About

Shawn Meek, M.F.A.

Shawn Meek is a designer specializing in branding, UX/UI and front-end web development with over a decade of commercial experience. He has served clients small and large to create custom websites, digital campaigns, social integrations, mobile UI as well as identity and brand developments. Concept to completion.

Meek has worked for a number of award-winning advertising agencies commercially as UX/UI designer and web developer. Meek has taught Communication Design at the University of the Incarnate Word, Texas State University, Fort Lewis College and currently teaches interactive design at Metropolitan State University of Denver within the Communication Design program. Meek also serves as Awards Chair of Mentorship & Education within the AIGA Colorado Board of Directors.

Meek’s work has been recognized for excellence by leading communication design organizations, publications and journals, which include: GraphisLogo LoungeGDUSACMYK, AIGA, American Advertising Federation, Rockport and HarperCollins Publishers.

Academic Experience
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Fort Lewis College
Texas State University
University of the Incarnate Word

Professional Experience
Shawn Meek
BradfordLawton
Causality
Clockwork Studios
Rio Design

Education
Texas State University, MFA
Texas State University, BFA

Courses Taught
User Interface Design I & II
Creating Web Interfaces
Senior Experience Thesis Exhibition
Experimental Typography
Advertising Design
Poster Design & Social Justice
Print Design
Branding Systems
Corporate Marketing Materials
Digital Photography
Digital Media
Introduction to Communication Design

Work featured in books & publications
GDUSA: American Web Design Awards
Graphis Poster Annual 2016
Design: Logo
Graphis 100 Best Annual Reports 2012
Graphis New Talent Annual 2012
Logo Lounge Master Library: Shapes & Symbols
Logo Lounge 7
Logo Lounge 6
Logolicious
The New Big Book of Layouts
CMYK #47

Languages
HTML5
CSS3
jQuery / JavaScript
ActionScript

Awards & Recognition

2017 | GDUSA: American Web Design Awards
Boyan Slat
UX/UI Design
New York, NY.

2016 | Project Passion
Bad As They Seem
Typography / Motion Graphics
Minnesota State University & AIGA Minnesota Mankato, MN.

2015 | Graphis: Poster Annual 2016
Fonts of My Family: Ethel
Poster / Typeface Specimen
New York, NY.

2014 | Go Code Colorado
Silver Startup Recipient
BizLink Colorado, Web Application
Denver, CO.

2013 | Design: Logo
SEN5E
Identity
Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers

2013 | AAF Addy
Hope for Humans
Interactive
San Antonio, TX.

2013 | AAF Addy
Goodwill Industries
From Poverty to Prosperity
Interactive Annual Report
San Antonio, TX.

2012 | Graphis: 100 Best Annual Reports
Goodwill Industries
Think Inside the Box: Interactive
New York, NY.

2012 | AAF Addy
Taco Cabana
Outdoor
San Antonio, TX.

2012 | Aster Award
Clarity Child Guidance Center
Help4MyKid: Interactive
San Antonio, TX.

2011 | Logo Lounge 7
HIDEID
Identity
Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers

2011 | AAF Addy
BrewsKey
Identity
San Antonio, TX.

2011 | AAF Addy
Clarity Child Guidance Center
Environment
San Antonio, TX.

2010 | Logo Lounge 6
Gethsemane Partners
Identity
Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers

2010 Logolicious
Childhood Stroke Network
Identity
New York, NY: Harper Collins

2010 | AAF Addy
Bacon Lee & Associates
Interactive
San Antonio, TX.

2010 | AAF Addy
Baer Winery
Interactive
San Antonio, TX.

2010 | AAF Addy
Childhood Stroke Network
Identity
San Antonio, TX.

2010 | The New Big Book of Layouts
Pediatric Stroke Stroll
Interactive
New York, NY: Harper Collins

2010 | The New Big Book of Layouts
Stanbio Laboratories
Direct Mail Campaign
New York, NY: Harper Collins

2010 | The New Big Book of Layouts
American Heart Association 2009 Heartball
Invitation
New York, NY: Harper Collins

2010 | The New Big Book of Layouts
The Market Foundation
Annual Report
New York, NY: Harper Collins

2010 | The New Big Book of Layouts
The Market Foundation Streetfest
Interactive
New York, NY: Harper Collins

2009 | AAF Addy, Regional
Clockwork Studios Christmas Card
Promotion
Houston, TX.

