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Stephanie P. Bussman | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 16, 2015

Stephanie P. Bussman

Professional, Easy Going and Creative Designer
   United States
  |   Lakewood, NY
  |  2:46 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

As an experienced creative professional, I utilize a broad range of skills to produce effective print materials for my clients. With nearly a decade in this profession I have an advanced knowledge of designing for print.

I am proficient in all current Adobe software including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat as well as QuarkXPress.

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Jun 12, 2012|Emails & Newsletters|Private|Completed
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5.0
May 25, 2012|Corporate Identity Kit|Private|Completed
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5.0
Apr 18, 2012|Brochures|Private|Completed
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4.8
Feb 27, 2012|Brochures|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

8.5 x 11 Tri-fold brochure for a children's music program.
Interior spread from a 4 page brochure.
This 6 page conference brochure was a self-mailer complete with registration form. The...
One in a series of sell sheets designed to showcase the features and benefits of the...
Simple, informative sell sheet designed to highlight the basic principles of the...
A local non-profit group requested marketing materials with a bold impact on a small...
The vibrant colors and fluid type treatments of this ad campaign were utilized to...
Cover template designed for a monthly real estate sales catalog.
PG Magazine, a free publication for parents is printed monthly.
A simple, informative layout contrasts with the bold pages of many of the interior...
This special insert within PG Magazine was designed as an entertainment tool for...
A monthly feature within PG magazine, this page shows step-by-step instructions with...
This feature page highlights a new family-friendly activity each month. Vibrant...

Skills (3)

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Adobe InDesign CS3 Test (Mac Version)
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Service Description

I am experienced creative professional seeking freelance work with your company. As an accomplished graphic designer and marketing enthusiast, I feel inspired by the possibility of utilizing my talents to assist in the growth and success of your business.

Recently I held the position of Marketing Communications Coordinator for a local machine tool company. In this position I was responsible for a wide array of tasks ranging from design, advertising and web maintenance to trade show planning and public relations. On a daily basis, I interacted with customers throughout North America to coordinate and produce customized, brand-specific promotions as well as the development of all in-house sales and marketing collateral. Through this experience, I was able to sharpen my skills as a designer all while learning the technical aspects of an advanced product line.

Earlier in my career, I held the position of Art Director/Graphic Designer for the niche product department at the local newpaper. In this time, I was responsible for all concept, design and production of several monthly publications including The Scene and PG Magazine. I also created numerous advertisements, promotional materials and templates utilized throughout the chain of corporate owned newspapers. As the lead designer within the company, I offered creative guidance to colleagues in the advertising and editorial departments. Along with my daily design duties, I frequently assisted in copywriting and...

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Employment

SPBUSSMAN DESIGN CO.
Owner / Designer
2010 - Present
Heidenhain Corporation / Acu-Rite Companies Inc.
Marketing Communications Coordinator
2007 - 2009
The Post-Journal
Graphic Designer
2003 - 2007

Education

State University of New York at Fredonia
Bachelor of Fine Art: Graphic Design
2000 - 2003
Jamestown Community College
Associate in Science Fine Art: Studio Arts
1998 - 2000
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Graphic Design
Marketing Communications
Brochure
Sales Collateral
Publication Design
Advertising
Direct Mail
InDesign
Page Layout
Desktop Publishing
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