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.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Jared Sutherland
Manager and Musical Virtuoso

ABOUT JARED
Born in New Zealand and migrated to Australia when he was 6 years old. He attended school in Coombabah State High and completed Illustration Techniques at TAFE. Before joining Varsity Graphics, Jared had 16 Years graphic design, customer service and management at Robina. Previous jobs include Computer Sales & Service, Chain jewellery electroplating, Packaging supervisor at a paint factory and even worked on a coconut plantation.
WHAT HE DOES FOR YOU
Jared is our very highly capable Manager. When you contact Varsity Graphics he is most likely your first point of contact and helps with your printing and design needs. Jared makes sure all your jobs get done correctly and on time and keeps up the team morale.

 

Lisa-Marie Redmayne
Accounts & Glamping Queen

ABOUT LISA-MARIE
Lisa-Marie was raised in Adelaide, South Australia, and moved to the Gold Coast when she was 18 years old to complete her Psychology Degree. After 2 years of travel and living in London she returned home to do Post-Graduate studies in Education and commence working as a Primary School Teacher. After having her two children, Lisa-Marie worked in accounts for a large organisation and surprisingly discovered her passion for numbers. Completing her Cert 4 in Accounting & Bookkeeping Lisa-Marie was a bookkeeper in the real estate industry before stepping into her accounts role at Varsity Graphics.
WHAT HE DOES FOR YOU
Lisa-Marie looks after the invoicing, accounts, payroll and tax requirements. She loves things to be in order and her favourite feeling is balancing the books at end of month.

 

 

Mae
Graphic Designer and Quiet Achiever

ABOUT MAE
Born and raised in the Philippines and moved to New Zealand to work as a graphic designer for 11 years. In May 2018 she moved to Australia.
Mae 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 completed a Bachelor of Management Information Systems and has 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.

 

 

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. She escaped to sunny Queensland in 2001 and worked as a graphic designer for a publishing company for 13 years before joining our VG team in April 2018.
WHAT SHE DOES FOR YOU
Shay is one of our full time graphic designers. She enjoys designing brochures, flyers and business stationery. She also loves specialty paper and special printing finishes.

 

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.

 

 

 

Sheree
Production and Karate Kid

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.