Janine A. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 18, 2014

Janine A.

Sophisticated & reliable designer at your service!
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA
  |  12:42 am Local Time

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Hi! Thanks for stopping by my profile. What sets me apart from other designers is not only my amazing design skills, but also, my superior customer service. I take care of my client's needs, and do so in a friendly and pleasant manner.

Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. PST
***I prefer to quote a flat rate for each project. I don't currently accept hourly jobs.

I have 8+ years of experience in graphic design. Whether you need business cards, email blasts, posters, invitations, book illustrations (including ebooks), info graphics, brochures, brand identity design, wedding invitations or iPhone Apps, Facebook Headers or Twitter backgrounds, I'm your girl!

I genuinely look forward to developing a creative solution that will solve all of your design dilemmas!
Service Description
Education
Northwest Vista College
Associate of Arts
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Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Apparel Manufacturing & Management
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Employment
Jerry Leigh Entertainment Apparel
Graphic Artist
2010 - 2011
-Created screenprints, sublimations, fabric prints, embroideries and any apparel labels needed for tween market. Adhered to strict style guides from licensee companies such as Disney and Nickelodeon. Design non-licensed, original art for core product incorporating current trends. -Increased attention and sales from buyers like Walmart and Macys, who had previously reduced orders. This lead to an increase in revenue of $2.5 million. -Collaborated with Art Director on new screenprinting techniques to reduce costs and increase sales. -Designed original POP display and packaging for innovative deal between Deliaís and J.C. Penney. -Created labels and hangtags for Live Nationís Madonna franchise to be featured in Kmart.
Pearson Education
Graphic Artist
2009 - 2010
-Researched and created high-quality original pieces of vector art for international publisher, based on stringent educational requirements, state-specific needs, and in-house style guide. -Reduced costs by working closely with clients to eliminate unnecessary revisions. -Coordinated, quality checked, and prepared artwork for production utilizing proprietary content management system.
I.A.D.T.
Adjunct Instructor
2008 - 2009
-Taught students the essentials of graphic design and the fashion industry, leading to better-prepared design professionals. -Combined traditional coursework with out-of-the-box projects and first-hand experience to give students a deeper understanding of real-world demands on designers. -Successfully managed students of various skill levels using lectures, labs, and one-on-one interactions.
Curves
Graphic Artist
2008 - 2008
-Handled product development and package design for global leader in womenís health and fitness. -Developed and designed POP posters and packaging for retail stores. -Created original art and T-shirt designs for general brand promotion and one-off events.
Second Generation
Lead Graphic Artist
2005 - 2007
-Produced graphics, accessories, handbags and fabric prints for a youth-oriented fashion company. -Developed packaging, hardware, and promotional materials including catalogs and mailers to increase brand awareness. -Researched new style trends to stay on cutting-edge of youth designs. -Designed accessories, screen prints, embroideries, handbags and various trims
Payment Terms
If the job is over $150, I request that we set up milestones through Elance.
Janine A. | Elance

Janine A.