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Chris G. | Elance
 
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Chris G.

A Personal Approach with Professional Results
   United States
  |   Evanston, IL
  |  3:21 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

A professional Graphic Designer, Illustrator, and Animator with 10+ years of industry experience for various clients ranging from local organizations to nationwide companies. Proven results in a variety of markets, with a history of satisfied repeat clients.

Expertise in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, as well as 3D modeling programs Maya and 3ds Max, all on both PC and Mac platforms. My work ranges from professional logos and marketing materials, to imaginative characters that convey real emotion and connect with an audience....

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Feb 15, 2013|Logos|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Cover for "Coach Me! Soccer" from WonderDads' "Coach Me!" Series....
Sample page made for WonderDads Publishing using their criteria (only red, blue,...
Cover for "Goodnight, Dad" written and illustrated by myself for WonderDads...
Branding Option for Chicago Law Services New Executive Search function
Branding Option for Chicago Law Services New Executive Search function
Character design, personifying RGB/CMYK
Personal project, alien character drawn in Illustrator.
Personal Design Created with Illustrator
Characters drawn by hand, colored digitally.
Tribal Characters drawn in pencil.
Characters drawn by hand, colored digitally.
Personal Logo made in Photoshop
Zombie Hamsters hand-drawn with pencil, scanned, colored and edited in Photoshop.
Design for Cinco de Mayo. Hand-drawn, scanned, digitally colored with Illustrator
Custom logo designed for the city of Evanston's Police and Fire units. Logo has been...
Custom logo designed for Elance client, Roel Reyes, for use as water mark on his...
Logo design for The Rowing Group, based in Chicago.
Fun colorful logo for Rasta Flight Service designed with rasta colors and a graffiti...
Elegant, scenic logo designed for San Francisco's Seaview Lounge, depicting San...

Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Maya
Final Cut Pro

Service Description

Hi! My name is Chris

I have over 10 years of experience on both Print & Character Design, Logos, and various Marketing Strategies. In my past I have managed a creative team on a nationwide scale, illustrated two published children's books, created characters for both television and film, and designed hundreds of clean professional logos for all manner of clientele.

I promise all my clients:

- Full-time communication during project development; available to answer any and all questions and provide professional input where necessary.

-Unlimited revisions; I work until you are satisfied.

- 110% satisfaction guaranteed. No upfront payments whatsoever. Payment after full approval only.

- Over 10 years of business and freelance design experience. Which gave me problem-solving skills as well as creativity to cater to your style and vision.

- Perfection, on the very smallest possible details I commit to delivering the highest quality designs, reflecting my love and appreciation for art & design.

- Original designs, catered to your business and audience, guaranteed to stand out from the rest.

- Services offered include:

Logos
Banner Ads
Custom Typography
Character Design
Illustrations
Sound & Video Editing
Print Materials (brochures, business cards, letterhead, flyers, t-shirts, books, packaging, and more)

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Employment

GoldMax
Graphic Design/Marketing
2011 - Present
Create marketing materials (brochures, ads for coupon books and newspapers), banners for new store openings, billboards, and business cards. Maintain consistent look and feel for the GoldMax brand...
Publications International, Ltd.
Art Department
2011 - 2011
Reformat and redesign puzzles for Brain Games series. Create original artwork for Publications International's growing clipart library. Collaborate with creative team on new ideas, strategies, and...
WonderDads
Illustrator
2010 - 2011
Contracted to design, illustrate, author, and create the layout for two nationally published childrens' books. Both jobs were contracted for completion in one month each. One book was 20 pages and...

Education

Columbia College Chicago
Animation/Design
2005 - 2009

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logo
typography
custom
artist
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