Phone: (07) 5562 2121

Email: print@varsitygraphics.com.au

Emergency business hours: 0415 760 109

 
 

Varsity Graphics

Creative solutions by creative people.

Meet the Team

Expect a difference when you work with Varsity Graphics Printing Gold Coast. Breaking with tradition, in our offices there is no front counter, no barrier, this allows you to be involved in your job coming to life. Our culture is about communicating and keeping you informed at all stages. With vast experience in the design and printing industry our team can offer you the best possible service and advice - with a sense of urgency. Put us to the test, give us a call, one of us will pick up the phone.

 

Sharon Sewell
MD & Super Mom

ABOUT SHARON
Sharon originally comes from South Africa. Attended Somerset College here on the Gold Coast. Completed a diploma in Marketing then spent 6 years in London in the printing industry as a senior graphic designer. She returned to Australia and started Varsity Graphics with her father, Harry, in 2004. She now also has a little boy called Rhys.
WHAT SHE DOES FOR YOU
Sharon specialises in solving problems and oversees production and quality of the larger jobs. She loves being involved in projects that have embellishing like foiling, embossing or die cutting.

 

 

Harry Brelsford
MD & Revolutionist

ABOUT HARRY
Harry is originally from the UK and spent most of his youth in South Africa. He is an engineer and constructed fire fighting vehicles over there. He relocated to Australia with his family in 1983 and has been in the printing industry ever since. He writes for the leading Print21 industry magazine and has been president of the Quick Printers Association of Australia.
WHAT HE DOES FOR YOU
Harry prints your posters, backlit film, foamcores and pull up banners. He also prints short runs of vinyl stickers. If you have any large format requirements he is happy to stop by to visit you to check out your requirements.

 

Emma Warner
Graphic Designer and New Mum

ABOUT EMMA
Emma was born in New Zealand and she is our youngest designer. She attended school in Coombabah on the Gold Coast and completed a graphic design course at TAFE. We recognised her creativity at an early stage and she has now been at Varsity Graphics for 10 years.
WHAT SHE DOES FOR YOU
Emma is a wonderfully talented graphic designer on our team. She specialises in creating artwork for the accommodation and hospitality industry as well as other diversified design projects. She is also our expert in wedding invitations and stationery.

 

Shay Oppenheim
Graphic Designer and Fitness Fanatic

ABOUT SHAY
Born in beautiful New Zealand and migrated to country Victoria when she was 12 years old. Whilst there, Shay survived the bitter cold and secondary education at Warrnambool College.
After school, she studied a diploma in Arts/Design and completed a traineeship in Design for Print before escaping to sunny Queensland in 2001 where she worked as a graphic designer elsewhere before joining our VG team.
WHAT SHE DOES FOR YOU
Shay is one of our full time graphic designers. She enjoys to layout and design brochures, flyers and business stationery. She also loves specialty paper, decorative fonts and special printing effects.

 

Mae
Graphic Designer and Quiet Achiever

ABOUT MAE
Born and raised in the Philippines but moved her life to New Zealand when she was accepted to work graphic designer. Mae moved to Australia early 2018 after 11 years in New Zealand.
She has been working in the design and marketing industry ever since her initial relocation and provides innovative design and ideas for all sectors. Mae has worked as a graphic designer/Mac operator, IT and marketing administrator since her completion of Bachelors of Management Information System then studied Digital Arts and 3D animation.
WHAT SHE DOES FOR YOU
Specialising in photo editing, designing printed/digital documents and website management, she is also involved in video editing, social media marketing and google analytics. She has a proven ability to create and apply brand and style guidelines as well as think outside the box to capture interesting and abstract ideas.

 

Amy Evans
Customer Service and Resident Wonder Woman

ABOUT AMY
Born in Mudgee, NSW but moved to the Gold Coast before school. She went to Hillcrest Christian College then did a year of Bachelor in Tourism Management before transferring elsewhere and now has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry. Before working at Varsity Graphics she did many various jobs which included retail, hospitality and promotional work. 
WHAT SHE DOES FOR YOU
Amy, our youngest team member, is your first point of contact when you walk into Varsity Graphics. She is also most likely the one who answers your call. Amy will help with all your printing and design queries

 
  
 

 

Marie Brelsford
Administration Manager and Globe Trotter

ABOUT MARIE
Marie is from Middlesborough England, migrated to South Africa with her parents, studied for a Financial Management Diploma at Damelin College. Married – had 2 children Sharon (MD/Owner of VG) and Wesley – Graphic Designer in Wales UK. Migrated to Australia in 1983 and has worked in the printing industry since then (35 years)
WHAT SHE DOES FOR YOU
Marie keeps the accounts in order – sends out Statements every month – keeps the ATO and superannuation services happy with on time returns. Most important of all Marie does the payroll for Varsity Graphics and makes sure all the team members are paid for the work that they do for you.

 
 

 

Sheree
Digital / Large Format Operator and Gym Junkie

ABOUT SHEREE
Sheree was born in Brisbane and moved to the Gold Coast when she was around six months old. She attended school on the Gold Coast and graduated from Miami High School before doing her Diploma in Graphic Design at TAFE in Ashmore. Before joining Varsity Graphics, Sheree worked for another printing company as well as retail on the Coast.
WHAT SHE DOES FOR YOU
Here at Varsity Graphics, you’ll find Sheree in our large format and digital departments printing jobs big and small. Anything from invitations, business cards, flyers right up to pull up banners, large plans, posters, corflute and more.