Tracy Staskevich

Tracy Staskevich - Designer Tick

Chinnor, UK

A proven creative & graphic designer with 25 years' experience in design for publishing for national & international markets.

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Overview

A proven freelance creative and graphic designer with over 25 years' experience in design for publishing – I specialise in solving creative problems (from concept through to print and digital production) for national and international publishers.

At home with all aspects of publishing design work from concept design to art working, page layout to artwork commissioning and project management, I'm passionate about high quality concept driven design, with a particular love of typography.


Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Education & Reference
ELT
Health & wellbeing
Travel

Awards

  • Teach Primary Resource Award 2018

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
July, 2018 – Present (11 months)

Ongoing work on a wide range of projects for publishers, design agencies, businesses, charities and not-for-profit organisations. Projects include book design and production (including children's books, educational books, ELT books, lifestyle and coffee table books), branding, magazine design and layout, brochures, annual reports, websites, social media imagery, infographics, marketing collateral, campaigns, decals, exhibition and promotional material.

Executive Creative Director

Blooberry Design Ltd
September, 2012 – June, 2018 (over 5 years)

Creative lead for a busy design and marketing agency specialising in publishing. Leading the rest of the creative team on large multi-component projects for publishers across the world. Specialisms included ELT courses from pre-primary to adult, coffee table books and publishing for UK schools and institutions.

Clients included The AA | BBC | Cambridge University Press | Disney | Macmillan | Oxford University Press | Pearson | Ruskin College | Scholastic | UK Houses of Parliament.

Design Director

Pentacor plc
June, 2006 – June, 2011 (about 5 years)

Design Manager

Pentacor plc
May, 2001 – May, 2006 (about 5 years)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Guess What! Level 1 Pupil's Book British English

Susannah Reed

Engaging facts, amazing photography and captivating real-life video take young learners on a journey to explore the world as they learn English. Are you ready to explore? Why do whales jump out of water? What makes our bodies move? Guess What! is a six-level course that invites children to explore the world through engaging facts, amazing photography and captivating video. The highly photograp... read more

Engaging facts, amazing photography and captivating real-life video take young learners on a journey to explore the world as they learn English. Are you ready to explore? Why do whales jump out of water? What makes our bodies move? Guess What! is a six-level course that invites children to explore the world through engaging facts, amazing photography and captivating video. The highly photograp... read more

Moana - English Practice (Ages 5-6) (Disney Learning)

Scholastic

Practise your English skills with Moana and her friends in this fun and colourful workbook, featuring artwork inspired by the film! Disney Learning workbooks are curriculum-based books that integrate essential learning concepts into a range of skill-based activities. The activities are partnered with compelling stories featuring familiar and beloved Disney characters. This combination naturall... read more

Practise your English skills with Moana and her friends in this fun and colourful workbook, featuring artwork inspired by the film! Disney Learning workbooks are curriculum-based books that integrate essential learning concepts into a range of skill-based activities. The activities are partnered with compelling stories featuring familiar and beloved Disney characters. This combination naturall... read more

Wider World 2 Students' Book with MyEnglishLab Pack

Mr Bob Hastings, Mr Stuart McKinlay

Wider World is the portal to a fascinating world of English Language knowledge and skills for the 21st century learner. The combination of authentic and engaging videos from the BBC with Pearson's ELT expertise gives teenage learners everything they need to achieve their goals in the wider world.

Wider World is the portal to a fascinating world of English Language knowledge and skills for the 21st century learner. The combination of authentic and engaging videos from the BBC with Pearson's ELT expertise gives teenage learners everything they need to achieve their goals in the wider world.

Super Minds Level 1 Student's Book with DVD-ROM

Herbert Puchta, Günter Gerngross, Peter Lewis-Jones

Caution! No English version! Polish release.

Caution! No English version! Polish release.

Power Up Level 1 Pupil's Book Doga Edition

Caroline Nixon, Michael Tomlinson

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