Holly Stout

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Experience

Freelance Designer Brooklyn, NY
Since relocating to Brooklyn in May, I have been working as a freelance designer doing branding and various print projects. 

 

Swift Agency Portland, OR
Graphic Designer/Art Director 2015-2017
As a graphic designer at Swift I worked with a team to build large scale ad campaigns for several well known brands. I ran client and internal meetings, met tight deadlines and managed other designers and projects. I also Art Directed on shoots and helped drive campaign content forward.

 

Atelier Ace Portland, OR
Graphic Designer 2015
I worked with the Ace Hotel brand to create print media for events, monthly calendars and various types of printed materials each unique location required. I also helped create digital content and concepting for new properties. 

 

A+D Projects Portland, OR
Graphic Designer 2014-2015

With this Portland State University student group, I designed and developed several projects utilizing web design, illustration and branding skills. Worked in groups on such projects as Shine A Light for the Portland Art Museum as well as numerous other branding and web design projects.

 

Skills

Photoshop
Illustrator
Design/Layout
Illustration & Lettering
Social Media
Digital Content Creation
Print Materials
Photo Editing
Branding & Identity
Art Direction
Being Scrappy
Wicked sense of humor

 

Education

Portland State University
BS in Graphic Design
2012-2015

James Madison University
Fine Arts with Painting emphasis
2002-2006

 

Other Fun Stuff

Shine A Light
Portland Art Museum 2015
I was invited by local Portland Illustrator Jason Sturgill to be a guest illustrator for the annual Shine A Light event. I worked alongside such talents as Amy Ruppel and Evan B Harris among others, creating quick illustrations for guests as they arrived at the library where we were posted up, dressed as monks. It was awesome.
 

Be Honest
Weiden & Kennedy PDX 2012-2013
I had the opportunity to showcase my best work and discuss design with some of Portland’s top designers. Works on display at Instrument and W+K. I gained insight into the Portland design world and had a chance to meet some inspiring creatives.

Personal Artwork on display
at various locations:

Mark Woolley Gallery
Albina Press
Tiger Bar
Art Face Off

As a fine artist I showed my work periodically in various spaces in Portland my work was primarily large scale oil painting and charcoal drawing. I met great artists and had the chance to be a part of some great group shows, as well as having my own solo show.