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Joseph Balazs | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 12, 2014

Joseph Balazs

Graphic Designer and Illustrator
   United States
  |   Willoughby, OH

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I have 10 years of experience in graphic design, be it freelance or in-house. I also have 6 years of experience in offset and digital printing. I would like to find a place to grow as a designer, while applying my knowledge in print production. I also have a year towards a Bachelor's degree in Web Design & Interactive Media. I have experience in HTML, CSS, wirefames and interactivity.

My greatest attributes my eye for design, color, and illustration. After both prepping and printing for so long, I have developed the knowledge necessary for...

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Portfolio

Designed monthly magazine advertisements that appeared in The Cleveland Magazine. These...
Redesigned the logo for Hayden's Jewelers, the sister company of Saxon Prestigious...
Designed a billboard for Hayden's Jewelers, the sister store of Saxon Prestigious...
I designed and developed (coded) this webpage for the client. She didn't have an online...
This logo design was used for the business "Diet for Health with Joanne". The...
This is the outside panels of a 4 page brochure for a former construction management...
This is the inside of the brochure for the construction management company. This...
This book cover design was used for the local writer Vivian Wooten's "Soul...
This is the inside of a brochure created for the "Spatters" clothing line....
The owner of this automotive detailing business needed a business card, and fast. I...
A personal favorite of mine because of the detail and results I can achieve with vector...
This was created in Adobe Illustrator. The colors I chose really give it impact.
I created this dreamlike scene in Adobe Illustrator. As you can see, I absolutely love...
The main image in this piece was originally that of a friend holding a guitar. It was...
This log won the 1999 student logo contest at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland,...
This is the poster concept that was derived from the black and white logo also featured...
This is a logo concept for a monthly magazine named "Kosher Pork".
Did all the design work on this (illustration, graphic design) for a local business owner.
Illustrated this poster for a local business owner to use as an advertisement for his...

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Tested
Computer Graphics Design
Print
Adobe Illustrator CS5 Extended Test
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Service Description

My graphic design services include: logo design, illustration, digital illustration and painting, layout, brochure design, product and company branding, poster art, photo retouching, and basic web development.

I have worked in house with a jeweler, designing all of his magazine and outdoor advertising, as well as consistently retouching and cataloguing all product photography.

In my freelancing carrier I have created web graphics and pages, brochures , business cards, poser designs and book covers.

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Employment

Freelance / Graphic Design Services
Freelance Graphic Designer
2002 - Present
I work with clients to develop brand ideas and marketing materials. Given my experience in design and print, I help them form their ideas and translate the ideas to get the returns they desire....
Duke Printing & Mailing Services
Prepre3ss Technician / Hp Indigo Pressman
2007 - 2013
Saxon Prestigious Jewelers and Engravers
Graphic Designer
2005 - 2006
I designed/created advertisements that appeared in The Cleveland Magazine. I retouched all of Michael B. Saxon's jewelry photos, and then archived those photos. I also designed a new logo for...

Education

Lakeland Comunity College
Associate's degree
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Lakeland Comunity College
Associate's degree
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Illustration
Graphic Design
Poster Design
Computer Illustration
Web Pages
Web Graphics
Adobe
Vector
Raster
Branding
Corporate Identity
Advertising
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