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Alvin Helms | Elance
 
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Alvin Helms

Experienced Graphic Artist & Designer
   United States
  |   Dayton, OH

Overview

I have 20+ years of experience in Art and Graphic Design. Much of my work has been for the Game Industry (mostly card games, board games, and other tabletop games, although I have also worked on a few video games), and in addition to illustration, I very often do layout design for books, manuals and brochures. I've done a bit of everything though, from logos and business cards to posters and magazine ads. My background includes studies in History, Philosophy, and several languages (most notably German and Japanese, as well as some beginning...

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This design utilized elements of the actual movie poster (from the German movie...
This was a full color design, intended both for print and for display on campus TV...
I was given the official logo (in the center) from the Germania Society's event, and...
"Black Death" is a game by BTRC, in which players take the roles of various...
I created this 'Antique' style version of the board for those who might prefer a less...
I created this layout for the cover of "Black Death" using the art from the...
These are the cards used by players to track the abilities of their plagues. I created...
I created this elaborate compass rose for a map project which was later abandoned by...
Goodman Games wanted a poster to help customers choose adventure modules for their RPG...
Goodman Games required a poster to advertise all their product lines, and I was asked...
"Sucking Vacuum" was a game by Alien Menace, originally published as a small...
I created a CGI 3D scene showing the game components (which did not yet physically...
I created this layout / graphic for use in printing the box.
This is a 3D view of the finished game box, for use on websites selling the game.
"Natural Selection" was a small and inexpensive game by Alien Menace,...
I designed this 'banana' sticker, which Alien Menace distributed at game conventions to...
I designed this updated tracker sheet for the game "Deep Space Battle Platform...
I designed this logo for GameStation.net, for their "Poker Events" at GenCon.
I designed this for an 8-foot high vinyl banner, to advertise the "World Series of...
I designed this for the German Club at Wright State University, to advertise a...
In German, "Speisekarte" means "Menu" -- and I designed this to...
I designed this for the Looney Labs game "Martian Backgammon."
A "Deluxe" full-color version of the Martian Backgammon board, in which I...
I designed this for a typography class in 2007. I was assigned to do two facing pages...
While doing the layout for the RPG book "Xcrawl: Las Vegas" for Goodman...

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