Services & Capabilities Outline
As a brief encapsulation, I work for agencies, small businesses and mid-size corporations. Providing complete marketing services including website programming and design, Windows computer support, print material design and management to completion, professional digital photography, professional digital video with editing studio for TV and web streaming, Opt-In email broadcasts with html design and a list of other skills outlined below. I can provide references if you want to do investigate my integrity and workmanship. I strongly encourage people to please call at least a couple references for confidence.

My extensive marketing skills and eye for detail combined with my modest pricing has secured Innovate Design a strong following of repeat business clients. I service clients nationally and in other countries. I have certified training in both Dale Carnegie and David Sandler Institute for sales and marketing. Adobe certification in Photoshop 7.0 and Illustrator 10. Completing Microsoft MCSE 2002 & MOUS 2002 certification.

I have been an artist for 35 years with 24 years printing experience including technical prepress manager for 8 years - computer assembly and maintenance since 1986. Below is a brief bullet point list of some of the diverse services I offer that allow me to be a turn-key solution for many businesses.

  • Agency level design of brochures, stationary, flyers, booklets, reports, ect.
  • Marketing experience includes copy writing, advertising design and submission.
  • Identity Systems - logo design or redesign for print or internet use.
  • Business presentations - investor presentations in booklet form, Powerpoint presentations or various CD presentation formats.
  • Photoshop work since 1990 - complex image color correction and manipulations using the latest bitmap tools available.
  • High-resolution scanning - prints, transparencies - 42-bit 3.6 Dmax, drum scan quality (Scans are on a per quote basis - priced 20% lower than service bureaus)
  • Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw vector creation - for the sign industry and illustration
  • Experienced at creating artwork for billboards, posters and trade-show booth artwork
  • Professional Canon 20D Digital Photography - photography for trade shows, print or internet images on CD
  • Professional Canon XL1s Digital Videotography - broadcast-quality, editing and web streaming, TV spots, workshop CD or DVD.
  • Video editing studio in real-time digital with voice-over microphone system.
  • GIF animations - animated banners - web logos in motion for the internet
  • Retail and Commercial Website creation - html, cgi, php. asp, java and flash content
  • MetaTag Optimization and Website Submission - important search engine listings
  • CPC (cost-per-click) setup and management for major search engines.
  • Screensaver and wallpaper creations - typically vector/bitmap animations
  • Provide website hosting and email services at reduced prices - OC48 fibre optics
  • Setup peer-to-peer and server supported networks - ongoing maintenance, consultation and phone support
  • Purchase and build custom and name brand systems - Windows 98/2000/XP and various servers to fit your company.
  • Database support and assistance, export/import - dBase code knowledge.
  • Perl and PHP database development for Unix and Linux platforms.

Listed are a few design price ranges to assist your evaluation:

  • Identity System (logo design) - $200.00 to $400.00
  • 4-Color Inserts - $350.00 to $450.00
  • 4-Color Brochures - $800.00 to $1200.00
  • Ezine Newsletter (email newsletters) - $500.00 to $800.00
  • Simple Website as Digital Brochure - $800.00 to $2,500
  • Commercial Website - $2,500.00 to $8,000.00

These are rough estimates without knowledge of how much time is involved. Please refer to Website Rates for more details regarding internet creation. Essentially, my rates are considerably lower than any printer, another independant designer or an agency, but equal to or better in quality and speed.

Video converted to Streaming Video

Provided are a few examples of raw video footage applied to a timeline and exported out to stream off a website targeting Cable and DSL connections. My studio has produced TV commercials for cable locally and trade shows nationally. Innovate Design provides economical, yet complete post-production. Most of my video is created for website streaming.

SAMPLE 1: Strong Crown Room Starlighters & Brass Band and attendee interviews
SAMPLE 2: Strong Crown Room walk-thru and interviews with vendors
SAMPLE 3: Strong Crown Room walk-thru and interviews with brides to be
SAMPLE 4: National Spine Relief and mix of interview on IDD Therapy

Other samples are behind security measures, therefore direct linking is not possible.

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