Web Development,
Graphic Design,
and Training

Freelance Services:

Web Development

Web Development

Design and development of professional, effective websites, specifically suited to your brand / company image. Built with popular, tried and trusted open source Content Management Systems (CMS) Joomla or WordPress. Incorporating responsive, mobile-friendly web layouts for ideal user experience. You are able to make a variety of updates to the site yourself should you wish. Prefer me to handle updates for you? Sure thing, this can be arranged for on a regular or ad hoc basis.
Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Practically anything and everything graphic design-related. From branding / corporate identity (logo design, business cards, letterheads, email signatures), advertising material of any type (brochures, posters, flyers, adverts), signage of any type (building signs, vehicle signage, flags, pull-up banners), packaging, unique invitations, and everything in-between. Need custom icons designed, a logo re-created in vector format, digital artwork such as e-newsletter designs, or banners for social media platforms? Yup, that can be done too.


Training offered for a variety of software programs such as Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, as well as how to work with Content Management Systems (CMS) Joomla and WordPress. These are not pre-compiled course materials, but rather personalised, one-on-one training sessions focused on specific skills that you are looking to gain or improve on. Just need a basic crash course? Or want to go more advanced in a specific area? Sure thing.
Russell Fortune
Owner of Kobalt Designs
Freelance Web Developer & Graphic Designer
B-com Marketing & E-Commerce Degree

Welcome to Kobalt Designs. Looking for freelance Web Development, Graphic Design, or training? You have come to the right place. Delivering the highest quality (advertising agency-quality) work, with the main objective of providing great value for your business. In fact, everything is approached with this key principal in mind. If this is what is important to you, we can certainly work well together.

So who am I anyway? A highly creative, dynamic, and passionate individual, who pays meticulous attention to detail. With 15+ years of experience in the industry across a wide variety of brands / industries, a large part of which was previously working within a full service advertising agency. Previous experience also includes being involved with various lecturing positions at CTU Training College, as well as a large amount of training, transfer of skills and knowledge to junior members throughout the course of my career. Hence, a passion for assisting others through training and sharing of knowledge.

While I am based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, given the nature of the industry, and this technological age, I am quite easily able to work with anyone wherever you may be in the world, and have worked with a number of international clients across the globe.

You are most welcome to contact me, I look forward to getting involved, and being a benefit to your business. Let's work together to achieve something great.