Stephanie Tipton

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Product Illustrator

Location:Marion, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills
Stephanie Tipton


14 years experience in graphic design, fashion and home décor industries. As a Design Artist I produce technical drawings, garment sketches, art for fabric prints, embroidery, appliqué, screen print, placement print, bead work, sequins and laser design.

I maintain production records using product lifecycle management software, correspond with vendors and factories about design and garment production, work with fashion designers and fashion houses to produce highly customized products. I also create designs for labels, tags, gift cards, specification manuals, store signage, catalogs.

I am proficient using the following computer programs: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite and Quark.

Additional skills include illustration (both hand and computer), package design, print set up, advertising, web design, and marketing experience.


Information Technology – Visual Communication
University of Phoenix - Online

Advertising and Graphic Design, AAS
McDowell Technical Community College
4.0 GPA, Presidents List 8 Semesters

Statistical Process Control
Clemson University Extension Program

Environmental Science
University of North Carolina at Asheville

Dale Carnegie Management
Asheville, North Carolina
Student Mentor

Medical Laboratory Technology, AAS
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
ASCP certification CLA & MLT

Relevant Experience – 14 years

Design Artist, 2006- Present
Bon Worth, Hendersonville NC

Graphic Designer / Illustrator, 2013-present
Windswept Marketing, Asheville, NC

Graphic Designer, 2013-present
GolfSkor, Asheville, NC
?Adjunct Multimedia Instructor, Flash and Director, 2003-2005
McDowell Technical Community College, Marion NC

Illustrator, Product/Packaging Designer, 2002-2005
Manual Woodworkers and Weavers, Hendersonville NC

Illustrator, Baby Bedding, 2004-2006
Regal, Johnston SC

Graphic Designer, 2000-2002
EB Wall and Associates, Lenoir NC

Graphic Designer, 1999-2001
McDowell News, Marion NC

Intern, 1999-2000
Great Smokies Diagnostic Laboratory, Asheville NC

Additional Experience

Clients include national and local clothing, baby bedding, furniture, medical, banking, religious, theatrical, arts and adhesives manufacturers.

Print and web design, identity systems, logo development, packaging, annual reports, catalog, national furniture ads, magazines, newsletters, and CD design.

14 years Supervisory Experience in Manufacturing as a Quality Control Manager for a large dairy processing facility.

Continuing Education:

Adobe Photoshop Certification
Adobe Illustrator Certification
Adobe Flash Certification
Garment Construction & Design
Floral Design
Ceramic Design
Notary Public Course & certification
Small Business Administration Certification
Selling on EBay I & II
Amazon Web Store Set up & Maintenance

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