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Robin Krauss | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 18, 2015

Robin Krauss

For a big business look on a small business budget
   United States
  |   Milwaukee, WI
  |  12:03 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

Professional, experienced and efficient freelancer ready to design the best PRINT communications for your business and make you look GREAT! My niche is taking an existing marketing piece and redesign it to make your business stand out from your competitors.

Design expertise:
- Logos - new, refreshed, or rebuilt into vector
- Brochures - bifold, trifold, or multipage
- Report formatting
- Postcards
- Flyers
- Sell sheets
- Trade show graphics
- Forms - surveys, order forms, checklists
- Book layouts and covers

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Apr 2, 2015|Brochures|Private|Working
Mar 28, 2015|Page & Book Design|Private|Working
Dec 2, 2014|Page & Book Design|Private|Completed
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5.0
Dec 2, 2014|Page & Book Design|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Leave behind for pharmaceutical company
Leave behind for pharmaceutical company
Trifold brochure for a voice coach
Trifold brochure for a voice coach
Calendar poster for concert performances
An informational flyer for a human resources company targeting businesses
Leave behind for pharmaceutical company
Flyer promoting holiday menu, featuring local map, retail
Trifold for a small business consultancy
Trifold for a small business consultancy
Oversized flyer used to announce a gallery art show.
Poster and flyer advertising music concerts
Poster and postcard for a jazz concert
Flyer for a non-profit to promote food drive
4 page brochure for a retail salon and school
4 page brochure for a retail salon and school
Business to business brochure in trifold format
Business to business brochure in trifold format
Quadfold format brochure for a public speaker on ethics
Quadfold format brochure for a public speaker on ethics
Order form for business to business
Refreshed outdated logo without losing brand identity, and designed business card layout
Sell sheet for water testing instruments
Designed new logo and business card
Flyer to announce a business travel promotion

Skills (3)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign

Service Description

I have over 20 years experience in print design.

Successful background in working with clients worldwide. I work quickly and efficiently - and charge a low, project-based fee.

One of my niche skills is to take a customer's existing marketing materials and rework them so they look modern, professional and appropriate to your audience.

My job is to get your project done smoothly and efficiently with a sense of quality and professionalism. I'm easy to work with and accommodating. I want you to be proud of the finished piece and come back to me for more work, so I'll do everything I can to make you happy.

Any work I do for you - you own. If you pay for it - it's yours.

Here's what's important to me when I work on a project:
1. Understand the project's scope and the client's expectations.
2. Familiarize myself with the your current marketing collateral and competitors.
3. Maintain the integrity of your company's brand and work within the identity standards and guidelines.
4. Give you a list of assets needed to begin the project (logo in high res or vector, high res photos, final copy in Word or Pages, etc.)
5. Choose the right software for the project - usually Illustrator CS6 or InDesign CS6. Begin by setting up the project with clean, well-labeled layers so that it can be quickly and easily edited in the future.
6. Work efficiently. Get approvals at critical steps before moving to the next step.
7. Choose fonts, colors, and source photos that are appropriate and...

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Employment

Linden
Owner
2003 - Present
Design logos and print communications - brochures, newsletters, postcards, catalogs, books - for small to medium sized companies.
SpectraCom, Inc.
Art Director and Creative Director
1995 - 2003
SpectraCom is a web development, research, and online marketing company. I designed and oversaw web site design for Fortune 500 and high profile companies such as Schick, Warner-Lambert, Clearasil,...

Education

Cranbrook Academy of Art
Masters of Art
1979 - 1981

Keywords

form
forms
refresh
reformat
reformatting
newsletter
brochure
sell sheet
display ad
trifold
flyer
postcard
trade show graphics
layout
book design
book cover
book interior
book layout
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Reviews
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Private
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Identity
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Type
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Member Since
November 2009
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