Shawn Rodgers: Graphic Artist Freelance work is what I enjoy most. Illustration, design, web, advertising, branding, character development, photo manipulation. If it's digital, I'm all over it.

Work Samples

  • Website

  • Magazine advertising

  • Logos

Work History

Shawn Rodgers · Huntington Beach CA 92649 · OBJECTIVE To find employment as a graphic artist / web designer EDUCATION The Art Institute of California, Orange County CA June 2012 Associates of Arts in Web Design / Interactive Media 3.5 GPA Calumet College of St. Joseph In May 2006 Bachelor of Arts-Media and Fine Art / Minor -Computer Science 3.8 GPA Presidents list or Deans list all semesters magna cum laude RELATED COURSES Drawing (advanced) Design (advanced) Photography (advanced) Digital Photography Flash Animations Web Design XHTML COMPUTER SKILLS Microsoft : Office 3 MSWord PowerPoint Excel Adobe: Illustrator cs4 Photoshop cs4, Indesign, Dreamweaver Flash (action script 2.0) Soundbooth Premier Pro Fireworks. EXPERIENCE Shawnoart Huntington Beach, CA Freelance October 2004- present Graphic Artist ·Developed the branding for Gopher Express IN ·Illustrated characters for logo development and branding, created Flash animations for web, redesigned customer contracts, redesigned 5x7 mailers and developed door hanger advertising for No Nonesense Termite Company CA ·Designed Flash animation for trade show display for Carroll Grison and Asc. CA ·Created website ( front and back ) DB Inc IN ·Collaborated with art director creating new t-shirt designs for Relentless silkscreen printers CA Rodgers Page 2 Truwest Huntington Beach, CA September 2008-April 2009 Graphic Artist ·Created advertising for, Swim world magazine ·Developed banner ads for web advertising ·Created various specialty photos for outside sales campaign ·Designed patterns for sublimation onto fabric ·Vectored Illustrator files from .jpgs files for sublimation ·Photographed swimsuits for publications ·New graphic design creations for new swimsuit line ·Consult with clients on custom artwork ·Creating cutting pattern templates for swimsuits ·Reconstruct client artwork into digital, useable files ·Sublimation printing and application with a Rowland printer Minuteman Press Irvine, CA May 2008-August 2008 Graphic Artist ·Performed all layout for printing of all projects ·Created templates client projects for printer ·Designed business cards to restaurant menus ·Xerox Duo Color 250 Digital Press BowTie Publishing Irvine, CA January 2008-February 2008 Internship Graphic artist / Production assistant ·Created Graphic Designs for in house advertising ·Photo research of photos used for publication ·Archiving of digital books and digital projects ·Created mock ups for sales department ·Supported the production of new books Disneyland Anaheim, CA March 2007-February 2008 Cast member ·Operated Attractions in Aventureland ·Promoted positive public relations with guests ·Educated cast members in safety procedures ·Coordinated crowd management ·Awarded Disney honors for personality and creating a positive guest experience Rodgers Page 3 P & H Printing Whiting, IN September 2006-March 2007 Internship · Designed layouts for business cards, flyers and coupons · Process routine customer business transactions · Assisted with shipping and receiving · Operated a four ink printing press, cutting machine, folding machine and stapling machine · Assisted in house graphic artist with new techniques in the graphic art industry Calumet College of St. Joseph Whiting, IN July 2005-December 2006 Art Director-Rain Forest Project · Directed the Rain Forest mural project for the College · Created the artistic design and concept for the project · Presented the project to the college administration · Secured funding for the project · Finished project ahead of projected schedule · This project is being considered for the Indiana state art tour AWARDS/HONORS Calumet College of St. Joseph Art Student of the Year 2006 CLUBS AND AFFILIATIONS Calumet College Ambassador Calumet College Art club American Veterans Club (Marines) I have been published in Reptiles Magazine for my photominipulations. Bowtie Publications, Reptiles Magazine, photominipulation, June 2008, page 68 Bowtie Publications, Reptiles Magazine, photominipulation, October 2008, page 64 Bowtie Publications, Reptiles Magazine, photominipulation, October 2009, page 54


Art Institutes of California, Orange County. Calumet College of St. Joseph.



Calumet College of St. Joseph ART STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2006