Holly Stout



















Virtue Worldwide Brooklyn, NY
Designer, Illustrator

Since joining Virtue in May of 2018, I have worked as the lead illustrator on various projects, Designer on many brands and also art directed on various projects and photo shoots.

Freelance Designer Brooklyn, NY

May 2017-2018, I worked as a freelance designer doing branding and various print and digital design 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.



Animation/After Effects
Art Direction
Illustration & Lettering
Social Media
Digital Content Creation
Print Materials
Photo Editing
Branding & Identity
Being Scrappy
Wicked sense of humor



Portland State University
BS in Graphic Design

James Madison University
Fine Arts with Painting emphasis


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.