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  • $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
  • $35 hourly
    I am an illustrator and visual development artist based in Portland, Oregon. I love using my imagination and creativity to solve visual problems, build worlds, and be part of a storytelling process. If you are looking for concept art, backgrounds/environments, or illustration, I'll put my all into completing your project with beautiful & original design!
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    Game Background & Environment
    Environmental Design
    Prop Design
    2D Animation
    Graphic Design
    Digital Painting
    Drawing
    Watercolor
    Freehand Digital Illustration
    Illustration
    Adobe Photoshop
    Pen & Ink Illustration
  • $69 hourly
    I am a seasoned content strategist with expertise in social media, CRM, dotcom and app. I have worked across beauty, fashion and apparel, sustainability, DEI, CPG and sexual reproductive health care.
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    Social Media Strategy
    Social Media Marketing
    Branding
    Content Writing
    Social Media Advertising
    Digital Strategy
    Social Media Content Creation
    Content Creation
    Strategy
    Content Management
    Social Media Copy
    Content Strategy
    Social Media Content
    Logo Design
  • $40 hourly
    Highly creative artist, Illustrator, and graphic designer with over 10 years experience. I have worked in-house for several NYC-based marketing depts. as Lead Designer, as well as spending years working on Freelance illustration and design for many different clients. Industries I've worked in include: Retail, Wellness, Hospitality, Apparel, and Media & Entertainment. I very much value good communication, am very creative, quick, and deadline oriented. I look forward to helping you with your creative needs!
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    Drawing
    Branding
    Pen & Ink Illustration
    Vector Art
    Graphic Design
    Illustration
    Adobe Illustrator
    Technical Illustration
    Hand-Drawn Style
    Adobe InDesign
    Adobe Photoshop
    Label & Packaging Design
    Black & White Style
    Minimalist
  • $50 hourly
    Experienced art director and designer with concepting and design development strategy that brings profitable product assortments and ideas to market. Large format print and digital graphic design for Columbia Sportswear retail spaces to elevate seasonal product line campaigns. Art direction and design for brand-focused print and digital catalog design and production, from conception to photo shoot, to the cross country press check. Seasoned digital skills, including animation, e-mail design, expert level photo manipulation and retouching. I thrive in a team environment. Professional Experience Graphic Designer; Global Brand Design Group, March 2021 - current, Columbia Sportswear, Portland, OR Execute design to support Columbia retail spaces through print and digital media. • Wayfinding signage. Infographics to elevate product technologies. Brand graphics to support in-store promotions. November 2009 - current, freelance design and art direction, Portland, OR Clients include Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co., Egg Press, Sarah Kirk Consulting, Far West Cosmico, Gamblin Artists Colors, and PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. • Digital signage design for PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center • Printed swatch brochures and product label design for Gamblin artist's oil paints • Pitch decks for Egg Press Senior Designer, September 2011 - July 2020, Schoolhouse Electric and Supply Co., Portland, OR Managed the Schoolhouse visual brand by concepting design for print and digital marketing catalogs and packaging materials as well as digital. • Managed direction and timeline of freelance photo retouchers and graphic designers • Served as designer and production tech during in-studio and off-site lifestyle photo shoots • Designed and produced seasonal print catalogs of Schoolhouse products through team collaboration and art direction • Concepted and designed weekly marketing e-mail content and social media graphics for campaigns • Collaborated with product developers on branded merchandise and physical product package design • Strategized with Web merchandiser and Web team on UX improvements Art Director, June 2004 - November 2009, Rocketshop, Vancouver, WA Designed and produced graphics for the e-commerce microsite for the Roku streaming player. Direct collaboration with clients as well as brainstorming with the creative team. • Designed a printed sales tool for Nike outerwear • Designed environmental graphic system for Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas • Designed Flash based animated ads for mobile game app producers Education Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design. Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA. Technical Skills Expert ability in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. Familiarity with Adobe XD, Sketch, AfterEffects and Premiere Pro. Studio and environmental photography. Excellent animation skills. I can make a really great guitar from a cigar box. Truth.
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    Logo Design
    Print Design
    Advertising
    Photo Retouching
    Graphic Design
  • $125 hourly
    I am a multidisciplinary designer with over 10 years of varied industry experience. I received my Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Cal State Long Beach’s School of Art. Throughout my career I have taken on a wide range of projects including brand identity design, digital marketing, packaging design, logo development, web design, layout and print design, as well as high level art and creative direction. See my work at CarlyO.com | Resume available upon request.
