Cassandra Lee
Cassandra Lee
Freelance illustrator and visual development artist
Johannesburg , South Africa


My name is Cassandra Lee and I am a young artist based in Johannesburg South Africa. I am a keen daydreamer as well as a dedicated worker whose interests all centre around the arts.

I always have written and illustrated my own stories. Exploring the visuals of an imagined world is something I have always done instinctively, before I even knew I could follow it as a career path. Creating a story and then conveying that story to the rest of the world through fleshing out the design, colours, atmosphere and mood is truly my greatest passion.

On a daily basis I keep pushing my skills to the next level by taking on new and challenging vis-dev projects, and trying to learn as much as possible about the field of concept art. Character design is my main focus and the part I enjoy the most.

The majority of my work is built around my own IP, Woolgathering, which is a story I wrote, and for which I am currently creating a graphic novel. My story follows the adventures of a young teen prince who discovers his daydreams have the ability to create new worlds that could potentially absorb him from reality forever.

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Concept DesignDigital PaintingIllustrationCharacter DesignDrawingVisual DevelopmentComic Art

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  • Freelance at Art of Cassandra Lee
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    January 2015 - Present

    I regularly take on freelance work from various clients around the globe.

    Projects include:

    Character designs, Book Illustration, Cover illustration, Comic Pages

  • Designer and Illustrator at Globecreative
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    January 2016 - Present

    Full time position - design and illustration

    Projects include:

    Character designs, Map design and illustration, Digital paintings, Wedding invitations, Photomanipulation, Storyboarding, Logo design, Packaging illustration, Poster design

    Among others, clients include:

    Showmax, Delicious Food Festival, 4D Healthware, Mpact, Austell

  • Freelance at Chapter 3 Design
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    January 2015 - December 2015

    Freelance illustration work and job shadowing

    Projects include:

    Character designs, A weekly comic page, A billboard illustration

    Clients: Bank Gaborone, University of Namibia