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Janet Hopson

The Graphic Station was established in 1994 to offer businesses high impact designs for advertising and promotion.
Janet Hopson is a freelance graphic designer and photographer with proven experience that gets you noticed!

Competitive rates,
quality designs
& unique photography!

The Graphic Station
Specializes in Print Media


advertising
magazines
web design
logos
brochures | rack cards
flyers
postcards | menus
business cards
letterheads | envelopes
newsletters

Unstudio Photography
On-Location Photo Sessions


horses & their people
families united
naturally babies
siblings unrivaled
maternity memories
restaurant/food
real estate developments
realtors
professionals
horse shows


Clientele: Paradise News • Rural Health Association of Tennessee • Tennessee Healthcare Campaign • Best Western • Remax • Farm Bureau Insurance • Content Creative • Steve Walker Writer • Don Saddler Writer • Priceless Media Concepts • Cocca Real Estate • Avanti Real Estate • Tommy Bahama • Pineapple Hospitality • Prudential Realtors • Dennis Realty & Investment Corp • Peavyhouse & Associates Real Estate & Appraisal • Realty Executives • ACC Construction • Richard K Koella Contracting • Fentress County Chamber of Commerce • Albrecht Publishing Group • Tennessee Recreational Properties • Dale Hollow Marketing Group • Dale Hollow Lake Coalition • East Fork Stables • Southeast Trailers • Hangin' Hog Restaurant • People's Bank of the South • The Old Mill (Pigeon Forge, TN) • Pigeon River Pottery • Southeast Directory Company (now Yellow Book) • RCFA Physician Healthcare Managers (clients in over forty states...now Doctor's Management) • Women's Health of Blairsville • Upper Cumberland Women's Club • Pit Row Quality Quick Lube • Cherokee Ridge Camp n Cabins • Maple Hill RV Campground & Cabins • BECO Inc. Construction • East Tennessee Vascular Center • Renu Laser Center • Muscular Dystrophy Association • Sergeant York Patriotic Foundation • Helen Ross McNabb • Maryville Arts Coalition • The Third Dimension (custom sports plaques)...and many others large and small.

Education: B.S. in Advertising/Communications (with Honors) from The University of Tennessee. UT’s Advertising Program rated “a top 10 Advertising Program in the Nation” by Ad Age magazine.

College of Charleston - Marketing

Career: 1994-Present Owner/Graphic Designer, The Graphic Station; Owner/Photographer, Unstudio Photography

Graphic Designer for the Rural Health Association of Tennessee for over 22 years.

Graphic Designer/Web Designer for 5 magazines and websites for
Dale Hollow Marketing Group (7 years consecutively):
Big South Fork (www.Go2BSF.com)
Dale Hollow Lake (www.Go2DHL.com)
Fall Creek Falls (www.Go2FCF.com)
Center Hill Lake (www.Go2CHL.com)
Lake Cumberland (www.GoToLakeCumberland.com)
Visit the Cumberland Plateau (www.visitthecumberlandplateau.com)

Graphic Designer / Page Layout,
Scripps newspapers

Graphic Designer / Page Layout, Paradise News

Graphic Designer / Photographer, Dollywood and Dixie Stampede

Graphic Designer / Production Coordinator, Southeast Directory Company, Inc.
(now Yellow Book)

Director of Marketing / Graphic Designer, RCFA Physician Managers, Inc. (with clients in over 40 states - now Doctor's Management)

Account Executive, Knoxville Business Review
Advertising Consultant, Southeast Directory Company, Inc. (now Yellow Book)
Computer Graphic Specialist, The Whitfield Advertising Agency

Spokesperson for RCFA Physician Managers at Image America Seminar
Representative for Wintergreen Resort regional marketing campaign in Philadelphia
Photographer for Dollywood

Graphic Design Awards: University of Tennessee Honors Banquet: 1st Place Program Cover Design; WUTK Billboard Contest: Runner-up; Elected spokesperson for Advertising Campaign in Hearst Publication competition.

