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Danielle Tate-Stratton | Elance
Last Sign-in: Nov 24, 2015

Danielle Tate-Stratton

communications and design professional
  |   Victoria, British Columbia
  |  3:53 am Local Time


**rated in the top 0.05% of all individual freelancers in the design category**

Hi, my name, as you've seen above, is Dani, and I love to both write and design for magazines, publishers, corporations, farms, and other clients.

I enjoy working on a variety of print projects, as well as creating unique, well-written, and on-deadline copy for a variety of audiences. I have over 200 publication credits in Japan, the US, and Canada.

In terms of design, I strongly believe in letting content speak for itself, and my overall style is simple and...

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Cover design for a special earthquake edition of Being A Broad magazine. I also did all...
Products page (interior spread) from earthquake edition of Being A Broad magazine
Sample illustration for a young children's book (personal) project.
another spread from a personal project--book for young children
another sample spread from a personal project for young children
a detailed illustration of a dogwood flower (BC's provincial flower)
illustrations of the 12 birth month flowers that I completed as part of a perpetual...
a two page spread, including custom map illustration, about the Tokyo Marathon for...
A two-page spread for Weekender magazine highlighting eco-friendly products. I wrote,...
a two-page spread in Weekender magazine's kids section. Bright colours are...
part one of a three-panel brochure for author Nikki Tate
the back of a three-panel brochure designed for children's author Nikki Tate
The front of a double sided media sheet for non-fiction book, The Littlest Monkey (Sono...
The back of a double sided media sheet for non-fiction book, The Littlest Monkey (Sono...
An article I wrote and designed for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
a selection of labels designed for canning sold at the Alderley Grange
A feature article about Cirque du Soleil for Weekender Magazine
One of several descriptions I wrote about CS Creative's clients and design process. I...
2-sided hand-out/brochure for Australian company Ipswich Massage Center. Promoted their...

Skills (10)

Content Writing
Creative Writing
Online Writing
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
English Grammar
indesign cs5.5


The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Freelance Designer
2009 - Present
Provide design services for the quarterly publication of the CCCJ, The Canadian. On request, also provided proofreading and writing services for various issues. in 2010, was solely...
The Alderley Grange
Sales and Marketing
2009 - Present
The Alderley Grange is a loose collective working together to re imagine how space is used and how food is produced, as well as examining new meanings of community and sustainability. During the...
Sono Nis Press
Freelance designer and writer
2009 - Present
Designed author information sheets to promote books and authors to press, reps, and schools. Wrote teacher guides to promote books to teachers and children, helping both groups to fully engage...
Being A Broad Magazine
2007 - Present
Responsible for sourcing and editing content for the online network. Prior to 2011, was responsible for all editorial and design of a 28-page monthly print magazine. Have worked with...
CS Creative
2012 - 2012
Responded to RFPs and RFQs, including working as part of a team that successfully bid for contracts with the Forest Practices Board and Independent Schools Association of BC. I designed the...
Weekender Magazine
Assistant Editor
2007 - 2009
Partnered with the editor to publish the longest-running English magazine in Japan (with a readership of 30,000), sometimes under incredibly tight production deadlines. Wrote regular articles,...


Simon Fraser University
Bachelor of Arts--Anthropology (with distinction)
2007 - 2012
Meiji Gakuin Daigaku (Tokyo, Japan)
International Students Program
2008 - 2009
York University
York-Sheridan Honors Bachelor of Design Degree
2006 - 2007
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