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Yvonne Nelson | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 23, 2014

Yvonne Nelson

The less, the merrier
   Netherlands
  |   AMSTERDAM, North Holland
  |  11:11 pm Local Time

Overview

Award winning Art Director + Designer | Branding | Print | Interactive | Nike, HBO, Kellogg s, Unilever | +20 years experience | BBDO & Leo Burnett ad agencies| Quality-driven | Reliable | Minimal contemporary Dutch-European design |

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Amsterdam-based independent designer and art director specialised in visual branding, design and advertising, with an emphasis on design. I help companies, public institutions and...

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Portfolio

Design of a series of customized brochures for Nike Women (Europe), showing their...
Design of a catalogue for a Dutch exporter of luxury flowers to 5-star Middle Eastern...
Folder designed for Ameriderm Inc, a California-based company that develops cutting...
Brochure and folder for a UK financial start up. Bold, energetic colours, minimal...
For this mediation advisor, knowing how to deal with conflict can only makes us grow,...
Commissioned by the city of Amsterdam, a 250-page book was designed showing 914...

Skills (8)

Tested
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Advertising
Brand strategy (positioning; usp; personality)
Copywriting; creative writing; editing
English-Spanish Translation
English to Spanish translation skills

Service Description

What I do
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Creative strategy
Art direction
Visual branding
Look-and-feel and tone-of-voice
Logos and trademarks
Brand guidelines
Advertising
Promotions
Brochures
Catalogues
Annual reports
Web and interactive
Publications
Posters
Books and book covers
Packaging

I also write, edit texts, and enjoy collaborating with writers to develop copy strategies.

Brands I have worked for
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Nike Europe
Nike Women Europe
Unilever
Procter & Gamble
Amnesty International
Kellogg s
ING Bank
Citibank
Banco Santander
KLM
NS (Dutch Rails)
HBO Latino Network
City of Amsterdam
Elsevier Publishers
Akzo Nobel
Toyota
Peugeot
Phillip Morris
BDF Beiersdorf
UN Volunteers

And for many small to medium dynamic start ups and businesses

Social design work
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UN Online Volunteer
Amnesty International
Meldpunt Discriminatie Amsterdam
Vicaria de la Solidaridad, Chile

Mini history and facts
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Art director and creative director for BBDO and Leo Burnett in Latin America and Europe. Senior designer in The Netherlands

Selected awards
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UN Online Volunteering award, Germany
Print-Rottovision award, Switzerland
San Sebastian Ad Festival, Spain
El Mercurio print awards, Chile

Languages
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English, Spanish, Dutch (+ some French)

Education...

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Education

University of Chile
Bachelor of Fine Arts, major in Advertising
1980 - 1989

Keywords

art direction
graphic design
branding
minimal design
classy design
international design
contemporary design
clean design
Dutch design
European design
My Snapshot
Design & Multimedia
6
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Member Since
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