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Dolores M. | Elance
Last Sign-in: May 20, 2016

Dolores M.

Design and PhotoShop Specialist
   United States
  |   San Jose, CA
  |  2:00 pm Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Over thirty years experience in graphic design. I began as a fine artist and then I discovered graphic design and I fell in love. Designing and illustrating are my passions and providing my clients with the best possible solutions to their design problems feeds that passion. As a graphic designer it is my job to create effective visual communications that are both accessible and memorable. Communications that showcase the brand and deliver an overall message in a distinct and creative way. I take that responsibility very seriously.

I am a...

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Dec 26, 2015|Page & Book Design|$0|Working
Dec 22, 2015|Page & Book Design|$150|Completed
Apr 8, 2015|Brochures|$0|Completed
Feb 24, 2015|Digital Image Editing|$5,693|Working

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Logo for a Martial Arts Studio
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Skills (13)

PhotoShop CS5
Illustrator CS5
InDesign CS5
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
My Score
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended Test
My Score
Adobe InDesign
Adobe InDesign
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Adobe Dreamweaver
Computer Graphics
PC Graphics Test
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Format & Layout
Landing Pages
Microsoft PowerPoint
Page Layout
Photo Editing
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended Test
My Score
InDesign CC

Service Description


MA in Education with concentration in
Instructional Technology,
San Jose State University

BS Graphic Design,
San Jose State University

Employment History

Freelance Graphic Design
August 1998 to August 2009
Creation of printed materials ranging from business cards and 28 page booklets to brochures and posters, web template design, digital imaging for web and print, company identity packages, packaging design, and anything my client needs

Stanford Daily
August 1998 to August 2009
Created ads, worked with customers to meet their advertising needs and performed pre-press trouble-shooting and layout.

Free-lance Design/Production/Typesetting
September 1993-August 1998
Performed all design, layout and pre-press work for a French Language magazine, designed ads and performed pre-press work for New Home Magazine, created clip art in Illustrator for a clip art company called T-Maker, worked with a variety of customers to design and perform pre-press work on business cards, ads, manuals, brochures and point of purchase materials. Taught classes in Desktop Publishing and Intro to the Macintosh.

Masters Institute
November 1993 to August 1996
Developed and taught classes in applications such as QuarkXpress, Illustrator, and PageMaker, plus classes in Portfolio Design and Design.

Lockheed Missiles & Space Company
August 1975 to August 1993
Design and production artist and then Art Director. As Art Director I coached artists in layout and graphics applications. Built...

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Graphic Designer
PhotoShop expert
Digital Imaging
Collaborative Problem Solver
Print Production Expert
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Member Since
November 2009
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