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John Kostrzewski | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jul 20, 2013

John Kostrzewski

Experience and passion, working for you!
   United States
  |   St Louis Park, MN
  |  12:45 am Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $22
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From design to development to delivery, I help individuals and companies, no matter how big or small, create attractive, professional and affordable video solutions to help promote their products or services.

I have over three years in the industry working with clients including 3M, Hennepin County Medical Center and Betty Crocker; production houses including Threevolts and Wide Angle Studio; websites such as and; and even authors such as Michell Plested. No project is too small or too big for me to tackle.

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Jun 21, 2012|Animation|Private|Completed
Mar 5, 2012|Videos|Private|Completed

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A book trailer for the novel Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero written by Michell Plested....
Hair restoration isn't as scary as you may think. Advancements in technology have made...
We had the opportunity to work with the 3M Corporation to create a 2.5 dimensional...
We worked with Wide Angle Studio to create the motion graphics for a video for Hennepin...
We worked with Wide Angle Studio, a local video production company, on the 3D iPad...
An explainer video we created to help visitors to understand...
An end animation created for the Betty Crocker Kitchens series of videos done by...
Apple made news when they announced to inclusion of Intel chips in their computer...
Created to celebrate the line and all it can do, “Lines” was a simple yet fun project...
Prior to the new Bourne movie being announced, we anticipated its arrival with baited...
A quaint cafe with excellent food only rivaled by their amazing service, Beanhaven Cafe...
Honoring the great team at Valve Software on the release of the much anticipated game,...
Created for the Advertising Department of The Art Institute International Minnesota,...
A documentary about an unknown (and rather untrained) golfer trying to make it in the...
A suspenseful short about something that happened in the men's room. Won Best Picture...
A wheelman goes for a joyride in a new Toyota Corolla.

Skills (7)

Adobe After Effects CS5.5
Adobe Photoshop CS5.5
Adobe Illustrator CS5.5
Adobe Encore CS5.5
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5
Adobe After Effects 7.0 Test
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Service Description

- I am capable of creating many different styles of art and animation.
- I can create both 2d and 3d art and animation as well as record video.
- I have a complete studio for recording voice over and sound effects.
- I have full access and work with Adobe Production Premium and Maxon Cinema 4D products.

- I am prompt, courteous and professional 100% of the time!

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Betty Crocker
Motion Graphics Designer
2012 - 2012
I worked with ThreeVolts to create a video for the "Betty Crocker Kitchens" series of videos. I illustrated and animated the lower thirds and end card for the video in Adobe After Effects.
Thomson Reuters
Motion Graphics Designer
2012 - 2012
I worked with Wide Angle Studio to create a video for their iPad app "Proview". I deatailed some textures in Adobe Photoshop and worked on texturing, lighting, modeling and animation in Maxon...
Hennepin County Medical Center
Motion Graphics Designer
2012 - 2012
Worked with Wide Angle Studios to create a corporate video titled "Many Voices For Our Mission" for the Hennepin County Medical Center. I worked on all illustration and animation in After Effects.
Michell Plested
Motion Graphics Designer
2012 - 2012
I created a short book trailer for Michell Plested's first published novel, "Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero". I worked on the concept based heavily on ideas from the novel, illustration in Adobe...
Motion Graphics Design
2012 - 2012
I worked with Wide Angle Studio creating a video for 3M for their new product "SRBI". I worked on photo manipulation in Adobe Photoshop and animation in Adobe After Effects.
Chad & Iola Kostrzewski
Director, Editor, Motion Graphics Designer
2011 - 2011
I created a DVD for the couple's baby shower. I worked as director, cameraman, editor, motion graphics designer and DVD producer using Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects and Adobe...
Hubert Temba
Director, Editor, Motion Graphics
2011 - 2011
Director, editor, motion graphics designer on a music video for the musician Hubert Temba.
Mark Balma
Secondary Camera Operator, Editor
2009 - 2010
Music video: did all the pre-production, secondary camera operation and video editing.
Dan Pawlowski
2009 - 2009
Designed and created a website logo.


The Art Institute International Minnesota
BS in Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
2006 - 2009
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Member Since
August 2010
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