About

Shawn Meek specializes in UX/UI design and front-end web development with over a decade of commercial experience. As a designer who also codes, he has served clients small and large to create custom websites, digital campaigns, social integrations and UX/UI for mobile and web applications. Concept to completion.

Meek has worked for a number of award-winning advertising agencies commercially as a UX/UI designer and web developer. His teaching experience spans from the University of the Incarnate Word, Texas State University, Fort Lewis College to currently teaching interactive design as an Assistant Professor of Communication Design at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Meek also serves as Director of Mentorship & Education within the statewide 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, The One Club, 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
Senior Experience Thesis Exhibition
Portfolio Development
Interactive Design I & II
Mobile Prototyping
Citizen Designer: Social Poster Design
Interactive Systems
Interface Design & Development
Experimental Typography
Advertising Design
Print Design
Branding Systems
Corporate Marketing Materials
Digital Photography
Digital Media
Introduction to Communication Design

Work featured in books & periodicals
GDUSA: 2019 American Web Design Awards
Graphis Poster Annual 2019
GDUSA: 2017 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
The New Big Book of Layouts
Logolicious
CMYK #47

Awards & Recognition

Professional

2019 | GDUSA: American Web Design Awards
Foodu
Mobile App
New York, NY.

2019 | Graphis Poster Annual 2019
Sixto Juan Zavala: Visiting Artist, Scholar and Designer
Poster
New York, NY.

2017 | One Club Denver
Boyan Slat
UX/UI Design
Denver, CO.

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

2016 | 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.

Student

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

2018 | “Mobile Prototyping: Crafting Digital Experiences”
Digitally Engaged Learning (DEL) Conference
York University
Toronto, Ontario | Canada

2018 | “Beyond Suburbia: Rethinking the Landscape of Contemporary UI Design”
Digitally Engaged Learning (DEL) Conference
York University
Toronto, Ontario | Canada

2018 | “Templated: The Argument for Conceptual Representation in Responsive Landscapes”
Hawaii University International Conference on Science,
Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Education
Prince Waikiki
Honolulu, HI.

2018 | “Finding Purpose Through Collaborative Process: Design Thinking for Solving Big Problems”, Panelist
Professional Development Conference: Purposes Ignites Passion
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO.

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, HI.

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, CO.

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

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, TX.

Community Involvement

2019 | Red Rocks Community College Advisory Board, Member
Red Rocks Community College
Denver, CO.

2019 | The Review, Reviewer
AIGA Colorado & The One Club for Creativity Denver
Integer
Denver, CO.

2018 – Current | AIGA Colorado Board of Directors
Director, Mentorship & Education
Denver, CO.

2018 – Current | The One Club for Creativity Denver, Program Organizer
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO.

2018 – Current | AIGA Colorado, Faculty Liaison
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO.

2014 – 18 | AIGA Colorado Board of Directors
Awards Chair, Mentorship & Education
Denver, CO.

2014 – Current | AIGA Colorado
Member
Denver, CO.

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

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

Group Exhibitions

2019 | 10th Biennial MSU Denver Art Department Exhibition
Rose Code 1.0
Digital Installation
Center for Visual Art
Denver, CO.

2017 | Collective Nouns, 9th Biennial MSU Denver Art Department Exhibition
Fonts of My Family: Ethel
Poster / Typeface Specimen
Center for Visual Art
Denver, CO.

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

2015 | Art & Design Faculty Biennial
Fonts of My Family: Ethel
Poster / Typeface Specimen
Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO.

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Denver, CO 80212

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