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Melissa Faye Shaner

Graphic Design • Photographer

New Cumberland, WV, USA
I enjoy creating media that evokes a physiological response and makes an emotional connection. I am passionate about elevating the standards of user interaction and communication. I work well as part of a team or independently. I also have a talent for collaboration with product, software and managers.

Work Experience

UPMC Health Plan

Graphic Design II

Utilizing artistic, analytical, and technical skills to prepare visual solutions to the communication needs of the users therefore, satisfying the needs of the clients. Effectively meeting and communicate with staff designers, production coordinators, division directors, public relations specialists, software engineers and clients to discuss design projects; analyze project needs and plan the design and production accordingly.
October 2008 - Present Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

GXF Design

Senior Designer

Developed strong design concepts to improve user results. Lead successful execution of several new product introductions.
April 2003 - October 2008 Avella, Pennsylvania, United States

Education

IDEO

Human Centered Design, Design Thinking

Pennsylvania, United States

Aquent

UX/UI

Pennsylvania, United States

The Art Institute Of Pittsburgh

BA Graphic Design

April 2002 - April 2004 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Digital Photography and Digital Video

March 2008 - Present Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Awards

National Health Information Adwards

Bronze Award

2014

IABC Pgh

Award of Honor

2014

Sweetwater Gallery Juried Photo Exhibition

Winner

2010

Diamond Awards

Public Service

2010

Aster Awards

Gold Award

2010

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Digital Publishing, HTML, Interactive Design, Photography, Typography, UI, Ux, Video, Visual Design,