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Claire B. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Aug 2, 2013

Claire B.

Knowledgeable and effective creative professional
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA


I am a knowledgeable and effective creative professional who works well with teams to develop graphic and written materials that accurately reflect the organization?s brand and communication objectives.

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Business Thanksgiving Card: Managed project as well as designed and created all...
Role: Project Manager, Art Director, Designer Worked with client development...
Branding for Chef Su Wun Harris’s layer cake business. Developed logo and branding,...
Identity collateral developed for personal chef Adam Burstin
Role: Project Manager, Art Director, Designer Worked with client development...
Role: Project Manager, Art Director, Designer Worked with client development...
Designed new collateral for rebranded company
Designed and implemented rebranding of Twitter page!/TrendologistK
Lead internal team to redesign branding for company. I initiated and managed the...
Designed card and envelope announcing new brand and new name. Offset print.
I was a contract Associate Art Director for MacLife Magazine in 2007. This TOC is a...
Designed, photographed for, and built site for Sweet Cheeks Layer Cakes

Skills (4)

Adobe Indesign CS6
Microsoft Powerpoint 2011

Service Description

Most recently I was an in-house Art Director for a small company specializing in culinary-inspired innovation for national and international food and beverage brands. I was responsible for all art direction, design, production and workflow having to do with visuals and communications for the company.

I have extensive experience in print production having spent many of my earlier years working on catalogs and magazines.

Also a professional artist, much of my work begins from hand drawn sketches that lend my finished, digital files great fluidity, rhythm and vitality.

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CCD Innovation/Center for Culinary Development
Art Director
2008 - 2012
Responsible for art direction, workflow, design, and production of visuals and communications for the company. Highlights: • Lead company rebranding from inception through development and design...
Nakamura Graphics
Graphic Artist (Contractor)
2006 - 2008
Produced materials for ongoing print projects.
Wellington Management Company LLP
Electronic Publishing Specialist (Contractor)
2002 - 2008
Member of global production team for international investment firm. Edited, proofed and output client presentation materials.
Future US
Associate Art Director (Contractor)
2006 - 2007
Titles: MacLife, and Windows Vista: The Official Magazine. Assisted in producing magazines: page layout, image preparation, shipping for press.
Miller Publishing
Art Director
2000 - 2002
Where Seattle and Where San Francisco titles. • Designed both magazines on a monthly basis and as well as special issues such as Seattle’s Cruise Guide. • Worked closely with editors in Seattle...
Disney Catalog (via Aquent Partners)
Lead Production Artist
1999 - 2000
Oversaw 4 person print production team for the Disney Catalog, 14 regular production cycles per year, plus special issues. • Team prepared and placed all digital elements of catalog for art...
Disney Catalog (via Aquent Partners)
Catalog Coordinator
1998 - 1999
• Gathered and tracked all merchandise to be photographed for each catalog issue. • Facilitated photo shoots: organized flow of product between locations and merchandisers, pulled photo permits,...
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Electronic Publishing Specialist
1995 - 1998
Production artist for international investment firm • Designed, illustrated, and produced client presentation materials. • Member of Intranet Development Team (at inception): developed graphic...


San Francisco Art Institute
Master of Fine Arts
2002 - 2005
Harvard University
1990 - 1994
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Design & Multimedia
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Member Since
April 2012
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