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Kaye Segee | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 20, 2015

Kaye Segee

Copyeditor/Proofreader/Graphic Designer/Artist
   Canada
  |   Courtenay, British Columbia
  |  10:25 pm Local Time

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Overview

I need those stars below my name, and can offer you a great price in return for the opportunity to work with you and garner some valuable feedback. I've been working on other projects for awhile, and am eager to resume freelancing.

I have been in the publishing business for over 20 years, and have worked as a copyeditor/proofreader, graphic designer and production manager for various newspaper and magazine publications. I thrive on deadlines, and I have excellent communication and organizational skills. I especially enjoy the creative...

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Portfolio

Editing, copyediting and proofreading all editorial and advertising copy for 36-page...
Designed cover which reflected lead story content using elements from photo provided...
Cover design using close cropping and design elements to create focus and balance.
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,...

Skills (10)

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Copy Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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English
English Language
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Grammar
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Graphic Design
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Illustration

Service Description

I am proficient in copyediting/proofreading, graphic design, all aspects of pre-press and project management. I work on a MacBook Pro using the Adobe Creative Suite, as well as Microsoft Office.




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Employment

OUR MAG Magazine
Editor, Graphic Designer
2011 - 2012
Driftwood Publishing
Graphic Designer
2004 - 2012
Design, production and pre-press for award-winning community newspaper, magazines, supplements, special features.
Island Publishers
Creative Consultant/Graphic Design
1990 - 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
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copyediting
proofreading
graphic design
typesetting
text layout
page layout
cover design
illustration
typing
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