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Nanako K. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 18, 2014

Nanako K.

Graphic designer/Illustrator for character retail
   Canada
  |   Vancouver, British Columbia
  |  10:28 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I am a graphic designer with 10years+ experience. I worked for Tokyo Disneyland, where my duties were character merchandising designs, style guide development and marketing support. These experiences gave me deep understanding of printing methods and materials, meaning not only for paper but metal, plastic, wood, cloth, glass and any sorts of materials. Then I studied branding a bit. Now I am working as a freelance designer who combines strategies and visuals.

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Service Description

- Basic design work for character merchandising, printing materials, presentation slides
- Styleguide development/supervision/management
- Translation

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Employment

Doyukan, Tokyo
Book & cover design/ visual direction/ co-ordinator/ translation/ Essay writer
2008 - 2009
The author of "Design Management" by Brigitte Borja in Japan
Packaging Today, UK
Author
2008 - 2008
- The article "Packaging and waste" is published on Packaging Today(Europe), Issue 30, Sep/08
Equilibrio Inc., London
Freelance Designer
2007 - 2008
- Concept, CI, Business tools & Web Design
Designplus Workshop, Brunel University, London
Freelance Designer
2007 - 2008
- Concept/Logo/Brochures/Powerpoint templates
Design Factory (Tokyo Disneyland) , Tokyo
Graphic Designer
2002 - 2005
- Managed design projects to produce design style guides for seasonal events in Tokyo Disneyland. - Planing/designing/developing/ joint campaign concepts for firms with Disney. - Supervised...

Education

Brunel University, London
MA in Design and Branding Strategy
2006 - 2007
Joshibi University of Art and Design, Japan
BA in Design
1997 - 2001
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character merchandising
graphic design
simple&clean
Japanese
art&design translation
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