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Jessica J. | Elance
 
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Jessica J.

Creative Illustrations, Designs & Branding
   South Africa
  |   Centurion, Gauteng
  |  1:15 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

--- Expert Illustrator, Designer & Copywriter. --
"Professional and prompt!" "A pleasure to work with!" "She is incredibly talented, I would highly recommend her." [Client Reviews]

Illustrator in Publishing & Children's Books - Award-winning Graphic Designer - Visual Communication Specialist.

- BA Degree in Visual Communication: Illustration & Design Major.
- Diploma in Multimedia Design & Technology.
- Creative problem solver & branding specialist

I am extremely creative, skilled and very knowledgeable about the arts, design and...

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Aug 19, 2014|Illustration|$62|Completed
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5.0
Aug 12, 2014|Graphic Design|$2,698|Working
Jul 17, 2014|Illustration|$140|Working
Jul 15, 2014|Illustration|$140|Completed
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4.9

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Portfolio

Illustrated vector of a basset hound wearing a St. Patrick's Hat.
Developed a unique, stamp inspired logo for official document business in South Africa....
http://happystudio.co.za
Illustrated the children's story of Startup Andy: Startup Andy is an entrepreneurial...
http://www.startupandy.com/
http://www.happystudio.co.za
Illustrated the children's story of Startup Andy: Startup Andy is an entrepreneurial...
http://www.startupandy.com/
Various logo concepts/developments for corporate identities. Different styles for...
http://happystudio.co.za
Illustrated a hipster Scottish Terrier character, wearing red glasses & a bow-tie.
Illustrated vector of a basset hound wearing a St. Patrick's Hat.
Character development of a quirky, gruff redhead pirate for children's book. Digital...
Design studio website layout & design. Illustrated editorial artwork also made to...
Developed & designed a quirky, modern & trendy CI for a Pub/Grill restaurant...
Developed & designed a fresh, modern & funky CI for a chartered accounting...
Developed & designed a fresh, modern & funky CI for a chartered accounting...
Logo design for Happy Studio Illustration & Design. Developed a typographic, trendy...
Developed & designed a full corporate identity & logo device for Enviro...
Illustrated concepts showing how the location-based marketing technology works in...
Created web slides to illustrate what the company does (targeted marketing for...
http://ownthehood.ca/
Illustrated concepts showing how the location-based marketing technology works in...
Illustrated concepts showing how the location-based marketing technology works in...
Created web slides to illustrate what the company does (targeted marketing for...
http://ownthehood.ca/
Created web slides to illustrate what the company does (targeted marketing for...
http://ownthehood.ca/
Illustrated concepts showing how the location-based marketing technology works in...
South African National Symbols - Collage & Ink Artwork for Postage Stamps *Finalist*
A promotional poster advertising the stage production of Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka....

Skills (15)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended Test
My Score
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Adobe Illustrator
Photography
Photography Certification
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avg
Adobe InDesign
Adobe InDesign CS4 Test
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avg
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Premiere
Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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avg
Advertising
Advertising Skills Certification
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Passed
Final Cut Pro
Web Design
CorelDraw
Academic Writing
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading

Service Description

Illustrations, Logos, business cards, editorial & book illustrations, flyers, pdfs, posters, banners, wallpapers, corporate ID's, e-book publishing and much more.

Illustrations for any and all projects, including book illustrations, infographics, posters, flyers, business cards and character development.

Any and all designs, including logo development, corporate identity, letterheads, web banners/headers, websites and much more.

E-book publishing/formatting, PDF Conversion, Microsoft Word & Acrobat Formatting.

I have designed for a wide variety of clients, from law offices, insurance, food industries, marketing agencies, authors, medical professionals, and much more. Under employment at a world-class shopper-marketing advertising agency, I have worked on global brands such as Bic®, Nestle´, Kraft/Mondelez, Toshiba, and more.

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Employment

Pod Communications Pty (Ltd) World Wide
Creative Designer & Illustrator
2013 - Present
Creative at Johannesburg based shopper-marketing advertising agency, dealing with global and local clients and working on campaigns and creative material.
The Illustration Station
Founder - Head Illustrator
2012 - Present
Founder of The Illustration Station (www.illustrationstation.co.za), and head Illustrator working closely with freelancers on various projects. Specialising in editorial, online & print...
@It Graphics
Junior Graphic Designer, + Illustration Specialist
2012 - 2013
Graphic Designer at a signage & design company, and head illustrator.

Education

The Open Window School of Visual Communication
Bachelors Degree in Visual Communication
2010 - 2013
Damelin Edexcel
Higher National Diploma in Multimedia Design
2008 - 2010
Damelin
Certificate in Graphic Design
2008 - 2010

Keywords

illustration
illustrator
design
photoshop
graphic designer
book illustration
logo
corporate identity
children's illustration
branding
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