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Elizabeth Marquis

Freelance Book Designer & Brochure Designer

Location:Portland, Oregon, United States
Phone: 503-333-6273
2 Skills
Elizabeth Marquis (formerly Perlas)
Portland, OR

To contribute ideas, offer leadership, and make artful design in a creative, challenging team environment that builds on my 15 years of experience.

Professional goals
To help a company grow while putting into effect my enthusiasm for art, design, conceptual thinking and strategy.
To collaborate with great clients, designers and writers who offer experience and knowledge.*
To do cool stuff and have fun doing it.

Fluent in CS5 and design applications.

Proven ability to apply and perform leadership, concepting, teamship, ideation, client relations, drawing, sketching, typography, color theory, layout, use of texture, spacing and scale, visual presentation and mind reading.

2010 to 2011 Art Teacher, Touchstone School, Lake Oswego, Oregon
2009 to 2010 Elizabeth Deane studio, Art Director,
2007 to 2008 Partnership, SugaPress Studio, fine art studio
2002 to present Freelance Art Director and Designer, self employed
1998-2002 Art Director and Designer, Creative Media Development and Jeld-Wen
1996-1998 Art Director and Designer, Communi(k), Inc.
1995-1996 Graphic Designer, National Meeting Company
1995-1996 Graphic Designer, self employed

I continue my studies in design, children’s book illustration and Fine Arts.
1993-1995 BFA in Graphic Arts, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon
1992-1993 Undergraduate studies at University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

2008 Stevie award: Reed Admissions Haiku for Best Brand Building/Promotion Site
2008 W3 award • 2008 silver winner: Reed Admissions Haiku for Promotional/Branding
2008 Davey awards • online advertising and marketing gold winner:
Branded Content: Video/Films/Movies
2008 Davey awards • online advertising and marketing gold winner: Not-for-Profit

Additional interests
I am a licensed fine art teacher, a printmaker, illustrator and mother.

Favorite tools
N0. 2 Pencil and a talented creative team to draw ideas with.

AKA: "List Maker Extraordinaire"

Areas of Expertise
Art direction for print, video and web. Design, Illustration and Fine arts.

CS5, XHTML & CSS, Type fiend and Mind Reader.
Skills (2) Rating
Book Design
Brochure Design