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PIIE Graphic Standards Update
PIIE Educational Material
PIIE Trade War Charts
PIIE Flowcharts
Graphics for Reason Magazine
Israel Map Project
Cook Book Interior Design
Vidox Print Design
BlackHawk Datacom Rebranding
USMCA Graphic
BRZoom Point of Sale Mockups
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Motion Graphics and Animation

Hub City Ford Mograph Spot
Hub City Ford Motion Design
n2y Infographics
Entery Map Overlay Project
UL Basketball Video Graphics
BlackHawk FUI Experiment Piece
Physical Fitness Spot
Iberia Bank Timeline Video
LA Lottery Frenzy Spot
Mistras Group Location Map
LA Lottery Multiplier Spot

Live Action and Set Work

HCF 75th Anniversary Spot
GCBT When Pigs Fly Spot
She'll be Dead by Morning
LA Lottery Lucky 7s Spot
Medical / Hospital Spots
2016 Ford 150 Spot

Live Action and Set Work

HCF "This Ford" Spot
HCF "Thank You" Spot
LRMC Medical Spots
SAC Promotional Spot
NRMC Medical Spots
Globolization Minisite Illustration
Big Data Illustration
Inequality Minisite Illustrations
PIIE Illustrations
Editorial Cartoons
Suicide Awareness Illustrations
Packaging Illustrations
Green Energy Illustration
LaLa Fest Illustration
CD Cover Designs
Poster Illustrations
Dante's Inferno Illustration

My name is William Melancon, I am a Washington DC based graphic designer currently working as the visual designer at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. As the visual design lead, I create infographics, charts, and other data visualizations to bring high level economics to a wider audience and support PIIE’s outreach and educational efforts. Most of my current work involves data heavy designs, but occasionally I get to do illustration, video work, and animation. I also do freelance work through the T-Box Design LLC.

I was born in Decatur Georgia, and subsequently raised in Southern Louisiana. My first design work came when I was deployed to Afghanistan as an Marine rifleman assigned to First Battalion, Third Marines. In addition to my regular duties, I created diagrams, maps, and other graphics. After I completed my time as an active-duty Marine I enrolled as a student at Louisiana State University, where I received my degree in graphic design. During and immediately after College I worked as a freelance grip and post motion designer in the TV commercial industry in Louisiana and was eventually hired full time at Vidox Motion Imagery, where I did motion design, animation, and set work.

In 2018 I was hired as the visual designer by the Peterson Institute, a Washington DC based economics think tank currently ranked by prospect as the best financial think tank in the world. Since then, I have been especially active creating graphics about the US / China trade war, the USMCA, and the COVID-19 pandemic. My graphics have been featured everywhere from the New York Times to Brazilian textbooks to the World Economic Forum in Davos. While in DC, I have been honored with awards from Prospect Magazine and the American Advertising Federation; and look forward to creating award winning, functional, and ground-breaking design for years to come.


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