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158 Westbourne Grove
London W11 2RJ

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                                                           Sh y l a l i ndSey / /
                                                           art director. designer. creative.
                                                           10 years of agency experience in the United States.
                                                           Gets the big picture, but never leaves the details to chance.

                                                           Energy. I love what we do, and you’ll see my passion shine through
                                                           my work. My energy is infectious and often inspires those around me.

                                                           Polish. I design, manage and present with a confidence you only gain
                                                           from years of successes and occasional challenges.

                                                           Originality. I speak your language, but I look at your brands, clients,
                                                           and challenges from a different angle. My insights as an American will
                                                           bring a fresh perspective to the work.

                                                           career //
                                        6/08-Present       Art Director, Streetcar, London, UK
                                                           In charge of brand direction for UK’s largest car club company.
                                                           Designing collateral, membership kits, adverts, retail, event and
                                                           promotional signage, marketing materials and design support to all
                                                           Inhouse Depts. Communicating directly with print vendors to ensure
                                                           quality control of brand. Recruiting/art directing a Jr. Creative.

                                           7/01-4/08       Art Director, Hacker Group, Seattle, WA, USA
                                 Starbucks / MSN Direct    Profitable full-service direct marketing agency within Interpublic Group.
                                  AT&T /      Working with multiple designers, writers, freelancers, project managers
                                    Hyatt Vacation Club
                                                           and account teams on several high profile accounts. Responsible for
                                  Volkswagen Bank USA
                                        Hampton Hotels     concept, quality of product and performance of every project. In addition
                                     Flexcar / Speakeasy   to my client roster, was the art director/designer for our brand, including
                                      Kaiser Permanente    identity, collateral, adverts, events, and designing the signage and
                                      OnRequest Images     branding of the new building.

                                           8/98-6/01       Graphic Designer, Varsity Communications, Seattle, WA, USA
                                   Chevrolet / Kellogg’s   Marketing firm specializing in events, sponsorship and publishing.
                                       Gatorade / Nike     Responsible for all marketing materials, pitching creative to corporate
                                   Campbells V8Splash
                                                           sponsors, conceptual design of sponsor adverts, managing/art directing
                                                           a Jr. Designer, tracking deadlines and coordinating with print vendors
                                                           and publication editors.
                                                           My concept of the Gatorade “Is it in You” ad featuring Mia Hamm and
                                                           a local youth soccer star landed a Gatorade contract, and ran in over
                                                           50 publications nationwide.

                                        1998-Present       Freelance Designer
                                 Friday Harbor Dentistry   Identity, collateral, posters, adverts, direct, event materials, signage
                                  Olympic Music Festival

                                                           education //
                                                           Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, USA
                                                           BA in Communication with an emphasis in Mass Media
                                                           Double Minor in Graphic Design and French

                                                           Université Catholique de l’Ouest, Angers, France

                                                           Confident on a Mac using Adobe Creative Suite 3, QuarkXPress,
                                                           Acrobat and Microsoft Office.

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