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  • $90 hourly
    Howdy, My name is George. I am an award winning multidisciplinary Graphic Designer with over 15 years of experience in the design world. My expertise focus on: • Logo Design • Brand Identity • Web Design • User Interface (UI Design) • User Experience (UX Design) • Print Media and Packaging • Webflow • Framer I am creative, fast, deadline-oriented and always here to listen. I look forward to helping you with your graphic design needs! Awards: • Ermis Awards 2019/2020/2021 - Red Dot Awards 2019/2020 - Ermis Awards 2023 • Jury member at SITM Design Awards.
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    Webflow
    Branding
    UX & UI
    Ecommerce
    User Experience Design
    Custom Web Design
    UI/UX Prototyping
    User Interface Design
    Corporate Brand Identity
    Print Materials
    Web Design
    Logo Design
    Graphic Design
  • $50 hourly
    A solution-maker and a versatile creative with over 15 years of professional experience in the field of communication strategies, brand and digital product design (ux/ ui). An intuitive thinker with great sensitivity for the beautiful and the functional, capable of delivering emotion-driven work that helps the clients to accomplish their goals and to connect with their audiences. Among my clients I can quote : Renault, Accor Hotels, Comité de Champagne, Corrona, Stella Artoise, Orange etc.
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    Landing Page
    Creative Direction
    Brand Identity & Guidelines
    Mobile App Design
    Brand Naming
    Packaging Design
    Brand Identity
    Logo Design
    Branding
    Creative Writing
    Graphic Design
    Brand Positioning
  • $90 hourly
    I'm a Top Rated Motion Graphic Designer with more than a decade of professional experience. Proficient in a wide range of tools, including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Cinema 4D. cardozopuig.com 3380+ hours worked and 163 successful projects with brilliant client reviews. "Terrific work! We will be working together a long time." "We asked Cristian to help us create some animated elements for a recent website redesign project. He is work was exactly what we were looking for. Communication back and forth was super smooth, the project was well organized, and everything happened exactly on time/schedule. I'd love to work with Cristian again in the future." "Cristian delivered an excellent quality animated explainer video to us. He is highly experienced and made the process really easy. His choices of graphic images and transitions were spot on. He even went above and beyond by improving the quality of the voiceover we provided him, resulting in a better finished product. We look forward to working with him again and would highly recommend him!" "I've already told everybody I know to work with Cristian. His work was top-notch, he had rapid response times, took direction - and subsequent feedback - extremely well and was extremely patient with me as I took a couple days to give feedback. I can't recommend Cristian's work ethic and talent strongly enough. Will definitely be working with him on future projects." "Cristian is awesome! Very professional and went above and beyond. We hope to be working with him again soon!" "Christian is simply amazing - his design concepts are at a stellar level and continue to blow away our clients. We are really grateful Christian for all your ongoing work. Keep it up! We love working with you." "We are so satisfied with Cristian job that we have no doubts, if we are in need of a graphic project we will contact Cristian." "He has always the right graphic solution for your needs...you won't be disappointed. "Brilliant work, fantastic communication and very easy to engage with. Would very highly recommend." "Cristian did a fantastic job - was excellent with the back and forth nature of the gig and performed admirably! A fantastic freelancer - All the best Cristian!" "Fantastic work from Cristian, client very happy with the final output. Cristian was very patient on this project where we were held up in signing off the project." "Cristian helped bring our ideas to life. He understood and implemented the changes we requested quickly and without issue. He asked smart questions and was a collaborator." "Cristian did a great job for a quick turn around on the project. I will definitely work with him again..." "Cristian did this animation job carefully and quickly. He was very responsive, took direction well and offered suggestions for design solutions. I enjoyed working with him and would work with him again on future projects." "I am extremely satisfied with this work and the way he handled the job. I am not easy on details and he got them right. Very happy with both the result and the proces. A nice person, producing very professional material. Will hire him again for sure!" "Once again, Cristian delivered on time and accurate. Will definitely call on him again for our motion graphic needs." "Rare hyper skilled talent ! Thank you brother" "An absolute pleasure to work with Cristian. Excellent communication throughout, showed me lots of options for logos (very hard to decide as they were all excellent) and then we honed in on the final product. Will definitely work with Cristian again, I'm already thinking of work I can pass his way" "Third time hiring Cristian, absolutely fantastic work, great communication throughout, always sending me examples, samples and such which I really like. Will hire again for sure." "Great professional, Great work presentation. Always available. Great contractor"
