J Sherrill Design







JSherrillDesign, 2004–present

Freelance Accounts Putnam Investments; Harvard Medical School; fleurish flowerdesign; Bienestar International; TERC; Fiore Di Nonno; Iraq Veterans Against the War; APUA; Sara Cohen, Benoit Real Estate Group; Learning to Learn; Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition; Stephen J. Garland Software Design & Analysis; ace coders inc; Perspectives Gallery; Temple Beth Shalom; Maya Resources.

Projects Include: Corporate communications material, websites, logos, magazine ads, brochures, book design, cover design, stationery and business cards, posters, postcards, illustrations, calendars.

TERC, Cambridge MA, 1996–2004
Senior Designer, 2000–2004

Corporate Communications: Responsible for all corporate design and illustration needs from concept to production for well-known, mid-sized, educational non-profit, including annual reports, semi-annual national magazine, product catalogue, corporate identity systems and guidelines, events and posters. Managed production and supervised freelancers. Collaborated extensively with communications staff, project designers, other staff. Selected photographers and directed photo-shoots.

Separate Projects: Web design, identity systems, newsletters. Consulted with project staff on design strategies and guidelines, software issues and training.

Production Specialist, 1998–2000
Responsible for design and production of curriculum materials published by National Geographic Society, book design and production, web design, illustration, supervision of web developers, training and supervision of production staff.

Senior Administrative Assistant, 1996–1998
Member of production team for nationally sponsored science curriculum. Supervised production staff. Design and production of reports and posters.

Harvard Graduate School of Education Publications Office, Cambridge MA, 1995
Editorial Assistant
Designed, wrote, edited and produced weekly and monthly events calendars. Interviewed alumni and wrote biographical sketches. Collaborated with senior designer on production of alumni magazine.

Beta Engineering, Boston MA, 1992–1994
Design and production of brochures.

Past Employment
Database Manager, Polaroid Corporation Library, Cambridge MA
Office Manager, The Boston Harbor Associates, Boston MA
Psychotherapist, Lake County Mental Health Center, Gary IN
Special Education Teacher, Chicago-area public schools

Fine Arts

Exhibited painting, drawing, and sculpture throughout Boston area and Cape Cod. Represented in corporate and private collections including international Gustavo Cisneros collection. Awarded grants in painting and performance. Original monologues performed in Boston area venues. Published poetry and prose.

Graphic Design Awards

2004, American Graphic Design Award, TERC Annual Report
2003, American Graphic Design Award, TERC Annual Report


1975, M.S.W., Loyola University, Chicago
1969, B.S., Special Education, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY


Quark XPress, PhotoShop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint, HTML.