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Illustration is the creation of images like drawings, paintings and sketches of things seen, imagined or remembered, using a range of mediums (e.g. design software, pencil or collage). On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find creative graphic artists with experience in technical illustration, advertising illustration and graphic design software (such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) to manage your professional logo design or provide you with new graphic design ideas for your portfolio.

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  1. Mark Fullerton

    Mark Fullerton

    Graphic Designer / Illustrator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Portfolio: 14

    Pixel Boy Studio, Inc.® is a Los Angeles-based independent graphic design and illustration studio that I founded in 2005. Since then, I've been working on a multitude of creative projects for ad agencies, national toy manufacturers and mobile game studios. Before venturing off on my own, I worked in the advertising industry for 18 years as a freelance art director/creative director with a specialization in print design and brand identity. I have additional experience in web design, app development, motion graphics, 2D/3D illustration and game design.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Alexandre J.

    Alexandre J.

    Graphic Designer with branding experience

    Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I found what I love doing early in my life. Since childhood, my drawings and creative insights have prepared me for my future career as a graphic designer. My marketing background allows me to not only take care of the graphical aspects of a project, but also to fully understand, participate and even take care of the marketing aspects of it. I am responsible, motivated and very diligent. With my experience, I can offer high quality results with the punctuality and competence that the market demands.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Jiong Li

    Jiong Li

    Freelance Designer & Illustrator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Portfolio: 8

    JIONG is an award-winning designer and illustrator based in Temecula, California. His professional experiences include web design and development, interface design, advertising, print design, logo design and brand development, illustration, animation, art directing and teaching. Over the past decade, JIONG has worked with a variety of clients, including City of Rancho Cucamonga, SONY, American Express, Tri-City Medical Center, San Diego Gas & Electric, Utah State University, California State University, San Bernardino Valley College and University of California. JIONG's design and illustration work have been recognized by HOW Magazine and Art Directors & Artists Club. They have been featured in various media, and exhibited in California, Utah and Korea.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Drew Close

    Drew Close

    Graphic & UX Designer

    Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Portfolio: 2

    I am an enthusiastic Graphic & UX Designer with over 10 years of professional experience in various fields of design including advertising, branding, and website and mobile app design. To view a sample of some of my work, here is a link to my current portfolio: Over the course of my career, I have worked for mid-sized ad agencies, small boutique design shops, and large corporate marketing companies. I have extensive experience presenting my creative concepts and to high-level executives at major corporations, and am able to explain my design decisions through well-written creative rationales. I am excited at the prospect of new design projects and look forward to working with you!

    $75.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Casey Kleeb

    Casey Kleeb

    Graphic Designer, emphasis in Hand-Lettering

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I graduated in May 2014 from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a BA in Graphic Design. After working as the Layout Editor for the school paper I became a Production Artist at Bradley Reid + Associates, a Marketing and Ad Agency. Since recently moving to Texas, I am freelancing and open for commission. My design aesthetic can be described as clean, modern, and bold. My strengths are composition, balance, typography and foremost, hand-lettering. I create one of a kind designs for branding, products, packaging, and general design and am very proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. I would love to chat with you and make your vision come to life!

    $40.00 /hr
    10 hours
  6. Miroslav Lazovic

    Miroslav Lazovic

    Software developer/Consultant/Illustrator

    Serbia - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a software developer from Belgrade, Serbia. Since 2008, I have worked on many different software projects, from small applications tailored to the specific client needs, to large enterprise solutions. I have experience with various technologies and I am always interested in learning something new. I am also providing software consulting services to small businesses. Technologies I use: Programming languages: C#, Java Web design: HTML & CSS, Javascript, Adobe Photoshop Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, SQLite Other technologies/frameworks: ActiveMQ, Apache Thrift, Apache Solr, Couchbase, iBatis/MyBatis, Spring, Maven, nuGet Package Manager, SVN, Git One interesting fact about me - I also work as a freelance illustrator. If you are interested in seeing my illustration-related work, visit my portfolio website:

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Michael H.

    Michael H.

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am an experienced designer and developer with a history of working on projects of all sizes. I also have a traditional background as a Creative Director and Illustrator that gives me a very holistic approach to any project. I can also provide strategic consulting for online businesses, whether you need input on a strategy, or help with lead generation and marketing. Part of my work history involved time in an incubator overseeing the technical development of portfolio companies. I appreciate every client and make sure that I do everything possible to make a project successful.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Manish T.

    Manish T.

    Phoenix Media Lab

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

    Hey there! This is Manish. I am founder, illustrator & enthusiastic designer with over 6 years of experience making best designs, animations and making clients happy :) at Phoenix Media Lab. I started my freelancing career with a simple idea-making awesome graphics. I am specialized making unique and elegant web sites and graphics that's what I am known for. When I get on the job, you can sip of that cup of coffee and be rest assured that you are going to have a great work in no time! Not only do I work fast and efficient, I ensure that I raise my standard of work everyday. When designing unique web and graphics for you, I aim high and I actually reach my aim!

    Groups: Pro Web Designers

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Chad Schaub

    Chad Schaub

    Graphic Designer with Illustration and Web Design experience

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I love all things art and technology, so my logical choice in life is to be a designer. I have a passion for quality, and a professional, driven mindset. My life's mission is to leave a mark on this earth, a mark of hard work, beautiful art, and a friendly name. I would love to work for new people, and week professional opportunities. My expertise lies within advertisement, logos, illustration, and image manipulation. I begun my professional career as a photographer, then achieved my bachelors degree in visual communication: graphic design.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Marcelo Brum

    Marcelo Brum

    Art Director, Graphic and Web Designer, UI/UX Designer, Illustrator.

    Uruguay - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a 11 year experienced Art Director. My personal interests have led me to develop solid experience in both graphic and multimedia design. Today, thanks to that curiosity that is always pushing me on, I have the luck of being an Art Director with solid experience in Graphic Design, Editorial Design, Web Design, Illustration, Professional Photography and Post Production, 3D Modeling, and UI/UX Design. Recently I founded God Apps, a company specialized on developing mobile applications and games.

    $25.56 /hr
    0 hours