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    Advertisement
    Explainer Video
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    UI Animation
    Motion Graphics
    Animated Explainer
    2D Animation
    Visual Effects
    Typography
    Graphic Design
    Motion Design
    Adobe After Effects
    Presentation Design
  • $48 hourly
    Hello! I’ve been involved in the information design industry for over 10 years, and my experience is my most valuable skill, along with my desire for constant learning and improvement. In 2019, I founded Infowithart Design Agency—a team of visual storytellers! We aim to tell your story in a visually appealing and thrilling manner to effectively convey your message to the target audience. Main design services. 1) Graphic design: - infographics; - illustrations (any difficulty and style, from simple to complex technical and isometric); - presentations (investor, sales, educational, business, and other pitch decks); - banners and other advertising designs. 2) Editorial design: - reports; - whitepapers; - brochures, ebooks, cheat sheets, etc. 2) 2D animation: - explainer videos (intro/outro, advertising, etc.). - GIF animation, etc. If the content is king, then the design is queen. So let's keep them together (to rule the kingdom) and make outstanding visual content! It’s critical to ensure your content is widely read and shared.
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    Business Illustration
    Advertising Design
    Layout Design
    Annual Report
    Ebook Design
    Sales & Marketing Collateral
    Technical Illustration
    Editorial Design
    Graphic Design
    Brand Identity & Guidelines
    2D Animation
    Infographic
    Presentation Design
    Data Visualization
  • $100 hourly
    I help brands solve their creative marketing problems by taking a 360º approach to reach consumers. It isn't enough to have a one-off post on social or have a website. These pieces must work together to create a holistic approach that reaches people and converts them into loyal customers. I'm an experienced creative director with a background working at integrated advertising agencies focusing on reaching people wherever they are, whether digital, social, or in person. I have worked with clients such as Netflix, TBS, Yoplait, Kraft, Dunkin, Anheuser-Busch, Gallo Wines, Sunny D, Apple & Eve, Juicy Juice, and Northland Juices. To create campaigns that have connected millions. Experience Highlights: 💪 Specialty - I specialize in Consumer package goods marketing. If you represent a CPG brand, I would love to work together. 🧠 Creative Director - I can take on the entire design process, from dealing with web developers to looking at your ad analytics to determine what works. I am a one-person agency. 🤝 Collaboration - I take pride in my collaboration skills and have partnered with everyone from CEO's to junior graphic designers and everyone in between. 🎓 Educator - I love teaching clients the latest and greatest when it comes to creative marketing. Let me keep up with the trends so you can concentrate on the business. As a Creative Director, I am driven by a deep passion for storytelling. My goal is to create experiences that truly connect with people, making them feel seen, understood, and inspired. Together, we can create remarkable moments that forge authentic relationships and drive your brand toward success.
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    Advertising Design
    Brand Strategy
    Social Media Design
    Food & Beverage
    Creative Strategy
    Event Marketing
    Social Media Advertising
    Creative Direction
    Ad Campaign
    Graphic Design
    Marketing
    Advertising
    Web Design
    Digital Design
  • $79 hourly
