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Booker Howze | Elance
 
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Booker Howze

Experienced creative artist & design professional
   United States
  |   Creedmoor, NC
  |  1:58 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $49

Over 15 years of experience in magazine advertising, direct mail, illustration, graphic design and production, corporate id or branding, display graphics, digital imaging, desktop publishing, form development, picture framing and wide format digital printing.

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Portfolio

Brand design for telephone triage company
Brand design for roofing company
Brand design for fiber optics company
Logo design for personal development plan
Logo design for start-up image company
Direct mail monthly parts specials
Advertisement
Cover for visitor's guide
Ad design for tubing manufacturer
Ad for tubing manufacturer
Cover design for American Visions supplement
Bird feed ad
Dealer ad for dog food products
Dealer ad for dog food products
Advertisement for Lorain County Visitors Bureau
Partnership for telemarketing company
Advertisement for Lorain County Visitors Bureau
Illustrated cover for visitors guide
Cover illustration for phone directory

Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator 7.0; CS4
Adobe Indesign CS4
Adobe Photoshop CS; CS4
Technical Writing
Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

Service Description

Professional artist, illustrator, and designer who is passionate about serving the customer and helping them to achieve their communication objectives. My combination of skills as a visual communicator provides a unique ability to present an idea to a customer based on their needs, creative freedom and audience. Creating visual images and design is not only about attractive graphics, but communicating the client's message. My goal is to help you achieve your vision and bring it to life in a way that interests the audience. Images are about connecting people, with visions and ideas, and helping them to show this in the best way possible.

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Employment

Howze Art
Professional Artist
2003 - Present
Creating and selling a host of original artwork through a network of Fine Arts Festivals and exhibitions.
Commercial Turf Products
Publication Specialist / HR Generalist
1998 - 2003
Provided the organization and its customers with graphic communication, technical writing, and customer service in the following areas: Design and layout of operator manuals and parts lists;...
Freelance
Graphic Designer and Illustrator
1994 - 2000
Creative consultant providing graphic design and illustration services to a variety of clients. Services consisted of Editorial Illustration, Advertising illustration, corporate newletters,...
Aquatech, Inc.
Art Director and Publication Coordinator
1996 - 1998
Services I performed while at this organization consisted of conceptualizing ad designs for trade publications, creating direct mail literature, designing specification sheets, design and layout...
Kent State University
Graphics Technician
1991 - 1995
Trained students on a variety of software applications, built 3D displays for various department presentations using vinyl lettering graphics, created digital graphics in applications like...
Marketec Advertising
Production Artist
1994 - 1994
Sub-Contractor provided production and layout services for the Art Director.
Quality Patent Printing
Patent Illustrator
1987 - 1991
Provided technical illustrations for the company's clients while meeting tight deadlines.
Old City Group
Graphic Designer
1986 - 1987
Worked on annual report designs, newspaper ads, magazine ads, and video product packaging.

Education

Kent State University
BFA in Visual Communication
1991 - 1996
Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Associates of Arts in Visual Communication
1982 - 1985

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Illustration
Design
Logos
Advertising
Graphics
Forms
Artwork
Posters
Fine Art
Framing
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