Photography Awards: Kodak Award of Excellence / Nikon USA Winner / International Open Semi-Finalist / Calvin O'Neil Award. Photography published in CNN Travel, Turner Classic Movies, Best of America by Horseback and Log Home Living.

Standards: Devoted to catering to clientele with high quality designs, meeting deadlines, creating original ideas that sell the product and satisfying business objectives.

Affiliations: Sergeant York Patriotic Foundation Board of Director/Consultant; Maryville Arts Coalition Board of Director; Random Acts of Flowers Volunteer Coordinator; Helen Ross McNabb Fundraiser Committee Board, Blount County Animal Shelter volunteer.

Applications: Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator) Quark, PageMaker, CorelDraw, Microsoft Office Suite...Mac & PC proficient.

Thank you for considering The Graphic Station & Unstudio Photography!

Testimonials:

Steve Walker...
I have worked on a number of projects with Janet Hopson, and she has always exceeded the expectations of both the client and me. She can be counted on to develop layouts and designs that are creatively appropriate and just right for the client’s needs. She frequently goes beyond the scope of the project with added value in service and technical advice. Working with Janet is a personal and professional pleasure and I can highly recommend her for your design project.

Jay Albrecht, Albrecht Publishing...
It is my pleasure to highly recommend Janet Hopson as a dedicated, excellent graphic designer with quality experience in a variety of areas. She was always willing to jump in and go the extra mile as duty called. Moreover, she supplied files to the printer that contained no errors and made the process as smooth as possible, even up against a hard deadline. Again, I highly recommend Janet for graphic design or other related tasks, based on my successful experience with her. She would be a fine asset for any organization.

Susan Veale, Rural Health Association of Tennessee...
It is with great pleasure that I am writing this letter of reference for Janet Hopson-Graphic Station. We have worked with Janet since 1994. She has designed and printed
our membership brochures, signs, conference invites and brochures, newsletters
and other invites to events that we host. We are very satisfied with her work as both a designer and her ability to work within our budget. Janet is very conscientious about her work and the finished product. She will do what you want with your print item but she is also caring enough to tell you when a design is not going to work as a finished product. I do not hesitate to say that our professional relationship will continue as long as Janet is available to work with us.

Andrea V. Burckhard, Dale Hollow Marketing Group...
I would highly recommend Janet Hopson for any position that utilizes her graphic design and web-based skill set, her dedication, integrity, honesty and her outstanding communication skills. We produced many publications over the years with Janet and some were put together with very tight deadlines and Janet was always able to get it to the printer in time and without complaint! Janet loves a challenge, is very willing to learn and has a strong work ethic, with a desire to work. I would recommend Janet Hopson highly for any position.

Kathryn J. Gillette, Market President & Chief Executive Officer, Bayfront Health...
It is my pleasure to provide you with a letter of reference for your healthcare job search. As you well know, the provision of healthcare is a very professional and important choice in our lives. While each of us in the healthcare industry believes that we provide the very best of care, we are always looking for ways to distinguish ourselves in a very competitive market. It has become increasingly important in our business to message our stakeholders with clear, concise, and eye-catching messages. The healthcare industry is compelled to hire and utilize talent such as yours! And, we must do so with attention to detail and cost! Janet, your designs, creativity, attention to detail and thoughtful processing of your client needs makes you a solid choice for any healthcare provider. As we approach patients, families, employees, and physicians, I can readily appreciate that the message may vary between stakeholders, but, still has to identify the brand and the value proposition for the company. Any healthcare provider would be lucky to have your talents in their business. Your work for many years with the Rural Health Association of Tennessee lends such credibility and value to your emerging work in the Florida market with our healthcare needs. As we have reviewed your work and scope of services, I am confident you will find the right fit here in Florida.






The Graphic Station & Unstudio Photography by Janet Hopson...Est 1994.
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