    Award winning, high speed presentation and keynote guru expert rockstar offering AAA service for professionals who want to dazzle their audience, and have peace of mind in the run up to presentation day. I'm proud to be awarded the brand new Top Rated Plus Upwork contractor elite badge. I have successfully completed 400+ projects with several hundred ***** 5 star approval ratings *****. I have been on the Upwork platform since their very first day. Expert creations hand-built and crafted with love using Powerpoint, Keynote, Google Slides, Prezi, Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator plus many more. I push these programs past their limits to deliver industry leading presentation decks. With fifteen years experience working for all kinds of clients from international brands, fast paced startups, timeless local companies and inspiring speakers. The power of your presentation is everything! ____________________________ I have fifteen years industry experience creating presentations for all kinds of business, corporations and individuals. From blue chip corporations to small start-ups via well-established studios. I have worked with design agencies, marketing spaces, advertising companies, media giants and magazine houses to help them communicate their ideas in a stylish and reliable way. I come from a family of print and design. At three days old I was in the family print factory and grew up playing with lead type and slept in a cot made to store paper! I set up my first commercial design business in 1988, at the age of nine years old. This dates back to the days when Apple produced computers with 2 megabytes of RAM and 20 megabyte hard-drives! Simply put, you cannot find a designer of my age that has more experience in professional design environments. Neither can you find a more enthusiastic advocate for quality presentations. ____________________________ Fully experienced in the main design packages: Powerpoint Keynote Google Slides Prezi Adobe Creative Suite Adobe Indesign Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Acrobat Microsoft Word / Office Additionally I will use many other programs to complete jobs on an individual basis.
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    Adobe Illustrator
    Graphic Design
    Quark Xpress
    Adobe InDesign
    Adobe Photoshop
    Presentation Design
    Keynote
    Prezi
    Microsoft PowerPoint
  • $56 hourly
    ✅ Fresh, unique, and beautiful visual content that’s on brand, on budget, and on time. ✅ Supporting Enterprise clients worldwide, including Microsoft, Scuderia Corsa, Toyota, TEDx, MHP, Credit Agricole and many more. ✅ Upwork Top Rated Plus - Top 3% of All Upwork Performers. ✅ Specializing in 2D Art & Illustration, Graphic Design and 2D Animation. ✅ Creative Visual Content Agency. I have more than a decade worth of experience as a professional artist and designer and successfully managed to work as a freelancer with 100+ clients. My portfolio is very diverse and includes all types of digital art and design. My key expertise is in: ✔️ 2D Art & Illustration: - Illustration - Digital Painting - Children's Books - Graphic Novels - Comic Books - Storyboards - Maps - Posters - Wallpaper Design - Concept Art - Character Design - Scientific Illustrations - Medical Illustrations - Botanical Illustrations - Avatars and portraits - Playing Cards Design - Manga - Merchandise Design ✔️Graphic Design: - Logos - Stationery Design - Branding - Rebranding - Infographics - Icon Design - Marketing Collateral - Brochures, Catalogs, Magazines, Leaflets, etc - Book Design - Social Media Post Design - Photo Editing / Manipulation - Ad Design - E-commerce Graphics ✔️2D Animation: - Animated GIFs - Motion Graphics - Explainer Videos - Whiteboard Videos I have worked with entrepreneurs, top professionals and industry thought leaders from all kinds of industries (education, real estate, venture capitalist, design agencies, startups, big-tech enterprises, etc.) See below what some of them have to say about me, and if you still want to find out more, drop me a line!
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    Graphic Design
    Editorial Design
    Label & Packaging Design
    Presentation Design
    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Brand Identity & Guidelines
    Adobe After Effects
    2D Animation
    Adobe Illustrator
    Illustration
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe InDesign
    Logo Design
    Children's Book Illustration
  • $75 hourly
    I add market value through design and communicate ideas and concepts visually. Hi, my name is Rana, and I am a Canadian-Jordanian Visual and UI/UX Designer. Well-versed and formally educated with expertise in Illustration, Graphic, UI/UX, and Presentation Design. My strengths are my ability to strategize, artistic capabilities, and creative execution. Some of my accomplishments include designing winning reports, proposals, presentations, and advertising campaigns for established companies and startups from all around the world. I've helped increase the commercial value of a long-standing Learning Management System by developing a design approach that incorporated comedic, explanatory animations in the user experience. And on a day-to-day basis, I design engaging user experiences that convert and build brand identities from the ground up. List of services: -Brand Identity and Design -Game Concept Design -Illustration -Web & Mobile Application UI/UX -Web Design -User Interaction & Prototyping -Print and Digital Graphic Design -Infographic Design -Presentation Design (PowerPoint, Google Slides, PDF, other) -Proposal, Report, White Paper and Sales Playbook Design -Visual Strategies -Design Consultation Software I use the most: -Adobe Photoshop -Adobe XD -Adobe Illustrator -Figma -Adobe InDesign -InVision -Adobe After Effects -Microsoft PowerPoint (and other MS software) + Google Slides -Zeplin Let's work together! Rana
