My name is Jane Tate Sickon and my experience in communications includes graphics (designer, production/layout artist, prepress, printing), editorial (writer, editor, photographer) and management (production manager and editorial project manager).
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I know it is unusual for someone to have spent so much time in both the graphic and editorial sides of communications. It’s not that I couldn’t make up my mind; it’s because I enjoy doing both and, as it turns out, I'm good at both.
Working with top professionals in both areas of communication—always asking, always listening, always learning—I have perfected my skills under the guidance of experts in their fields. It is not an unheard of method of becoming a craftsman.
I offer a uniquely versatile set of skills that can help your company with its communication needs.
Project Management—Hands-on experience and understanding of every phase in a project’s execution, plus the ability to break it down, organize it, delegate and manage talent, cut costs, and have it all come to completion in a successful and timely manner
Writing and Editing—Articles, press releases, brochures, employee communications, annual reports, manuals, etc.
Graphic Design—Branding for your products and your company
Graphic Production—Specializing in print production, my particular areas of experience includes magazines, newsletters, catalogs, books, manuals, packaging and signage. I now am involved in web-based design and production as well.
Media Relations—Experienced as part of the media myself, I understanding how to give the media content they will want to use.
Photography—Photography to support articles and brochures, as well as some product photography