Shad Borgen

Hello, I'm Shad Borgen

As a hands-on creative director and team leader with over 18 years of professional experience, I design and animate high-end, compelling work for a range of brands and deliver excellence in digital and print.

I'm a skillful curator and visionary of business, brand, and creative strategies. I ‘get it’ quickly and present it beautifully - with impact and finesse.

Live Events - Design & Operation

Chevy SEMA Press Event

Annual event showcasing Chevy's fresh concepts and featuring the worlds first H2 fuel cell off-road vehicle built on the Chevy Colorado platform. Advanced Photoshop photo treatments, concept design and special effects for this event.

Design & Operation at SEMA in Las Vegas

Subway Global Rebrand 

Subway launched their new brand design and strategy to global corporate teams and franchisees at this large event in Chicago. Concept design, animation, custom icons and infographics were created exclusively for this event.

Design and On-site Production in Chicago

HxGN Geospatial

HxGN LIVE  - Massive live event showcasing HxGN global technologies division.

Graphics, iconography, infographics and animation.

Web & Mobile


Responsive Website | Custom Icons | Marketing Materials


Intent Solutions

Responsive Website | Phone App Design | Full-Array of Marketing Materials | Executive Pitch Templates



Tablet App Design | Package Design | Full-Array of Marketing Materials

nfant is designed to provide new objective data to help clinicians navigate infants to safer and faster independent oral feeding. Design components for this launch was broad and deep - including product box design, tablet app design, website and an array of marketing and trade show materials.

 nfant™ feeding system - tablet app design
 infant product mock - floating bottles

Ben Bradford Music

Responsive Website | Brand & Marketing Strategy | Promotional Creative


Conceptual Pitches & Presentations

Nike Pro

Click-through product demos created to showcase a platform concept designed to elevate the comprehensive range of skills of athletes & coaches from junior level to international pro-level.

Skills include: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML & CSS

The Curiosity Project

Original click-through concept demo pitched to Discovery

Skills include: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML & CSS


InsideOut - Animated Lyrical Video

As an art piece, I created this video for contemporary folk artist Kappy Arnold as a social awareness commentary on the root causes and pervasiveness of the lethal illusion of body image obsession and eating disorders.

Skills include: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects

I attempted to capture the powerful emotions being expressed in the Tumblr blogs of teens and the strong usage of animated .gifs as part of this expression. 

Intentionally 'borrowed' and infringed-upon media was used as a statement. The compression & pixelation in the imagery is intentional – left as a reference to the barrage of overplayed and redundant impulses considered a source of this perplexing problem.

Branded Sharecare Video Bumpers

Skills include:  Photoshop, Illustrator & After Effects

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Some Personal Photography