Madalyn Shalkey is a designer with over two decades of experience in the fields of landscape architecture, graphic design, fine arts, and soft goods design and manufacturing. Her organizational skills have been strengthened by years of diverse experience enabling her to deliver unique approaches to design and problem solving. She has the good eye of a designer, is a quick study, and is a skillful and efficient organizer.
Madalyn is adept in office digital production methods for a broad range of physical design disciplines including construction contract documents; graphic design; booklet and report design; historical research and assessment; and drafting. She is skilled in project and office management; IT management/coordination; retail visual design; art creation and installation; and soft goods design including pattern making.
Stella Color + Design - Color Consultants - 2020 to Current - Graphic Designer and Exterior Color Strategist
Development of exterior color schemes and paint implementation strategies for single and multifamily homes in partnership with builders and architects. Established company-wide use of industry standard design software and best practices for improved workflow. Management of assets, images, and patterns for use in renderings.
Mundus Bishop - Landscape Architects - 2013 to 2020
Associate Graphic and Production Director
Organized and produced illustrative graphics for projects including plans, aerial photography based plan renderings, photo montage sketches, and report layout and publishing. Developed and led team in the use of office standards, details, graphic styles, project file organization guidelines, and digital tools. Organized and produced complete construction contract document packages including construction details for urban design, park, and playground projects. Performed detailed field work for cultural landscape assessments, planning documents, and other design projects. Managed IT consultant and users, performed basic IT desktop maintenance and IT problem-solving tasks, maintained and organized software, passwords, and office equipment.
GT Covers - Automotive After-Market Products - 2011 to 2013
Graphic designer and lead for engineering department engaged in designing and fabricating exact-fit seat covers. Maintained several websites, standardized naming conventions, and organized patterns. Draped patterns for automobile seats and developed patterns for production.
Shalkey Design, Inc. - 2008 to 2011
Owner and Principal of my own design firm. Obtained and executed various design projects in multiple disciplines. Performed design, drafting, and graphic design work. Managed all aspects of a small business, including payroll and corporate/payroll taxes.
Museum of Outdoor Arts - Fine Arts - 2008
Designer and Artist
Shalkey & Team, Inc. - Landscape Architecture - 2005 to 2008
Designer and Project Manager
Mundus Bishop - Landscape Architecture - 2001 to 2005
Hanzon Studios - Fine Art and Merchandising - 1999 to 2001
Assistant Designer and Artist