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A BIT ABOUT ME

After graduating from college in 1996, I began my career as a web designer. My first job was working at MTV in Times Square for their online division - super cool job to have as my first.  I ran out of money and wanted to be closer to family so I moved to Austin, TX where I worked for a start-up originally called notHarvard.com (until Harvard sued them). The internet industry during this time was so much FUN - incredibly entrepreneurial and non-traditional in the day-to-day. Flexible working hours, comfy attire, even in some cases beer in the company fridge! Whoohoo!

 

However, as much fun as I had, when the economy dropped so did the industry and it left me reconsidering my career. I have always LOVED fashion (writing Vogue at age 15 telling them I wanted to work for them one day). I found an up and coming handbag line and naively emailed their office. To my surprise, they wrote back and told me I should look into Fossil. All worked out and I spent 13 years there and traveled the world with them learning a whole new skillset. During that time I married, started a family, and found myself at yet another crossroad of longing to return to my home state of Arkansas and raise my family there.

 

Small town living won out and I now find myself in Northwest Arkansas and closer to family. I still sometimes miss the city life so I travel back every few months to get my fix but am quite content in the slower pace of NWA! Since moving here I have been designing and consulting under my business, FINT + CO, and also have partnered with former colleagues in creating a small start-up.

 

Since COVID, I have used this time to immerse myself back into the world of digital design and have really enjoyed learning the new tools and software. I look forward to increasing my skillset in this.

 

I have been working out of my home office for six years now and am eager to find a new creative position in an actual office interacting with other humans other than my dog! 

SKILLS

WHAT I DO WELL

DESIGN

Product Design

Product Development

Consumer Goods

Fashion Accessories

Paper Goods

Technical Specifications

Material Development

Factory Communications

Graphic Design

Trend + Brand Direction

R+D

BRANDING

Packaging Design

Digital Asset Creation

Pitch Presentations

Marketing Collateral

Photography Liason

SOFTWARE

Adobe Creative Suite

Illustrator

InDesign

Photoshop

Microsoft Office

Basic HTML

UI/UX Fundamentals

MANAGEMENT

Team Mentor

Effective Collaborator

Productivity Tools

Clear Communicator

HR Recruitment

 

GET IN TOUCH

shannonjanskecurry@gmail.com  |  Tel: 214-418-1718

Fayetteville . Arkansas

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