Jessica S
Designer #51622
NEW 9/28/2020
5 Star Rating
687 Projects
Jessica has been photo manipulating images since 2003 and started her graphic design career in high school working for her parent's business.

She graduated in 2007 and 2009 with 2 tech degrees; Associate in Arts and Communication Art & Design, getting her degree in graphic design with hands-on work experience in the printing industry since 2010.

Jessica has over 15 years of design experience, recently expanding into the book/magazine publishing world since 2017.

She loves working one-on-one with clients to solve their design problem, giving them a design solution that fits their needs and goes above and beyond their expectations. She is not afraid of going the extra mile to make her clients feel special.
Fashion
Sports
Advertisement
Book Covers
Marketing
eBook
Graphic Designer
Brochure
Website

Specialties

• Book/Magazine Cover Design
• Editorial Design/Formatting
• Graphic Design (business card, business stationery, promotional and marketing materials, simple website design, website copywriting, apparel, packaging)
• Simple Editorial Editing
• Photo Manipulating
• Photo Retouching
• Photo Editing
• Photo Color Correction
• Typography
• Photography
• Preparing Print-Ready Files
• Pre/Post-Print Production
• Project Research
• Customer Service
• Adobe Design Software (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat)
• Affinity Photo & Designer
• Vellum - Book Publishing Software

Interests

Jessica is currently married, has a wonderful baby girl with another one on the way (Oct 2020). Between being a wife and mother, she enjoys reading, writing, photography, travel, movies, hot chocolate, sitting by the fire, going for walks with her family and 2 dogs, and taking road trips to see Grandma and Grandpa.

From elementary into college, she participated in a lot of extracurricular activities, including:
FFA - Equine
Choir - School, Church
Band - School
Church Youth Group Activities
Tennis
Soccer
Gymnastics
Writing Tutor
Newspaper Team
Wrangler (Summer Horse Camp)
Humane Society - Volunteer
Dance Team

Education

Central Lakes Community College

Business Mgmt
Accounting
Newspaper Team
Creative Writing
Advanced Creative Writing
General Studies

Alexandria Technical and Community College

Graphic Design
Marketing
Website Design
Traditional Art/Illustration/Painting
Packaging Design
Art Theory
Accounting
Business Math
Writing Tutor

Marketing

20 Projects Completed

Work with a client who requires promotional graphics and advertisements for their business.

Sports

10 Projects Completed

Have 2 loyal dance studios that require spring recital programs and promotional/marketing materials throughout the year.

Fashion

1 Projects Completed

On a continual project with a fashion designer and creating her catalog.

eBook

200 Projects Completed

This experience is related to her book cover projects.

Advertisement

100 Projects Completed

Her experience in advertisement includes magazine ads, promotional and marketing, direct mail, social media, banners, etc

Book Covers

100 Projects Completed

In a little over 3 years, she has designed over 100 book covers. Some have been bidding jobs, contests, pre-made covers, and direct hire projects.

Brochure

50 Projects Completed

Brochures encompass design of booklets, programs, and interior formatting of magazines and books.

Website

6 Projects Completed

She has only done a handful of websites, as website design is more time consuming than book covers and more technical, which she doesn't have enough experience to feel comfortable doing extensive website design projects. She will take on simple, low key, website design projects she feels she can handle.

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