administered Datavoice Call Recording systems (Voice Loggers).
• Administered Telephone Management System
Financial Services
10,001+ employees

Home Base Personal Computers
Owner PC Supply Co.
01.1994 - 12.2000
• Built, repaired and upgraded personal computer hardware.
• Support, maintain and service home personal computers hardware and software.
Computer Hardware

Dimension Data
IT Systems Integrator
01.1998 - 02.1999
• Installed, set up and managed Windows NT Local Area Network.
• Maintained Frame Relay Wide Area Network.
• Configured switches and routers in Local and Wide Area Networks.
• Installed and configured Network Management software: 3COM Transcend
Network Management Software and HP Open View Software.
• Monitoring of network via Network Management Software.
• Integrated PBX/PABX and Local Area Network.
• Installed, configured and maintained Emergency Call Centre Positron software.
• Maintained and monitored PBX system in Call Centre.
• Installed and configured Telephone Call Management Information System.
Information Technology and Services
10,001+ employees

BSW Data / Plessey
Department Manager
01.1996 - 12.1997
Software Testing
• Set up and wrote Qualification Test Procedures and Acceptance Test Procedures.
• Managed team of software testers, and set up test schedules.
• Reviewed and advised on set up of Software Requirements Specifications,
based on User Requirement Specifications.
• Managed testing of embedded software in PBX/PABX.
• Managed testing of DOS and Windows IVAPs for PBX/PABX systems.
• Tested Computer Telephony Integration with PBX and Call Centre applications.
• Advised on the Software Life Cycle Process to improve software quality / testability.

• Oversaw set-up and configuration of PBX/PABX equipment for all departments of
software development environment.
• Managed time and hardware resources for software development teams.
• Managed hardware support team.
Computer Software

Plessey Telumat
Software Technician
01.1994 - 12.1995
• Tested embedded software in Private Analogue Business Exchanges, and DOS and Windows-based Integrated Value-added Products.
• Set-up and configured PBX/PABX systems and IVAPs for testing, development and support of software in development, support and test environments.
Civic & Social Organization

Durbanville Baptist Church
Community Development
01.1993 - 12.1993
• Worked in Doringbach/De Noon informal settlement, near Milnerton.
• Established, sourced materials and funding, and taught at Doringbach crèche.
• Started Milnerton gardening service for unemployed Doringbach men.
• Established Baptist mission programme and trained Doringbach church leaders.
• Supported by Baptist Church and short IT contracts for Plessey Telumat.
Religious Institutions
Prefer to work from home but will travel if costs and accommodation covered.

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