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Kira W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 18, 2014

Kira W.

WordPress Website Designer & Illustrator
   United States
  |   Boulder, CO

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

I love turning a nebulous idea into a responsive WordPress website with a distinctive brand, solid usability, and clear calls to action. Every design element must support the siteís content and the clientís goals for the website.

After years of designing websites in Dreamweaver, I started using WordPress in 2009 and never looked back. I work primarily with ThemeForest themes, picking the one that most closely matches my clientís desired functionality and customizing from there.

Some people call themselves gurus or ninjas or wizards. I...

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Portfolio

Customized theme to make new site adapt well to mobile screens. Set up WordPress...
Created new website to attract commercial and advertising clients. Set up image...
Customized WordPress Twenty Twelve theme for responsive behavior. Streamlined and...
Customized responsive WordPress theme. Turned old Word document forms into elegant...
Developed new responsive WordPress website for fiction writer Arliss Ryan.
Developed characters and concept art for educational series of comic books.
Designed online catalog of brick oven pizza trailers in responsive WordPress website
Customized WordPress Twenty Twelve theme for responsive behavior. Streamlined and...
Developed new responsive WordPress website for massage therapist.
Developed new responsive WordPress website and blog structure.

Skills (10)

Tested
Graphic Design
Web Design
CSS
Fantasy Art
Wordpress
Art
Illustration
Layout
Posters
Fine Art

Service Description

I offer:
WordPress website design, redesign, and theme customization
Logo design, graphic design, branding, and rebranding
Illustration, concept art, storyboarding

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Employment

HalfSparkle Web Design & Illustration
Owner/Illustrator
2005 - Present
HalfSparkle Studios does illustration for role-playing games, comics, science fiction, and fantasy projects.
iSupportU LLC
Code Padawan
2013 - 2014
WordPress web development and graphic design for iSupportU, a carbon-neutral local-sourced IT and Web company in Boulder, Colorado.
Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery
Inventory Coordinator
2008 - 2010
A unique artist-owned and -run cooperative gallery, one of the best places for local art in Boulder, Colorado.
Art & Framing by Valentino
Associate Framer
2005 - 2008
* Worked with customers to design frames for original art, prints, posters, shadowboxes, and collages. * Built frames, cut mats, mounted art, and fitted frame packages together using conservation...
Elizabeth Stone Gallery
Web & Graphic Designer
2005 - 2008
* Maintained website & database, provided technical support, assisted transition of site to new web host. * Designed ads, promotional e-mails, flyers, & postcards, coupons, signage, & logo...
Carleton College
Assistant to the Curator of Library Art & Exhibits
2003 - 2004
* Worked with the Curator to design, install, & uninstall exhibits. * Redesigned the exhibits program web site in Dreamweaver & updated it regularly. * Created publicity flyers, labels, and...

Education

Carleton College
Bachelor's
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WordPress
web design
illustration
logo design
graphic design
HTML/CSS
comics
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