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Kaye Segee | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 7, 2015

Kaye Segee

Graphic Designer/Artist
   Canada
  |   Courtenay, British Columbia
  |  3:28 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

I have been in the publishing business for 35 years as a graphic designer for newspaper and magazine publications across Canada. I have excellent communication and organizational skills, overseeing workflow, meeting deadlines and working with a team. I especially enjoy the creative process which takes place when working with others.

I would love the opportunity to use my professional and inter-personal skills to bring an exciting and unique approach to your design project.

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Portfolio

Designed cover which reflected lead story content using elements from photo provided...
Designed cover which reflected lead story content (Fall Fair) * Created collage using...
Created cover design around subject photograph and lead story details provided by editor
Designed cover using close-cropped elements and text wrap
Cover design using close cropping and colour to create clean and well balanced look
* Cover design using effect, images and typography to create mood
Cover design using choice of images, close cropping and typography to create effect
Created a character 'Maynard' for possible use as a character in children's books,...
Created a character 'Maynard' for possible use as a character in children's books,...
Created a character 'Maynard' for possible use as a character in children's books,...

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Service Description

I have been a graphic designer for newspaper and magazine publication, brochures, real estate guides, recreation guides and many other features and supplements. I am proficient in all aspects of graphic design, pre-press, project management, editing, and proofreading. I work on a MacBook Pro using the Adobe Creative Suite.

I am also an accomplished artist and illustrator, and have a Fine Arts Diploma from North Island College on Vancouver Island, BC.



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Employment

OURMAG Magazine
Graphic designer, editor
2011 - 2012
Driftwood Publishing
Graphic Designer
2004 - 2012
Design, production and pre=press for award-winning community newspaper, magazines, supplements, special features.
Island Publishere
Creative Consultant
1998 - 2004
Advertising design, production and pre-press for a team of salespeople on a weekly newspaper. Strong focus on recreation reports, real estate guides, special features.

Education

North Island Community College
2 Year Fine Arts Diploma
1990 - 1995
Malvern Collegiate Institute
5 Year Arts and Science diploma
1968 - 1973

Keywords

graphic design
typesetting
text layout
page layout
cover design
ebook design
illustration
editing
proofreading
typing
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