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Cathleen Clapper | Elance
Last Sign-in: May 17, 2016

Cathleen Clapper

Graphic / Web Design & Photography
   United States
  |   Greenville, SC
  |  5:02 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $44

I am passionate about my job! I have helped many clients increase their business by providing quality, creative, and on-time solutions for their design and production needs.

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Nov 12, 2015|Banner Ads|Private|Completed
Oct 31, 2015|Graphic Design|Private|Completed
Oct 13, 2015|Emails & Newsletters|Private|Completed
Oct 12, 2015|Other - Multimedia Services|Private|Completed

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This label was designed for one in a series of similar products, fence energizers. The...
Design clam card using different colors, but same design, to differentiate different...
Design artwork for packaging clam card, using bright colors and keeping design...
Photographed product, used images of tractor provided by Case. Created color...
A CAD drawing in .pdf format was supplied by the clamshell manufacturer for the outline...
A school assignment come up with packaging for a product of dissent...meaning our...
I photographed the pomegranate in two different settings: main image on a white...
I used a stock illustration for the bass, and made corrections to the image in...
Redesign and layout of four-color, four-page newsletter to modernize the look. Redesign...
I designed a creative resume in Illustrator that explained my qualifications, but...
Rough pencil sketches of logo ideas based on discussion and brainstorming with client.
Designed three different logo ideas, based on pencil sketch ideation. Render vector...
Use final approved logo design and drop into stationery templates in Illustrator. Add...
Build two-sided, four-color brochure in InDesign. Import retouched images (using...
Created composite image in Photoshop using stock photos and vector logo. Added text on...
This was a class project to design and build a logo using a custom-designed type font....
Designed custom font face for the Hamburgefons words and rendered the letters in...
Redesign old logo and make more contemporary. Build vector logo in Illustrator. Use...
Created background image and graphics in Photoshop and placed in Dreamweaver html file....
Created background image in Photoshop. Placed image in background of div of Dreamweaver...
Create a label to be applied to used recycled boxes so customers know the parts they...
Designed on spec a tri-fold brochure for local zoo. I used stock illustrations and...
Photographed product for use in the website. Created buttons and images in Photoshop....
Photographed commercial building. Created brochure file in Illustrator. Placed image in...
I designed the page in WordPress using html and css. Images are rollovers and link to...

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Adobe CC
Web Design
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Service Description

I began my career working for printing companies in the pre-press department. Later I moved into the typesetting department, and then chose to specialize in graphic design. In most recent years, I have added photography (also a hobby) and web design to my skills.

I can provide multi-page design and layouts for catalogs and newsletters, magazine and newspaper ad design, logo and identity design, point-of-purchase package design, PowerPoint presentations, and website design in Dreamweaver and WordPress, to name a few.


Platforms: Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks

Photoshop: Pre-press for four-color process, duotones, scanning, retouching, resolution control, masking, color management, layers, composite images, and rollover images for web use.

Illustrator: Pantone and spot color separations, trapping, 1 and 2-color management, pen tool, compound paths, gradient mesh tool.

InDesign: Single / multi-page layouts, magazines, import Word text files, create style sheets, create libraries, preflight files, create PDF documents.

WordPress: Create localhost for customizing pages using MAMP. Customize a theme using php and CSS. Create pages and posts. Add plug-ins and widgets. Create database and FTP upload site to customer's server.

Dreamweaver: Create static and liquid layouts using xHTML, CSS and Spry. Create buttons, rollovers, links, templates, libraries, tables and forms.

Flash: Create websites, utilization of timelines, graphic symbols, movie clips, rollover...

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Hemophilia of South Carolina
Freelance Graphic/Web Design
2011 - Present
Build a custom website to alert community of educational seminars, fund-raising activities, and provide general awareness of hemophilia news and information. Make changes to banners, add new...
Fresh Water Systems
Graphic / Web Design
2012 - 2014
Design and build artwork for product labels and other print materials using Adobe CS5 on Mac. Photograph products to use in print, video and web applications. Design and build websites using...
Greenville Technical College
Work Study, Tutor
2011 - 2012
Create posters, brochures, email blasts, and Flash promotional projects for Visual Arts Department of the college. Help hang artwork in art gallery for shows; tutor students in Computer Graphics,...
Freelance graphic designer
2009 - 2010
Design and produce point-of-purchase materials for electric horse fencing line of products.
Graphic Designer/Photographer
2007 - 2009
Package design / production for hay and grain moisture testers, sales and marketing brochures, magazine ads (including media placement), photograph products to be used in print and web materials,...
DC Marketing
Graphic Designer/Web Designer
2000 - 2006
Designed and production of four-color monthly newsletters and other marketing materials. Designed and maintained company website.
Caliber Group
Graphic Designer
1997 - 2000
Manage art department: responsible for assigning projects to junion graphic designers, entering job orders and tracking progress of all department jobs. Designed and produced direct mail pieces for...
Adams Trade Press
Electronic Imposition, Magazines
1994 - 1996
Import editor's copy in Word documents into InDesign magazine templates for a 64-page trade magazine, Environmental Technology, and two 32-page trade magazines per month, Arbor Age and Solid Waste...


Greenville Technical College
Associate of Arts in Graphic and Web Design
2010 - 2014
Adobe coursework
2009 - 2014
Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online
Design Courses
2006 - 2007
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graphic design
magazine design
adobe creative suite
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