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Michelle Jacobs | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 19, 2015

Michelle Jacobs

Personal | Professional | Creative | Reliable
   South Africa
Knysna
  |  3:15 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I have recently gone on my own, after being employed as the marketing manager and Art Director of a reputable wedding venue & bridal publication in Johannesburg for just over 5 yrs. I see myself as a confident, personable, dedicated enthusiast who is both loyal & trustworthy. Add to that, I am a pragmatic, independent thinker, who believes in working both hard & smart.
Choosing M-Design, means choosing me. I am a "one man band" and have no intention of branching out - personalized service guaranteed. There are no cutting corners or...

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Portfolio

Designed Logo | Created WordPress e-Commerce site | Photographed and developed Product...
http://www.fairylovers.co.za
Created a website for Fairy Lovers - Online store Photographed and uploaded product images
http://www.fairylovers.co.za
Logo Design, Facebook Page, Web Design
http://www.m-design.co.za
Website Designed from scratch, including sliders and buttons
http://www.m-design.co.za
Administrate Facebook Page Web Maintenance, Logo Design
http://www.knysnaholidayaccomvuegrande.co.za/
Took over website from previous web designers, uploaded new content and images
http://www.knysnaholidayaccomvuegrande.co.za/
Designed logo from Scratch
http://www.babyproof.co.za
Redesigned logo retaining some of the original design elements critical to the brand,...
http://www.plankdecor.co.za
http://www.plankdecor.co.za
Maintenance and upgrades to WordPress site
http://www.ekudeni.co.za
Took over website from previous web designers, uploaded new content and images
http://www.ekudeni.co.za
http://www.eduzani.co.za
Took over and updated this website from previous web designers, created sliders in In...
http://www.eduzani.co.za
Worked as Oakfield Farm's Marketing Manager from October 2010- February 2015
http://www.oakfield.co.za
Compiled company presentations for Charity Dinners and designed their Brochures and...
http://www.oakfield.co.za/charity/charity.html
Redesigned Logo & tagline to give it a more contemporary look. Created Goblin's...
http://www.keltramgroup.com
Full Page Advert for the Inspired Venues Catalogue 2015
Full Page Advert for the Inspired Venues Catalogue 2015
Half Page Advert for Wedding Inspirations Magazine
Half Page Advert for the Inspired Venues Catalogue 2015
Full Page Advert for the Inspired Venues Catalogue 2015

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GRAPHIC DESIGN
Graphic design is more valuable now that it has ever been. Understanding your brand, product or business is my business. The importance of using effective, professional graphic design and images is paramount when promoting any business on any platform - print or digital. The key is to create a lasting first impression and this means creating an image of your business that is uniform across all marketing platforms, from email signatures, social media, print media to your website.

WEB DESIGN
Even with the opportunity to create a presence for your business on social media at a minimal cost, your website still forms the basis of where your clients will go to find more info & to verify the credibility of your business. With the proper search engine optimization administered to your website, visitors can find you in seconds. Responsive web design is another key factor-creating a user friendly website that can be viewed & navigated using any device. The website simply re sizes itself to the screen it is being viewed on.

SOCIAL MEDIA
Creating pages for your business on all social media platforms available, maintaining those pages & then making sure everything is linked, can be a full time job. Not to mention something called, social media etiquette, knowing when to post what, how often, & the relevance & effect this will have on your target audience. Add to that, making sure the graphics & images you post are professional and eye catching -this is what M-Design...

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Employment

Oakfield Farm Wedding Venue
Marketing Manager
2010 - 2015
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