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    Creative Direction
    Concept Artistry
    Brand Identity Design
    Illustration
    UX & UI
    Graphic Design
    Game Design
    Web Design
    User Interface Design
    Adobe Photoshop
    Presentation Design
    Adobe XD
    Interaction Design
    Figma
  • $120 hourly
    Spending 20 years designing packaging for retailer-owned brands, I learned a thing or two about standing out, telling a short story, and connecting with customers. And I want to share this knowledge with the people creating innovative products. I’m Kelley, a graphic designer specializing in brand identity and packaging design. I help product-based businesses, unsure of where to start and whom to trust, create package designs that genuinely represent their brands. I support my clients with strategic, research-backed design plans creating packaging that stands out on-shelf, so customers want to take their products home while relieving them of the anxiety and second-guessing of doing it alone. The design process I use is collaborative, meaning I really want your input. Not only is it important to me that your branding and packaging delivers business results, it's also critical that you feel proud of the visual representation of your brand. I help small businesses sell products with engaging brand identities, packaging, and eCommerce websites. To get started, I'll get to know you and your business. Really getting to the core of what is unique about your products. From there, we’ll establish a creative direction that reflects your brand’s distinct personality. And then, the fun part — graphics strategically designed to resonate with your ideal customer! Product categories: - Skincare - Candles - Soap - Food - Apparel - Footwear - Jewelry - Home goods - Decor Shopping channels: - Boutique shops - Mass retail - DTC / D2C (Direct to consumer) Design deliverables: - Logos - Style Guides - Primary Package Design - Secondary Package Design - Single Package Design - Packaging Design Systems - Labels and Hangtags - Print Specifications - Print Supplier Recommendations - Shopify Website Design - Squarespace Website Design
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    Branding
    B2C Marketing
    Covers & Packaging
    Consumer Goods
    Package Graphics
    Bag Packaging
    Minimalist
    Brand Identity
    Label & Packaging Design
    Packaging Design
    Creative Direction
    Logo Design
    Graphic Design
    Retail & Consumer Goods
  • $150 hourly
    📈 15+ Years in Presentation Design and Strategy 🏆 Top 3% of Freelancers on Upwork (Top Rated Plus) ✅ 100% Job Success Score 💰 $200M+ raised by clients with my pitch decks PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: 🔗 Business & Corporate Communications: Leveraging a solid background in corporate communications and marketing to create presentations that not only look great but also resonate with business audiences and align with corporate branding. 🚀 Startups & SMEs Expertise: A proven track record of working with well-funded startups and SMEs, understanding their unique needs and challenges. DESIGN PHILOSOPHY: 🔍 Clarity in Complexity: Specializing in distilling complex business concepts into clear, compelling presentations. 🎨 Modern Aesthetic: Emphasizing a clean, modern, and professional design style that enhances message delivery. 📣 Result-Driven: Focused on crafting presentations that drive results, whether it's securing funding or communicating strategic initiatives. SPECIALIZATIONS: 📝 Comprehensive Services: Offering a full suite of services beyond design, including presentation strategy, storytelling, content development, and flow. 🛠 Tools of the Trade: Mastery over PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Keynote, ensuring deliverables are fully editable and versatile. CLIENT SUCCESS (Testimonials): ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "You helped us enter our new funding round with more confidence and excitement around talking about our company." ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Kristina exceeded our expectations, delivering exceptional results that not only met but surpassed our goals." WHY CHOOSE ME: 🎯 Broad Expertise: My background in business and corporate communications uniquely positions me to create presentations that are not only visually appealing but strategically aligned with your business goals. 🤝 Commitment to Excellence: With creativity, responsiveness, and a collaborative spirit, I ensure every project exceeds expectations. 🕰 Proven Track Record: Decades of experience delivering high-quality, effective presentation solutions. 📞 LET'S CONNECT Elevate your presentations with a designer who understands business and communicates effectively. Reach out to bring your next project from concept to reality.
