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Playtimes Magazine

Winter issue

100pages

  • Cover design - photo editing retouching

  • All the layout design

  • illustration for layout - watercolour, pen and ink and digital painting design

  • Follow all the pages design and layout;

  • Determine how best to represent a concept visually

  • Determine which photographs, art, or other design elements to use

  • Develop the overall look or style of a publication

  • Develop timelines

  • Retouching and realigning images and playing with different layout designs,

  • Following magazine all the way through to print

  • Make content for these magazines engaging and readable

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About Playtimes Magazine

Playtimes started it’s life as a newsletter magazine for the Hong Kong Pre-school Playgroup Association (HKPPA) in 2001, and provided information for parents of pre-school aged children, covering education news and lists, parenting tips and social activities for both parents and children. Playtimes in it’s current magazine format, was first published in November/December 2002. In 2014, Playtimes inaugurated its website and social media pages and in 2017, the digital magazine was launched and is viewable through Playtimes’ website. To this date, 16+ years later, Playtimes is still bringing you a fresh and vibrant perspective on parenting with it’s monthly feature articles that cover infancy to teen age years, travel, style, wellness and much more. Playtimes also keeps you up to date with what's happening in education, events, news and activities for parents and children in Hong Kong. Playtimes is HK's leading English medium parenting magazine.

Every issue of Playtimes gets picked up and read in over 25,000 Hong Kong family homes – that adds up to a lot of readers. 97 out of every 100 readers said they had bought a product or used a service as a result of having seen it in Playtimes. That’s significant buying power. 

  • Playtimes is a free publication

  • The current print run is 35,000 copies per issue

  • Published as a print publication four times a year, to coincide with the seasons - Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter

  • The ever popular and useful The School Book supplement is published and distributed in May

  • Over 30 advertisers have been with us since our first issues in 2003

  • In 2017 over 750 adverts were placed with Playtimes, and 78 per cent of the adverts were by repeat clients

Follow all the magazine from:

May 2018 to Winter issue

Layout design from:

September 2016 to April 2018 

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Dual Language Immersion

Proficiency Builders

Each book: 40pages

  • Cover design - photo editing retouching

  • All the layout design

  • illustration - digital drawing and
    character design

  • Follow all the pages design and layout;

  • Determine how best to represent a concept visually

  • Determine which photographs, art, or other design elements to use

  • Develop the overall look or style of a publication

  • Develop timelines

  • Retouching and realigning images and playing with different layout designs,

  • Following all the way through to print

  • Following the marketing material eDM, Facebook page, WeChat, instagram etc.

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About Dual Language Immersion Series

The Dual Language Immersion Proficiency Builders series was developed with the University of Utah Confucius Institute to provide a core curriculum for dual language immersion programs for Foundation to Intermediate level learners. The series includes Readers, Big Books and extensive worksheets which are all available on the Online Classroom. The books are beautifully illustrated and use relatable themes in fun and engaging stories. The learning spirals upwards from Foundation through Novice 1, 2 & 3 to Intermediate 1, with three books in each unit across all levels. 

Follow the Series :

Novice 2 and 3 

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Thistle Magazine | Jardine - illustration

  • Cover design - photo editing retouching

  • illustration - digital drawing and
    character design

  • Follow all the pages design and layout;

  • Determine how best to represent a concept visually

  • Determine which photographs, art, or other design elements to use

  • Develop the overall look or style of a publication

  • Develop timelines

  • Retouching and realigning images and playing with different layout designs,

Read online here

About Jardine

Jardine Matheson is a diversified Asian-based group with unsurpassed experience in the region, having been founded in China in 1832. We comprise a broad portfolio of market-leading businesses, which represent a combination of cash generating activities and long-term property assets that are closely aligned to the increasingly prosperous consumers of the region.