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Tamara Pressman | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jun 1, 2010

Tamara Pressman

The professional style for your graphic needs.
   United States
  |   San Jose, CA


I have a strong background in design working with a variety of clients and projects. From concept to completion, I have produced editorial design, advertising, web design, email blasts, letter templates, logos, brochures and more. My clean, contemporary style works well with a variety of markets. I always work to take the current look to the next level of design and make a client's material more professional and polished.

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Charity event advertisement for The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley. Produced in...
Print ad for Hallmark Circuits, Inc. Produced in QuarkXpress. Supplied to publication...
Part of an ad campaign for First Franklin Financial, "The Icing on The Cake."...
Part of an ad campaign for First Franklin Financial, "First Franklin Has Changed...
Advertisement for American Musical Theatre of San Jose's, The King and I. Produced in...
Advertisement for American Musical Theatre of San Jose's, Smokey Joe's Cafe. Produced...
Print ad for Brooklyn, The Musical featuring Diana DeGarmo and Melba Moore. Produced in...
Presentation folder design for Commtouch. I created the file in Illustrator and did all...
Compact brochure for trade show distribution. Created in QuarkXpress.
Presentation folder design for First Franklin Financial. Managed the print process for...
Presentation folder design for One Harbor/First Franklin Financial. Managed the print...
One Harbor flier design. Managed the print process for this project including all press...
One Harbor brochure design. Managed the print process for this project including all...
Special commemorative publication for the San Jose City Hall building produced for The...
Special edition publication highlighting technical corporations and innovations in the...
Special edition publication highlighting technical corporations and innovations in the...
Publication designed for distribution by Dell.
Website design for AMTSJ. I did all design and creation from start to finish.
Designed and Coded this HTML email for AMTSJ.
Web-based newsletter for AMTSJ.
Web page designed for the Indus Insight publication.
Home page for The TDA Group's Website.
Animated gif banner for AMTSJ's Cabaret.
Animated gif banner for AMTSJ's Guys and Dolls.
Flash banner for the SPCA.

Skills (5)


Service Description

I am design professional with over 15 years of experience. My history covers a variety of projects and mediums including collateral design, editorial design and web design. With my clean, contemporary design style, I am able to meet a variety of design needs. Skills that I use to support my design work include project management, concept development and presenting. I work quickly and can handle a large number of projects at once. I would describe myself as an efficient and detailed designer with top-notch production skills.

- Web design
- Print and web advertising design
- Presentation design (PowerPoint)
- Logo and identity design
- Comp/storyboard creation
- Editorial design
- Collateral design
- Brainstorming development
- Photo touch-up
- Color correction
- Proofreading
- Press checks
- Extensive knowledge in prepress and the printing process
- Experience in resolving computer software issues
- Database Development (Filemaker Pro)
- Vendor Management including print buying
- Acrobat
- InDesign
- PhotoShop
- Illustrator
- Dreamweaver
- GoLive
- QuarkXpress
- iMovie
- PowerPoint
- FileMaker Pro
- Flash
- Windows and Macintosh platforms

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American Musical Theatre of San Jose
Marketing Graphic Designer
2006 - 2008
Maintained and designed corporate website. Designed and produced magazine and newspaper advertisements, brochures, posters, signs, letter templates, web banners, e-mail blasts, postcards, and show...
San Jose Business Journal
Contract Graphic Designer
2004 - 2006
Layout and design of editorial of weekly tabloid business magazine. Cover design, template design and editorial layout of special edition publications.
Senior Graphic Designer
2000 - 2001
Designed print projects including presentation folders, brochures, data sheets and PowerPoint presentations (including illustration and charts). Established relationships with the printers,...
First Franklin Financial
Art Director
1999 - 2000
Completely updated corporate identity standards. Designed and produced magazine ads, newsletters, product logos, PowerPoint presentations, presentation folders and other collateral projects. Worked...
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  • Lifetime
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Member Since
December 2001
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