About

What We Offer

Graphic Design Services

Graphic design is the primary service offered by Western Sky Design. This includes a broad range of work for business clients and individuals, ranging from simple to complex projects, delivered through both traditional (print) and interactive (web) media.

Production Services

Think of Western Sky Design as your off-site production artist and printing consultant. We offer a variety of production-related services including, but not limited to:

  • Print Buying
  • File Preparation
  • Logo Clean Up
  • Logo Conversion
  • File Conversion
  • Copy Editing
  • Photo Retouching
  • Fillable Forms
  • Refine In-house Projects
  • Press Checks

On-Site Training

Western Sky Design provides customized training on the Mac or PC platform, for a singular task like retouching photos, or a more complex process like building a newsletter. Design outcomes and skill retention are maximized in the informal environment we offer.

  • Design and Layout
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
  • MS Office Basics
  • Production Workflow
  • Mac and PC Platforms

More About Us

 

Professional Experience

Western Sky Design LLC

Cheyenne, WY
April 2004 — Present
Owner Operator

Vision Graphics, Inc.

Loveland, CO
November 2002 — April 2004
Prepress Technician & In-house Design

Baum Arensmeier & Talent, Inc.

Denver, CO
April 2001 — August 2002
Production Artist

Commercial Printing Industry

Colorado Front Range
June 1987 — March 2001
Customer Service, Prepress, Management

Expertise

Software

Adobe Creative Cloud:
InDesign
Illustrator
Photoshop
Microsoft Office
CorelDraw

Communication

Prompt and respectful
Specific yet easy to understand
Good listener

Other

Team player
See big picture
Patient troubleshooter
Flexible

On the side

Cat Care Society Volunteer

Graphic design of quarterly 8-page newsletter since 2003. Print and digital distribution.

Leadership Cheyenne Graduate

A 12-month program designed to promote a better understanding of the community, build leadership skills, and develop a strong network of future community leaders.

Special Friends Volunteer

One-to-one mentoring program for Cheyenne youth ages 6-14.

Just for Fun

Cooking, gardening, canning, reading and jigsaw puzzles are things I enjoy when not in the office.