Tammy Stockton

Freelance Ad Designer & Business Card Designer

Location:South Bend, Indiana, United States
2 Skills
Ambitious and highly creative graphic designer with extensive experience in print design and developing skills in web design and coding

Marketing Designer
Round 2, LLC
September 2012 – Present South Bend, Indiana Area

Concept development in mulitple projects (print and web);
Print advertisements (17 magazines ranging from 1/12 page to 2 page spread)
Web advertisements (banner ads, e-blasts, monthly e-newsletter, fliers)
Creation and maintaining updates of product sell sheets
Product catalogs (full, supplemental, mini)
Tradeshow presentation/signage
Assist in the editing of several corporate videos and commercials
Presentation design for potential licensor's
Design wireframes for multiple brand websites and update content for existing websites
Photography shoots for products; all editing of product photography
Develop and execute product and brand messaging across multiple media

Layout and Design Specialist
College of American Pathologists (CAP)
July 2011 – September 2012

Design form content and flow to optimize both data collection and subsequent character
recognition by utilizing typography and design skills
Design kit instructions and other kit materials pieces
Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of color management for print
Manipulate images for desired color and clarity
Problem solve issues to facilitate accurate completion of the form and data throughput by understanding the needs of the external and internal customers
Participate in development of forms by utilizing typography and design skills, and software knowledge
Program each form for scanning, including programming all field parameters, compiling scripts, and testing data output both in paper and online media
Prioritize workload to guarantee maintenance of deadlines
Design forms to capture information (data) in any media, i.e., paper, electronic, web, by utilizing data collection software and current desktop publishing technology
Maintain a high degree of accuracy: average 99% accuracy per month

Freelance Graphic Artist
August 2005 - Present

Taproot Foundation: Volunteer based and pro bono design work for non-profit businesses
from grants received through Taproot. Annual Report design for CAEL (Council for Adult and Experiential Learning); Brochure design for Supersibs; Annual Report for Teen Parent Connection
Adventure Stage Chicago: all print ads for area Chicago newspapers, magazines, bus stops
and banner ads for web
Millcreek Technologies: designed corporate identity for company (logo, business cards, stationary) including preliminary website design
Various marketing pieces for small businesses and non–profits ranging in poster design, invitations self–mailers, flyers, and identity; skilled with print production, researching printing vendors, bindery, photography, copy writing and art production; balance demands of clients with realities of production time lines and budgets; always maintaining an open-minded attitude to new ideas and non-traditional solutions; solving all issues arising that concern errors and adjustments; strong organizational and planning skills to ensure completion of complex projects in agreed time
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Business Card Design