Tin Salamunic

Senior Designer, Illustrator, Art Director

Richmond, VA, USA
I provide creative visual solutions for national and international clients with an emphasis on advertising, commercial illustration, branding, creative strategy and web design.

Work Experience

Salamunic Art

Senior Designer, Illustrator, Art Director

For over thirteen years, I have collaborated with some of the world’s most renowned brands where I devised innovative concepts that attracted global media attention across various industries, including technology, fashion, sports, travel, entertainment and politics.
May 2005 - Present Virginia, United States


SDN Content Designer

Splash powers advanced in-person event marketing programs for the world’s leading brands, including more than half of the Fortune 500. I design and build custom event sites for Splash’s enterprise clients, as well as the company’s theme library.
March 2016 - Present New York, United States

Virginia Commonwealth University

Art Educator

I instructed several Communication Arts department courses, including Concept Art, Digital Drawing, Typography and Design, Senior Studio, Senior Portfolio, Figure Drawing, Art Foundation and Sequential Imaging. I continue to serve as an educator through lectures where I provide business and career advice for rising artists.
March 2006 - March 2010 Richmond, Virginia, United States


Virginia Commonwealth University

BFA, Communication Arts

During my senior year, I attended a two-semester internship with the award winning illustrator and designer Robert Meganck at Communication Design Inc., where I learned the fundamentals of business in commercial art. Assisted in developing crest for the Virginia Historical Society. For over two years, I was president of The Society of Communication Artists (SOCA) where I was responsible for organizing various events and lectures.
May 2002 - May 2006 Richmond, Virginia, United States


German (Advanced),
English (Fluent),
Serbo-Croatian (Native),


Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Blogger, Concept Art, Corel Painter , Creative Direction, Design, GIMP, Illustration, Linux, Mac, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Page Layout, PC, UX Analysis, Visual Journalism, WordPress,

Client Highlights

Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, Dell, HBO, Adidas, Salesforce, Amazon, ESPN, Axios, Chase Bank, Samsung, Nintendo, Estée Lauder Companies, Spotify, Red Bull, NBA, Patagonia, Adobe


• Imagine FX, Featured Artist, August 2014
• Urban Sketching-The Complete Guide to Techniques, Featured Artist 2014
• AIGA Open Forum Richmond, VA, Guest Speaker 2013
• Drawing Inspiration: Visual Artists at Work, Work and Interview 2010
• Creative Quarterly 21, Professional Illustration Winner 2010
• Evangelical Press Association, Silver Medal 2010
• 3X3 Magazine Issue 13, Featured Artist 2009
• Society Of Illustrators of Los Angeles West 46, Featured Works 2007
• Illustrators Club of Richmond, Silver Medal Award, 5 featured works 2007
• American Illustration 26, Featured Works 2007
• American Illustration 25, Featured Works 2006
• CMYK Magazine Issue 33, Featured Works 2006
• Society of Illustrators Educators Symposium Sketchbook Anthology 2006
• VCU Award for Academic and Creative Excellence 2006
• Society of Illustrators of New York, Featured Works 2005
• Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, Featured Works 2005
• The Great Frame Up, Winning Entry 2001


• 2014 “An Illustrated Tribute to Wong Kar-Wai” Gallery KULT, Singapore
• 2010 “Pictural Colloquy” Gellman Room, Richmond, VA - solo
• 2006 “My Complete Works” The Commonwealth Art Space, Richmond, VA - solo
• 2006 Society of Illustrators of New York
• 2005 Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles
• 2005 “An Eye Fool” Gallery 5, Richmond, VA