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Ellen Collier | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 14, 2015

Ellen Collier

Graphic Designer
   United States
  |   Fishers, IN

Overview

I enjoy creating challenging illustrations and designs on any platform. I can range from hard-hitting graphics and news layouts to personal branding and invitations.

See all my work: www.ellenlcollier.com

I've worked in design internships for both print and digital media, and my goal is to always tell compelling stories using the best platform possible.

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Portfolio

Interactive tablet spread for which I designed, took photos, and wrote.
Designed and wrote for the graphic, published in The Chicago Tribune
After working at The Chicago Tribune for two weeks during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games,...
Covers I designed for an interactive iPad publication.

Skills (10)

Tested
Adobe Creative Suite
Graphic Design
Newspaper Design
Magazines
Tablet design
Web Interface Design
Illustration
AP Style
HTML 5
CSS

Employment

Ball State Unified Media
Art Director
2014 - 2015
-Lead the visual efforts of a collaborative student newsroom environment consisting of printed news, magazine, and online products. -Begin and lead a team in the redesign of Ball Bearings Magazine.
Ball State Unified Media
Daily Design Editor
2014 - 2014
-Serve as design editor for the Ball State Daily News two nights a week -Train and lead design and graphics staff members for nightly production -Design front pages of the paper on a monthly basis
Gannett
Interactive Design Intern
2014 - 2014
-Designed mobile and desktop modules for the 2014 midterm election coverage displayed on USAToday.com and other Gannett property websites -Created a style guide website to be used across Gannett...
BSU At The Games
Graphics Reporter
2014 - 2014
-Conducted research, gathered materials, laid out pages, illustrated and reported on the 2014 Winter Olympics in order to create 3 information graphics for the Chicago Tribune -Contributed to the...
Cardinal Communications
Creative Coordinator
2013 - 2014
-Design branding and promotional materials for real clients though Ball State's student-led public relations firm
Ball State Digital Publishing Studio
Interactive Designer, Project Manager
2012 - 2014
-Produce and design interactive publications for tablets using the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite -Published projects include: An interactive history textbook for Indiana elementary school kids...
Indianapolis Monthly
Art Intern
2013 - 2013
-Designed an original, interactive tablet publication with other interns (Available for free in the App Store, Indy's Ultimate Food Encyclopedia) and trained interns and IM editors on the platform...
Ball Bearings Magazine
Tablet Design and Production Editor
2013 - 2013
-Lead a design team in converting print magazine to interactive iPad versions quarterly (issues 3,5,7 in App Store) -Lead designer and contributing writer for “mini” issues between regular print...
Ball Bearings Magazine
Tablet Managing Editor
2013 - 2013
-Led a team in producing and editing content for "Mini Issues" of the iPad Publication (Available for free in the App Store, Ball Bearings Magazine, issues 4,6) -Conceptualized and gathered...
Ball State Daily News
Chief Designer
2012 - 2013
-Created front page and inside page layouts 2 nights a week -Assisted with graphics reporting
Alpha Gamma Delta- Beta Tau
Website Coordinator
2011 - 2012
-Elected to update and manage sorority website.

Education

Ball State University
B.A.
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Design
layout
illustration
infographic
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