SkillStorm Receives Prestigious 2010 American Inhouse Design Award

Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 07, 2010 --( SkillStorm today announced that the company has been selected as a winner in the 2010 American Inhouse Design Awards, an annual award program sponsored by Graphic Design USA, a leading graphic design magazine. For over 50 years, this award program has honored the outstanding graphic design and marketing efforts of inhouse communication and marketing departments across the nation. Over 4,000 entries were received in 24 different categories for this year’s award program. Of these, only a highly selective 15% were recognized with certificates of excellence.

“We are thrilled to have received this award,” said SkillStorm Vice President of Marketing and Communication Rebecca Amesbury. “I’m so proud of our accomplishments as a team. We always try to keep our work fun, fresh and out-of-the box. Having our entry recognized by Graphic Design USA means our designs are definitely attention-grabbing and anything but standard.”

SkillStorm is a winner in the Sales Promotions/ Sales Kits category. The company’s winning entry was created by the SkillStorm Corporate Marketing department as a sales tool to target a specific potential client for SkillStorm. The eye-catching entry, a custom-made booklet, is printed on linen paper and is saddle stitched. The entire piece was created inhouse, from start to finish including the concept, copywriting, design, illustration, printing and scoring/ binding.

SkillStorm has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SkillStorm was recognized as a finalist for the San Diego Business Journal 2010 Best Places to Work Award and the Helios HR 2010 Apollo Award. In 2009, the company was named Orlando Business Journal’s Outstanding Small Business for the second year in a row. SkillStorm was also named 2009 Business of the Year and one of the 2009 Best Places to Work by the South Florida Business Journal, the second year in a row the company has received this honor. SkillStorm has also received the San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB) 2008 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, ranked #2 on Charlotte Business Journal’s Largest Contingency Executive Search Firms List for 2008 and ranked # 2 on San Diego Daily Transcript’s Staffing Firms List for 2008. Other accolades include being named one of the 2007 Best Places to Work in Central Florida by the Orlando Business Journal, being awarded the 2006 Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market, winning South Florida Business Journal's 2006 Technology Award in the Professional Services Category and ranking as the 13th Fastest Growing New Company in America in 2006 on Entrepreneur Magazine and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Hot 100 List.

About SkillStorm
SkillStorm provides diversified technical services to various organizations nationwide. The company specializes in Information Technology, Engineering and Project Management consulting, outsourcing and staff augmentation solutions. SkillStorm has an impressive client list, which includes many elite Fortune 500 companies.

SkillStorm has 14 offices throughout the United States, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.

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About Graphic Design USA
Since 1963 Graphic Design USA has been a leading publication for graphic designers and other creative professionals. Graphic Design USA is a monthly news and information magazine for and about the professional design community including graphic design firms, corporate inhouse departments, advertising agencies and multimedia development firms. With Graphic Design USA magazine you can find information on graphic design news, trends, people, ideas and products from the design community. For more information, visit

Rebecca Amesbury