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Thank you for visiting this page I made especially for you. I've selected some projects you might be interested in that demonstrate my experience with user interface design. I'm happy to discuss in more detail or answer any questions you might have. I look forward to hearing from you.

RE: Senior Visual Designer position (San Francisco)

Selected Projects for frog

 KKR Insights App

KKR Insights App

 Astraea Foundation

Astraea Foundation

 East Bali Immersion

East Bali Immersion

Summary of Expertise

13+ years professional experience in graphic design, art direction, fine arts, and illustration
10+ years college-level teaching

Recent Experience

Lousch, 2015–2016
Art Director

  • Led design and content teams on all projects from proposal to conception to launch; 
  • Managed client relations; 
  • Hired and mentored junior designers; 
  • Collaborated closely with developers, printers and other vendors
  • Design work: Websites, apps, digital collateral, identities, and brand systems
  • Select clients: KKR, GLAAD, General Atlantic, Compensation Advisory Partners, Center for Social Inclusion, East Bali Immersion

C&G Partners, 2012–2015
Senior Designer  

  • Led project conception and iteration; 
  • Recruited and mentored junior designers and interns; 
  • Collaborated closely with fabricators, printers, photographers and other vendors
  • Design work: Exhibits, identities, ad campaigns, websites, print promotions, books, infographics, PPT presentations 
  • Select clients: JPMorgan Chase & Co., Boston Public Library, Griffith Observatory, Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Nonprofit Finance Fund, Low Income Investment Fund, Altimetrik, Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women, Population Council

Pratt Institute, 2006–Present
Visiting Professor

  • Teach and counsel Sophomore-level students in the Communications Design Department. 
  • Courses: Typographic Design I & II (currently); Design Procedures I & II
  • Lectures include: A Typographic History: Rome to the Renaissance; Type is a Feeling; Typographic Anatomy; Typesetting on a Grid

Computer Proficiency

  • Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Pages, Keynote
  • Working knowledge in Flash, After Effects, HTML, CSS

Key Strengths

  • Visualizing graphic systems with focus on core narrative and emotional engagement
  • Creating evocative artwork with focus on typography and custom imagery
  • Executing effective design solutions with focus on client’s goals and differentiators
  • Managing relationships with empathy, intuition, and confidence


  • BFA, Pratt Institute (Graphic Design)
  • MFA, NY Academy of Art (Painting)

Additional Skills and Interests

  • Infographics, data visualization, diagrams
  • Illustration, painting, drawing
  • Poetry, creative writing, copywriting


Samuel Shenova
31-21 29th St. Apt. 3H
Astoria, NY 11106