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 honed by years of diverse experience enabling her 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 skilled 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 also skilled in project and office management; IT management/coordination; retail visual design; art creation and installation; and soft goods design, including pattern making.
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, styles, project file organization guidelines, and tools. Organized and produced complete construction contract document packages including construction details for various applications 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 programs, passwords, and office equipment.
GT Covers - Automotive After-Market Products - 2011 to 2013
Graphic design and lead for engineering department engaged in designing and fabricating exact-fit seat covers. Maintained several websites, standardized naming conventions and pattern organization. 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