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 Objective:                                                               Shawn Whelan
         A position as a graphic designer / artist utilizing                (Artist & Graphic Designer)
         technical and creative skills                                        322 Richard Mine Road, Unit G-9
                                                                                 Wharton, NJ 07885
                                                                                     (201) 709-5953
 Software (PC & Mac)
         Quark Xpress, AdobeCS5.5: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign,
         Flash, Dreamweaver; Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint

 Art & Design
         Illustration, Painting & Drawing, Photography, Design Layout, Logo
         Design, Typography, Web Design, Digital Image Manipulation

Related Experience:
2007- Present THE MEDIACENTER                                  2005 Compuprint America                                      Art Director
Art Director                                                       ► Prepared files for pre-press output including
   ► Effectively interpret a multitude of themes and                 flight-checking and creating press-ready PDF
     concepts into fully designed print, web, and                  ► Created original designs for direct mail pieces
     digital products                                              ► Prepared digital files for printing press
   ► Create graphically enhanced materials for over                ► Produced printing plates and assisted in print
     400 local television broadcast sales teams                      production
     nation wide
   ► Develop, design, and maintain new web                     2004 Urban Studio
     interfaces, layouts, portals and site graphics            Pre-press Proofer
   ► Produce marketing and promotional materials                   ► Produced and managed high quality proofs for
     for direct mail and electronic distribution                     photo retouching
   ► Design PowerPoint presentations and other                     ► Cataloged proofs and images
     digital and printed tools for sales teams
   ► Design displays and promotional materials for             2003 Green Advertising
     the annual N.A.B. Convention
                                                               Assistant Art Director
                                                                   ►   Created design layouts
2000 - Present                                                     ►   Assisted Art Director with photo shoots
Freelance and Commissioned Artist                                  ►   Finalized documents to send to printer
   ► Created fine and commercial art including                     ►   Assisted with the presentation of projects
     painted wall murals, storefront windows, and
     painted and drawn reproduction of photos
   ► Featured Artist for the 2000 New York Cow
     Parade and the 2007 West Orange Energy Diet               Other Experience:
   ► Designed and produced business cards,                     2005 - 2006 Pleasantdale Elementary School
     postcards, flyers, and logos for various clients          Teacher’s Aide (preK-5)
                                                                   ► Assisted inclusion and Autism inclusion
                                                                     students individually and in groups
                                                                   ► Assisted with managing classroom and
                                                                     independently led the classroom

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale                    Montclair State University
       Fort Lauderdale, Florida                                Upper Montclair, New Jersey
       Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design                   Completed coursework toward Master of
       September 2003 3.6 GPA                                  Arts in Teaching (Art Education)
                                                               September 2005-07 3.88 GPA

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