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    Custom Web Design
    Presentations
    Annual Report
    Visual Presentation Design
    Page Layout Design
    Pitchbook
    Graphic Design
    Data Visualization
    Business Presentation
    Presentation Design
    Web Design
    Layout Design
    Print Design
  • $60 hourly
    Hi! Allow me to introduce myself. I'm Jacqui, a passionate creative with over 10 years of experience in art direction, graphic design, and digital marketing in international markets. I have a keen eye for creating clean editorial layouts (print and digital), retouching imagery, producing on-brand social media content and marketing collateral. With a proven record of brand development and growth through digital platforms, I love providing clients with unique design and direction that will set them apart.
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    Digital Marketing
    Photo Retouching
    Packaging Design
    Graphic Design
    Layout Design
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe InDesign
  • $75 hourly
    3D & Motion Designer with 10+ years of experience in TV channel branding, 3D visualizations, on-air and motion graphics. Rated in TOP 1 % among Upwork freelancers. Highly proficient in Cinema 4D & After Effects. Portfolio is available at renderhell.com
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    3D Animation
    Visual Effects
    Video Post-Editing
    3D Rendering
    Audio Post Production
    Video Editing
    3D Modeling
    3D Design
    Redshift3D
    Animation
    Adobe After Effects
    Maxon Cinema 4D
    Video Intro & Outro
    Motion Graphics
  • $125 hourly
    Hi! I'm Giacomo, and I am an expert creative graphic designer, brand identity and packaging designer. I have 20 years of experience in logo design, brand identity, packaging and label design, print design and advertising. I’m certified as Vetted Expert in brand identity design by Upwork Talent Management Team (Only the top 1% of Upwork experts hold this badge). Working with high-impact startups and large international brands, I have learned to pair my design skills with a highly professional, effective and strategic work style. I create smart, modern, and conceptual design works through constant exploration of new trends in the visual arts. My goal is to create designs that don’t just look good, but also add value to your company. My fields of expertise are: • Logo Design | Brand identity • Label and Packaging Design (dieline, special finishings and press ready files creation) • Corporate Identity Design • Brand guidelines • Print design (flyers, brochures, stationary, business cards, catalogs etc.) • Magazine and Newspaper Advertising • Brochures and books • Social media Ads design
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    Brand Design
    Label Design
    Branding
    Brand Identity
    Corporate Brand Identity
    Logo Usage Guidelines
    Brand Guidelines
    Brand Identity & Guidelines
    Graphic Design
    Brand Identity Design
    Packaging Design
    Label & Packaging Design
    Logo Design
  • $125 hourly
    ⭐ Expert in Print and Digital Marketing Materials 🏆 Top 1% of Graphic Designers on Upwork 💼 15 Years of Experience (Top Ad Agencies and Brands) 📄 My Resume ✦ bit.ly/RJF-Resume_2022 ✦ ✅ Want to hire me? Please read below! ↓ SOME OF MY RECENT REVIEWS ↓ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Incredibly professional and clear communicator. Ryan is not just a designer, he's a true creative director. His strategic perspective helps focus changes and keep designs on track to be effective."" - Leah M., Global Sr. Marketing Manager, Tosca Ltd. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Ryan is truly an exceptional designer and one of the best freelancers I have ever worked with. [...] His design work is elegant and effective. He works quickly and communicates very well. [...] He has tremendous personal accountability and is very efficient. I highly recommend him." - David S., Founder, True Progress ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Ryan brought a clear vision and fresh ideas to our rebrand project [...] He met every deadline he set with exceptional craftsmanship. You won't find anyone better on Upwork. This is the peak." - Zach B., Marketing, KDA Inc. WHO I AM AND WHY I'M HERE I came to Upwork to SUPPORT BUSINESSES LIKE YOURS by developing high-level marketing and branding creative without to pressure of an agency price tag. I