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  • $50 hourly
    Hi there 😃 Let me help you create something spectacular, and help your brand find its Visual Identity. ✅ 5+ years' experience in graphic design ✅ Expert level ✅ Excellent knowledge of design principles, color theory, branding etiquettes, corporate identity, web and mobile technologies. What I can do for You: • Logo designs • Graphic design • Branding identity • Packaging design • UI/UX design • Social media design • Flyers, Brochure design • Movie poster designs • Business card design • And any image/photoshop manipulation - Perfectly done with my knowledge of Lighting, Shadows, Composition & Perspective. Tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD, Figma, Adobe after effects, Adobe Premiere Pro If you have a project/idea to discuss, feel free to click the "Invite to Job" button at the top right corner; even if you don't know exactly what you need. I'm always happy to help find that aesthetic sweet spot for you/your brand. Thank you!
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    Adobe Lightroom
    Email Design
    Branding
    UI/UX Prototyping
    Illustration
    Photo Editing
    Adobe After Effects
    Logo Design
    Graphic Design
    Adobe Photoshop
    Vector Graphic
    Infographic
    Landing Page
    Adobe Illustrator
  • $50 hourly
    I blend the art of copywriting with the science of psychology and marketing to drive strategy and achieve business outcomes. Through conceptual-thinking and copy-precision, I help elevate brands: their vision, their image—even their performance. Curious what the right copywriter can do for your business and customers? Drop me a line. A snapshot of areas I can help you... - Branding: Defining or refining brand messaging and positioning. - Research and strategy: Competitor analysis, audience research, persona development, and more. - Website copy: Touch-ups, one-offs, lone-pages—or entire website overhauls. - Social media: Sounding like 'you' on all platforms. - "Click-worthy" stuff: Google text ads, social, print, OOH, email blasts, videos, etc. - Conversion-heavy landing pages: The right information communicated with effect. - Product space: Product descriptions, package copy, UX writing, taglines and headlines, and then some. There's a lot of ways to connect with your customers; let's make sure there aren't any Missed Connections. Portfolio: ConroeCreativeCo.com
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    Communications
    Content Strategy
    Content Creation
    Writing
    Branding
    Creative Strategy
    Research & Strategy
    Creative Writing
    Copywriting
  • $180 hourly
    View work: analogged.com Designer and hands-on Creative Director // I’m a collaborative leader with a desire to build great brands and a co-conspirator to clients with big ambitions. I thrive on digging in with creative teams to make the best work of their careers—I’m a natural teacher and champion of talent. I’ve won awards for art direction and design, and others have described me as fastidious, hands-on and as a type nerd. I’ve worked in both design and advertising creating award-winning brand identity, packaging, digital and global campaigns across media. I’m a T-shaped, left and right-brain thinker, always open to new ideas. // Most recently, I co-ran DIG, the Design and Innovation Group at Eleven in San Francisco. Prior to that I was an Associate Partner and Creative Director at Eleven since 2003. While at Eleven, I had the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients including Barclay’s Global Investors, Gallo, Getaround, Google, JSX, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Pella, Treasury Wine Estates and Visa. For nearly a decade, my primary focus was working with the San Francisco-based airline, Virgin America. My team and I established their visual language when they launched in the US and in the years following created many award-winning campaigns and stunts finally ending with their acquisition. // Prior to Eleven, I was an integral part of the venerable San Francisco design firm, Oh Boy, A Design Company. In addition to design and creative direction responsibilities at Oh Boy, I also oversaw the development and production of the company’s multi-million dollar proprietary line of stationery products, Oh Boy Artifacts. // My work has been published in Communication Arts, Condé Nast Traveler, Graphis, Martha Stewart Living, The New York Times and Wallpaper*; and has received top honors from Creativity, D&AD, FWA and The One Show. //
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    Annual Report
    Branding
    Rebranding
    Brand Identity & Guidelines
    Creative Direction
    Packaging Design
    Package Graphics
    Logotype
    Logo Design
  • $75 hourly
    ✨ Multi Channel Campaign Oversight and Design Execution | Visual Brand Identity | Photo Direction | Event and In-Store Art Direction ✨ I am a passionate and experienced Visual Designer/Creative Director with a proven track record of successfully art directing projects and leading extensive design campaigns. With over 20 years of experience in the advertising and design industry, I bring a wealth of expertise in various areas, including: Photo direction: Guiding and directing impactful photoshoots to achieve the desired visual aesthetic and brand representation. Campaign branding: Developing comprehensive branding strategies for large-scale campaigns, ensuring consistency and effectiveness across multiple touchpoints. Multichannel rollout: Implementing campaigns seamlessly across various channels, including digital, print, and event design, to maximize brand visibility and engagement. Pitching and presentations: Crafting compelling pitches and presentations to effectively communicate design concepts and secure client buy-in. Moodboards: Creating visually inspiring moodboards that capture the essence of a brand and set the creative direction for projects. Leading teams: Managing and leading cross-functional design teams, providing guidance and ensuring the successful execution of design projects. Hands-on production: Having the ability to get my own hands dirty in the production process, from designing to overseeing the implementation of design assets. Throughout my career, I have developed an in-depth understanding of how businesses operate and the importance of detailed branding and consistency. I am known for my strong eye for detail and keen sense of branding, which allow me to deliver exceptional design outcomes that resonate with audiences and drive results. My ultimate goal is to create extraordinary brand experiences that help companies establish their voice and elevate their brands. I thrive on the challenge of overseeing all visual aspects of a project, from the initial pitching phase to the execution of design concepts, ensuring that every touchpoint reflects the brand's essence and connects with the target audience. With my passion for exceptional design, strategic thinking, and extensive industry knowledge, I am dedicated to making a lasting impact through visually stunning and cohesive brand experiences. I excel at collaborating with clients and teams to bring their visions to life while maintaining a high level of professionalism and excellence. Whether it's through innovative photo direction, comprehensive campaign branding, or captivating event graphics, I bring a unique blend of creativity and strategic thinking to every project I undertake. I am committed to pushing boundaries, exceeding expectations, and creating design solutions that captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression. I look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded professionals and contribute to the success of brands through my expertise in visual design and creative direction.
