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Margaret K.

Dallas, TX

$45/hr

17+ Years Senior Graphic Artist in Advertising Agencies

Background check passed as of 2/20/14
Usually responds in about 18 hours

17+ Years Senior Graphic Artist in Advertising Agencies

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Accomplished 17+ years Senior Graphic Artist cultivated within studio settings for various mid-to-large size advertising agencies and printers. Proven expertise in layout, retouching, color correcting/separation, compositing and
illustrations for Gravure, Offset Lithography and Flexography POP and permanent merchandise. Some of my strongest abilities are listed below:

-Proficient use of InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, QuarkXpress and Macintosh OSX
-10+ years training graphic artists and community college students in Intro to Mac, InDesign, Advanced Illustrator and PhotoShop
-7+ years retouching, color correction and compositing for both vector and rastered images
-12+ years in mechanical preparation, layout and design, hi-res development and vector illustrations
-17+ years of proven time management, organizational, and communication skills with a keen attention to detail

Testimonials

"Patient and Knowledgeable"

- Kandi, Dallas, TX on 3/12/14
Computer:
Adobe Illustrator,
Adobe InDesign,
Adobe Photoshop,
General Computer, Macintosh,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Adobe Illustrator

I have 17+ years experience working with vector images for various advertising agencies and printers within the DFW area. As a Senior Graphic Designer, I was responsible for illustrating various images and mock-ups for both print and web. I have also worked with Illustrator to create die-cuts, packaging and specialty POP. I have had the pleasure of working on clients such as: AT&T, Barney, Baskin Robbins, Bob the Builder, Dr. Pepper, Greyhound, Neiman Marcus, Nokia, Pepsi, Sara Lee and Texas Instruments. I also taught Advanced Illustrator for both Dallas and Collin County Community Colleges for 2 years.

Adobe InDesign

I have 17+ years experience using Adobe InDesign to create mechanicals/layouts for books/manuals, brochures, direct mail, print collateral and various POP (Point of Purchase) elements for various Advertising Agencies and printers in the DFW. As a Senior Graphic Artist I was responsible for creating layouts that met print standards. I also taught classes on InDesign for Dallas and Collin County Community Colleges for 3 years teaching layout setup, the tool bar and palatte usage such as character and paragraph styles.

Adobe Photoshop

I have 15+ years experience working with rastered images for various Advertising Agencies and printers within the DFW area. As a Senior Graphic Designer I was responsible for retouching, color correction and compositing images for both print and web. I have had the pleasure of working on clients such as: AT&T, Barney, Baskin Robbins, Bob the Builder, Dr Pepper, Greyhound, Neiman Marcus, Nokia, Pepsi, Sara Lee and Texas Instruments. I also taught Advanced PhotoShop for both Dallas and Collin County Community Colleges for 2 years.

Macintosh

I have 17+ years experience using Macintosh computers working at various Advertising Agencies and printers in the DFW area. As a Senior Graphic Artist managing different creative departments I was responsible for the upkeep of our Macintosh computers, networks/servers and software. Also I taught Intro to Mac at both Dallas and Collin County Community Colleges for 3 years teaching terminology, the operating system, software, hardware as well as networking.

Midwestern State University

Education

Midwestern State University

Patient and Knowledgeable — Margee is very good at building on the basics. She gives you just enough information to begin working on your own. She is good at working via Skype. Skype opens up a ton of time for lessons. I highly recommend Margee. ...

— Kandi, Dallas, TX on 3/12/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Margaret will travel within 40 miles of Dallas, TX 75252.


About Margaret

Accomplished 17+ years Senior Graphic Artist cultivated within studio settings for various mid-to-large size advertising agencies and printers. Proven expertise in layout, retouching, color correcting/separation, compositing and
illustrations for Gravure, Offset Lithography and Flexography POP and permanent merchandise. Some of my strongest abilities are listed below:

-Proficient use of InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, QuarkXpress and Macintosh OSX
-10+ years training graphic artists and community college students in Intro to Mac, InDesign, Advanced Illustrator and PhotoShop
-7+ years retouching, color correction and compositing for both vector and rastered images
-12+ years in mechanical preparation, layout and design, hi-res development and vector illustrations
-17+ years of proven time management, organizational, and communication skills with a keen attention to detail

Testimonials

"Patient and Knowledgeable"

- Kandi, Dallas, TX on 3/12/14

Education

Midwestern State University

Education

Midwestern State University


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Dallas, TX 75252

Margaret’s Subjects

Computer:
Adobe Illustrator,
Adobe InDesign,
Adobe Photoshop,
General Computer, Macintosh,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Margaret K.

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