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Michael Gross | Elance
 
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Michael Gross

Connecting you to the people who love what you do.
   United States
  |   Richmond Hill, GA

Overview

Michael is all about connecting you with your public—in marketing situations, to the customers that love what you do and, in the technical arena, to your target audience. He has over 15 years experience solving problems for businesses small and large.

Michael has the needed skills to make you look good online and in print.

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Nov 8, 2014|Graphic Design|Private|Completed
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Oct 3, 2014|Graphic Design|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Took notes from the creative meeting and developed this page; hand coded the page in...
Selected image from a library of approved files, created the layout in QuarkXpress to...
Produced this email design from assignment to posting in three hours; image research,...
Devised multiple concepts for each month's graphic, searched for appropriate images,...
Developed concept from client notes, edited copy, selected typefaces, created art in...
Created several concepts for a two-part message: the outward facing side was to create...
Created this concept around the available photos and the speaker's energentic style;...
Part of one of over a hundred user's manuals composed and illustrated for The Toro...
Concieved a grid layout to allow a max number of display ad sizes; designed type for...
Located three images (model, car, and background) and composited them as shown in...

Skills (8)

Tested
Publication Design
SEO Content Writing

Service Description

Write and illustrate marketing and technical content online and in print. Previous experience includes:
- Online design (banners, web page makeover, site design, mobile-ready)
- Print graphics (flyers, brochures, signage, tradeshow, CD/DVD collateral)
- Environmental Graphics (murals, wide format)
- Business identity (logos, stationary, business cards, style guides)
- Presentations (slides, art, backgrounds, motionbacks)
- Publications (newsletters, magazines, catalogs, books, book covers)
- Photo editing (composite scenes, product shots, basic photography, color matching)
- Illustrations (black & white line art, stylized images, charts [from data sets]

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Employment

Authentic Life Church
Freelance Graphic Deigner
2007 - Present
Presentation and web graphics, web site design, print flyers and cards, custom water bottle labels.
Google, Inc.
Technical Writer and Illustrator
2013 - 2014
Writng and editing industrial maintenance process procedures for computerized management systems, electrical power distribution, mechanical cooling systems, chemical treament, and business...
Barber and Company
Marketing Artist
2012 - 2013
Web, print, email, and social marketing.
Vaden Automotive Group
Web Designer
2012 - 2012
Web and print marketing, sales tools, web pages, billboards, Point-of-Purchase, and business identity
Imprint Warehouse
Graphic Designer (employee and freelance)
2011 - 2012
Print projects (brochures, EDDM post cards, flyers, transit maps) and promotional items (graphics for screen print, engraving, and embroidery)
The Toro Company
Technical Writer and Illustrator
2010 - 2011
Year-long, full time contract assignment at the recognized world leader in commercial greenskeeping and turf management equipment, The Toro Company Daily tasks involved writing, illustration, and...
Mac Hammond Ministries/Living Word Christian Cente
Graphic Designer
2005 - 2009
Produced large and small projects for print and online: re-skinned web site, web graphics, weekly HTML email, brochures, newsletters, books, business cards, monthly magazine, and custom direct mail...
Wells Fargo, Target, Best Buy, Celebration Church
Freelance/Contract Graphic Design and Production
2003 - 2005
Graphic design and production for some of the Twin Cities' biggest companies on contract through the most prestigious creative agencies.
Cinema Review
Art Director and Production Manager
2002 - 2003
Designed and produced a local monthy print magazine for an online movie review company.
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editing
procedures
manual
instructions
marketing
InDesign
Photoshop
HTML
CSS
production
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