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David B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 11, 2014

David B.

Illustrative Design that Rocks
   United States
  |   West Hills, CA
  |  6:42 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $45

We've spent the past 20 years developing some of the most creative and successful illustration and design across several platforms, including animated series, magazines, packaging, online media, commercial signage and even infographics for the courtroom.

When you work with Sparky, you get not only professionally-executed illustration and design, we bring along our diverse experience in commercial signage and screen printing. That means you get file formats that work across multiple platforms. It also means you get someone who understands...

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Jul 24, 2014|Illustration|Private|Completed
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4.8
Jul 15, 2014|Presentations|Private|Completed
Jul 15, 2014|Logos|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Created an original illustration to represent a local musician. I also did the poster...
I created this illustration of a local celebrity for charity event marketing materials.
I worked with the owner in the early stages of her consignment business to develop the...
I created this illustration as a limited edition screen printed poster.
Created an ad to get more visibility in area guide.
I created this original illustration for an article on weird cocktails in Malt Advocate...
I developed this logo for a scenic designer who needed a refresh and something fun.
I conceptualized and created this fun instruction sheet for screen print customers. It...
I conceptualized and designed the ebook cover based on my client's materials and need...
I developed this logo with a specific market in mind.
I created this original illustration for a line of vegan-themed apparel.
I created this simple yet effective inset-style graphic for my attorney client's...
I created this graphic as part of a series for an online training course. I helped my...
I created this simple pie chart as part of a white paper for my client's marketing...
I created this simple bar chart as part of a white paper for my client's marketing...
I created this original illustration as a limited edition print for sale.
I took a conservative line graphic I had previously designed for my client and...
I created this original illustration for a new product for kids.
I designed and created the layout for these monthly postcards in Adobe InDesign.
I illustrated this full-page spread for Highlights High-Five Magazine.
I directed, designed and animated this spot for the Emmy-winning kids' show, "The...
I designed and created the layout for these monthly postcards in Adobe InDesign.
I created this original illustration for a Boogie WipesŪ campaign, "Save the...
I designed and created these tote bags for a Shop Locally marketing campaign.
I helped the client with concept and created the artwork.

Skills (7)

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Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe Photoshop
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Computer Competency
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Marketing
Marketing Analytics Fundamentals
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Microsoft PowerPoint

Service Description

We will help you with professional illustrative design, both complex and simple.

Whether your existing logo needs fixing or you need a brand new illustration from scratch, we can help you get it done efficiently and expertly.

We create illustration both by hand and digitally. The final art you receive is in the right digital format you need for your project, to your specs.

We've created design for some fairly muckity-muck outfits like Nickelodeon, MTV, and Wired. Not to mention doing it in London, New York, Chicago, Dubai, Los Angeles, and several cities that have only one airport.

Let's make something insanely cool together.

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Employment

Sparky Firepants Screen Printing
Owner/Screen Printer
2013 - Present
We're a boutique print shop specializing in custom apparel. Rather than pump out 10,000 cheap t-shirts on an assembly line, we focus on consulting with you to create the right shirts or hats for...
TrialGraphix, Inc
Director of Operations
2005 - 2007
TrialGraphix, Inc
InfoDesigner (Graphic Artist)
2002 - 2005
MTV Networks/Nickelodeon
Storyboard Artist/Animator
1999 - 2002
Epic Signs, Inc
Graphic Designer
1997 - 1999

Education

American Academy of Art Chicago
Commercial Illustration
1990 - 1990
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illustration
graphic
icon
book
design
artist
art
cartoon
comic
infographic
illustrator
adobe
photoshop
indesign
flyer
layout
graphic design
drawing
digital
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