Shaun Osburn
Jacob Hawkins
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Shaun Osburn

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Design illustration


My experience in design covers both print and web, from pixel-pushing to working with picas.

Social media illustration

Social Media

With a proven track record of devising and implementing social media strategies to increase brand awareness and engagement, I can create or grow your social media footprint.

Illustration of typewriter

Copy Writing

Success in crafting copy for various media, including social media, web pages, press releases, and annual reports.

Press Illustration

Media Relations

With extensive experience working across a range of beats, I can help you effectively communicate your story to journalists.


  • Academy of Art

    Senior Graphic Designer, Online Education

    2016 - 2024

    Developed a consistent and cohesive online experience for students. Administered ongoing communication strategies for training and retention of students, staff, and faculty. Partnered with internal departments to create training and education material for new employees and contractors.
  • Academy of Art

    Production Designer, Online Education

    2014 - 2016

    Designed, built, and led online courses, multimedia, and marketing materials for college and graduate level art and design classes.
  • Equality California

    Online Communications Director


    Directed communications, public relations, and public education campaigns for the state-wide legislative advocacy policy organization. Developed messaging and prepared press releases on-the-record statements as the primary media contact.
  • St. Anthony Foundation

    Communications Associate


    Implemented public relations strategies and community engagement for a multi-service agency serving homeless and low-income families. Spearheaded organization's adoption to social media and managed all online activity.

About Me

I am a Visual Communications Professional with over 20 years of experience in media relations, marketing, and visual design. My formal education and hands-on experiences have equipped me with a proven background in curating written and visual communication in corporate, non-profit, and academic spaces.

Throughout my career, I have consistently produced positive results and have advanced shared organizational goals.

As a skilled marketer, I have developed successful social media, email, and print marketing campaign strategies that have increased brand awareness and resulted in successful outcomes.

Additionally, I have overseen rebranding efforts while ensuring that the project was completed within budget and timeline constraints.

My expertise in designing websites, print materials, and social media graphics has also contributed to increased brand awareness and successful marketing efforts.

I look forward to discussing further how I can contribute to your team. Thank you for taking the time to review my resume and portfolio website.

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