Graphic Design / Illustration

Michael Wade Malone

I am a graphic designer in Golden, CO actively looking for new clients or full time opportunities. 

I bring 12 years of experience spanning print and digital media, illustration, video editing, and project management.

Graphic Design Illustration Web Design Video Editing Project Management

Recent Projects

Senior Graphic Designer Illustrator Print Designer Freelance Writer Video Editor

Work Experience

Senior Graphic Designer / Illustrator | Istation

Full-Time, Jun 2017–May 2023
  • Crafted assets for social media, ads and e-mail campaigns while maintaining brand consistency.
  • Layout and design for folders, brochures, and other print and digital materials.
  • Lead internal and external teams on the website refresh, updating to a modern responsive design; increased accessibility and improved lead generation opportunities. 
  • Coordinated and managed the corporate office remodeling (including large bespoke artwork) to maintain the look and feel of the brand and stay under budget.
  • Illustrated character artwork for use in marketing materials and promotional items.

Print Designer | New Benefits

Full-Time, Jun 2015–Jun 2017
  • Designed and prepared client membership cards and welcome packets for major brands.
  • Design and layout for training materials for the company's custom software.
  • Produced internal company documents, event brochures, and instructional guidebooks.

Freelance Writer | Inside EVs

Full-Time, Aug 2018–Feb 2020
  • Wrote, edited and published daily articles covering the electric vehicle industry.

Graphic Designer | Digital Printing Center

Contractor, Sept 2011–Aug 2015
  • Design work for clients including business cards, book covers, brochures and websites.
  • Designed company branding for print and in-store advertising.


  • Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects
  • Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Google - Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drive
  • Canva - Social Media, Motion Graphics
  • Hubspot - Design Tools, Tracking and Analytics, E-mail Campaigns
  • Trello
  • Blender



University of Texas at Dallas
B.A. Arts and Technology