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    Logo Design
    Branding
    Branding & Marketing
    Figma
    Marketing
    Brand Development
    Digital Media
    Google Docs
    Adobe Inc.
    Sales & Marketing Collateral
    Print Marketing Materials
    Packaging Design
    Digital Marketing
    Presentation Design
    Google Slides
  • $80 hourly
    Hi, I'm Colin (colinsygiel.com) I am a big advocate of users, design, words, and piecing it all together to create unforgettable user experiences. 𝐌𝐲 𝐩𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩 𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐪𝐮𝐞, 𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 - whether that's at the seed level, series A, or beyond. As a UI/UX designer, I know that the user experience is key to success. That's why I take a user-centered approach to design, starting with research and testing to ensure that every aspect of the product is optimized for the user experience. My goal is to create a seamless and intuitive experience that keeps users coming back for more. I specialize in working with startups and have experience across a wide range of industries. I understand the unique challenges that startups face and I'm always up for a new challenge. Whether you're looking to build a brand-new product from scratch or improve an existing one, I can help you create a design that resonates with your target audience. 𝐖𝐡𝐲 𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐫? ✔ 𝐈'𝐦 𝐨𝐛𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐫 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞. I believe that design should always be user-centered, and that every design decision should be based on the needs of the end-user. ✔ 𝐈'𝐦 𝐚 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐦-𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐫. I thrive on challenges and love nothing more than finding creative solutions to complex design problems. ✔ 𝐈'𝐦 𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫. I believe that the best design comes from working closely with my clients to understand their needs and goals, and incorporating their feedback into the final product. ✔ 𝐈'𝐦 𝐚 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭. I believe that less is often more when it comes to design, and I strive to create designs that are both simple and impactful. When I'm not designing, you can find me exploring the great outdoors, surfing, and learning how to up my game in the kitchen.
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    Branding
    HTML
    UX Copy
    CSS
    JavaScript
    Logo Design
    Graphic Design
    UI Graphics
    Wireframing
    UI/UX Prototyping
    Icon Design
    UX Research
    UX & UI
    Prototyping
    UX Writing
    Web Design
    Figma
  • $113 hourly
    Hi, I'm a freelance Motion Designer in the Bay area. I come with over a decade of Post Production experience, specializing in Adobe (After Effect, Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop) workflows and much experience with Cinema4d as well. Feel free to reach out, I could always go for a conversation over coffee. I also love problem-solving and learning anything new.
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    Video Editing & Production
    Adobe Inc.
    Video Production
    Branding
    Multimedia Design
    Figma
    Special Effects
    Adobe Photoshop
    Video Editing
    Video Post-Editing
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Adobe After Effects
  • $75 hourly
    As a designer with over ten years of experience, my goal is not only to design something visually beautiful but also to make sure it meets your objectives on all levels. It's essential that the design not only represents your company's vision and brand but that it also connects with your audience. Specializing in print design, branding, and digital design, I have worked with several companies in different industries, helping me build a diverse set of skills and design work. Over the years, I have worked on many projects such as presentations, reports, catalogs, lookbooks, magazines, brochures, brand development, logo designs, website design, and UX design. I am proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, XD, and Photoshop), as well as PowerPoint. I'm detail-oriented with excellent time management and communication skills. I look forward to hearing about your project and seeing how we can work together to create something great. Check out my work at christinebelete.com
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    Branding
    Keynote
    Print Advertising
    Editorial Design
    Graphic Design
    Presentation Design
    Adobe XD
    Web Design
    Layout Design
    Logo Design
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe InDesign
    Adobe Photoshop
    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Print Design
  • $50 hourly
    johnhenryhopkins.com 10+ years experience in post-production telling stories for brands, bands and hot dog stands. Skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite, Color Grading, Sound Design, Documentary, Corporate, Docutisements & Marketing Sizzle Reels. Currently with IGN cutting all forms of nerdy content under the sun. Visual Media Arts degree focused in Post Production from Emerson College.
