Marketing, Writing and Graphic Design Portfolio

Welcome to the portfolio of writer, designer and marketer Tim Sukits. Feel free to scope my résumé, browse some of my past work by project below, or scroll down to see a few graphic design examples.

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The Blue Rooster

Jan. 2013 – Apr. 2014

The Blue Rooster is an upscale southern comfort food restaurant, bar and live music venue in downtown Sarasota. I helped open the joint as their in-house marketing guru, public relations specialist, web master and graphic designer.

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Oct. 2011 – Dec. 2012

NicheBuilder is a web hosting company that assists several online businesses across an array of industries. I contributed sales copy, email marketing and graphic design work for various client projects.

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2012

Wrote weekly columns and show previews for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune's Ticket Arts & Entertainment weekly covering the Suncoast music scene and related issues.


This Week in Sarasota

Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2012

Wrote highly sarcastic columns about Sarasota politics and local music profiles, also handling editing and publishing duties for the TWIS site.

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Creative Loafing Sarasota

Nov. 2008 – Dec. 2010

Served as Staff Writer and Arts & Entertainment Editor for the Sarasota edition of Creative Loafing, reporting on all aspects of Florida’s Suncoast.

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The Star Press

Jan. 2007 – May 2007

Served as writing intern for A&E section of The Star Press in Muncie.

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FM Music Live

Aug. 2006 – Oct. 2007

Wrote, edited, designed and published music scene newsletter for Doc’s Music Hall in Muncie, IN.

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Ball State University

Aug. 2002 – May 2007

Wrote a column for Ball State Daily News, contributed to Expo Magazine, and designed magazines for classes.


Graphic Design work

  • Seen-Heard Cover

    Seen & Heard cover

  • Noah East Spread

    Noah East spread

  • TBR Sept. Postcard (revised-9_2)

    Happy Hour Menu

  • Blue Rooster Ticket Ad (Oct. 24)

    Newspaper Ad


    Hostel cover


    Oz feature

  • TBR Late Menu (Revised July 1)

    Late Night Menu

  • TBR Music Poster (Mar. 26-31)

    Music flier