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Abrianne Rhoad | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jun 9, 2014

Abrianne Rhoad

Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Digital Specialist
   United States
  |   Harrisburg, PA


Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Whether it's seeing the bigger picture or honing in on the details, I bring the best of both worlds as an illustrator and graphic designer. I offer 4+ years of design and pagination experience, 3+ years of management and project coordination experience as well as academic training in art and color theory, art critique, editing and publishing, graphic design, and ITS.

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Designed cover for the "Pandora" yearbook publication (Washington &...
2014 Campaign design for the "VDAY" group at Washington & Jefferson...
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Feature design highlighting 2012 Grammys and stage performance Linked on portfolio...
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Close-up vector heart sketch for two promotional poster designed with Valentine's Day...
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Feature design highlighting student, James Ransaw Linked on portfolio site:...
Illustrative promotional posters inspired by the Valentine's Day kitsch. Linked on...
Snapshot from a full-length conceptual poster "This Is Our Generation" Full...
Character sketch for a Zine project requiring original character sketch
Feature design focusing on Vegetarian options offered at Washington & Jefferson...
Feature design highlighting Senior Art majors at Washington & Jefferson College....

Skills (10)

Utilization Of Social Media
English Literature
Art Criticism
Fine Arts
Digital Journalism

Service Description

Bringing you the best of both worlds as an illustrator and graphic designer with a mastery of Adobe CS 3-6 (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), copyediting, layout and page design, and SVG and image-rendering. I have formal training in art and color theory, art critique, editing and publishing, graphic design, and ITS, 4+ years of design and pagination experience and 3+ years of management and project coordination. If you need a job done right, you've found the right person for the job.

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Abrianne Rhoad
Creative Director, Founder, Graphic Designer
2013 - Present
Created print and digital designs for businesses, nonprofits, and individual groups; Expanded knowledge base as to better meet the needs of clients by learning CSS3, HTML 5 and responsive website...
Washington & Jefferson College
Editor-in-Chief, The Red&Black (Student Newspaper)
2012 - 2013
Evaluated the needs of staff and editors to ensure consistent, timely publishing and distribution of the paper; Facilitated progress reports and training workshops; Launched a digital campaign...
Washington & Jefferson College
Editor-in-Chief, The Wooden Tooth Review
2012 - 2013
Designed the cover and arranged the layout for 150+ pages from concept to completion for the Spring 2013 journal publication; Managed publicity, coordinated submissions, and selected editors to...
Mechanical Turk
2012 - 2013
Performed work on a range of tasks from content editing to original writing
Washington & Jefferson College
Copy Editor, The Wooden Tooth Review
2010 - 2013
Committed the AP Style Guide of copyediting to memory; Worked alongside a small team of copyeditors to ensure clean printing and minimize printing errors
Washington & Jefferson College
Staff Writer, Red&Black
2009 - 2013
Advocated for and promoted the Red&Black; Developed and fine-tuned journalistic writing skills by seeking out and writing engaging stories for various section editors; Attended weekly staff...
Washington & Jefferson College
Arts Editor, The Red&Black
2010 - 2012
Completed work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines to ensure timely publishing; Mastered Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and various pagination techniques, rendering interesting,...
Washington & Jefferson College
Enterprise Information Systems Analyst, ITS Dept.
2009 - 2010
Performed regular maintenance of servers and databases on campus; Developed a working knowledge of CSS, DreamWeaver, php and HTML; Assisted in the development and coordination of new projects,...


Washington & Jefferson College
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Fine/ Studio Arts
2009 - 2013
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Graphic Design
Print Design
Editorial Design
Vector Graphics
Visual Storytelling
Adobe Creative Suite
Layout Design
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