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    Proof of Spacetime
    Storytelling
    Digital Media
    Creative Direction
    YouTube
    Search Engine Optimization
    Brand Identity
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Storyboarding
    Brand Consulting
    Branding
    Animation
    SEO Strategy
    Documentary
    Music & Sound Design
  • $143 hourly
    As a Senior-Level Marketing Leader with 15+ years of experience, I have a proven content, brand, and integrated marketing background. I have leveraged expertise in strategic brand strategy, product launch, and project management. My competencies extend to relationship building, communications, and complex problem-solving. I am passionate about building and leading high-performing teams in driving robust market expansion to support organizational growth and success. Key Achievements Include: ✅ Managed 3 FTEs, 8+ contractors, and led cross-functional teams of 10+ across career ✅ Collaborated with cross-functional teams, including Creative, Growth, Customer Service, Design, and User Research, successfully directing various $1M+ integrated marketing campaigns ✅ Directed the launch of the revamped educator resource hub, resulting in a 60%+ increase among users, a 73%+ increase in new users, and a 71%+ increase in sessions since the launch ✅ Utilized an extensive industry network to scale and localize the 2020 Best Places to Work video in critical international markets for the 1st time in company history, delivering on time and under budget with a global launch in 2 months, achieving a 15%+ increase in organic social views, 241%+ increase in impressions, and 199%+ increase in paid social views YoY ✅ Led the go-to-market launch of Google+ Hangouts in Gmail, delivering a 280% increase in hangouts in Gmail, a 250% increase in daily hangout creators, and a 175% increase in average hangout length
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    Product Marketing
    Content Writing
    Branding
    Communications
    Editorial Calendar
    Content Strategy
    Project Management
    Problem Solving
    Video Production
    People Management
    Brand Strategy
    Integrated Marketing
    Content Marketing
    Go-to-Market Strategy
    Marketing Strategy
  • $200 hourly
    I'm a brand, product and growth marketing executive with 20+ years of experience driving triple and double-digit growth for start-ups and big consumer brands, such as LinkedIn and Credit Karma. I excel at developing brand and go-to-market plans that drive growth across revenue, acquisition and engagement. Brand Positioning + Messaging Audit I've worked with dozens of household name brands on their positioning and marketing messaging. I can take a look at your public-facing marketing assets and provide an analysis of your existing brand positioning and marketing, and make recommendations on areas of improvement. Fractional Head of Marketing For companies that need to establish or undergo a change in their brand positioning/messaging or who need to launch a new product, I can serve as a Fractional Head of Marketing where I embed within the company for up to 15 hours per week to work cross-functionally to shepherd that change or establish that foundation. Freelance Marketer or Freelance Brand Strategist Depending on the depth of your marketing needs, I can do full-time consulting and work directly with your team.
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    Product Development
    Growth Strategy
    Marketing
    Product Marketing
    Strategy
    Freelance Marketing
    Go-to-Market Strategy
    Brand Management
    Branding & Marketing
    Brand Strategy
    Brand Consulting
    Branding
    Brand Development
  • $65 hourly
    I’m Ishita Gupta, owner of IGMedia - I help people execute on their top business goals and get excellent results. I enjoy making an impact. I’ve worked with well-known folks like Steve Pressfield, Lewis Howes, Arlan Hamilton, and Seth Godin, to create innovative marketing that's generated $50K - $1M+. I also work with new business owners or people starting out to bring in more clients & leads and to elevate their brand. For 10 years I’ve worked with thought-leaders and business owners. I launched my business from the ground up & made a ton of mistakes & learned what does and does NOT work. I’m proficient in these areas because I’ve had to use them in my own business: **SALES: sales & pricing strategy, lead generation, tactics to overcome objections, pitch materials, B2C & B2B sales, sales funnels, money mindset, strategic partnerships **MARKETING: Digital & email marketing, audience targeting, creating lead magnets & case studies, branding & storytelling, newsletters/emails, marketing copywriting for sales and promotional materials, online program curriculum development **COPYWRITING: Action-driven copywriting and copyediting, Ad & Email copywriting for campaigns, book & proposal editing (manuscripts, bios), storytelling, content to engage existing & new users, influential sales copywriting for websites, product, services **COMMUNICATIONS: Press/PR materials, email pitches for speaking engagements, media kits, white papers, sponsorship/pitch decks, bios, email pitches for B2B/B2C **LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Confidence building, learning tools to have more influence in your company & be a valued leader, career & mindset coaching **OPERATIONS & BUSINESS SYSTEMS and other business foundations. When you get the foundation right, you can focus on your zone of