Shavonne Maclin

Shavonne Maclin

Washington, DC, US



Self-motivated, hands-on designer with a diverse, international experience in art and design. Conceptual thinker and creative problem solver with a passion for collaboration, innovation, community and deep respect for the natural environment.


DC Greenworks, Washington DC, Design Intern

Designed key promotional signage to educate and showcase green infrastructure technologies implemented at seven Capitol Hill elementary schools through a National Fish and Wildlife grant; consolidated graphic identity and created marketing materials to facilitate better outreach to commercial and residential clients; learned about grant acquisition and LEED accreditation.

Jun 2012 - Oct 2012

Crate and Barrel, Cleveland, OH, US, Design and Sales Associate

Worked directly with store designer to create and maintain an appealing retail environment by designing window displays, arranging merchandise, moving retail fixtures, creating signage, placing props and adjusting lighting throughout the store.

Jul 2007 - Dec 2010

John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH, US, Interior Design Assistant

Assisted sta interior designer in the renovation of Campion Hall dormitory lounges with focus on students, sustainability, and budget; created perspective renderings with Sketchup; assisted with space planning, and selection of furniture, material and artwork; coordinated meetings with the donor, interior designer, architect, director, solar panel consultant and students.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2010

American Greetings, Cleveland, OH, US, Graphic Designer

Developed 3D packaging concepts, signage, graphics, illustrations and logos; most projects involved crucial interdisciplinary collaboration with several departments such as project management, product development, surface design, editorial, and oversees manufacturers as well as various retailers including Wal-mart, Target, Papyrus, CVS, Party City and Toys-R-Us.

Jul 2007 - Aug 2010

MTS Seating, Temperance, MI, US, Design Intern

Worked with lead designer to develop new furniture designs through illustrations and 3D models; created custom laser cut chair-back artwork with customer logos; designed and built an original, full-size task chair out of recycled material.

Jun 2006 - Sep 2006


Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Masters, Interior Design

Sep 2010 - Nov 2012

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, Graphic and Furniture Design

Sep 2002 - Jan 2007

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