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Scott Tjaden


Scott Tjaden

Acting Manager- Digital Arts and Technology Alliance-
Center of Excellence

Bachelor of Arts, 1992
Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois [Art Major, Spanish Literature Minor]

Instructor of Art
St. Louis Community College at Meramec, 2002 - Present
• Created instructional manuals for Quark Xpress, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat for use in professional- level seminars. Manuals are now being used by other instructors

• Teach students to use Quark Xpress, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat by simulating real-world graphic design situations. Students learn not only the technical particulars of each program, but also how to solve problems they will face as working graphic designers in agency or freelance settings

University of Missouri at St. Louis, 2003 - Present
• Teaching Junior and Senior college level graphic design utilizing basic and advanced design principles including image making and typography.

Graphic Designer
Tjaden Design, St. Louis, MO, 2001 - Present
• Developed the first Web site for a Saint Louis Symphony event (
• Advise clients including Worldways Children’s Museum, Saint Louis Symphony, and Design Direct, Inc.
• Provide complete creative and marketing strategies, as well as copywriting and graphic design, for print and web applications

Design Manager, Mosby (Reed Elsevier)
• Managed a $25 million direct mail and advertising in-house graphic design division of Mosby working with book editorial, marketing, and editorial production to execute multiple catalogues, self-mailers, envelope packages and space advertising

Graphic Designer, GW Graphics, 1993-1995
• Designed print material for an array of clients
• Ripped own film and proofs using Matchprint proofing system
• Designed over 150 book covers and video covers for Mosby Medical Publishing
• Worked with clients including Mallinckrodt Medical, Mosby, Ralston Purina, Anheuser Busch, and Webster University

Graphic Designer, Johnson Wax, 1992-1993
• Teamed with International and North American marketing divisions to design and develop the world’s only color-based training program for cleaning chemicals

Creative Director, Marketing Direct, 1999-2001
• Developed first direct mail campaigns for Optimist International, Boys and Girls Town
• Counseled clients including Secure Horizons (PacifiCare) Denver/TX/CA/Boston, National Alliance Insurance Company (Camping World Insurance), Blue/Cross/Blue Shield CA, Maryville Technologies, Mary Engelbreit Studios
• Executed and developed creative strategies integrating print and web applications for small and large businesses
• Provided copywriting and graphic design for print and web applications

Board Member, Membership, Saint Louis Symphony Volunteer Association
Member, Missouri Botanical Garden




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