Kinuko Clements

Freelance Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Location:San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States
2 Skills
Objective: Seeking a position as a Graphic Designer/Illustrator, where I can utilize my talents and years of experience to create visually effective graphics and illustrations to help promote an organization to grow and prosper.

Skills: Years of professional experience in all aspects of graphic design and illustration for a wide range of projects for print, web and mobile that include advertisement, brochure, catalog, flyer, packaging, labeling, web design, Flash interactive design/animation, UI graphics and HTML email. Advanced skills in image editing and prepress/print production. Extensive experience in advertisement design with a proven history of achievement in unique and highly effective design.
Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator in all versions include CS5.
Fluent in Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Bridge and Word. Basic knowledge in Fireworks, Excel and Flash Catalyst, HTML and CSS.

Beary Thoughtful LLC, Fall River, MA 2008 -2011 (project based/telecommute position).
Illustration for a wide range of subject matters for marketing materials. Graphic design for logo, packaging, labeling, mailing card, trade show sign, stationery and catalog. Production work for web site.

Marin Independent Journal, Novato, CA 2003 - 2009
Graphic design for advertisement and other related design projects for a wide range of business field for print and online. Image editing and pre-press/production work. Produced numerous design projects for advertisers in North Bay. Assigned to one of the company’s largest accounts. Worked on specs and completed them as profitable products. Many new and existing clients expressed great satisfaction with my unique and effective design, and it often helped the company to bring new revenues.

Minimagazine, Emeryville, CA 2003 - 2004 (project based/telecommute position).
Magazine and advertising designs for BMW and Mercedes owner’s club Magazine. Performed all stages of design and print production work, from concept development to final mechanical output for printer.

Inside Design, Ross, CA 2002 - 2003
Ad designs, page layout, image editing and print production work for bimonthly magazine. Incorporated publisher’s concepts into final marketing design products.

LionBridge, San Francisco, CA 2002 - 2003 (project based)
Layout, design and pre-press/print production work for a wide range of print collateral materials for an international publisher that includes retail catalogs/brochures, magazines and reports. Key accounts include L.L.Beans, Cisco Systems, Continental Airlines, IQ Magazine et al.

McCann Erickson Ad Agency, San Francisco, CA 2001 - 2002
Advertising designs, image editing and pre-press/print production work for books and magazines. Incorporated art director’s creative vision into high end design products and final mechanical output. Color proof check.

eStar, Inc., San Francisco, CA 1999 - 2000
A wide range of design projects for marketing materials. Banner ads, catalogues, brochure, flyers, folders, logos, thank you cards, labels, calendars, picture frames, mouse pads, mugs, coasters, T-shirts, business cards, buttons, company’s newsletter and banners. Worked closely with creative director and provided profitable products to marketing department. Editing large volume photos.

Freelance Experience:
* CRobinson Jewelry San Rafael, CA 2011 - 2012 Web design, online store creation, business card design.
* Farm Organic, Moss Beach, CA 2011 - 2012 Logo, business card, sign, ads, marketing materials and PowerPoint presentation.
• Studio B San Rafael, CA - 2011. Production work for design agency. Ads, labels and business cards.
• Animate Ent New York, NY - 2011. Illustrations and animation for online game for a start up company.
• Restorative Touch, San Rafael, CA. - 2010. Flyer. Web site design.
• Marin Center, San Rafael, CA - Marin County Fair Poster 2002.
• Limited Edition, Novato, CA - Design work for sales materials, T-shirt, poster. Mock up design for website.
• Caractacus Labs, San Rafael, CA - Illustration for marketing products, package design, header card and sales materials.
• Cabernet Corporation, Novato, CA - Illustration and design for sales materials for wine.
• Bay Area Herbs & specialities, San Francisco, CA - Illustration and design for food labels.
• Mt. Lassen, Lassen, CA - Web design, logo and food labels.
• Max Nungus, San Francisco, CA - Brochure and post card design.
• Lorie Espejo DDS, San , CA - Logo and business card design.
• Grateful Graphics, San Francisco, CA - Illustration and design for T-shirt, post card and logo.

Illustration (BFA)/Graphic Design - Academy of Art University.
Graphic Design/Desk Top Publishing - Media Alliance, San Francisco.
Web Design, Flash, Dreamweaver and HTML - College of Marin, Santa Rosa Junior College,
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design