INTRODUCING DONNA HOCKING

GRAPHIC DESIGNER & CREATIVE ARTWORKER

Specialising in the design & production of print & web assets, presentations, bid/tenders & infographics on a freelance basis. Click on the icons below for more detail. If it's a quote you are after or a project you would like to discuss I'd love to hear from you.

WEB & PRINT DESIGN

I work on a wide variety of materials. Including brochures, reports, flyers, leaflets, tent cards, business cards and stationary, signage and print adverts, large format materials such as roller banners, exhibition stands and billboards. Web based materials include a variety of banners both animated and static, social media assets, html emails (including build) and websites.

BIDS & TENDERS

I work on many bids and tenders which often results in a win for my clients. The end result can be a beautifully finished printed product or presentation (further detail provided in the 'Presentations' tab), you could even have a fully interactive PDF. Many bids and tenders require extra hours and are often on tight deadlines which is something I can provide.

PRESENTATIONS

I produce presentations from highly designed PDFs (including interactive), to animated PowerPoints. I can create PowerPoint templates which can be used as a base to create presentations for your company whilst maintaining brand consistency. If you have an existing Powerpoint I can tidy it up or redesign it to make it stand out. If you already have an existing design you wish to be recreated in PowerPoint so that it can be edited and amended by yourself this is something I can also provide.

INFOGRAPHICS

Data can be beautiful and the more visually appealing it is the more likely it is that someone will read the content. If you have some interesting data you wish to be produced in an appealing way then get in touch. I have used this method to previously help win bids and make reports much more interesting!

Clients

TESTIMONIALS

Commendations from my clients

  • Nick C.

    Nick C. Freelance Business Development

    Donna was very easy to work with on an artworking job. She contributed some ideas of her own and was very quick doing a neat and tidy job. I hope to work with her again to develop some of her ideas.

  • Kevin Duggan

    Kevin Duggan Graphic Designer

    I can rely on Donna to take the responsibility of a project, liaise direct with clients to find out what is needed, and to design a high standard. Donna has worked with me for clients across a range of industries and she is adept at designing creatively within brand guidelines. I have no hesitation in recommending Donna as a skilled designer, and hope to continue working with her in the future.

  • Christina B

    Christina B Social Action Administrator

    Donna is hard-working and you can count on her to get a job done well even under pressure. I admire her dedication to producing beautiful work to a high standard. In this role I have seen her expanding her skills, with a commitment to professional development. She is highly valued in the team.

HOCKING DESIGN SOLUTIONS

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Observations, frustrations and helpful tips around graphic design & artworking

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