know you're here RIGHT NOW looking for someone to take your business or project to the NEXT LEVEL. That might take shape in creating a product brochure, an attractive website, or even developing a brand altogether. Whatever your project is, I'm sure there is a way to solve it, and I'M HERE TO HELP! MY SPECIALTIES: • Marketing Campaign Collateral (Digital and Print - Ad Banners, Social Media Posts, Brochures, White Papers, Sell Sheets, Direct Mail, Business Cards, etc.) • Logo Design, Brand Identity, and Brand Strategy • Infographic, Icon, & Vector Illustration Design • Presentation Design • Website and Landing Page Design • Art Direction • UX/UI Design or App Design (1.5x current rate) WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM ME: ✅ Bold and original creative thinking ✅ Efficient, considerate, and strategic design solutions ✅ Highly collaborative and motivated ✅ Very responsive, on-time, and transparent communication Where I'm different is how I've ADAPTED MY CAREER EXPERIENCE to be YOUR EXPERT in the design and marketing field. I bring all my creative power, clever strategy, and charm to your brand to UNLOCK YOUR HIDDEN SALES POTENTIAL. My approach is hands-on and leaves NO STONE UNTURNED. Together, we will peel back the layers of your business and get to know your problems, strengths, and what WORK YOU ASPIRE TO DO. From this, we will develop a plan of action that best captures your needs and the most efficient PATH TO SUCCESS before my pen touches paper. Please continue reading if I sound like the right resource for your creative project. I sincerely hope we will be in touch! 🌐 RYANJFONG.COM ______________________________________________ BUSINESS HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM (PT) ______________________________________________ INTERESTED IN HIRING ME? Thanks so much for your consideration! Over my four successful years on this platform, I've developed a few expectations for NEW CLIENTS and the types of projects I can accept. Please read carefully before inviting me to your project or reaching out directly: • I DO NOT take on projects below Expert Level. I offer a high-touch design thinking approach that is focused on delivering stand-out solutions that create lasting value for your business and long-term strategy. • YOUR PROJECT: To be considered for collaboration, I require all new clients to provide a project brief which must include project details, deliverables, timeline, and budget for their project or role. Without this, I cannot schedule a meeting. Please let me know if you are interested in working together and I will gladly provide you my creative brief template. • HOURLY RATES: The rate posted to my main profile is my rate for graphic design, creative direction, and marketing strategy services. If you are looking for a long-term partnership, I offer discounts after billing milestones–saving you BIG $$$. Product design (i.e. app design, UI/UX, etc.) is subject to up to 1.5x the current rate. • FIXED-RATE: To receive this pricing requires 100% project clarity to be agreed in writing by both parties. You will also need to provide a budget range (at minimum) so I may create a plan tailored to your budget. This project type also comes with an additional agreement to ensure our project makes it to completion. If you've read this, and you feel like you have a project for me, please start your message with "✦" ______________________________________________ MY UPWORK STATS: • Founded my company in June 2016 • Started serving clients on Upwork in October 2018 • I earned my "Rising Talent" Badge in February 2019 • "Top Rated Plus" with a 100% Job Success since July 2019
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    Brand Naming
    Branding
    Creative Direction
    Brand Identity
    Creative Strategy
    Social Media Design
    Illustration
    Typography
    Graphic Design
    Presentation Design
    Packaging Design
    Logo Design
    Web Design
    Print Design
  • $69 hourly
    Hola! My name is Hansel and I'm here to help you with any visual and artwork you could need to INCREASE YOUR SALES! 13 years of experience providing creative and professional deliverables and services to worldwide ad agencies and Upwork clients: - Advertising campaigns (online/offline) - Logos and branding design - Creative thinking and brainstorming - Digital illustration and digital retouching - Graphic design - Print and digital artworks - Crafts (paper, molding clay, etc) - Photography - Icons, web and app design - Creative consultancy Top Clients I've worked with: McDonald’s, Kellogg’s, Audi, Diageo, Jameson Whiskey, KPMG, New Balance, Cadbury, Microsoft, Football Association of Ireland and much more. Please don’t forget stop by and have a closer look at my portfolio.
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    Creative Direction
    Arts & Crafts
    Corporate Brand Identity
    Creative Strategy
    Illustration
