Graphic Design Portfolio of Shannon E. Thomas of Shan Designs



Apr 2012 – Present

Freelance Graphic Designer
Client projects showcased on website.

Mar 2015 – July 2017
Calgary, AB

Communications & Membership Coordinator
Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Oct 2012 – Apr 2013
Medicine Hat, AB

Graphic Designer & Multimedia Developer
Medicine Hat College

Sep 2011 – Apr 2012
Edmonton, AB

Student Graphic Designer
University of Alberta Students' Union

Sep – Dec 2011
Edmonton, AB

Art Auction Co-ordinator
Bachelor of Fine Art & Bachelor of Design Annual Silent Art Auction & Sale



Sep 2008 – Apr 2012

Bachelor of Design
University of Alberta



2017 – AJ&Smart/Chic Geek Design Sprint Workshop; the doing after the thinking in the design process: Calgary, Canada
2014 – CAMP Festival: Calgary, Canada
2014 – Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC North) Sign Painters Workshop: Edmonton, Canada
2012 – The New York Design Experience Conference: New York, USA
2011 – 4 Designers Conference: London, UK



2017 – Billboard design exhibited in the Canadian Museum of History; an exhibition displaying diversity and human rights in Canada in the 20th century
2015 – Canadian Country Music Award nomination for Album Design of the Year
2013 – CASE Communication Award, Silver in Design Improvement (Print or Identity), University of Alberta Faculty of Arts Viewbook
2008 – Received highland dance teacher certification from the Scottish Dance Teacher's Alliance