Providing inspired, intelligent, intuitive visual design solutions.
I am not accepting new clients at this time, but I can occasionally make exceptions if circumstances permit.
DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION
Excellence in digital rendering, drawing, and painting, vector and raster platforms, advanced digital photography, expert photo editing and manipulation, vector logos and symbols, demonstrational graphics and conceptual mock-ups, typography and mixed media.
DESIGN FOR PRINT
Exceptional design and layout of: printed brand identity components and promo materials, menu design, point-of-sale displays, advertisements, magazine & publication page layout, event and exhibit display graphics, signage, and interior environment design, package & label design.
DESIGN FOR WEB
Website design: creative consultation, providing developers with templates and webpage graphics including custom maps, symbols and icons, and galleries. E-commerce, online-store layout and design: product photography and editing for e-marketing and online point-of-sale, check-out and informational forms.
Expansion of brand identity through web-presence, utilizing: Facebook, Wordpress and other social media platforms for e-marketing initiatives, Youtube and Roku channel design, business and portfolio blog sites, promotional e-mail graphics, web banner advertisements, creative direction for e-marketing.
MOTION & INTERACTIVITY
Process and technical abilities include: storyboards, timelines, animation of visual components, sound &music editing, production, some programming. Attention to interactivity, user experience, pacing and storytelling through motion to produce intuitive user-interfaces and memorable, entertaining motion graphics.
GOOD DESIGN IS MEMORABLE AND LOGICAL- EVERY ELEMENT SUPPORTS THE WHOLE. THE DESIGN PROCESS THRILLS ME.
Cristina Maxon Graphic Design, est. 2009
SOFTWARE + PLATFORMS + PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
10+ years experience designing in Adobe Creative software including:
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and DreamWeaver. iMovie, Apple Garage Band, iPhoto, Microsoft Office, Mac and Windows, iPhone and Android platforms, Instagram, Facebook + social media administration roles, SquareSpace web-development and design, proficient in Shopify, Wix, Mailchimp, WordPress, and average HTML web coding ability. File management, color handling and formulas, brand identity standards & more.