Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Redesigning logos, catalogs, and corporate identities.
Q. Describe three recent jobs you've completed.
A. Contract work for Betty Lukens, designing new children's catalog, logo redesign. https://www.bettylukens.com/
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. The only way to tell if a logo designer is the right one for you is to critique their logo design portfolio. Creativity in many levels of the arts, is good indiction of passion for the creative profession.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Keep it simple and the work will appear polished, too many colors is not a good thing.. Less is more, and no more than three colors, typically..
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. How long will the work take? Are you able to create the design within the time specified, and requested.. Time is money, for customers, must be prompt on time.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. I have a built-in sense of beauty. I dabbed in design, paint, draw, ceramics, photography, and have been fortunate to have my peers comment on my work and really appreciate my creative efforts, it's very rewarding.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I love being creative, and making customers happy by providing design that will help their business get noticed.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. I have been in the newspaper a couple of times and had articles written about my work.
In San Mateo, & San Francisco Paper Art Related
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. I recently worked on several promotional collateral work for client, designing print ads and small ads for website. Additional work revamping their old logo and changing colors to have their brand identity reflect their services in a well balanced blend of colors. Job was compleated within three days. Currently working on a book cover for customer, promoting their new ebook. I have applied my design abilities in print and web design. From the scale of 4 to 3 inches for a web site advertisement, to projects for trade shows that promoted products with large graphical posters of various sizes such as 16 x 20", 18 x 24", 20 x 30".
Article written about my design site
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. I willing to work with the customers, and try to stay in the the budget they are constrained too. Let's talk we can work out some creative numbers that can make us both happy.. Ultimately word of mouth is very important and it can weigh heavily like currency.. If the customer is happy with the outcome, it is always good for business.
Q. What is your greatest strength?
A. My versatility, you name it I have dabbed into every mode of arts possible. I even write poetry. I must have been soaked heavily in the creativity DNA pile before birth..
I so live for it, the arts.
Q. What are you currently working on improving?
A. Currently creating a business card, and logo design for local business, hair salon.