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Andrea ShaverAndrea Shaver

andrea@shaver.us     (970) 708-2243

Andrea is a designer based in Denver, Colorado. Her work combines a background in graphic design with technology & user-centered design thinking.

Experience

Digital Art Director
July 2017–Present
Art Direction, Design, and assisting the Director of User Experience for clients including:Denver International Airport, Colorado Tourism Office, Visit Denver, Visit Denver, CU Colorado Springs, TD Ameritrade Institutional, The Mountain Collective, and more. Also spearheaded agency internship program & design mentorship

Freelance Designer (UX + Visual)
March 2010–Present
Clients include Women’s Wilderness, Scaled Carvings, Harm Reduction Action Center, Lennox, GoLite Ads, Texas Legends Basketball, Frisco Square, North Texas Ford Dealership, Aqua Nail Spa, and more.

Chair of Public Service
Ad 2 Colorado | September 2018–Present
Management & creative oversight for an annual non-profit campaign. Managed team of 20 for campaign strategy and execution. I touched a little bit of everything: Client-facing Account Management, Creative Direction, User Experience Research, and Strategy

Graphic Designer
Young Entrepreneurs Academy | May 2016–August 2016
Website redesign and and creation of marketing pieces for a non-profit that helps kids grades 6–12 start their own businesses

Social Media Captain
RIT Office of Admissions | June 2014–May 2017
Manage RIT’s social media (primarily Instagram) and video campaigns to recruit new students.

Education

Rochester Institute of Technology
Class of 2017
Honors Program, 3.89 GPA
BFA in Graphic Design

Minors in Advertising & Public Relations, Web Design and Entrepreneurship

Certifications

UX Certification
Nielson Norman Group
June 2017
License: UXC#1018739
Recognition

American Advertising Awards
Spring 2019
DENFiles Campaign recognized as a Judge’s Choice at local competition and a Silver Winner at the District Awards 

Paperboard Packaging Alliance
Fall 2017
First place winner in the PPA Student Design challenge with the team design for the Misfit Burst singing package

RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars
Spring 2017
Top 1% academic award at RIT for academic excellence while being an active and engaged community member.

Leadership

Ad 2 Colorado Board Member
February 2018–Present

RIT Alumni Association Board Member
May 2018–Present

RIT Student Government

June 2014–May 2017

President (June 2016–May 2017), Vice President (June 2015–May 2016), and CIAS Senator (June 2014–May 2015). Represented RIT’s 18,000 students to RIT stakeholders.

Skills

Art Direction
Adobe Creative Suite
Branding & Logo Design
Research & Strategy
Information Design
User Experience Design
HTML & CSS
User Interface Design
Prototyping
Animation
Social Media Strategy

 

Andrea is a designer based in Denver, Colorado. Her work combines a background in graphic design with technology & user-centered design thinking.

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andrea@shaver.us

(970) 708-2243