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Marissa P.

Denver, CO


Computer and multimedia

In-person lessons
3.0 average from 2 ratings
Great Tutor, Easy to Reach
— Suse, Arvada, CO on 6/24/14


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About Marissa


I have a strong background in digital media and art. I've been a freelance designer for over 8 years. I've been working with adobe software products for 10. I use Photoshop, inDesign, Illustrator, and after effects on a daily basis for my own work.

I'm also trained in 3d and I do modeling and animation using 3dsa Max and Maya.

My methods of teaching are simple I believe in teaching the basics and advanced tricks to keep you ahead of the competition.

I'll make sure that the assignments pertain to things your interested in.

I look forward to working with you!

I have a strong background in digital media and art. I've been a freelance designer for over 8 years. I've been working with adobe software products for 10. I use Photoshop, inDesign,
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Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Denver, CO 80203
In-person lessons

"Great Tutor, Easy to Reach"

- Suse, Arvada, CO on 6/24/14
Adobe Photoshop,
Architecture, Film, Graphic Design,
Video Production
Test Preparation:
Career Development
Career Development, Marketing,
Microsoft Word

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Adobe Illustrator

I am a graphic designer and animation artist I have been using illustrator for at least 10 years now. I use it mostly to create logos or get creative with text.

Adobe InDesign

Creating multiple page documents with templates and setting up documents for print.
I've created proposal's using master pages to have a header and footer. I know how to number pages. I've created documents for print in InDesign setting up the layout of how to print multiple items on a single page.

I know how to setup text so that it continues from one page to another.

I've been working with InDesign for 9 years now.

Adobe Photoshop

I have been working with Photoshop for over 10 years using it to edit photos create 3D textures, create marketing material for web and print. logo design


I've operated a few different businesses over that past 9 years. I've started a multimedia and marketing business that has grown to employ 3 independent contractors. I know marketing so I can develop marketing tools and plans to help grow businesses.

I've started a catering business with a partner; we primarily do catering for movie shoots and film festivals.

Recently I've started taking online business classes through Coursera, a service that allows you to take classes from a licensed professor at an accredited college or university. They also award you certificates for completion.

I'm also in the process of starting a poker company that will offer free poker to bar and restaurant patrons.


I've been playing chess for over 10 years. I play at least once a day. I've taught people from many different age ranges. I'm part of a local chess group in Denver. I can teach you the basics from setting up the board to how each piece moves. Then also the more advanced training of strategic playing both defense and offence.


I've been cooking for a long time. My main types of food I enjoy cooking is casseroles, Italian, grilling, and creating new types of sauces for pasta and experimenting with appetizers. Last year I started my own catering business with my sister and we cater local film shoots and events.

General Computer

I have worked on Mac computers numerous times. I've been using Word and Excel for a long time and I'm big in shortcuts so I can teach you quick actions for things you do constantly in these programs.

Graphic Design

I have been a freelance graphic designer for 10 years. In 2006 I got my associate's in graphic design. Since then I have started my own multi media design business doing digital and print graphics for a wide variety of clients. From Tax professional's, lawyers, coffee shops, and salon's. I have worked with the majority of the Adobe products including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, AfterEffects, Dreamweaver, and Fireworks.


I've been doing marketing for about 9 years for myself and recently started doing it for businesses. I've marketed myself to get more business and clients using a variety of tools to get business growing, everything from print material, events, social media, networking, and digital media.
I currently have 3 businesses that I do marketing for.

Microsoft Windows

I've been working on a windows operating system since i first started using computers in 2000. I'm very familiar with how the system works and setting up different functions for the system.


I'm an avid poker player of Texas Hold'em. For the past year I was a poker dealer for a few poker companies in Denver. Dealing for free bar poker. Before coming a dealer I would play poker at least 2 or 3 nights a week. Currently i'm working on getting my official gaming license so I can become a dealer in Black Hawk at one of the casino's. I can teach you everything from the betting structure, different types of hands, and strategies.


I've started taking swimming lessons when I was 5 i am now 27 I love to swim and I can teach you the basic swimming techniques if you are just wanting to swim. I can also teach you some of the more advanced strokes if your trying to get or improve your form in the water. Can also help you swim faster.

Video Production

I have experience doing post production of videos. I use After Effects and Premiere to edit and add different effects to videos. Then rendering them for web or dvd's.
I know afters effects pretty well, as I have been working with it for a little over 5 years. I've edited a commercial, done web intros, and created a few motion graphics for my clients.

Web Design

I've designed many websites including my own. I also maintain a few websites. I've taken a few classes on web design, but most of my experience comes from designing other people's personal or business websites. I usually design the sites in Photoshop or Illustrator.

Southest technical institute
Art Institute colorado


Southest technical institute

Art Institute colorado (Other)

Great Tutor, Easy to Reach — Marissa has been a big help. She knows Photoshop and the Cintiq well. She has been available by phone to answer questions, like where to find free fonts online. I have paid her for phone time when we have worked together remotely. I recommend her highly. ...

— Suse, Arvada, CO on 6/24/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Marissa will travel within 20 miles of Denver, CO 80203.