No job is too big, too small or too strange for CMYKate Designs!

For 25 years Kate Rappé has specialized in Graphic Design for Print, Web Marketing, Print and Project Management, and Social Media Campaigns. Every project is an idea transformed into a beautiful design.
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DESIGN EXPERTISE

  • Non-Profit Marketing
  • Corporate Collateral
  • Healthcare Marketing
  • Event & Tradeshow Graphics
  • Logo Design
  • Brand Development
  • Package Design
  • Hotel & Restaurant Marketing
  • Advertising & Direct Mail
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Mailchimp Campaigns
  • Web Graphics & eDocuments

BACKGROUND

It seems like yesterday that I was a young designer ready to work for anyone who would hire me. I realized after a few years that I would be happiest working for myself and raising my family with a more flexible schedule.

Education:
Savannah College of Art and Design
Graduated 1993 – BA in Graphic Design, Minor in Art History

Work Experience:
CMYKate Designs – 1997 – today
BBFM – 1995-1997
Hansen Design – 1994-1995
The Hacker Group – 1993-1994

RATES

My design rate is $45-75 per hour. I bill hourly and invoice monthly. I track my time using Timefox software. I am able to work on projects on a set bid if the project details have been established. However, time is tracked for every job to stay within budget.

I have found for most of my projects, working hourly is the best way to keep projects moving. I do not charge rush rates, and take jobs as they come. I create an estimate and communicate timing when we begin, and am often able to start a job the same week it arrives.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Trained formally as a print designer, I will admit that print is where my heart is. But today most of my client projects have digital elements, or are designed for the web. For hardware, I am all Apple.

I generally do all of my design work in the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite: In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop & Acrobat

Some projects require using MS Office, so I’m fairly proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel

I also have a working knowledge of the WordPress web platform and basic HTML.

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Live with gratitude, serve with kindness and strive for creative greatness.

Kate Rappé, CMYKate Designs

- my personal motto

And when I'm not in the studio...