Shannon Sutton

SS Illustration & Design

Rockford, IL, USA
As an illustrative artist I enjoy combining any type of media necessary to achieve the desired outcome. My strategy in design incorporates a strong drawing background along with a knowledge in painting and computer graphics. Fashion Illustration is my personal passion.

Work Experience

SS Illustration & Design

Freelance Illustrator

May 2012 - Rockford, Illinois, United States

AIT Worldwide Logistics

Marketing Generalist — Graphic Designer

September 2013 - Present Itasca, Illinois, United States

Bradley Tengler Law Office

Graphic Artist - Freelancer

As the graphic artist for the Tengler Law Office I manage the creation and updates to the company newsletter, app icons, logos, flyers and other promotional print items.
February 2013 - Present Rockford, Illinois, United States

College Wesleyan Church

Graphic Artist

This occupational experience equiped me with proficient skills in graphic design as well as social networking in a working environment. By communication among a team of pastors and staff members, I put together the weekly bulletin, banners for sermon series, posters, flyers, letters, slides, and other promotional materials.
October 2011 - May 2012 Marion, Indiana, United States

Rockford First

Media Intern

As a summer intern, I had the opportunity to oversee and gain artistic knowledge from ongoing commercial projects within the church. I worked under the art director to design flyers, banners, DVD and CD covers, build stage sets, and was given the priviledge of creating a series of paintings for an Original Women conference event.
June 2011 - August 2011 Rockford, Illinois, United States

Center For Student Success: Indiana Wesleyan University


By direct request of a former professor, I was selected as a tutor for Drawing II. Responsibilities included meeting with a student for a given time each week to provide necessary direction, answer questions, and encourage ideas concerning specific projects.
February 2011 - April 2011 Marion, Indiana, United States


Indiana Wesleyan University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Illustration

September 2008 - April 2012 Marion, Indiana, United States


English (Native),
Spanish (Conversational),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Mixed Media, Painting, Pencil Drawing, Business Card Design, Fashion Illustration, Hand Craft, Invitation Design,