movers + shakers // team profiles
B.A. Graphic Design
Daile’s understanding and dedication to the application of the Queensland Government corporate identity stems from her involvement in its initial roll-out to the whole-of-government design community. This experience has provided Salt Design with immense capabilities to creatively design within the requirements of the government identity. Daile’s experience working with Public Sector clients has also resulted in an inherent understanding of the protocols and approval processes required when working with such clients.
Daile’s individual design work has received a number of industry accolades including the National Print Awards; Public Sector Management Annual Report Awards and Queensland Printing Industry Craftsmanship Awards (PICAs).
Daile is the founding designer and Director of Salt Design. She has over 20 years experience working in the Brisbane design and print industries.
Daile is a creative designer with a strong strategic focus and technical expertise in print production and project management. Her level of experience ensures Salt Design effectively manages the delivery of contemporary design, high quality and cost-efficient print collateral.
During her career, Daile has also worked for quality design studios based in Brisbane including Perceptions Graphic Design, Law Design and ProDesign.
Prior to the inception of Salt Design, Daile was a Senior Designer in the Marketing and Communications Unit in Queensland Treasury for over four years. During this time she was responsible for the design and production of the Annual State Budget-related documentation. Daile also worked with a number of other Government agencies including the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Queensland Health, Families, DATSIP, Office for Women and Multicultural Affairs Queensland.
Simon joined SALT Design in 2010 as Production Manager. His role is to organise the studio workflow and manage external production. Simon’s extensive knowledge of production and print processes has been developed over more than thirty years in the printing industry.
Simon has introduced the production capabilities of a high quality digital printing press to Salt Design. Simon’s experience in the digital print industry enables us to produce high quality, on time print solutions for our design projects.
During his career, Simon has worked for quality printing firms based in Brisbane, Melbourne and Singapore. He has held the role of production manager for some of Brisbane’s most well-respected printers including Inprint, Platypus Graphics, JT press and PrintCraft.
Simon brings to Salt his people-focussed management style and problem-solving capabilities. He possesses a strong strategic focus and technical expertise in print production and project management.
Simon’s experience ensures Salt Design will effectively manage the production of high quality, cost-effective and on-time print solutions for our clients.
Our people are truly worth their salt!
B.A. Design & Marketing
University of the Sunshine Coast, QLD
Hannah has been an key member of the Salt Team for over five years. She has a high level of experience designing a diverse range of print-based and electronic media.
Hannah’s skills are strongly based on her passion for good design and clear communication objectives. Her attention to detail and commitment to delivering quality design make her an absolute asset to our team.
Hannah is especially talented in large document design. She applies her advanced level of experience using Adobe software to produce exciting fresh designs based on a strong foundation knowledge of design and typography.
Hannah’s combined understanding of technology and print techniques enables her to create designs which translate across multiple platforms – from web and print to complex displays and advertising campaigns, Hannah’s attention to detail and consistent design ensure every component fits together like the pieces of a complex jigsaw!
Hannah’s professionalism and bright personality enable her to develop honest, collaborative relationships with our client. This ability to communicate ideas and openly provide feedback and solutions to clients is an asset to each project she manages.
Design College Australia
Gemma is the newest designer to join the Salt Team.
Graduating with an Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication from Design College Australia, Gemma holds a great enthusiasm for both print and digital design.
Gemma’s motivation to become a designer stems from her awareness that she has developed a talent that needs sharing with the world!
“It feels great when I spread my creativity around, or when I fill my eyes with beautiful design, or watch inspirational design videos!” Her enthusiasm to be involved in the design industry, combined with her qualifications in Visual Communication and experience in customer service, make her a perfect fit at Salt!’
Gemma is a creative individual who strives for perfection (don’t we all!) and enjoys communicating with people – teammates, clients and suppliers. She particularly enjoys developing strong, precise design. She has excellent customer service and administration skills, proven though day-to-day liaison with both clients and suppliers.
Gemma’s previous experience includes an intern position as a Web Designer, where she was encouraged to further develop her design and problem-solving skills, working to strict deadlines in collaboration with a senior designer.
This creative focus pared with her ten years experience in customer service works as a perfect combination for her position at Salt.