Writing, Marketing and Design Portfolio

Welcome to the portfolio of writer, editor, designer and marketer Tim Sukits. Whether you’re in the need for in-depth investigative journalism, sales copy for your website, marketing materials for your business, online promotion for your event, or even comedic satire and songwriting expertise – I can provide the perfect words to inform, captivate, compel or entertain your intended audience. Feel free to scope my résumé, click on the logos below to browse my past work by project, or scroll down to see some graphic design samples.

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The Blue Rooster

Jan. 2013 – Oct. 2013

The Blue Rooster is a southern comfort food and live music venue in downtown Sarasota. I helped to open the joint working as their in-house graphic designer, digital marketing guru, and public relations specialist.

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Niche Builder

Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2012

Niche Builder is a website hosting company that runs several online businesses across many industries. I did some graphic design, email marketing and sales copy projects for two of these companies.

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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 – Oct. 2011

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

Oct. 2006 – Jan. 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