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Susie L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 4, 2009

Susie L.

Ideas you wouldn't even think of.
   United States
  |   Milwaukee, WI

Overview

The most rewarding aspect of design is the ability to transform a blank piece of paper into an innovative solution. I perceive each project as a new creative opportunity, visualizing the delicate balance between the need to effectively convey a message with the desire to develop a beautiful model.

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Portfolio

Logo for the Village of Grafton, Wisconsin (work done while at Boelter + Lincoln)
Logo for a volleyball team. Screen printed on shirts and used on labels.
Logo for consulting and investment company.
Logo for recruiting and job placement company.
Logo for professional women's association.
Ad for Fromm Gourmet Dog Food.
Ad for Zilli Lake & Gardens, a Zilli Hospitality Group venue (work done while at...
Fall print ad for Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin (work done while at Boelter + Lincoln).
Summer getaways ad Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin (work done while at Boelter + Lincoln).
Psychedelic-like poster
Poster for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Poster for the University of WIsconsin-Madison's Opera "Le Nozze Di Figaro"
Motivational speaker...are you an optimist or a pessimist?
Amateur boxing night at the Milwaukee Athletic Club
Events poster for New Glarus, Wisconsin, "Little Switzerland of Wisconsin"....
Velvet Underground Poster
Poster for Southern Graphics Council Conference "Genetic ImPrint"
Banner Ad for Lakeside School for Massage Therapy (work done while at Boelter + Lincoln)
One recent graduate's account of post-graduation...finding a real job, real...
Layout of a timeline a student at the University of Iowa might to choose to follow in...
Highlights the "do-not-miss" hot spots around Seattle.
Fun quotes and facts about popular and not-so-popular places for students to study...
Layout for a students story about their adventures throughout Athens, Greece.
One woman's work in East Chad.

Skills (6)

Tested
Adobe InDesign CS3
QuarkXPress 6.5
Computer Skills
Advertising
Adobe Illustrator CS3
Adobe Photoshop CS3

Service Description

East Olive Design is a design firm focused on helping clients develop meaningful connections with their customers through visual media. Our passion is to grow and strengthen our client's bottom line by forming highly personalized, specific and driven concepts.

Strategize: The Plan of Attack
Brainstorming. Ideation. Researching. Planning. Concepting. The ideas start flowing and the sketchbook is getting filled images, words, designs, illustrations anything that draws inspiration.

Create: A Unique Design
Photoshop. Illustrator. InDesign. Pen and Paper. Here's where that white canvas starts absorbing all those concepts that are flying around and brilliant ideas are put to the test.

Execute: The Creative Solution
Finishing touches. Final Delivery. Framing of Masterpiece. This might be one round, this might be 17 rounds of revisions, adjustments, alterations, image changes, color corrections...anything and everything until the client is 100% satisfied with a completed project.




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Employment

Boelter + Lincoln
Junior Art Director
2007 - 2009
Boelter + Lincoln is a full-service marketing communications firm with more than 30 years of award-winning experience in the industry with annual capitalized billings of more than $29 million....
Milwaukee Magazine
Associate Art Director
2006 - 2007
Milwaukee Magazine, Southeastern Wisconsinís most authoritative source for Events and Dining, provides useful feature articles that enlighten readers to discover what is unique about Wisconsin....
One City Media - The Collegiate
Creative Director
2005 - 2006
One City Media, publisher of The Collegiate (circulation of approximately 196,000), is comprised of current and recently-graduated college students who share a passion for print media, journalism,...
Southern Graphics Council Conference
Graphic Designer & Web Designer
2005 - 2006
Genetic Imprint, the theme for the 2006 conference, loosely blends Madisonís instrumental roles in both Biotechnology and Printmaking by considering issues surrounding genetics through the...

Education

University of Wisconsin Madison
Bachelor of Science - Art Graphic Design emphasis
2003 - 2006

Keywords

design
logos
brochures
magazine layout
advertising
communication
web
print
identity
poster
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