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Lauren McFadden

Lauren McFadden

Maple Glen, PA, US

 

About 

Hey there! I'm Lauren. I'm part illustrator, part designer, all artist. I have been doing freelance illustration, portraiture, custom logos, and print/clothing identity systems since 2006. More recently, I have been doing book layout and design, diagram illustration, and medical illustration.

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Employment 

Nesbitt Graphics, Fort Washington, PA, US, Designer and Illustrator

Design complete layouts for college textbooks and participate in all aspects of the design process: initial client meeting, rough drafts, critique and edits, assistance throughout composition phase until published.

Illustrate for "clip art" appearing within books, including medical illustration for a cancer research medical journal, complete photo research and create "realia" of magazine clippings and websites to convey information to students.

Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
 

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, US, Art Department Print Manager and Lab Tech

Managed appointments, file formatting, and output of large-format prints for students and teachers. Maintained printer and paper.

Was a shift "help desk" attendant in case students needed help with any/all Mac applications. Helped with setting up hardware and troubleshooting.

Jan 2008 - May 2011
 

Nesbitt Graphics, Fort Washington, PA, US, Design Intern

Design complete layouts for college textbooks and participate in all aspects of the design process: initial client meeting, rough drafts, critique and edits, assistance throughout composition phase until published.

Illustrate for "clip art" appearing within books, including medical illustration for a cancer research medical journal, complete photo research and create "realia" of magazine clippings and websites to convey information to students.

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, US, Creative Intern

Built a portfolio website for the Inquirer's in-house design/ad agency. Odds-and-ends design work and collaborated with other interns.

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Staples Incorporated, North Wales, PA, US, Copy and Print Specialist

Completed all offered print services for customers on a case-by-case basis, built strong interpersonal skills and highly independent, self-starting work ethic.

May 2008 - Aug 2009
 

Education 

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, US, Bachelors, Graphic Design

Graphic design concentration, along with minor in Japanese

Aug 2007 - May 2011
 

Awards 

Japanese National Honor Society, Award

Accrued all credits and academic achievement in the Japanese language (spoken, written, read) required for induction.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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