Shane Blackwell

Visual Communicator + Mentor

Experience

From March 2016 - Current

Web Design &
Development Specialist

Localsearch – Robina QLD 

Senior Designer role, leading all projects across print and web including a full national corporate rebrand.

From April 2013 - Feb 2016

Senior Designer & Lecturer

College of Creative Design & Arts

Writing and Delivering Certificate III and
Diploma in Interactive Digital Media Curriculum

From February 2012 - March 2013

Senior Designer & Lecturer

bcreative

Writing and Delivering Certificate III and
CertIV  in Interactive Digital Media Curriculum

Other Roles

Earthnymph Design
Graphic Designer

Producing creative print and
multimedia/online material & product photography

FREECHOICE Tobacco
Graphic Designer

Brand Refresh and production management

Energize Design
Freelance Designer

Following creative briefs to complete and exceed the client’s needs, in a timely cost effective manner with Adobe CS5

Sharples Enterprises 
Senior Graphic Designer/Production Manager

Creative direction, scheduling production, work flow management and outputting of telesales advertising material by a team of graphic designers

Commercial Arts Training College
Senior Graphic Design Lecturer

Lecturing creative development in all key areas of graphic design, mentoring students, developing course curriculum and all in-house advertising material

Power Pacific International Media
Art Director

Creative direction, scheduling production, work flow management and outputting of telesales advertising material via a team of graphic designers

About Me

Throughout my career I have helped create and maintain strong relationships for a variety of stakeholders including my own clients, employers, and third party suppliers. For example, I have produced materials for bcreative, Commercial Arts Training College, BP and 9 major national real estate companies throughout Australia. In addition, I have had a variety of local, regional and interstate clients. 

I have been using Adobe Creative Cloud in my current employment and freelance work. By keeping in touch with industry trends, I have maintained a current knowledge of ‘best practices’ in design which has given me a creative edge in designing effective marketing campaigns, developing brands and sub-brands, brochures, signage, web sites, publications, manuals, guidelines, program guides, student handbooks and advertisements. I believe my program knowledge of the main programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Dreamweaver and Flash) is second to none and my design experience is without compromise. 

Qualifications

2000

Diploma of Arts
(Graphic Art)
12861

2002

Advanced Diploma of Arts
(Electronic Design and Interactive Media) 30321QLD

2002 - Present

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
TAELLN4011

2018

Google Adwords Certified

2016

Completed RPL kit for
Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
CUF50207

Creative Development 99%
Art Direction 100%
Pre Press 99%
WordPress 95%
Html 95%
CSS 90%
Photoshop 99%
Illustrator 100%
InDesign 99%
Premier Pro 95%
After Effects 85%
Adobe Media Encoder 100%
Adobe Acrobat Distiller 100%

Heath Fitzpatrick

0412 805 785

former owner
The Commercial Arts Training College

David Devey

07 5580 1827

Energize Design

Ron Rankin

(07) 5598 1005

Foyer Printing

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