Shawn Hileman

Designer / Animator / 3D Visualizer

Palm Harbor, FL, USA
I’ve spent over a decade in the Broadcast and Entertainment industry concepting, collaborating and creating. I’m extremely passionate about my work and carry a very diverse skill set. I enjoy gaining knowledge and experience by overcoming challenges. Acquiring new skill sets and my ability to share my knowledge motivates me. I thrive working independently as well as in a team environment, and look forward to working with more talented creatives in the future.

Work Experience


On Call Motion Graphics Designer

Develop, design, illustrate and animate creative concepts.
September 2016 - Present St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

S/S Creative

Director of Production & Animation

2010 - York, Pennsylvania, United States

Big Picture Media

Freelance Motion Designer / Animator

2014 - Maryland, United States

Bright House Networks

Designer / Animator

Total graphic and animation support for Bay News 9, News 13, Bright House Sports Network and InfoMás.
2014 - 2016 Florida, United States

Performance Environment Design Group

3D Visualizer

Followed client preferences in regards to textures, colors, style, décor, etc. Produced high quality 3D stage and environment renderings under tight deadlines for the music and entertainment industry. Worked directly with clients concepting and building 3D stage renders for the NFL Kickoff, NHL Winter Classic, BET Soul Train Awards, iHeart Radio Music Festival and Country Music Festival, Outkast, Dr. Dre, Lady Gaga, YouTube Music Awards, Nike.
2013 - 2014 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Fox Television Stations Inc.

Designer / Animator

Designed and animated 2D/3D animated elements used in news packages. Assisted all other departments with any marketing materials needed.
2012 - 2013 Tampa, Florida, United States


Motion Graphics Artist

​Worked directly with individual clients concepting and developing commercials and internal marketing videos for a wide variety of dominant brands. Designed and built all 2D/3D elements while editing, color correcting, and final compositing a polished off product.
2011 - 2012 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Onion

Freelance Motion Graphics Artist

Concepted and developed 3D animated package elements for individual humorous news segments. Worked closely with the writers and editors to deliver the intended message clearly.
2010 - 2011 New York, United States

WGAL News8

Art Director

Led the art department in building graphics and animations for on air packages while maintaining consistency. Produced marketing materials for print, billboards, and web. Re-branded the stations news package from concept to completion for a successful rollout.
2007 - 2010 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

MASN Sports

Freelance Designer / Animator / DEKO Operator

Designed graphics packages for the Nationals and Orioles 2007 MLB Season on MASN & MASN2. Designed graphics package for the Ravens 2008 NFL Season. Ran the FX Deko & Chryon for the Nationals and the Ravens Live Pre & Post Game Shows.
2007 - 2008 Maryland, United States

WTXF Fox29

Motion Graphics Artist

Concepted and built animations for Good Day Philadelphia newscast and promos. Collaborated as a team and re-designed the 2007 News Package.
2006 - 2007 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Broadcast Designer / Coordinator

Designed 2D/3D graphics and animations for multiple shows at 62 stations across the country. Coordinated Central Graphics department and new station rollouts. Traveled to premiering stations to implement updated graphics package and trained staff on Adobe and Pinnacle software.
2003 - 2006 Maryland, United States


The Art Institute Of York, Pennsylvania

Multimedia Design / Digital Arts

2001 - 2003 Pennsylvania, United States


3D Animation, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Color Correction, Final Compositing, Motion Graphics, Red Giant, 2D Animation, 3D Modeling, 3D Visualizing, Adobe After Effects, Art Directing, Branding, Cinema 4D, Conceptual Thinking, Design, Enviroment Design, IT Support, Lighting, Net Render Setup, Network Administrator, Production, Render Farm Setup, Sound Design, Texturing, Video Editing,