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Michelle B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 6, 2014

Michelle B.

Problem solver with eye pleasing solutions
   United States
  |   Irvine, CA

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I have a variety of experience specializing in art direction for photography, print design solutions, and jewelry design. My design is high in quality and I like representing the best service possible. I'm dedicated and capable in getting the job done at a timely fashion.

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Portfolio

Concept and hand rendering detail illustration demonstrating details of necklace and...
Sketch detail rough rendering. Shows problem solving solutions to describe details of...
Client wanted a bracelet that both his wife and he would where representing their...
Photo shoot art direction pieces. To create eye pleasing environments to sale...
Visual concept, styled and typography
All Archetype pressed typography, poem written and photography taken on nature's beauty.
Logo. Concept of The heat of the fast speed along with cold weather of snow sport
Spiritual book and gift store. Concept: Wanted a symbol that represented free spirit....
Client wanted a logo that was fun, simplistic, and expressive. Different colors...

Skills (8)

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design skills and problem solving
art direction for photography
hand illustration
Layout design graphics
organizational skills
Gemology

Service Description

Capable to design for any market. Highly detail oriented with creativity at its most pleasing solutions. Very organized and efficient. Consistent and willing to experiment if needed. Can listen and follow directions to satisfy client.


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Employment

Michelle Valadon design
Jewelry design and art direction
2004 - Present
Independent Jewelry design, photo shoot art directing, and graphic design services. Also sales and retail experience, administration and visual merchandising.
Freelance
Graphics and art direction
2003 - 2004
Accounts: the container store, Artemis art moving company, Boehm (delicate sculptures), home interiors, Shuz magazine, and Lafayette bed and breakfast. Layouts, logos and brochures.
Bombay company
Graphics and art director
2001 - 2003
Photo shoots and layout print production
Eisenberg and associates design firm
Art director/graphics
2000 - 2001
Freelance seasonal work on various corporate accounts. Layout designs and logos
Neiman Marcus
Assistant art director
1997 - 2000
Art directed and coordinate photo shoots for home furnishings catalogs. Organizing and preparation for a shoot to go consistently and efficiently. Understand tangents within photo so image is eye...

Education

Gemological institute of America
Certified jewelry design and gemstones
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Art center college of design
BFA graphics and packaging
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Keywords

Art direction for magazines or catalogs
jewelry design
logo design
and layouts. Visual merchandising. Also administrative and data entry.
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