About Us

Designers, Illustrators, 3D modelers and animators that turn sharp ideas into realities.

Barb Shea
Owner - Creative Director
History: For more than 30 years Barb has been at the forefront of the design industry in Columbus. You wouldn't know it to look at her, but she's been around long enough to be able to say that she was one of the first in the city to use the computer as a design tool. Over the years she's continued to integrate the latest technologies into the process to help companies utilize their brand the best way possible. And when she's not working - she, along with her husband, have been raising 6 kids, 4 dogs (at the moment) and a whole lot of kittens in their country home outside the city.
Education: Degree in Visual Communication, Ohio State University
Interesting Tidbits: Barb is a Grandview native, in high school she made her own prom dress, and she was once saved by a pile of manure.
Bill Shea
Office Manager
History: Over 30 years diversified advertising/writing and production experience.
Education: 4 years of study in Communications at the Ohio State University.
Interesting Tidbits: Bill is the youngest of eight children, was a writer for radio and TV ads, hates mayonnaise, and was once dangled by his feet from the top of The 'Shoe (Ohio Stadium) and lived to tell about it.
Jessie Shea
Senior Designer and Illustrator
History: Jessie has 13 years of experience and has been with 2Shea since 2003.
Education: BFA in Graphic Design from the Columbus College of Art and Design.
Interesting Tidbits: Jessie was the only girl in her 8th grade class, she is the oldest of 6 kids, and dresses in 80's fashions every chance she gets.
Favorite Musicians: Erin McKeown - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dslYQ-dskHU
Brandi Carlile - http://www.brandicarlile.com/
Favorites on the radio: This American Life - www.thisamericanlife.org
Favorites on TV: Pete and Pete - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAwf6wnNNBw
Other favorite stuff: Money you pay to wear - wabisabibrooklyn.etsy.com
Fancy old poster stuff: http://www.muchafoundation.org/MGalleries.aspx
Gary Guerrero
Web Development, Multimedia & Illustration
History: Gary has 29 years experience working in graphic design and web development and has worked at 2Shea since 1995.
Education: BFA in Communication Arts from the Virginia Commonwealth University.
Interesting Tidbits: Sometimes called Dr. G, Gary much prefers ice cream to coffee, could not survive without a microwave, and is quite contented with his discount toothpaste.
Favorites: Football, Basketball, Running, Working Out, Softball, Disc Golf, Golf, Surfing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Cardio Hip-Hop, etc.
Owen Shea
Designer and Animator
History: Owen has 5 years experience working as an illustrator, designer and animator.
Education: BFA in Time Based Media Design from the Columbus College of Art & Design
Interesting Tidbits: Owen attended CCAD in the school of Illustration for 4 years, but before graduation, he decided switch majors and pursue a degree in animation. Owen is more likely to be watching cartoons than the news, and his interests include astrophysics and philosophy.
Amanda Ingwersen
Part Time Designer and Illustrator (sometimes she writes some stuff too)
History: Amanda has 13 years of experience and has been working for 2Shea since 2005.
Education: BFA in Communication Arts from the Columbus College of Art and Design.
Interesting Tidbits: Amanda has a growing robot collection, the clown at her 30th birthday was named Glitter, and Pee Wee Herman oversees all of her work.
Favorites: Harold and Maude, Robots and/or Clowns, Banjos, The sound of Kai Ryssdal's voice.
Clay Dogs - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94jqdxsPg3I
Big Platform Shoes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVKsd8z6scw
Low Self Esteem - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dtk5qs3HvlI&feature=related
And sharing a cotton candy on moist September day
Tim Tope
History: Tim has 24 years of experience in the design field and has been at 2Shea since 2016
Education: BS, Industrial Design - Ohio State University
Matt Shea
Senior Designer
History: Matt has 7 years in the graphic design field and has been at 2Shea since 2016.
Education: Visual Communication Design - Ohio State University
Angie Igel
Business Development Manager
History: Angie has experience in management in the retail industry, with a strong background in customer service. She uses her experience of establishing and implementing business plans, as well as building and maintaining customer relationships to help strengthen the 2Shea business.
Education: BS in Fashion and Retail Studies, Ohio State University
Interesting Tidbits: Angie doesn’t like breakfast food much and it isn’t unheard of for her to cook and eat a hamburger at 7am.

Sharp Ideas Blog