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Dolores M. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jul 13, 2014

Dolores M.

Design and PhotoShop Specialist
   United States
  |   San Jose, CA
  |  2:51 am Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Come to me with your design needs and I will bring them to an exciting conclusion.

I have over thirty years experience in graphic designer. 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.

I am a collaborative problem solver who works well in a team environment, but I am also happy taking the lead in solving creative problems. I take great pleasure in working...

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Nov 19, 2013|Graphic Design|$0|Working
Oct 15, 2012|Graphic Design|$144|Working
Jul 30, 2012|Emails & Newsletters|$45|Working
Jul 11, 2012|Illustration|$164|Completed

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Client wanted to condense 20 pages into a six page brochure.
Cover, back, first unfolded section of the Laguna HIP District Map/Directory. A large...
Logo for a Martial Arts Studio
Part of the package for Green Forest Temple.
Poster for a Martial Arts Studio
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Skills (12)

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

Service Description


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

BS Graphic Design,
San Jose State University

Employment History

Stanford Daily
August 1998 to present
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 a team with a reputation for outstanding service and quality, plus I instituted systems that enabled three artists to meet the needs that once required seven artists.


Expert with:
Adobe PhotoShop
Adobe Distiller

Recent course work...

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Graphic Designer
PhotoShop expert
Production Artist
Collaborative Problem Solver
Print production expert
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Design & Multimedia
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  • Lifetime
Per Client
Member Since
November 2009
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