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Freelance Illustrator, Children's Book Illustrator, & More

Location:toronto, Ontario, Canada
8 Skills
Exceptionally talented designer with 4 years of experience in graphic design, book design and illustrations for children’s book seeks the position that allows me to showcase creative and conceptual skills, attention to detail, and strong ability to collaborate with the marketing and other departments.

? In-depth knowledge and vast experience of designing books, magazines, in-house journals, newspaper layout, children’s books and graphic novels
? Rich blend of skills and knowledge in conceptualizing & executing designs from start to finish
? Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, MS Office, Corel painter, Adobe Creative Cloud
? Excellent communication and coordination skills
? Well-developed organizational and planning skills and superior attention to detail
? Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously with equal attention to every project, maintaining tight schedules and meeting production guidelines
? Working with a wide range of media such as digital illustrations and free hand drawing to provide artistic and technical direction

Design manager and illustrator
Friendly Fables
Oct 2017 – Present
? Creating story-board and illustration for children’s book
? Illustrated and designed children’s book Daizy’s monster & The Little Gnome by Alexis Alexander
? Providing solutions for cover and interior design, artwork, typesetting and cover specifications for children’s books
? Providing production with press ready digital files
? Working with editor to assist with marketing needs and opportunities by designing marketing materials such as flyers, posters and social media banners
? Designed business card, logo and worked closely to develop branding for Friendly Fables

Freelanced Children’s Book Illustrator
Regan Macaulay
Feb 2018 – Jul 2018¬
? Worked closely with author on designing and developing concept for main characters in the children’s book Mixter Twizzle’s breakfast by Regan W.H. Macaulay
? Consulted with author to determine the nature and content of illustrations in order to meet the communications needs
? Developed and produced sketches and final illustrations for the book, by hand and using multiple software such as Corel painter and Photoshop
? Prepared files for digital and offset print production

Graphic Designer
Norstar Media Inc. & Newera Media Inc.
Apr 2015 – Oct 2017
? Consulted with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials in order to meet their needs
? Produced Newspaper layout and editing
? Developed the graphic elements that meet the clients' objectives
? Produced the desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication
? Estimated the cost of time to complete graphic design
? Worked in a multidisciplinary environment

? Bachelor of Design in Interdisciplinary Design and Minor in Illustration
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University, Halifax, NS - May 2014
? Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Design
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University, Halifax, NS - May 2012
? Bachelor of Arts in Decoration Art Design
Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, China - July 2010