2009 | AAF Addy
The Market Foundation
Annual Report
San Antonio, TX.

2009 | AAF Addy
Clockwork Studios Christmas Card
Promotion
San Antonio, TX.

2008 | AAF Addy
Stephen Minor Designs
Identity
San Antonio, TX.

2008 | AAF Addy
San Antonio Ford Holiday River Parade
Identity
San Antonio, TX.

2008 | AAF Addy
Stanbio Laboratories
Direct Mail Campaign
San Antonio, TX.

2008 | AAF Addy
Clockwork Studios Christmas Card
Promotion
San Antonio, TX.

2008 | AAF Addy
3:16 The Numbers of Hope, Max Lucado
Book Cover
San Antonio, TX.

2007 | AAF Addy
Trinity University
Annual Report
San Antonio, TX.

2007 | AAF Addy
Rio Design
Interactive
San Antonio, TX.

2006 | AAF Addy
HIDE ID
Identity
San Antonio, TX.

2013 | AAF Addy
SEN5E
Interactive
San Antonio, TX.

2012 | Graphis New Talent Annual
Sound and Cognition
Interactive
New York, NY.

2012 | AAF Addy
SEN5E
Identity
San Antonio, TX.

2011 | Creative Summit 25 Ralph Award
Sound and Cognition
Interactive
San Marcos, TX.

2010 | Texas State University MFA Exhibition
Sound and Cognition
Interactive
San Marcos, TX.

2010 | Texas State University MFA Exhibition
Bad As They Seem
Motion Graphics
San Marcos, TX.

2010 | Logo Lounge Master Library: Shapes and Symbols
House Doctor
Identity
Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers

2010 | CMYK #47
Knit or Die
Identity
New York, NY.

2010 | CMYK #47
Hell’s Diner
Identity
New York, NY.

2010 | Brass Ring Awards
Urban Gardener
Identity
Oklahoma City, OK.

2010 | Brass Ring Awards
Knit or Die
Identity
Oklahoma City, OK.

2010 | AAF Addy, Regional
Urban Gardener
Identity
Amarillo, TX.

2010 | AAF Addy, Judges Award
Urban Gardener
Identity
San Antonio, TX.

2010 | AAF Addy
Urban Gardener
Identity
San Antonio, TX.

2010 | AAF Addy
Milkbone
Advertising Campaign
San Antonio, TX.

2009 | AIGA Flux: Merit
Urban Gardener
Identity
Frederick, MD.

2009 | AIGA Flux: Merit
Knit or Die
Identity
Frederick, MD.

2005 | Southwestern Writers Collection
Promotional poster for author Tim O’brien
San Marcos, TX.

Invited Lectures & Workshops

2017 | “Fonts of My Family: The Fleeting Craft of Cursive Writing”
Hawaii University International Conference on Science,
Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Education
Prince Waikiki
Honolulu, Hawaii

2016 | “Fonts of My Family: The Fleeting Craft of Cursive Writing”
Collective Nouns
Metropolitan State University of Denver, Faculty Exhibition
Center for Visual Art
Denver, Colorado

2016 | Design Disrupters, Panelist
CodeCraft School of Technology and AIGA Colorado
Boulder, Colorado

2014 | “SEN5E: Five-dimensional Branding for Communication Designers: An Application of Sensory Development”
Designs on eLearning, International Conference: Forging Creative Connections
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

Community Involvement

2017 | Go Code Colorado, Mentor
Mentor Weekend
CA Technologies
Boulder, Colorado

2014 – Current | AIGA Colorado Board of Directors
Awards Chair, Mentorship & Education
Denver, Colorado

2015 | The Review, Reviewer
AIGA Colorado & Art Directors Club of Denver
The Art Institute of Colorado
Denver, Colorado

2014 – 16 | AIGA Colorado, Faculty Liaison
Fort Lewis College
Durango, Colorado

2010 | Communication Arts High School, Mentor
San Antonio, Texas

2008 – 10 | Multimedia Technology Advisory Board, Member
Northwest Vista College
San Antonio, Texas

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