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Michelle G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 23, 2013

Michelle G.

Creative Direction and Design
   United States
  |   Seal Beach, CA
  |  3:39 pm Local Time

Overview

Hello!

I'm a Creative Designer with eleven years experience and a darn wide variety of skill sets. From concepting storyboards to answering phones, I've worn all the hats. I can work with and oversee vendors, teams, schedules, budgets and clients. I can manage multiple projects with fast turnarounds. I can manage multiple projects with slow turnarounds. I can handle large-scale campaigns and single executions. I have experience directing photoshoots, getting specs, going to press checks, and I play well with others... at least that’s what...

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Portfolio

Advertisements for Siegfried and Roy's Dolphin and Tiger Park. The park was recently...
Rebranding for CDI Studios, a print and interactive design studio. They wanted to ditch...
The Las Vegas Arts District (newly baptized as 18b) was announcing itself to the world,...
Funtasma is a holiday themed shoe and accessory line looking to rebrand and replace...
GES Exposition Services is one of the top exposition service providers in Las Vegas....
Branding for the AIGA Peep Show, a yearly awards show and ceremony honoring outstanding...
“America’s Got Talent” winner Terry Fator (ventriloquist) had just signed on as a...
Design and production of a 60+ page magazine/selling tool featuring interviews, trends,...
Gifted to property guests, this sleek oversize marketing calendar highlighted resort...
The First Friday newsletter was a 20-page quarterly publication highlighting the arts...
Annual report design for the William S. Boyd School of Law. Extensive typographic work...
This football-themed invitation features appropriately bold, in your face typography...
Responsible for designing the Frequency manual, this content/icon heavy piece needed to...
The concept of this baseball-themed invitation was to capture the traditional spirit of...
This brochure was used as a marketing tool for the sale of a highrise penthouse...
Invitation and commencement materials designed for the graduating class of 2001. The...
Who doesn't like a free hot dog? The creative brief for this event poster was fun,...
The design for Globe Salon's business card needed to appeal to the high-end clientele...
This sleek, minimalist brochure was created for a new health and beauty spa. The spa...
Environmental graphics for their Fall/Winter sales meeting.
Large format street graphics for 18B, the Las Vegas Arts District.
These are a series of beer labels for a Las Vegas-based brewing company that wanted to...
One Christmas my employer decided to give out an anti-holiday gift, a themed...
These are label designs for AntiBac, an anti-bacterial hand & body soap. Because...
Each year Black Rock Vineyards releases four varieties of wines for an art festival...

Skills (6)

Tested
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Quark Xpress
Adobe After Effects

Service Description

SPECIALTIES:
Brochures, catalogs, presentations, POP, posters, invitations, annual reports, print collateral, direct mail, editorial, online advertising, website design, banners, newsletters, advertising, storyboards, gaming, healthcare, hotel, casino, logos, identity, branding, commercials, dvd/cd design and product packaging/label design.

INDUSTRIES:
I have experience designing for the following industries: Corporate, Entertainment, Action Sports, Consumer Goods, Fashion, Education, Healthcare, Gaming, Beauty, Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Travel, Real Estate and Small Business.

PROGRAM KNOWLEDGE:
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Keynote, Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. I am also fluent on both Mac and PC platforms.

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Employment

Freelance
Art Director, Graphic Designer, Creative Director
2010 - Present
B&P Advertising
Art Director
2005 - 2010
CDI Studios
Graphic Designer
2001 - 2005

Education

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
BFA
1996 - 2001

Keywords

Graphic
Design
Creative
Print
Collateral
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