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  • Karen Peuser

    Freelance Illustrator , Fine Artist and Digital Artist

    Toronto, Canada

I am a freelance artist who can do custom illustration, illustration, design, characters, graphic design and various art projects. I specialize in creating unique handmade illustrations, sketches and text into designs.

Work Samples

  • Various Designs

Work History

Please accept my resume for your review and consideration. I am a highly talented, creative and passionate, inventive artist/designer who has extensive experience in fine art, multimedia, print and marketing design experience. As my resume indicates I have several years of extensive experience as a Graphic and Fine Artist, Office Admin, Customer Service, and Demonstration and Marketing experience. This experience has afforded me many opportunities to improve, grow and gain greater transferable skills and knowledge. Objective: My goal is to work in a creative environment where I can gain skills and grow as a professional. Skills: Photoshop CS3/4, Illustrator CS3/5, In Design CS3, Dreamweaver, Photoshop CS4, Corel Painter, Poser, CorelDraw, MS Freehand, and various other graphic programs, Microsoft Office, Windows Vista/XP, Word-perfect, Word Experience: Freelance Design: Logo, menu, banner, CD cover, photo retouching, book illustration. Always willing to learn and try new things with regards to design Design Proficiency: Digital art, sketching, multimedia, Illustration, watercolor. Ongoing- learning new techniques. Portfolio: Face book: https://www.facebook.com/Reedsart I believe that my background and larger life goals make me an ideal candidate to work in your organization. With these qualifications I believe that I have the requisite skills and the professional competency, which you seek. Thank you for your time and assistance. I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely yours, SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS • Familiar with Adobe CS3, Illustrator 5, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Photoshop CS4, Corel Painter, Poser, CorelDraw, MS Freehand, Microsoft Office, Windows Vista/XP, Word-perfect, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Quicken 2011 • Creative and artist talent • A can-do, positive attitude • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, and work well under pressure • An innovative attitude towards technology • Strong professional communication and report writing skills • Excellent customer service/problem-solving with a reputation as a competent, knowledgeable and helpful professional with a passion to helping others • Merchandiser, retail sales, product demonstrator • Quick learner who can easily adapt to new responsibilities. Passion for continuous learning RELEVANT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE FREELANCE ARTIST (owner/operator) • Worked with clients in developing original illustrations and company artwork for advertising and other purposes • Developed freehand sketches/concept art-illustrations • Experience with on-line marketing • Experience with book illustration • Designed and produced a variety of print media for various clients, including logos, posters, bookmarks, newsletters, business cards, invoice, letterhead, and book illustrations Technical Proficiency: • Adobe CS3 • Illustrator 3 & 5 • In Design • PowerPoint • Outlook • Photoshop • Blender • Poser • 2D/3D