John F. Selkey, 1600 Lookout Lane, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045

With over 15 years of advertising and design experience, I’ve experienced a lot. I’ve designed a lot. And I’ve worked in almost every media and marketing communications channel that exists, including over seven years in interactive and web site development.


January 2004 to present
Partner, Selkey Homes, LLC., Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

December 1999 to December 2003
Creative Director, Slingshot, LLC., Dallas, Texas ( Clients include: Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia Vodka, TXU Energy, Omni Hotels, GTE/Verizon, Cellular One, Dr Pepper/7up Brands, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Network Engines, i2, Intel and Dell Computers

August 1994 to November 1999
Freelance Art Direction and Design
Clients include: Slingshot, LLC (GTE, Kona Ranch, TNT Vacations and Travel Web), Blue Bird Corporation, Traditional Home Magazine, Publicis Bloom (BMW, LaQuinta Inn & Suites and TGI Fridays) and TL Partnership (Pepsi)

March 1993 to July 1994
Art Director, The Richards Group, Dallas Texas
Clients: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Kaepa Shoes, ABF Shipping, Zales

April 1992 to February 1993
Art Director, Temerlin McClain, Dallas Texas
Clients: American Airlines, Long John Silver’s Restaurant, American Youth Hostels

February 1990 to March 1992
Art Director, Tracy-Locke, Inc., Dallas Texas
Clients: Budget Rental Car, Embassy Suites Hotels, Phillips 66, Tabasco, Frito-Lay Brands (Rold Gold Pretzels, Crunch Tators, Lay’s and Doritos), Pepsi

July 1989 to January 1990
Art Director, Henry J. Kaufman & Associates, Washington, D.C.
Clients: SATO-OS Travel Service, DC Commission on AIDS, and Washington Hilton Hotel

August 1988 to July 1989
Art Director, Ogilvy & Mather, Atlanta, Georgia
Clients: C&S Banks, Shoney’s Restaurant, The Peach Bowl, Martha White Flour, American Express, United Way

August 1985 to May 1987
Junior Art Director, The Brady Company, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin


July 1987 to December 1988
Portfolio Center for Art and Design, Atlanta, Georgia, Graduated with Certificate in Art Direction

August 1983 to May 1985
Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Associate Degree in Commercial Art


1997 - Dallas Advertising League’s Tops Awards Merit Award - Italianni’s Outdoor
1996 - Creativity 26 - Award of Distinction - Italianni’s Outdoor
1992 - Dallas Advertising League’s Tops Awards Print Finalist - SPCA Poster
1991 - Clio Print Finalist - Tracy-Locke Recycle Poster
1990 - Washington D.C. Addys - Gold for SATO-OS. District 2 Addys - Gold for SATO-OS.
1988 - Atlanta Addys - Gold for Killian’s Beer (student)
1988 - ShowSouth (Atlanta Art Director’s Club) - Silver, five Certificates of Distinction.

Extensive experience on Macintosh, including Quark Express, Illustrator, Golive, Flash and Photoshop. Interests include bicycling, woodworking and furniture design. Married with 3 children and two Labrador Retrievers named Harp and Guinness.