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Johanna S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 8, 2011

Johanna S.

Getting your message across
   United States
  |   San Jose, CA

Overview

As a communication arts designer and producer, my goal is to inform, engage and connect people through the skillful transmission of information and ideas.

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Skills (3)

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German Vocabulary Skills Test
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Service Description

Communicate information and ideas in print, film, games and on the Web using written and visual media

Create art for a wide range of needs, including:
-Education and training;
-Logo-design, branding and marketing;
-Ultra-realistic images for 70 mm film;
-Extremely small art for mobile phones; NTSC-compliant products for television, etc.

Digital restoration of photographs

Photography and basic videography

Research, editing, writing and analysis

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Employment

Applied Minds, Inc.
Graphic Designer for User Interface
2010 - Present
I produce artwork for the graphic user interface (GUI) for several large software projects.
Global Majority
Graphics, Media and Marketing Consultant
2007 - 2010
I developed marketing, informational texts and graphics for the promotion of local and international non-violent conflict resolution education, mediation and advocacy.
Zynga, Inc.
Graphic Artist, Independant Contractor
2009 - 2009
I adapted Adobe Flash graphics for a Facebook social-media game called YoVille during a game upgrade project.
International Crisis Group
Media Assistant
2008 - 2008
I monitored media; assisted the Media Adviser; attended DC-based NGO meetings; drafted press releases; research and designed "new media" outreach; and maintained media contacts database.
United Nations University in Amman, Jordan
Seminar Production Team Member
2007 - 2007
I designed educational materials and co-produced content for an international youth seminar on leadership, conflict resolution, and ending violence against women. I also assisted in event planning...
Tag Television/TV Head, Inc.
Graphic Artist
2006 - 2007
As a video game artist, I produced NTSC ready art for family-oriented cable television video games. I also co-managed art teams and coordinated tasks with programmers, producers and upper management.
Glu Mobile (formerly Sorrent, Inc.)
Graphic Artist
2004 - 2006
As a mobile phone video game artist, I created original, limited-palette animations and backgrounds for mobile phone games and applications including: Fox Sports Mobile and Kingdom of Heaven. I...
ISD Group, Inc.
Senior Graphics Consultant
2000 - 2003
I created original artwork and consulted on graphics, branding, and business development, and conducted software training sessions for corporate and not-for-profit clients of ISD Group.
Small World Media, Inc.
Creative Director and Vice President
1999 - 2003
I developed organizational strategy, projects, creative content, budget, and managed teams of subcontractors (3 to 12 people) for Small World Media, a not-for-profit corporation (staff of 2 to 3)....

Education

Monterey Institute of International Studies
Master of Arts, International Policy Studies
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University of California, Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Arts, Cultural Anthropology
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Communication
Graphic Design
Media
Marketing
Education
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