Mark Atkins

Mark Atkins

Wilmington, DE, US



I'm a graphic designer and art director. I specialize in advertising - publication, outdoor, direct marketing and logo, promotional, trade show display and collateral design. I enjoy photography, golf and fly fishing.



Aloysius Butler & Clark, Wilmington, DE, US, Senior Art Director and Designer

A hybrid position that required all duties to be performed at the client’s (Labware) headquarters. Labware is a global LIMS company (Laboratory Information Management Systems) with almost 100 million worldwide revenue in 2011. Responsibilities included all creative, in addition to functioning as account liaison between AB&C and Labware.

Worked directly with Labware on the following:

• Advertising (print and on-line)
• Corporate capabilities brochure
• Icon, logo and flow chart development
• Initial planning and development/design stages for new website creation
• Photo retouch
• Product collateral
• Trade show display, poster and collateral
• Photo retouch

May 2005 - Nov 2011

Shipley Associates, Wilmington, DE, US, Senior Art Director and Designer

Create and developed advertising campaigns; client meetings and presentations; branding development and implementation; Direct Marketing (Customer Acquisition/Activation/ Retention); Outdoor; creative, production, photography and printing supervision.


• AIG Bank
• Blood Bank of Delmarva
• Citibank
• City of Wilmington, DE
• Dover Downs Entertainment
• Dr. deLeeuw – Plastic Surgeon
• Ferm Associates
• Goodwill Industries
• Oceanfirst Bank
• Philadelphia Telco Credit Union
• The Grand Opera House

Aug 1995 - May 2005

CIGNA Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, US, Creative Services Project Manager

Created in-house and external corporate communications for department managers and in-house advertising reps.

• Corporate communications collateral
• Branding and event materials for CIGNA’s 200th anniversary
celebration at Independence Hall
• Product collateral
• Employee communications collateral
• Identity change announcement

Jun 1990 - Aug 1995


Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, US, Bachelors, Graphic Design

Sep 1977 - Jun 1980

Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, CO, US, Commercial Art and Printing

Sep 1975 - Jun 1977


Gold Award - IABC First State Communications, Other

Received this award for the creation of the Wilmington Garden Day logo.


Areas of Specialization