expertise to reach new heights. I’ll help you unlock the full potential of your marketing. And if you’re not sure what your goals are or where to begin, no problem, I can also help you identify that and the clear outcomes you want. I’m skilled at leading without a map and being resourceful. I can help you create effective, optimized solutions that meet your needs and leave you feeling confident. ✔ Create effective funnel strategies to push people through your pipeline ✔ Design optimized marketing experiences that convert and create engagement ✔ Develop sales and content strategy with clear goals in place to maximize return ✔ Write compelling story driven copy that resonates with leads & creates a relationship ✔ Lead Magnet ideation and design so you acquire leads automatically ✔ Build powerful sponsorship or pitch decks so you stand out as a thought-leader ✔ Online Course Creation: curriculum design, module writing, launch plan ✔ Web and UX Writing: Clear, action-driven copy for websites I've worked with both B2C/B2B and know effective marketing can be created for both: ✔ Content Creators, Authors, Speakers, Writers, Thought-leaders, Coaches ✔ Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners (Lawyers, Real Estate, Financial Advisors) ✔ Established companies, organizations, nonprofits Everybody needs smart marketing. Without it, you’re wasting time, attention, and leaving tons of opportunities on the table. My goal is to help you get maximum return. I’ll push your goals to their highest level and I don't compromise quality to meet your deadlines. My business has been word of mouth for 8 years. I’m exploring Upwork to help a new group of people who want effective results while keeping things economical. Visit: ishitagupta.com & Linkedin (linkedindotcom/in/ishitagupta1/) for more details. If you think I can help you and you're ready to get started, please send me an email to schedule a free 30-min call. I look forward to speaking with you! ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: ✔For top U.S. Women’s Leadership Program, consulted with CEO on sales strategy, deal management & high-level sales conversations with C-suite stakeholders, leading to increased enrollment. ✔For leading online company, generated $350K in new revenue by leading sales & marketing and building new partnerships with Starbucks, Delta, SAP, Adobe, Facebook, Google, Gucci, NBA. ✔For top Investor/VC, structured sales strategy for $250K - $1M business development deals, wrote all pitches, emails, decks, and high-level sales materials. ✔For Amazon's publishing arm: secured sponsorships, drove press and digital campaigns for 10 bestselling books, engaged 25K+ email list, boosted sales for top authors. ✔Founded popular digital magazine of 20K+ monthly readers featuring top entrepreneurs. ✔For bestselling author, led marketing for new book; 80,000 copies sold in one month.
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    Branding
    Brand Development
    Storytelling
    Strategy
    Ad Copy
    Ebook
    Brand Management
    Business Development
    Corporate Communications
    Business
    Marketing
    Business Strategy
    Communications
    Branding & Marketing
    Copywriting
  • $250 hourly
    Hi! I am an interior designer with both interior design experience and branding/logo/visual experience! I’m experienced in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp, AutoCad, FFE, Budgets, Sketching and an excellent, project manager and communicator.
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    Decorative Art
    Brand Identity
    Specifications
    Commercial Design
    Textile Design
    Branding
    Brand Consulting
    Logo Design
    Interior Design
    Furniture Design
    Residential Design
  • $25 hourly
    Skilled assistant with experience in marketing, finance, sales, and managerial positions. I make your life easier: I can help you to stay organized and communicate well with others! Typing documents quickly, emailing professionals, and setting up meetings are a few of my specialties. I have experience in both Microsoft Suite and Google Workspace products.
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    Google Sheets
    Google Slides
    Virtual Assistance
    Presentations
    Microsoft Outlook
    Branding
    Email Etiquette
    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Email Copywriting
    Email Communication
    Data Entry
    Microsoft Word
    Microsoft Excel
    Google Docs
  • $30 hourly
    I'm a determined individual looking to switch into Marketing and Sales after several years in the Autonomous Vehicle industry.
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    Public Relations
    Adobe Inc.
    Logo Design
    Facebook
    Strategy
    Analytics
    Facebook Games Development
    Freelance Marketing
    Brand Strategy
    Marketing
    Branding
    Brand Development
    Branding & Marketing
    Adobe Analytics
  • $35 hourly
    Let’s tell your story. I am a copywriter and art director experienced in creating social media and brand content. From articles and blogs to ads and copyediting, I will express your message in a compelling and authentic way.
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    Brand Identity
    Brand Consulting
    Social Media Content Creation
    Branding
    Social Media Copy
    Social Media Ad Campaign
    Social Media Content
    Copywriting
    Website Copywriting
    Storytelling
    Ad Copy
    Article Writing
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