Shane Evans Resume

OBJECTIVE: To apply my illustration skills in developing memorable characters and
heartwarming stories that appeal to audiences of all ages.


  • 10+ years illustration, character development and story conceptualization and layout
  • Exceptional production and management skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to the changing style for each project
  • Possess technical ability to work in a variety of materials and medium
  • Possess good judgment and ability
  • Schedule/hours flexibility
  • Demonstrates a proven ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently with good judgment and minimal supervision
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Disney (Hyperion – Jump At The Sun) March 1998 to Current
Illustrator / Designer
- Conceptualize, illustrate and design numerous children’s books such as “Osceola,” “Take it to the Hoop Magic Johnson,” “Shanna Show”
- Contributed to Disney Channel animated series, “Homemade Love”

Beans and Rice Production Co (MCA Records)_ May 2001 to Jan. 2002
Creative Director / Musician
- Collaborated with actor Taye Diggs and Producer Randy Jackson on the development of a musical concept KIN

Computer Science Corporation Sept. 2000 to April 2001
Web Designer
- Design and implement web designs for various clients such as the US Army and International Trucking

Hallmark Cards Inc. Sept. 1993 to July 2000
- Conceptualize, design and create greeting cards for various lines
- Contributed extensively to THE MAHOGANY line of greeting cards catering to the African American demographic
- Created multi-media and online greetings using technological and traditional medium

Rolling Stone Magazine May 1993 to Aug. 1993
Design Intern
- Participated in the design of Summer Issues 1993
- Performed interactive lectures hosted by Straight Arrow Publishing
- Lead the design internship program

Hollywood Records 1998 (3 Month Project)
Art Director / Designer
- Conceptualize, design and create CD cover for Idina Menzel

Scholastic 1997 (3 Month Project)
Illustrator / Designer
- Conceptualize, design and create children’s book “Shaq and the Beanstalk”

DK Publishing 1997 (3 Month Project)
Art Director / Designer
- Conceptualize, design and layout of “Down the Winding Road”

May 1993 – Syracuse University School of Visual and Performing Arts – Bachelor of Arts
1994 to 1995 – Area Vocational & Technical School – Mig and Oxy-acetylene welding, furniture design, construction
1995 – The Applied Language Institute Japanese 1&2

Macintosh . Photoshop . Adobe Illustrator . Flash . Dream Weaver . Freehand . Power Point . Quark Express

Special Achievments:
2002 National Book Festival honored by First Lady Laura Bush
The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children

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