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Renata V. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 1, 2015

Renata V.

Communications and Graphic Design Professional
   Canada
  |  12:30 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Hi there, I've worked in the graphic design industry for over 7 years. During this time I've developed my skills in: logo, ad, business card, brochure, editorial, flyer, poster and invitation design.

I thrive on creating innovative solutions to design dilemmas. So stop struggling with that design problem and let us fix it together.

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Portfolio

Redesigned this ad to refresh the career college's brand and attract new clientele.
Sourced images, generated QR code, pulled (and copy edited) reference copy from...
This artwork was created in Illustrator for Flyerland.ca as part of a partnership...
As one of the leading healthcare training colleges in Ontario, Medix School is always...
Bi-fold brochure created for Goodwill to promote their REACH® Employment Program. I...
Created as part of a personal project to improve my illustration skills. I was...
Four-page flyer jacket created with InDesign for Humber’s 2011 Brand Response Campaign....
Designed this four-page flyer for Alegria Shoes' Brand Response Campaign to raise their...
Designed this online coupon for JYSK's partnership with Flyerland.ca.
Personal project featuring the singer/actress Madonna. I utilized stock imagery I...
"This is Grape Love" custom-made beverage label, created in InDesign. I...
Sell sheet created for Aurora Importing as part of a Brand Response Campaign package.
This eight-page keepsake wedding program was created in InDesign for an...
This movie admission ticket was created for an “Adventure-Romance movie” theme...
Movie poster was created for an “Adventure-Romance movie” theme (inspired by the Pixar...

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AWARDS:
• Recognition by the Canadian University Press for excellence in journalism: Labour Reporting (2009-2010) "Walk a mile in CUPE 3903's shoes." Excalibur
• 2010 Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Newspaper Pacemaker, recognized for strong use of visual storytelling, consistent use of visual hierarchy and outside-the-box designs
• Fifth-place "Best in Show Newspaper" at Feb. 2010 ACP National Journalism Convention.

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Employment

Amethyst Tuesday Creative Inc.
Founder & Creative Director
2012 - Present
Amethyst Tuesday Creative Inc. is a creative agency I launched in 2012 to provide professional freelance services in writing, editing and design.
Metroland Media Group Ltd. Toronto
Graphic Designer and Ad Traffic Coordinator
2010 - 2012
• Designed print and web creative for Metroland's corporate clients. • Tracked and conducted in-depth Omniture analysis for two Toronto Division online properties, to provide data-driven business...
Excalibur Publications Inc.
Creative Director (Production Manager)
2009 - 2010
• Updated publication’s overall visual style and established design templates. • Paginated weekly 32-page publication and assured quality of production. • Spearheaded the design team and provided...
Being A Broad
Proofreader
2009 - 2010
• Fact-checked and edited text according to Chicago Manual of Style and an in-house style guide. • Ensured that photos and illustrations were correctly captioned, and that article headings matched...
Tandem News - Correiere Canadese
Editorial Intern
2009 - 2009
• Copy edited and fact-checked all articles according to in-house style guide, heavily based on Canadian Press Style and the Canadian Oxford Dictionary. • Ensured the quality of all translated...
Toronto.com
Editorial Intern
2009 - 2009
• Photographed events for the site, including Canadian Music Café (TIFF), Absolut Vodka Lower Bay Party, Virgin Festival Toronto 2009 and interviewed Canadian artists Silver Starling, Spiral Beach...
Excalibur Publications Inc.
Managing Editor
2008 - 2009
• Ensured all copy was properly edited, fact-checked and of an ethical and legal standard. • Supervised a team of 13 editors and 200 volunteer contributors and ensured that all editorial and...
York West Advocate
Design Editor
2006 - 2009
• Created the newspaper's overall visual style and established design templates. • Brainstormed and mocked up print ad and page design ideas. • Allocated space for article text, photos, and...
Metroland Media Group Ltd.
Graphic Designer
2008 - 2008
• Worked in a fast-paced team environment where I provided high quality advertising material for print • Brainstormed and mocked up ad design ideas for local and real estate clients.
Excalibur Publications Inc.
Graphic Designer & Production Supervisor
2006 - 2008
• Designed ads, company's marketing collateral, logos, promo materials and marketing collateral, special sections and centrespreads, and ensured that pub set print ads were attractively designed. •...

Education

York University
English
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writing
graphic design
editing
editorial design
advertising design
marketing collateral
marketing
social media
SEO
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