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Louise Watts | Elance
 
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Louise Watts

Graphic Designer and Illustrator
   United Kingdom
  |   Manchester, England
  |  11:50 am Local Time

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Overview

Why hire me?

A fantastic track record - I feel my feedback speaks for itself

Competitive rates - offering excellent value for money, with Elance clients receiving a special discount on my usual freelance rate.

Great communication - you can be assured of a quick response and regular updates as to the progress of your job. I'm happy to communicate via email, by phone, Skype or IM.

Excellent attention to detail - years of experience working as a proofreader at two large investment banks.

Professionalism - you'll never find me using images...

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Jun 16, 2015|Graphic Design|Private|Working
May 26, 2015|Corporate Identity Kit|Private|Completed
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May 13, 2015|Graphic Design|Private|Completed
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May 11, 2015|Stationery Design|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

Created a comic noir style image in pen which was coloured in Photoshop.
Created an A4 pen and ink illustration for this flyer, which incorporated children's...
Created a hand illustrated invitation for a Christening,
Created a pencil drawing from photograph
A sample of sketches and illustrations from my personal sketchbook
Samples pages from my personal sketchbook
A collection of random drawings and doodles from my personal sketchbook
A collection of random drawings and doodles from my personal sketchbook
Pen and ink conceptual character design for young adult sci-fi book, based on...
Pen and pencil abstract illustration
One of eight small cartoon style images in pen and ink to be incorporated into a white...
Created a website banner in Illustrator based on client's brief of animals learning in...
Created this cover for an ebook, for which I also did the watercolour illustrations....
Based on provided front cover illustration, created both CD and vinyl sleeve design,...
Created a tri-fold brochure in InDesign, using hints of gold to appeal to the luxury...
Created a clean style using the company's branding and digitally edited images of...
Created a natural and rustic-looking food and drinks menu in InDesign to tie in with...
Created a 4 page factsheet for children in Illustrator from a list of bullet points in...
Several jobs for this client which included stationery design, 5 postcards, a...
One of several projects for this Australian-based interior design and consultancy firm,...
Logo created in Illustrator for The Airborne Veterinary Division/Polo Team from...
Designed flyer in InDesign based on text document supplied by client, together with...

Skills (12)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Brand Consulting
Adobe InDesign
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Test
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Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Visio
English Grammar
DTP
Graphic Design
Logo Design

Service Description

I can work in real-time with the client providing edits over the phone, from rough visual markups or from lengthy instructions, although being a predominantly visual person, markups always work best and a picture does, after all, tell a thousand words.

Although I can never offer unlimited revisions for any job, my clients' satisfaction is of the utmost importance so I never let someone walk away without being pleased with the work I've done.

And happy clients mean a happy freelancer!


Services offered:

Organic illustration and artwork - acrylic, watercolour, charcoal, pen and ink, pencil
Digital illustrator - vector creation
Branding consultation
Branding packages including logo and stationery
Brochure and flyer creation
InDesign, Word and Powerpoint template design
Report cover design
Presentation and Word formatting and conversions
Excel charting
Newsletters
White papers
Menus
Album cover design
Book design and typesetting
Photo editing - retouching, background removal

I am happy to take detailed briefs from clients or if needed, I can also offer advice and guidance on design and style elements.

References can be provided on request if you would like testimonials as to the quality of my work. Some work samples are available on request but many are unavailable due to the highly sensitive nature of the work.

Please review my following terms before each project:

1. Revisions: for fixed price jobs, please discuss with me how many revisions you anticipate needing...

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Employment

Campbell Lutyens
DTP and Graphics Specialist
2012 - 2013
UBS
DTP Operator and Workflow Coordinator
2006 - 2012
Goldman Sachs
DTP Operator
2005 - 2006

Keywords

DTP
illustration
art
presentations
brochures
flyers
graphics
graphic design
proofreading
creative
Adobe Creative Suite
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
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