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    Content Creation
    Brand Identity
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Digital Illustration
    Adobe InDesign
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Graphic Design
  • $50 hourly
    Hello there! As a front-end web designer, I possess a unique combination of creative flair and technical expertise that sets me apart from others in my field. I am proficient in both Squarespace and WordPress, and I stay up-to-date with the latest tools and trends in web design to ensure that I provide the best possible service to my clients. My background in copywriting and artist development has taught me the significance of branding and delivering a consistent message across all platforms. Therefore, I prioritize creating compelling and user-friendly websites that run smoothly. Whether you need help with content creation or ensuring that your website accurately represents your brand, I am here to assist you. However, what truly distinguishes me is my commitment to providing exceptional results. I take immense pride in my ability to closely listen to my clients' needs and develop customized solutions that exceed their expectations. From designing stunning layouts to optimizing code for fast load times, I am dedicated to delivering the best user experience for every website visitor. If you're looking for a skilled and experienced front-end web designer to enhance your online presence, look no further. I am confident that my passion and expertise make me the ideal choice for your next project. Let's work together to create something extraordinary! Get to know me | I entered the business world by establishing my floral design company in 2020. While working in the wedding industry, I met many talented artists who struggled to manage everything required for their businesses, which was something I had experienced too. For luxury weddings and events, I have handled everything from administrative tasks to design execution. I created my own website, grew my social media presence, and managed client acquisition, invoices, and art direction for all of my events. My floral business was recognized with the following honors: - WeddingRule Editor's Choice top 10 Portland Florists 2021 - LUXlife Editor's Choice Best Luxury Wedding Florist - Oregon 2022 However, I discovered that the most effective way to gain loyal customers whom I aligned with was to build meaningful real connections. I began managing creative direction work for other vendors and brands in the industry, which sparked my interest in helping individuals showcase their talents. I build teams of skilled creatives, develop conceptual mood boards, organize and direct photo shoots, style wardrobes, and oversee productions to ensure that all details are finalized with excellence. I am here to assist you with all of the above tasks. Let's get in touch soon!
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    WordPress Development
    Front-End Development
    Wardrobe Styling
    Fashion Editorial
    Google Workspace
    Social Media Content
    Content Creation
    Set Design
    Management Skills
    Virtual Assistance
    Personal Styling
    Squarespace
    Project Management
    Creative Direction
  • $75 hourly
    My passion is bringing ideas to life. From conceptualizing, designing and directing brand launches, national print and digital campaigns to curating brand experiences, I strive to craft solutions that combine brand value and by approaching problems with the user at the heart. My background in digital and print media provides a proven knowledge of creative strategy, vision, communication, and management from Fortune 500 companies to non-profits to Startups. I lead cross-functional team collaboration to execute concepts from start to finish by leveraging content, brand and strategy.
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    Adobe Creative Suite
    Illustration
    Video Design
    Adobe Illustrator
    Video Editing & Production
    Logo Design
    Storyboarding
    Branding & Marketing
    Graphic Design
    Brand Development
    Design Thinking
    Creative Strategy
    Creative Direction
    Brand Strategy
  • $125 hourly
    I work with brands of all scales to create engaging and accessible digital creative. I've spent the last decade designing in start-ups, international in-house brands, and creative agencies. Some of my areas of focus include: • Art Direction & Concept Work: developing styles and ideas either independently or in collaboration with multi-disciplined team members. • Brand Identity: All new start-ups or refreshes of established brands. • Digital Illustration: Vector or raster. One-offs or libraries of brand illustrations. Figures, scenes, maps, icons, presentation slides. A variety of styles: customized stock or “from scratch”. I regularly dedicate my downtime time to illustrating & designing for nonprofit organizations dedicated to under-served communities and environmental causes.
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    Storyboarding
    Web Accessibility
    Product Design
    Concept Design
    Presentation Design
    Digital Design
    Digital Illustration
    Brand Identity
  • $70 hourly
    With over 15 years of full time graphic design experience, and an extensive visual background with a broad range of creative skill sets, I am certain that I can bring your project to life in a way that fits your specific needs. I am friendly, organized, results and solutions oriented. I have designed many logos, built brand identities that crossed the whole range of branding, design, and marketing needs. I have clients that I have worked with for 15 years. I have created designs for all sorts of needs, across all sorts of printed, web, videos, commercials, and other digital projects.
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    Brand Design
    AI Image Generation
    3D Image
    Microsoft Office
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Logo Design
    Audio Editing
    Motion Graphics
    Illustration
    Video Editing & Production
    Video Animation
    Visual Communication
    Digital Design
    Graphic Design
  • $115 hourly
    I'm an experienced art director with background in brand design, boasting 7 years in the creative industry. My journey has been quite diverse, spanning across various projects including 360 campaigns, brand identity development, graphic design, spatial design, activation, copywriting, film, animation (2D + 3D), and photo direction. - Conceptual and technical creative. - Effective communicator and great at leading creative teams.
