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Suzi S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 14, 2014

Suzi S.

Graphic Design | Illustrations | Photo Editing
   United States
  |   Rathdrum, ID

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

A Northwest based graphic designer with 10+ years of experience in both a large and small agency. My strengths lie in print media and illustrating. Services range from page layout, catalog design, photography concepting, art direction, logo, identity packages, landscape illustrations, newspaper and billboard ads.

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Portfolio

Designed invite to echo the look and feel of wedding invitations. Final production was...
Illustrated and designed cover art for the children's book "While the Giant is...
Concepted and Art directed photography for a Coldwater Creek catalog. Worked with print...
Package design for Torrid Terry's Products, including: Coaster, Hang Tag, Label design...
Logo identity design for local writer/author.
Logo design for kids program at the University of Idaho.
Concepted and Art directed photography for a Coldwater Creek catalog. Worked with...
Pen and Ink illustrations used for a Christmas card design.
Concepted and Art directed photography for a Coldwater Creek catalog. Gave direction to...
Art directed photography, concepted backgrounds and props and designed the final look...
Art directed photography, concepted backgrounds and props and designed the final look...
Worked collaboratively with writer to execute gift card designs for Coldwater Creek.
Concepted and Art directed photography for a Coldwater Creek catalog. Gave direction to...
Art directed photography, concepted backgrounds and props and designed the final look...
Art directed photography, concepted backgrounds and props and designed the final look...
Art directed photography, concepted backgrounds and props and designed the final look...
Art directed photography, concepted backgrounds and props and designed the final look...
Designed for local writer/author for identity package. Designed around no bleed...
Art directed photography, concepted backgrounds and props and designed the final look...
Worked collaboratively with writer to execute gift card designs for Coldwater Creek.
Concepted and Art directed photography for a Coldwater Creek catalog. Worked with...
Concepted and Art directed photography for a Coldwater Creek catalog. Gave direction to...
Worked collaboratively with writer to execute gift card designs for Coldwater Creek.
Art directed photography, concepted backgrounds and props and designed the final look...
Designed poster for Lewis-Clark State College NAIA World Series event.

Skills (4)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Dreamweaver

Service Description

Graphic design and illustration:
- Logos, corporate identity, letterhead, Business cards
- Posters, billboards, postcards
- Brochures, catalogs, fliers, mailers, postcards, promotional material
- Print advertising
- Photography concepting and art direction
- Hand drawn illustrations
- Greeting cards and invitations
- Photoshop image editing

Software:
- Macintosh Platform
- Adobe Indesign CS CS3
- Adobe Photoshop 5.5 CS3
- Adobe Illustrator 8 10
- Adobe Acrobat
- Microsoft Excel
- FileMaker 7 8.5


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Employment

Calm Creations
Illustrator
2010 - 2011
Illustrated 16 images for the children's book While the Giant is Sleeping. Concepted, hand illustrated with chalk and executed all the image retouching in the digital form. Collaborated with...
Coldwater Creek
Freelance Graphic Designer
2008 - 2010
Design and layout support for catalog production.
Coldwater Creek
Graphic Designer
2004 - 2008
Art Direction and Graphic Design for women's fashion apparel, accessories and home accents catalog. Worked with channel merchants and creative team to showcase product in a creative light....
Advantage Advertising
Graphic Designer
2003 - 2004
Used digital and professional photography in designing ads, posters and marketing material. Worked in a fast paced, demanding environment to meet tight deadlines around clients needs. Involved...

Education

University of Idaho
Bachelor in Fine Art
1997 - 2002

Keywords

Graphic Design
Landscape Illustration
Photo Editing
Photography Art Directing
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