About Me

Shawn Murphy
Shawn Murphy

Bio

An award-winning web and graphic designer, Shawn grew up in New Jersey and has been influenced by everything from music to literature. Shawn was always interested in art and design from a young age often taking painting and graphic design classes. In college he spent time studying communication and marketing while further developing his passion for graphic design by creating websites and posters for his various musical projects. After college Shawn spent time taking classes further focusing his design skills. Shawn has worked at several agencies as well as at a startup company in New York City in various roles including Art Director and Sr. Interactive Designer to name a few. Given his communication background and design eye, Shawn has the unique ability to see things from both the creative and user perspective.

Shawn currently resides in Madison, NJ with his wife Mary and their two cats, Cash and Pax.

Awards

Gold Communicator Award • Art Directors Club of NJ – Best in Digital • Videographer Award of Excellence • American Graphic Design Award (by GDUSA) • Gold Hermes Creative Award • W3 Silver Award • Silver Davey Award • Silver Communicator Award

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Portfolio

Kernel Season’s Infographic

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Kernel Season’s Infographic

The Plus Side

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The Plus Side

Right Guard Xtreme

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Right Guard Xtreme

Aperilex Website

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Aperilex Website

Centrum Website

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Centrum Website

Earth Month

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Earth Month

Recyclebank Website

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Recyclebank Website

Long Beach Ad Campaign

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Long Beach Ad Campaign

Philadelphia Ad Campaign

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Philadelphia Ad Campaign

New Features Email

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New Features Email

Activity Snack iPhone App

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Activity Snack iPhone App

Beer Guard Branding

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Beer Guard Branding

Valerie Fund PSA

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Valerie Fund PSA

Big Bad Irish Website

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Big Bad Irish Website

McMahon Artistry Branding

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McMahon Artistry Branding

Live at St. James’ Gate CD

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Live at St. James’ Gate CD

Regen Kili Climb Website

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Regen Kili Climb Website

After the Frost CD

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After the Frost CD

Band Posters

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Band Posters

St. Joseph Church Website

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St. Joseph Church Website

L&H Website

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L&H Website

Hot Sheet iPad App

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Hot Sheet iPad App

Cranium Facebook Page

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Cranium Facebook Page

Murphy Wedding Branding

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Murphy Wedding Branding

What I Love Most Print

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What I Love Most Print

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Employment

Art SupervisorNov. 2013 – Present

Vogel Farina (a Grey Healthcare Group Company)

• Instrumental in the design and execution of digital projects
• Create websites for patients and healthcare providers, HTML emails, online advertisements, sales representative iPad applications, etc. for brands such as Novartis, Pfizer, Pierre Fabre, etc.
• Collaborates with digital strategy, account managers, programmers and creative directors

Sr. Art DirectorMar. 2013 – Oct. 2013

Revolution Digital

• Created microsites, HTML emails, online advertisements, etc. for brands such as Pfizer (Advil, Centrum, ThermaCare, Chapstick) and Right Guard
• Provided social media support and direction
• Collaborated with account managers, programmers and creative directors to design unique engaging experiences

Sr. Interactive DesignerOct. 2011 – Mar. 2013

Recyclebank

Recyclebank helps create a more sustainable future by rewarding people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from more than 3,000 local and national businesses.
• Manage and design online banner ads, microsites, HTML emails, posters, billboard ads, etc.
• Art direction and guidance for brand
• Supervise team of junior and freelance designers as well as front end developers
• Developed brand guidelines for company
• Creation of visual identity materials such as registration letters, postcards, banners, etc.

Sr. Multimedia DesignerSept. 2005 – Oct. 2011

Coyne PR

• Managed projects from budget and scope to deployment
• Art direction and guidance
• Supervised team of designers and developers
• Designed and developed websites, HTML emails, mobile applications, etc.
• Created visual identity materials such as postcards, banners, PowerPoint templates, etc.
• Managed application builds, ad campaigns, website creation and more

Associate Account ExecutiveMay 2004 – Sept. 2005

MWW Group

• Guided day-to-day development of public relations activities for clients
• Wrote and distributed press releases, speeches, letters to the editor, etc.
• Conducted research for new business proposals
• Drafted the design and produced website copy
• Built relationships with reporters
• Developed creative story angles
• Managed coalition building and public research database

Education

BA, Communication2000 – 2004

University of Hartford

Studied Public Relations, Marketing and Broadcast Journalism.

Contact

Located in Madison, NJ

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