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Margaret S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 3, 2015

Margaret S.

Copywriting, Advertising Concept, Graphic Design
   United States
  |   Blairsville, GA
  |  2:31 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

I am a creative designer and wordsmith who enjoys telling the "story" through compelling copy, concept and visuals.
I have a BS degree in Advertising and over 20 years of experience in the field. My background is in Design, Campaign Concept, Copy Writing and Journalism. I have agency experience, and have designed and written for monthly magazines and weekly newspapers. I'm recently back in the world of freelance and ready to go to work for you.

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Jul 21, 2015|Ad Campaigns|Private|Completed
Mar 31, 2015|Ad Campaigns|Private|Completed
Dec 18, 2014|Marketing & Sales Consulting|Private|Completed
Nov 6, 2014|Marketing & Sales Consulting|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Designed and wrote the copy advertising an invitation only event.
Designed and wrote the copy for the Sahara Club
Designed and wrote the copy for the Sahara Club
The customer wanted to emphasize the color selection of their hair straighteners. Came...
The customer wanted to emphasize the color selection of their hair straighteners. Came...
The customer wanted to emphasize the color selection of their hair straighteners. Came...
The customer wanted to emphasize the color selection of their hair straighteners. Came...
The author wanted a physical version of an article he wrote for FRIDGE, which is a...
Designed a flyer and wrote engaging copy to challenge agents to make their numbers so...
Designed a flyer that showed the beautiful resort that agents could stay at if they...
Designed and wrote the copy for this ad which appeared in a trade publication.
Created concept and designed this banner
Wrote and designed a poster targeting serious athletes.
Designed a banner for a supplement for working dogs.
Came up with the creative concept, designed and wrote the copy for this ad.
Designed flyer for custom rug company
designed rack card for specialty glove product
Designed book cover and wrote description on the back.
This flyer was promoting a new app for beauty salons to increase customer interaction.
2 sided real estate flyer advertising a luxury property.
Designed and wrote copy for large format trade show banner going behind a booth table.
designed large format banner for tradeshow display.
Small local bank was trying to position themselves against larger banks. The guy liked...
Another dog ad to help position this small local bank against the big guys. Emphasis on...
Another dog ad to help position this small local bank against the big guys. Emphasis on...

Skills (11)

Tested
Creative Writing
Graphic Design
Content Writing
Quark Xpress
Adobe Photoshop
Email campaigns
Constant Contact
Sales
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Microsoft PowerPoint
English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I will work quickly and inexpensively to create exceptional publications, ad design or copy. I LISTEN, and usually have an intuitive grasp of what a client is looking for. I have years of experience in advertising, as well as magazine, newspaper and newsletter design. I will not be finished until the job is completed to your satisfaction.

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Employment

Panel Built, Inc.
Marketing Manager
2006 - 2012
Responsible for website updating, wrote and designed product literature, promotional materials and company newsletter. Product photography, press releases, social media, e-mail blasts. Follow up...
Union Sentinel
Graphic Artist, Photographer, Reporter
2003 - 2006
All-encompassing position included reporting and photography for a local weekly newspaper, as well as design, layout, advertising concept, copywriting and sales.
Boomer Times & Senior Life
Graphic Artist
1997 - 2002
Advertising design and page layout for a monthly South Florida based magazine targeting seniors and baby boomers.
Women's Business Journal
Editor
1996 - 1996
Provided original design for this publication, as well as editing, writing, layout and advertising sales.

Education

University of Florida
BS in Advertising
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Keywords

Advertising design
campaigns
newsletters
graphic design
copywriting
flyers
brochures
copy writing
logo design
typesetting
campaign concept
corporate identity
marketing
sales letters
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