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Catherine S. | Elance
 
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Catherine S.

Book cover designer & writer
   Canada
  |   Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Seasoned professional, new to bidding.

** I've designed more than 2,000 book covers for traditional pubs and indies
** I've written thousands of articles published in newspapers, magazines, and online
** Worked with a major newspaper for 7 years
** Experience creating wireframes and building site architecture
** Worked extensively with WordPress and Adobe CQ5
** More than 15 years experience with Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat
** University degree

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Portfolio

Manipulated the text to reflect the title. No stock images used.
Designed a striking cover using color and design, with no stock images.
A recent cover I designed for a great client.
Worked with a picture of my daughter and some brushes. I even make book covers for fun.
Wonderful client. I like the way the back cover turned out for this project.
Did background research, conducted multiple interviews, wrote articl.
http://www.naturalresourcesmagazine.net/?article=natresnatresforces-of-nature
Interviewed company owner and wrote article.

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Adobe CQ5

Service Description

I will handle your projects with a mature, drama-free approach and a strong commitment to deadlines and budgets.

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Employment

Writer & Book Cover Designer
Freelance
1993 - 2014
I have written more than 2,000 feature articles, business profiles and marketing blurbs that have appeared in dozens of print and online publications including: Dalhousie University websites;...
Dalhousie University
Technical Content Coordinator
2012 - 2013
Contract position. I worked with a centre for women's health research to create a comprehensive virtual archive of all projects, reports and materials available from the organization's 17 years of...
Dalhousie University
Communications Officer - Web Content
2011 - 2012
Contract Position. This position involved creating new website content and rewriting and editing current content to be plain language and SEO compliant. Updated material was gathered through...
Chronicle Herald Newspaper
Special Advertising Feature Editor
1986 - 1993
While at the newspaper my responsibilities included managing projects, assigning stories to freelance journalists, coordinating photo shoots, arranging and conducting interviews, writing, editing,...

Education

Mount Saint Vincent University
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/English/Biology
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book cover design
e-book cover design
writing
copywriting
articles
web content
Plain English
WordPress
InDesign
Photoshop
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