    Papercraft 3D
    Graphic Design
    Adobe InDesign
    Adobe Illustrator
    Advertising
    Adobe Photoshop
    Logo Design
    Digital Design
  • $69 hourly
    ⭐️Expert-vetted, Top 1% of Upwork Talent ⭐️ I have been a Creative Director and Designer for over 17 years helping clients reach success through visual design. I immerse myself in your company and truly believe that high-quality visuals increase viewer interaction and produce results. My team works closely with you every single day, often becoming a seamless extension of your in-house departments. We truly care about your business and know how important quality is for your success. We make sure all of your projects are on-target and delivered on-time to produce the results you are looking for!
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    Print Design
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Corporate Brand Identity
    Design Writing
    Presentations
    Trade Show Design
    Layout Design
    WordPress
    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Google Slides
    Presentation Design
    Financial Presentation
  • $33 hourly
    Hi, I´m an Illustrator and animator based in Montevideo, Uruguay. Working for Movies, Series, Music Videos, Docs, TV ads, Explainer Videos, Etc. Mixed Media, 2d, Cut out, After effects, Toon Boom, Photoshop.
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    Toon Boom Studio
    Cartoon Art
    Music Video
    Animation
    Illustration
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe After Effects
    Motion Graphics
    2D Animation
  • $50 hourly
    🏆 Tappaward: App of the Day; 🎖 Interface Interaction: Behance; 🥈 Dev Challenge 2018: Second Place Hello! My name is Arsentii, I am a Design Director of Starbase Agency. We're a small design team from Ukraine. We work with startups as well as small and medium businesses. Our approach relies on trusting relationships, expertise in a client's domain, and a business-oriented mindset. My area of knowledge includes: ✔️ Art-Direction and team managment; ✔️ Brand Strategy and Identity; ✔️ Design for iOS and Android devices; ✔️ Creating design systems; ✔️ Modern design guidelines; ✔️ Atomic Design methodology. Among my works there are: ✔️ Yoga application that has 10.000 active users per day; ✔️ 2 web projects for the Football Federation of Ukraine; ✔️ and a list of other works that are available below. Except for devising high-quality user experience designs, I guarantee to deliver work according to the deadline. My Skills: Wireframes and Prototyping, Landing Pages Design, UX / UI, Design for Mobile Interfaces, Web design, Graphic design, Design thinking methodology, iOS and Android guidelines, Material design by Google, Typography, Mac OS applications design, Windows Apps design, Logo & Branding Working with: - Sketch, Adobe Photoshop (PS), illustrator (Ai), After Effects (Ae), iPhone, iOS, Android, Mac OS, Windows platforms, InVision, Marvel, Principle Prefer to work with: - Startups, MVP, MMVP, healthcare, sport, UI, UX, Interfaces, UI Design, the blockchain, e-commerce​, fitness, banking
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    ScreenFlow
    Unified Modeling Language
    UI Graphics
    Website Prototyping
    Product Design
    User Interface Design
    Mobile UI Design
    Icon Design
    Mind Mapping
    User Experience Design
    Graphic Design
    Web Design
  • $55 hourly
    I will create a unique, professional, poetic, conceptually strong and visually engaging design for your brand. As an expert visual artist and graphic designer with 20+ years of experience, I can make your brand stand out and get noticed. Whether you’re a larger organization, small company or an individual, I treat every project with the same high degree of ambition and attention to detail with fast turnaround time and effective communication. Every project has a specific identity that I study and translate into visual design, always using knowledge, experience and methodology. My approach is generous and dedicated, developing graphic systems and visual languages that help define my clients’ personal and specific visual identity. I specialize in: • Logo design • Brand identity • Typography • Art direction • Cd and album cover design and visual identity for music • Artwork and illustration • Packaging • Web (visual design) • Photo editing … and everything in between, for both print and web. Let’s make the magic happen!
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    Brand Naming
    Branding
    Corporate Brand Identity
    Album Cover Design
    Illustration
    Label & Packaging Design
    Typography
    Packaging Design
    Brand Identity Design
    Adobe InDesign
    Logo Design
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Illustrator
  • $60 hourly
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Graphic Designer, Art Director, or Creative Director: Which Do You Need?

