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Lori D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 7, 2011

Lori D.

Experienced writer, business owner, freelancer
   United States
  |   Washburn, MO

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Over 12 years experience in publications with composition and graphic arts departments. Strengths are in journalism, ad creation, proofing and photography. Good customer relations, and the team player ethic have been key elements. I am proficient in both the Windows and Macintosh environments. My other strengths are troubleshooting challenges. I am a self-starter and enjoy working with the public. I possess a pleasant telephone presence and detail oriented. I have a good eye for design, composition, newsletters and page layout.


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Portfolio

An example of some of my nature photography.
Some of my macro photography.
Hungry gull in Florida wants a peanut.
Dragonfly takes a rest at our Koi pond.
A travel review of Shell Island near Panama City Beach, Florida.

Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Quark Xpress
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Creative Writing

Service Description

My husband and I successfully own/manage a beach front condominium rental property in Panama City Beach, Florida. We have maintained a 95% occupancy rate during the Spring and Summer '08 season.

I am looking for assignments that keep me working on a regular basis. My vacation rental business at times necessitates occasional trips out of state. My laptop, smartphone and constant access to high speed internet connections make it quite convenient for me to work from anywhere.

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Employment

Assembled Products Corporation
Creative Assistant
2006 - 2007
I updated and created flyers, owners manuals and tech articles. I managed the printing and distribution of literature for product packaging, shipping and sales. I converted measurements into metric...
Cassville Democrat
Graphic Artist/Writer/Composition editor
1997 - 2005
I was part of a team of ad designers for a weekly newspaper with a circulation of about 5,000. I am proficient in both the Macintosh and Windows operating systems. Our primary programs for...
National Auto Shopper Magazine
Graphic Artist/Composition
1996 - 1996
I designed page layouts, all manner of computer art and graphic designs for both the Auto Shopper and Trendsetter magazines. Other duties included edit/writing selected stories, designing...

Education

Washington High School
High School diploma
1969 - 1973

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