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pinkchocolatedesign | Elance
 
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pinkchocolatedesign

Graphic Design + Illustration + Art Direction
   United States
  |   Royal Oak, MI

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $65

Mix 2 cups finely chopped thinking, 3/4 cup pure passion, 2 tbsp commitment and a gallon of experience; Fold-in boundless love, a dash of talent then sprinkle with integrity. Bake at 425 for a few years. Cool. The delicious result is the sweet and savory work you will find inside, made by hand with a dedication to excellence, and the simple desire to create smart, beautiful, advertising solutions.

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Portfolio

Line work drawn by hand then placed in illustrator for color application.
Line art designed and illustrated in Adobe Illustrator for the Dodge Caravan catalog.
Portion of kid's growth chart giveaway created in Adobe Illustrator for Dodge Caravan.
Line art drawn by hand then placed Illustrator for color application.
Sample artwork created in Illustrator
Background artwork created in Adobe Illustrator, imported into Photoshop, vehicle...
Character developed and executed in Adobe Illustrator for Ford Motor Company...
Art created in Adobe Illustrator for blind emboss on Chevrolet Cobalt catalog
Gift artwork created in Illustrator
Gift art written and illustrated by me in Illustrator
Artwork created in Illustrator
Written and illustrated by me in Illustrator
Artwork and logo concepted and created in Illustrator
hand drawn B&W artwork, created for Chevrolet national print ad campaign
Artwork created in Photoshop for a charity event
Artwork created for Chrysler sponsored street art fair
12 of 26 spots created for a Dodge interactive game
Cover illustration for Lowe's Lowedown, created in Illustrator.
Wallpaper created for promotion of a local event
4 of 28 spot illustrations for a promotional poster announcing local PBS fundraising...
3 of 15 Illustrations created for an Eyeglass factory brochure
Poster artwork created for personal promotion

Skills (10)

Tested
Web Design
Very fast turnaround when necessary
Developing and/or working to strategy
Business Writing
Computer Skills
Corporate Strategy
Digital Electronics
Management Skills
Client contacts; meeting and pitches
Ability to work with little direction

Service Description

Attended the Center for Creative Studies, College of Art & Design (now called College for Creative Studies) in Detroit. Principal has B.F.A. in Illustration with extensive foundation in Graphic Design. 18 years experience working in advertising, 11 years in an illustration and design studio, 5 years as the Jeep Lead Designer and Art Director at BBDO Detroit, 2 years at Campbell-Ewald Publishing as VP, Associate Creative Director on the Lowe's Home Improvement, OnStar and Hagerty's collector car insurance accounts.

Comprehensive experience creating: Brand identity kits: logos, letterhead and business cards printed and digital. Brochures, magazines 28pg monthly and 36 pg quarterly and 16 page digital. Annual reports, catalogs: Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge, website looks and navigation concepts, media kits, Outdoor boards, advertising and editorial illustration for national print and web, plus more. Fluent in all CS4 applications, proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and excel. Many years experience in troubleshooting digital issues, gathering resources and problem solving.

Clients include but not limited to: J. Walter Thompson, BBDO Worlwide, Y&R, Wunderman, Campbell-Ewald Advertising, Latcha + Associates, Perich & Partners, SMZ advertising, The Michigan Lottery, Ford Motor Company, General Motors; Chevrolet, GMC and Pontiac brands, Chrysler Corporation; Jeep and Dodge brands, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Lowe's Home Improvement, Chiat Day Advertising, Cranbrook Academy of Art,...

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graphic design
illustration
art director
experienced
publishing
advertising
brochures
logos
digital
web
magazines
CS4
catalogs
reliable
fast turnaround
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