Shelly Charles


Efficient, on-demand creative support.


Persistent efforts for quality results.


Ready to jump into the creative process at any point.

Shelly Charles

With over 20 years experience, I partner with marketing + communications professionals in education, nonprofit and policy organizations to create custom high-quality visual assets across multiple media, including print, online and social media. As a member of your team, I bring a thorough understanding of organizational strategy, print/digital mechanics, a strong attention to detail and an ability to work well in complex, fast-paced environments.

I believe that organizations like yours are catalysts for positive change in our communities. That’s why I offer design services to help you effectively share your research, convey your impact, communicate with your donors, fill your programs, and as a result, attract the resources you need to be this catalyst for positive change in our world.

I hold a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership & Policy and a Certificate in Graphic Design & Marketing. I understand how to create and/or implement both long- and short-term strategies and achieve measurable results.

I’m a high-level thinker with an eye for detail, and enjoy collaborating with executives and teams. I am passionate about helping my clients gain momentum with a transparent, flexible and open process.