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Our Deadly Creatives

We are soooo excited to share our team with you!

We bring together a team of deadly creatives that are passionate about connecting, exploring and bringing to life creative projects that embrace First Nations culture, storytelling and community development. We have had the opportunity to collaborate and work with over 100 individual businesses and clients since embracing the journey in our sister business Leticia Anne Designs.

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Leticia Quince

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First Nations Owner & Creative Director

Leticia Anne is a proud Wiradjuri Torres Strait Islander yinaa ‘woman’ based on the Central Coast on Darkinjung Country. Leticia is known for her entrepreneurial spirit and her dedication to role modelling and providing opportunities to others. She holds a career background as a youth caseworker, mentor and consultant for over 7 years whilst also coordinating a dance studio for 5 years in Dubbo. She commenced a Diploma in Graphic Design at Billy Blue College of Design in 2019, where she discovered her undeniable passion for branding and cultural design. Recognising the growth of her business Leticia Anne Designs & Co. (established March 2020) and of her team she decided to evolve her business portfolio under her company Burralgang Enterprise Pty Ltd to also include Yirra Miya in February 2023.

What does Leticia do?

Leticia specialises in developing brands and program identities for small businesses and First Nations businesses. She is also multi-talented in cultural art and storytelling, layout and document design and workshop facilitation for brand development, design and social media.

Lauren

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First Nations Cultural Designer

Lauren is a Wodi Wodi Walbunja person based in Nowra on Yuin Nation. Lauren comes from a professional background in health promotions, youth work and facilitating art workshops. They have been an acrylic artist painting commissioned canvas and murals for over 5 years. Lauren’s artworks encourage people to connect and dig deeper into their learnings of First Nations culture. Lauren has been a part of our team since October 2021 after joining Leticia Anne Designs under a mentorship opportunity to learn graphic design with Leticia. She transitioned from a contractor to join our internal design team as Leticia’s first employee in February 2022 as a Junior Designer & Administration Support.

What does Lauren do?

Lauren leads our cultural illustration services, supports Leticia in brand development, facilitates Brand Discovery Workshops and completes our discovery calls with potential clients. Lauren shines in her ability to connect, learn and share with mob around her.

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Shaunie

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First Nations Project Officer

Shaunie is a Wiradjuri woman based in Dubbo on Wiradjuri Country. Shaunie brings extensive experience in small business management and administration. She previously owned and led a small business for 5 years in the tourism industry. Stepping away from her business ownership to embrace some well-earned time off with her 3 young children, she was welcomed onto our team in February 2023.

What does Shaunie do?

Shaunie is one of our first points of contact when it comes to new enquiries through facilitating discovery calls and maintaining our admin@yirramiya.com.au correspondence. She supports Leticia in attending to our administrative tasks, sending out quotations and invoices and organisation of our creative calendar. She is our helping hand to keep in touch with you, whilst our Cultural Designers are busy doing what they love – creating and designing.

Sarah

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Junior First Nations Cultural Designer

Sarah is a proud Wiradjuri Gundungurra yinaa ‘woman’ who grew up on Wiradjuri Country in Wagga Wagga, however, you will now find her travelling across Country. Sarah holds professional experience as a youth worker, workshop facilitator and over five years’ experience as a First Nations artist. Sarah stems upon her cultural knowledge shared through her connection to her ancestors, Elders, family and community to guide her on her travels and transcend through her art and designs. Embracing her role with Yirra Miya in September 2023, with no prior training or experience in the graphic design industry, she is on a learning journey where her creative spirit is shining.

What does Sarah do?

Sarah shares her cultural storytelling and style as a land-based artist by developing custom illustrations and elements for our clients. She also collaborates on cultural illustrations with Leticia, another Wiradjuri sister. Sarah is currently upskilling in learning logo and brand development alongside developing the design fundamentals of layout design with support and collaboration with Leticia. Sarah helps out our team with packaging our final assets ready for our clients to share and embrace.

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Our Contractor Team

About our Contractors

Our in-house creative team are proud to work alongside our team of skilled contractors to help provide a range of services to expand on our branding and design service offerings to provide a start to end approach.

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Barbi

Web Designer, Be Design

Barbi has been a part of our team since July 2021 working collaboratively with us to integrate and priortise cultural storytelling at the core of interactive, customer focused and unique website design solutions on Wordpress. Barbi currently lives in Christchurch, New Zealand, however is originally from the USA and relocated after marrying an Australian.

Recent Projects

Website design for Yirra Miya, Yaala Sparkling, Ngiilay Gift Boxes, The Unexpected Guest and Visual Dreaming.

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Noni

Photographer, Noni Photography

Noni is a Proud Arrernte woman who grew up on Awabakal Country of Buttaba Lake Macquarie & a mum of 4 beautiful children. Noni has been apart of our team since July 2021. She loves capturing memories and moments in time for families and community to pass onto the next generation.

Recent Projects

Product Photography for Yaala Sparkling pre-launch Native Sparkling Water drinks, Lifestyle and cultural photoshoots for our Founder Leticia Anne as seen within Yirra Miya and Leticia Anne Designs & Co. and photoshop projects to ease with client touch ups and brand aesthetics.

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Ellie

Email Marketer, Ellie Miller Lane

She has recently moved with her husband and two young children to South Australia, but is originally from Aotearoa. She has been apart of our team since November 2022 to support with Email marketing and social media content whilst Leticia was on maternity leave. She is now the voice behind out monthly emails with Leticia ongoing.

Recent Projects

Supported with content creation for Leticia Anne Designs from December 2022 to April 2022 and now puts together our Yarn & Share and Blak Business Yarns in collaboration with Leticia.