Let’s take a look at what art directors—and creative directors, and graphic designers—do to help determine the best fit for your next design project.

Graphic designer vs. art director vs. creative Ddirector: what’s the difference?

It might seem that these titles are as simple as junior, advanced, and senior designer—and their rates may reflect that—but it’s not that simple. Their responsibilities and what they contribute to a project can vary, depending on the structure of the team, design shop, or agency.

Marketing manager Joe Lesina makes a great analogy of creative work as music to help explain how the roles differ:

  • The creative team: All the professionals who make high-quality creative work possible are the orchestra, from copywriters and project managers to video producers and graphic designers. Each has his own instrument that contributes to the final production.
  • Graphic designer: An orchestra member who’s highly skilled in one instrument—say, the violin. He plays notes (and sometimes solos) that contribute to the sound.
  • Art director: A composer who writes the song the orchestra plays. He works with the orchestra to pull it together and polish it for performance.
  • Creative director: The director of the orchestra who selects the songs to be included in the production. He chooses songs that support his clear vision for the final, full-length performance.

Let’s look a little closer at each role, with examples of how each might complement the others’ roles on a real-life creative team.

The creative director: translating goals to strategies

Creative direction is focused on strategy. In any industry—fashion, music, advertising, event planning, hospitality, interior design—creative directors act as guardians of a brand’s vision. They’ll oversee the what, when, and where of visuals and messaging. They are also the keepers of creative briefs, translating business objectives into projects and ensuring they align with the strategy.

Example: A pharmaceutical company hires an ad agency to handle the branding, marketing, and sales materials for a drug launch. It conveys the business goals to the creative director, who brainstorms the specific projects to address each need, from TV ads and drug packaging to sales brochures and shelf talkers. After sitting in on market research, the creative director drafts a creative brief for each project, then reviews and approves concepts from creative teams.

Note: Whereas graphic designers often “graduate” to art directors, the step between art director and creative director isn’t quite as linear. Copywriters, who are often paired with art directors, have been known to become creative directors too.

The art director: wrapping a strategy in a vision

If the creative director handles strategy and a graphic designer handles execution, the art director creates the vision that brings the strategy to life. Art directors have a well-honed sense of graphic design, although they may not be the ones carrying out the smaller tasks. They’re responsible for translating a creative brief into tangible concepts, and their creative eye can focus on everything from photography to video to illustration.

Example: The pharmaceutical company wants a brochure created that reps can take with them on in-office visits. An art director and a copywriter team up to brainstorm the new branding, including a color scheme, a logo, and a tagline. They’ll create an entire system for the brand’s materials, with guidelines for how text, colors, logos, and messaging are used in different applications. For the brochure project in particular, they might create three options: a trifold, a folder kit with inserts, and a spiral-bound booklet. The creative director chooses a winning concept, then provides feedback as it is produced.

The graphic designer: executing the vision

When design files need to be created, graphic designers are your hands-on executors. They put their creativity down on paper or into pixels, whether it’s for web design, print, mobile UI design, or logos. Using Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, or InDesign, graphic designers execute the vision provided by an art director; however they’re perfectly capable of dealing with clients themselves.

Example: Using the branding system and concept created by an art director, a graphic designer might take over the brochure project as it goes through rounds of revisions from the client. He might flow in copy, tweak margins and kerning, make edits from the client or the editor, update logo versions, and upload the files to the production server.

Which creative do you need?

In the above examples, we looked at each role in terms of an agency, where titles are very structured. However, it’s more likely that designers wear a few different hats and are capable of everything from ideation to execution—especially freelance designers.

Keep in mind that what you need from a creative professional will come down to the level of execution you need vs. the level of vision and concepting you need. You might not need a creative director to help design a logo or a home page, while a junior graphic designer might not be the right choice to execute your top-to-bottom rebrand by himself. If you need a team of designers to carry out all aspects of your project, it might make sense to have a hierarchy with a more senior designer guiding the vision and junior designers building the files. In the event that one creative will suffice to complete your project, be sure it’s someone with the breadth of experience you need—something you can gauge by asking the right questions and reviewing portfolios of prior work.

Design roles are easily blurred, as many creatives regardless of title are capable of everything from ideation and conception to execution and production. A solo designer can wear many hats—and sometimes all of them, at one time.

Here are a few questions to help decide which of these creatives you need:

  1. What size is your company? A larger company with more resources has the capacity for more hierarchy in its design roles, in which case a creative director and an art director might not overlap as much. A small start-up might need only an art director or a senior graphic designer who can help with both ideation and execution.
  2. How complex is your project? How many assets do your require? How much strategy and planning is required to get started? If you need a more layered design system, you’ll want an art director or a creative director. For simpler, one-off tasks, an art director might be overkill.
  3. What does your project need? Do you need a thinker or a doer? In other words, what could your design project benefit from more: planning, brainstorming, and concepting or execution of specific deliverables? For the former, a strategic role like an art director would be a better fit.
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