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    Ad Creative
    Creative Strategy
    Creative Brief
    Ad Campaign
    Campaign Copywriting
    Copywriting
    Film Direction
    Creative Direction
    Design Thinking
    Design Mockup
    Graphic Design Software
    Graphic Design
    2D Design
    Brand Design
  • $35 hourly
    Hello! My name is Dani and I'm a 28-year-old graphic designer. I was born and raised in New York, but have lived in the beautiful state of Oregon for several years. I'm skilled in project management, art direction, digital advertising, and illustration. I bring a positive vibe to the room, and enjoy working in both groups and individually. My goals involve finding new ways to use digital media and connect with like-minded designers!
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    Visual Communication
    Digital Design
    Illustration
    Graphic Design
  • $150 hourly
    Hello, Thanks for stopping by. I’m Mike, a creative leader and designer with 15 years of experience in all areas of design for small to enterprise businesses and individuals. I am passionate about authentic brand storytelling and bring holistic strategy, data-driven customer-centric design, excellent communication, and a dogged eye toward brand consistency and business goals. I think big but also sweat the details. I believe collaboration and building relationships are crucial to accomplishing work that pushes a brand forward, delivers results for the business, and solves customer problems. Whether you need a logo design, a full rebrand, brand consulting, or an extra set of design hands, I'm here to help. Recent Experience: — EVENTBRITE — Global live event tech marketplace — B2B and Consumer (2014-2023) Creative Director: Responsible for designing and leading a team of 12 in the evolution of the Eventbrite brand. — ROUTABLE — FinTech accounts payable automation platform — B2B (2023-2024) Creative Director: Responsible for leading and evolving the brand, marketing website, and event/conference brand and identity. Education: — Art Institue CA — LA B.S. Graphic Design Skills: — Leadership Brand Building Vision Setting Identity Design Creative/Art Direction Brand Messaging Conference Design Strategic Planning Agency/In-house Global Business Event Tech Financial Tech B2B Consumer Packaging Global Campaigns Figma Adobe Suite Google Suite Keynote UI/UX
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    Adobe Creative Suite
    Figma
    Layout Design
    Conference
    Event Marketing
    FinTech
    Brand Identity Design
    Brand Guidelines
    Brand Strategy
    Branding
    Brand Consulting
    Logo Design
    Brand Design
    Creative Direction
  • $75 hourly
    When you work with Damon, you get a creative problem solver & manager who has many years of digital and marketing agency experience. Categories of expertise include sustainability, technology, healthcare, finance, fitness, sports, consumer goods, entertainment, beauty, and more. No stranger to collaboration and creative management, Damon has worked with and lead writers, designers, production staff, developers, video editors, 3D & motion graphics specialists, storyboard artists and more - taking projects both big and small and guiding them from concept to execution. You won't get an ego either, Damon is just as willing and capable of performing the work as he is guiding and managing it. View my portfolio at: dpgcreative dot com
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    Product Design
    Design Thinking
    Creative Direction
    Adobe Creative Suite
    UX & UI
    Creative Strategy
    Brand Consulting
    Brand Development
    Brand Design
    Story Concept
    Figma
    Sketch
    Design Concept
  • $90 hourly
    I'm a seasoned Creative with 15 years in graphic design and over a decade of experience in brand design and management. My expertise lies in fostering innovation, ensuring brand consistency, and delivering top-tier creative solutions. With a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from Portland State University and proficiency in Adobe CC2022, I bring a wealth of knowledge and creativity to every project. I specialize in end-to-end brand operations management, team leadership, and collaboration. Additionally, I have extensive experience in developing captivating campaign aesthetics and maintaining brand consistency across channels. I am proficient in Google Slides and PowerPoint presentations and templates, enabling me to create impactful visual storytelling for Fortune 500 companies. Some of my main skills include: • End-to-end brand operations management • Team leadership and collaboration • Campaign aesthetics development • Brand consistency across channels • Proficiency in Adobe CC and project/brand management tools • Certification in Jhana-FranklinCovey Manager Training • Proficiency in generative AI tools like Chat GTP and Midjourney • Passion for illustration, digital prepress, and project management I invite you to explore my portfolio at ianbixby.com to see how I can help bring your creative visions to life.
