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Anita S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 8, 2011

Anita S.

Graphic Designer
   United States
  |   Tempe, AZ
  |  3:24 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

I am an intuitive designer who enjoys the creative process. I want to share this process with my clients and provide effective design solutions that work for their business. I have 15 plus years of professional experience and currently work as a freelance designer from my home studio.

The best part of what I do is getting to know my clients and establishing long-term professional relationships with them. Graphic design is an
essential part of marketing, it is essential to improved communication by connecting to emotions of the audience....

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Portfolio

Folded size is 8 X 8, 8 panels, opens to a 16 X 16 poster. The objective was to design...
The annual reports folded size is 8 X 8 printed on two sides (8 panels) when opened...
Designed for a fundraising campaign in Seattle, Washington. An evening of dining out at...
http://www.llaa.org
A four panel brochure designed for a start-up rain gutter installing business in Kauai,...
http://www.2brothersseamless.com
A start-up rain gutter installing business in Kauai, HI, needed to create an identity...
http://www.2brothersseamless.com
Logo design for an independent contractor who wanted a new fresh look for his painting...
The primary focus of the annual report was highlight their successes during the past 20...
Page layout example: showing a "roll fold" on the front cover, with a layout...
Page layout and design sample.
Sample showing page layout and 3 panel roll fold on back cover to accommodate all the...
A brochure designed for one of the largest fund raising events in Seattle, WA,...
One of the largest fund raising events in Seattle, WA, organized by Lifelong AIDS...
Designed for a start-up business. The client wanted a young fresh image that...
This card was designed for a start-up business. It was used to hand out and mail to...
http://www.packsaddlepet.com
A logo designed for a new ice park that opened last year, 2010, at Grand Targhee Ski...
Logo created for a team of employees from the Lifelong AIDS Alliance, an organization...
The client wanted the annual to tell a story and to have a personal feel. The criteria:...
Sample of inside page layout and design. The inside pages contrast with the cover and...
Sample of inside page layout and design showing effective use of space and content...
Sample of inside page layout and design. The inside pages contrast with the cover and...

Skills (3)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Test (Mac Version)
My Score
avg
Passed

Service Description

I have successfully managed and coordinated the design and production for the various projects listed:
Annual Reports
Press kits
Fundraising campaigns
Posters
Brochures
Book Publication
Magazine & Newspaper layout
Direct Mailers
Identity branding
Websites
Logo creation as well as rework/redraw, convert to vector
Photo manipulation

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Employment

Sykes Creative LLC
Graphic Artist/Creative Director/Owner
2003 - Present
Offering design and consultation services for print and web. Specializing in annual reports, book production, press kits, branding, signage, marketing collateral (direct mailers, brochures,...
Pridigicom: Print and Digital Communications
Creative Director/Graphic Designer
2009 - 2010
Provided creative direction to a staff of artists and production personnel working in the production department for a small digital printer. Design for various print projects: stationary sets,...
Teton New Media
Production Manager/Creative Director
1998 - 2003
I was responsible for the design and production of veterinary book publications for a veterinary medical book publisher. I would oversee the entire publishing process by: working directly with the...

Education

Fashion Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising Design
1986 - 1991
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