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Sam Baja | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 19, 2014

Sam Baja

Creative, sensible and affordable Design Services
   Philippines
  |  12:54 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I've been a designer for almost 20 years now, having started designing since High School. Before working full-time in freelancing, I've worked as a designer in various companies from SME's to multinational outfits until October 2005, when I have finally decided to move on and go solo. I provide customized designs for web and print. I also do front-end programming of my web designs and I always suggest solutions to my clients to make their websites more navigable, memorable and highly creative. When it comes to websites, my preference at this...

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Portfolio

Skills (10)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe apps (Photoshop; illustrator; indesign;etc)
Adobe Photoshop
CSS
Adobe Dreamweaver
HTML
Javascript
Adobe Flash
Advertising
Computer Skills

Service Description

I've been a designer for almost 20 years now, having started designing since High School. Before working full-time in freelancing, I've worked as a designer in various companies from SME's to multinational outfits until October 2005, when I have finally decided to move on and go solo. I provide customized designs for web and print. I also do front-end programming of my web designs and I always suggest solutions to my clients to make their websites more navigable, memorable and highly creative. I'm based in the Philippines and I don't have a problem working long hours just so a project can be submitted early enough for the client. I work fast, learn fast, communicate easily and am willing to negotiate.

Designers need not cost an arm and a leg, there are great designers that work offshore who charge reasonably less than what is normally quoted in the US, Canada or other countries. Philippine designers and developers are highly creative and industrious, and are well worth your time, trust and money. Relevant experience in the IT field enables me to develop anything from the most basic websites, to high-end online presences that fits your business needs. Just because I work offshore, doesn't mean I cant equal or do better than what you're used to. As much as I would like to compete equally with rates abroad, I understand the reasons why clients need cheaper options -- that is the reason why I always prefer to talk to potential clients first, hear them out before I give a...

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Employment

Design Outsource Team
Operations and Management
2008 - Present
I have started my own company due to the increase in projects since starting with eLance. I have a modest "partnership" base of under 10 people working with me in various capacities from writing to...
Asian Development Bank
Web Developer
2006 - Present

Keywords

sam baja
wordpress
web design
graphic design
customized
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4.9
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Identity
Username
sambaja
Type
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Member Since
November 2006
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Sam Baja