Linda Iskra

Freelance Ad Designer & Brochure Designer

Location:Cape Coral, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Creative, hands-on professional with expertise in graphic design. I am a Graphic Artist motivated to work on all projects collaboratively with the design team from conception through to final production. I offer previous creative success within a wide-ranging, team-oriented environment. Working with both marketing and advertising clients both internal and external. I am a visual designer who consistently completes several projects to the satisfaction of clients within tight time frames. Worked on both newspaper and magazine design. Designing both ads and page layout for Parent and Child magazine. Effective ads for Grandeur Magazine a higher end magazine.

• Digital media
• Proficient in Adobe CS5
• Print advertising
• Web site advertising
• Proficient in photograph restoration
• Superb eye for detail
• Project presentations
• Flier and poster printing
• Creative design layouts
• Eye for color and design

Work History
Graphic Designer
News-Press/Gannett Multimedia - Fort Myers Florida

• Developed designs that elevated, differentiated and functioned on-brand and on-strategy.
• Maintained consistent use of graphic imagery in marketing and advertising materials.
• Worked with internal clients to determine strategy and design for external advertisers.
• Generated new ideas with limited direction for varied external client needs.
• Presented projects to internal and external clients.
• Generated computer graphics and page-layout, graphic elements and photography.
• Generated detailed specs of final designs.
• Designed tradeshow banners and signage from concept through completion.
• Trained designers on computer graphic design programs such as InDesign, Adobe Illustrator,
Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Flash.
• Carefully proofread sales and advertising materials prior to printing.
• Designed art and copy layouts for direct mail that worked.
• Worked on extremely tight deadlines daily.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Brochure Design