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    Inspirational
    People Management
    Event Marketing
    Corporate Branding
    Adobe Creative Cloud
    Brand Management
    PowerPoint Presentation
    Google Slides
    Acquisitions
    Illustration
    Corporate Brand Identity
    Leadership Skills
    Creative Direction
    Branding & Marketing
  • $56 hourly
    Marina is a proactive self-starter with a passion for crafting unique concepts at the intersection of Art and Design, Hospitality and Community Engagement. With a curious spirit cultivated through an international upbringing, she brings a unique blend of cultural adaptability, strategic thinking and an artful ability to visualize playfully elegant concepts. • Specialist in Cannabis, Hemp & CBD brands • Proficient in industry standard creative software • 7+ years experience • Open to travel
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    Visual Design
    Social Media Content Creation
    Interior Design
    Graphic Design
    Event Planning
    Creative Direction
    Brand Consulting
  • $120 hourly
    Hands-on, full service, integrated Creative Director with 22 years of experience and over 17 years serving as a Creative Director. While my portfolio boasts globally recognized brands and product work, I'm not afraid to scale to find effective solutions for clients of all shapes and sizes. Brand building and storytelling (in countless forms) are my expertise, and I take pride in building strong teams, mentoring, championing and growing up and coming creatives. My career has allowed me to touch all aspects of client projects, from super bowl spots to packaging and from social channels to custom microsites. I adapt quickly and always lead with a strong, big idea. I'm an approachable, ego-free creative who values hard work and professionalism while maintaining a sense of humor and respect. When I'm not busy with client work, I like to fill my time with art, design, illustration, outdoor life, photography, video, and hanging out with my beautiful wife, twins and pig-like dogs.
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    AI Image Generation
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Team Management
    Team Building
    Social Media Advertising
    Advertising
    Branding
    Brand Consulting
    Brand Identity
    Storytelling
    Logo Design
    Creative Direction
  • $70 hourly
    Lover of type, image, and creating the unexpected, Kelsey draws inspiration from the past combined with modern sensibilities to craft brand designs with soul, quirk, reverence, and a little bit of humor.
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    Branding
    Packaging Design
    Graphic Design
  • $50 hourly
    Howdy, I'm Zach, a seasoned creative professional with a passion for crafting compelling brand experiences. With a career spanning several renowned agencies and brands, I bring a wealth of expertise in graphic and digital design, specializing in elevating brand identities and driving impactful marketing initiatives. • Fluent in Figma and Adobe CC, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects. • I've worked on full-production campaigns. From studio shoots to email and Meta send offs.
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    Motion Design
    Landing Page Design
    Email Design
    Logo Design
    Brand Identity
    Graphic Design
    Digital Design
  • $20 hourly
    Experienced Video Editor, Content Creator, and Voice Actor with a successful track record producing TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube content, Audio-book readings, and Explainer video production. I edit with a bold, scroll-stopping energy, and have seen massive viral success across multiple platforms. I am proficient in editing softwares such as Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Ableton Live, and others. Whatever your video or marketing needs are, I got you covered!
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    Acting
    Music Composition
    Scriptwriting
    Audio Production
    Article Writing
    Creative Direction
    Voice Acting
    Social Media Strategy
    Video Production
  • $30 hourly
    Bridget Moriarty is a multidisciplinary creative with a background in film and fine art who believes that the most impactful art and experiences are designed through enthusiastic collaboration. She has worked with production designers, producers and brands to execute and style installations, events, sets, and ads. She is passionate about creating transformative and unique experiences through art and storytelling. Please reach out to see my portfolio
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    Branding
    Branding & Marketing
    Photography
    Illustration
  • $90 hourly
    “The most wryly hilarious graphic designer I’ve seen this year is Jaron Saturnino, the tongue-in-cheek editor and enigma behind Hikaru Nakamura.” - Daniel King, Mother Jones “This is by far the funniest YouTube thumbnail and I don’t think it’s even close.” - 56k people on Twitter Creative Director with 5 years of experience in Video Editing and Producing for Youtube and 7 years of experience in digital design. Video editing in Adobe Premiere and motion graphics in After Effects and Illustrator. Thumbnails in Photoshop. Stream production in OBS. Websites in WordPress and Webflow.
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    Webflow
    YouTube Thumbnail
    YouTube
    OBS Studio
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe After Effects
    Presentation Design
  • $100 hourly
    I'm a strategy-minded creative leader with a passion for rallying organizations, teams and communication behind big ideas that inspire action and brand love. Whether you're a new business needing to figure out who you are or an existing business looking to express your brand in authentic and innovative ways, I'm here to help. • Versatile creative professional proficient in working independently or as part of a team • Proficient in distilling complex information into simple and straightforward ideas • Brand development, guidance, and adherence • Client relations and presentations • Offline and online advertising, websites, social, video, campaigns, new business, team leadership and mentoring, new products
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    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Concept Development
    Team Management
    Creative Writing
    Creative Direction
    Cross Functional Team Leadership
    Omnichannel Marketing
    Strategy
    Graphic Design
    Advertising
    Social Media Content Creation
    Digital Advertising
    Brand Development
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