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Katie O. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 14, 2015

Katie O.

www.KOandCoDesign.com
   United States
  |   Marietta, GA
  |  8:28 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $100

Award winning design that's finger lickin' good!

Hi, I'm Katie. With a BFA in graphic design from Auburn University, an MFA in graphic design from SCAD, and 15 years of commercial design experience in the field, I have mastered the practicalities for designing in the digital age. As the fearless leader of KO & Co. Design, I serve as head of project management and lead designer on all projects.

To date, I have won multiple Addy Awards, AIGA Seed Awards, ADC Cubes, have been published in several design magazines, have been a workshop leader...

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Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Flash

Service Description

DESIGN ABILITIES
Advertising, Collateral Design, Corporate Identity and Logo Design, Publication Design, Packaging, and Website Design.

NOTABLE CLIENTS
Perillo Tours
Legacy Worldwide
Extreme Rescuers
Love Universal, Inc.
Colorado Water Congress
Nebbiolo Ventures
Arrow Partnership
Kids Tech Enrichment Connection
Adcouncil
Adbusters
Savannah Hilton Head Airport
Birkenstock
BBDO Atlanta
City of Sea Island, Georgia
Moxie Interactive
CSU Industries, Inc.
RH Events & Promotions
Home Street Builders
The US Government
The Nina Simone Foundation
Piggly Wiggly
Visual Resistance
Planned Parenthood
Spike TV

AWARDS & HONORS
Addy Award
AIGA SEED Award
United Way Merit Award
Lethander Graphic Art Award
GAIA Outstanding Service Award
Who's Who Amongst Business Women Honoree
G8 Summit Governmental Accolade

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Employment

Legacy Worldwide
Designer
2014 - Present
Extreme Recuers
Designer
2014 - Present
Love International
Designer
2014 - Present
Learning Journeys
Designer
2012 - Present
Perillo Tours
Designer
2012 - Present
Red Canoe Marketing
Designer
2011 - Present
Downey Cleveland, LLP Attorneys at Law
Contracted Graphic Designer and Webmaster
2006 - Present
Responsible for the cultivation of an identity system and website for an Atlanta based law firm.
The Art Institute of Atlanta
Professor of Graphic Design
2005 - Present
Planned Parenthood
Pro-Bono Designer
2012 - 2012
Developed promotional materials for 2012 fundraising event Birds and Bees Bash.
Adcouncil
Pro-Bono Designer
2011 - 2011
Developed a southeastern regional campaign crossing mixed media platforms for adoption awareness month.
RH Events and Promotions
Art Director
2010 - 2011
Developed a website and versatile identity suite with mixed media print collateral for this regional event planning service.
Maggie Taylor and Jerry Uelsmann Photography
Contracted Designer
2010 - 2011
Developed promotional posters and self-mailing over-sized postcards for a traveling exhibit of photographic work.
The Art Institute of Atlanta
Department Chair of Graphic Design
2007 - 2010
Note: I stepped back from this position to start a family.
Moxie Interactive
Contracted Designer
2006 - 2007
Responsible for the cultivation of multiple combination marks applicable on various collateral promoting the Atlanta Addy Awards.
The US Government | G8 Summit Logo, Sea Island, GA
Contracted Designer
2003 - 2004
Responsible for collaborating on the design of two combination marks for the 2004 G8 Summit, held at Sea Island, GA.
Birkenstock USA | Savannah, GA
Contracted Designer
2003 - 2003
Responsible for collaborating on the design of an advertising campaign celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Arizona sandal.
Savannah Hilton Head International Airport
Contracted Designer
2003 - 2003
Developed an advertising suite for SHHIA's international launch.
United Way
Contracted Designer
2002 - 2002
Developed a campaign for senior citizens as digital immigrants.
Yahoo! (formerly Snowball.com)
Art Director
1999 - 2001
Responsible for the design of an informational web site (of at least fifty pages) and its launch and weekly updates.

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design
Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
2003 - 2004
Auburn University
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
1998 - 2002

Keywords

Graphic Design
Package Design
Web Design
Advertising
Corporate Identity
Branding
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