I'm a Design and Visual Communications instructor at a Vocational High School. I teach cartooning, illustration, animation, graphic design, web design, and a little video. I'm well acquainted with the Adobe Mastersuite Collection CS6 (I'm a big Illustrator fan), won awards for newspaper editorial cartoons (1990's), and had a cartoon strip published in Norway. I have done caricatures (from photos) and have a background in silkscreen and advertising specialty design.
Hourly Rate: $49/hr
Location: Rutland, MA
I've been a book designer for over 30 years, working for many top New York publishing houses, and am entirely committed to producing high-quality yet budget-friendly books. I have extensive experience in handling all stages of black & white and full-color book interiors and covers; I work primarily in Adobe's InDesign and Photoshop. The range of books I've designed includes fiction, non-fiction (history, biography, current affairs, health & wellness, and humor), heavily-illustrated books, gift books, poetry, cookbooks, young adult, and children's books.
Hourly Rate: $45/hr
Location: Pawling, NY
I have been working in the Advertising/Printing business since 1987. Have worked on various projects from Packaging to Direct Mail pieces to Advertising and Publication work. I previously worked for a Pre-Press shop that had clients such as Saatchi and Saatchi, Ogilvy & Mather, Young & Rubican and Christian Dior, as well as Publications like Martha Stewart Living and Sports Illustrated. I have worked in a Marketing Agency which handled a wide range of projects from Direct Mail to POS. Who's client list included names like Gold Toe, Georgia Pacific, Hertz, JVC, and AT&T. I handled all Desktop and some Design work as well as all final releases and corrections. I am currently handling all confidential financial print requests for Goldman Sacs, from taking client requests to editing, printing and shipping final product. I am highly experienced in the following applications. Indesign CS6, Illustrator CS6, Photoshop CS6, Quark Express 9, Acrobat Professional 10 and Pitstop 10.
Hourly Rate: $33/hr
Location: Bergenfield, NJ
Books are my passion--every kind of book. I've run my own small press since 2007 and have been freelancing as a book designer and ebook conversion specialist since 2012. I'm an expert at print layout, book design, ebook design, html and css (the code inside ebooks). I'm also an artist, a writer and a trained actor--I do audiobook and book video narration, if needed. I'm a native English speaker.
Hourly Rate: $28/hr
Location: Pepperell, MA
I am a highly motivated, creative, and hardworking individual. I enjoy the process and strive to find unique concepts and visuals in my work. I have learned that at the start of any project is the application of smart thinking. Listening, research, understanding the client, understanding the audience and seeing what competitors are doing are all important first steps.
Hourly Rate: $27/hr
Location: Philadelphia, PA