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Kristi M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 14, 2012

Kristi M.

Sr. Art Director/copy writer/teacher
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

Im an award winning strategic freelance Sr. Art Director and copy writer with more than a decade of experience, whos recognized for her ability to strategically conceptualize projects across various media platforms to produce surprising visual messages with the highest design aesthetic.

http://www.wix.com/kristimckay/kristimckaycreative

My broad range of experience allows me to consistently deliver creative solutions that exceed expectations in the areas of innovative campaign concepts, brand identity development, photo art direction,...

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Skills (3)

Tested
strategic design
photo art direction
art direction

Service Description

I have design and writing experience in the following business areas
theater
retail
real estate
food services
health and fitness
editorial

I'm excited to help with any of your design needs, including: logos, branding, direct mail, business proposals, sales collateral, brochures, postcards, posters, magazine layout and much more.

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Employment

FREELANCE
Sr. Art Director
2007 - Present
the go-to-girl who produces, conceptualizes and designs for clients in the fields of theater, real estate, beauty, marketing, branding, front end web and identity
BALLY TOTAL FITNESS
Sr. Art Director
2009 - 2011
In charge of conceptual and strategic in-house branding for major fitness company by managing web and print staff while working on projects that include print collateral, identity, copy writing,...
ST. XAVIER UNIVERSITY
Adjunct in Design & Theater
2007 - 2009
part-time faculty member teaching graphic design, advertising, typography & improv theater
GASTON ADVERTISING
Art Director
2005 - 2007
conceptual and strategic branding for major retail clients by working on projects included photo art direction, direct mail, catalog, identity, and beauty with small design staff management
SQAD
Consultant Art Director
2004 - 2005
contracted position servicing convenient store client with emphasis on signage and interior backdrop design
KEYSTROKE GRAPHICS
Art Director
2003 - 2004
designed, illustrated and art directed photo shoots for monthly publications, as well as ad development and identity work for retail clients and the wedding industry

Education

Kendall College of Art and Design
BFA in visual communications
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Goddard College
MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts
2010 - Present

Keywords

designer
illustrator
copy writer
print
creative
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kristimmmckay
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