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Lizelle D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 20, 2014

Lizelle D.

Expert at balancing aesthetics and strategy.
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

My design background comes from a solid foundation of clean aesthetic, precise typography and strong problem solving skills. My past experience in publishing, marketing and event managing have given me an eccentric set of tools that define me as a designer that can understand the balance between aesthetics, strategy and customer interaction.

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Portfolio

The challenge was to present a large amount of information is a clear and easy-to-read...
A new campaign was launch for the Chicago Tribune that presented different strengths of...
Cover artwork and typography for the September 2008 cover.
Cover illustration/collage for the "Get Political" issue.
Sample feature spread from an editorial feature.
The goal was to highlight the strong and real women that play the sport of roller derby...
Focusing the 2012 campaign on individual athletes in the league and combine the imagery...
This logo was created to mimic the graphics that used to be on the side of original...
Create a logo to represent the tournament titled "Uproar On the Lakeshore"...
Illustration and main identity for the tournament. Illustration was used for various...
Media kit for an event photography company to showcase the dynamic photography captured...
Media kit for an event photography company to showcase the dynamic photography captured...
RedEye media kit for sales to present to potential advertiser clients to familiarize...
RedEye media kit for sales to present to potential advertiser clients to familiarize...

Skills (6)

Tested
Adobe Indesign CS5 Extended

Service Description

Strengths include: graphic design, logo design/branding, typography, editorial and illustration.

Logos & Corporate Branding
Business Cards, Letterhead, Envelopes
Brochures, Trifolds, Program Books & Posters
Billboards & OOH
Print & Online Advertising
Specialty Invitiations & Announcements
Sell Sheets & Marketing Flyers
Email Blast Layouts
HTML and CSS
Book & Magazine Layout
Photo Retouching
Illustrations



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Employment

Actionbooth, Inc.
Operations Manager
2007 - Present
Direct staff and equipment setup at events. Manage client relationships and maintain energetic user experience. General organization work.
Windy City Rollers
Art Director | 2012 Co-Captain
2009 - 2012
Oversee team of twenty skaters and complete all administrative and training duties. Support the Marketing committee and develop a cohesive marketing campaign in print, online and merchandise form....
Chicago Tribune
Graphic Designer
2008 - 2012
Develop marketing materials, identity, sales collateral and advertising (print and online) for Chicago Tribune, Redeye, Metromix, Hoy, Chicago magazine, The Onion and Tribune Media Group....
UR Chicago Magazine
Art Director | Graphic Designer
2005 - 2008
Redesign and maintain a fresh look for the 80 page monthly publication. Use of strong typography skills and grid understanding to layout monthly columns, feature articles and listings. Manage...

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelors in Fine Arts, Graphic Design
1999 - 2003
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graphic design
illustration
branding
identity
editorial
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