Meet the Creatives
We have experts in website development, graphic design, copywriting, videography, photography, social media marketing, SEO, branding, email marketing, and more.
Websites & Graphic Design
Expertise: website design, graphic design, branding
Bio: Cole is an experienced marketing designer creating sales flyers, catalogs, and packaging designs. As well, they have worked as a Creative and Technical Director overseeing content management and brand management, including layout and publication design. Cole loves working with excited business owners who are ready to elevate themselves and their businesses through targeted, unique marketing campaigns. Born and raised in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley, Cole is nerdy about layout, design, and problem-solving.
Expertise: graphic design, branding, photography
Bio: Ari is a graphic designer and photographer based in Corvallis. A current graphic design major with a minor in photography at OSU, she specializes in simple, flat style logo designs and branding packages as well as portrait photography. Her accolades already include being a featured photographer in a magazine, winner of an international t-shirt design contest, and founding her own freelance business. With an Oregon Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, Ari looks forward to helping small businesses and individuals develop or reimagine their brand image.
Expertise: market research, UX/UI, website design
Bio: Caden is passionate about building websites from a user-first perspective. After graduating from University of Oregon with an Art and Technology degree, he entered the workforce with an eye for detail and eager for collaboration across disciplines. He loves turning user insights into actionable methods through website analytics, user experience research, content mapping, and comparative analysis. While he spends his time building intuitive interfaces and designing prototypes, he also plays a role in information architecture strategy. His focus is creating efficient, effective website designs, and approaching their development holistically for the client and end-user’s satisfaction.
Expertise: branding, graphic design, UX/UI
Bio: For over a decade, Ryan has been bringing top-notch brand identity, UX, and visual design services that solve challenges faced by entrepreneurs and businesses in the rapidly changing, competitive economic landscape. A strategic thinker and well-rounded designer, Ryan helps clients determine what creative strategies and projects will deliver the best return on investment. He thrives on helping brands build an ecosystem of on-brand assets such as websites, campaigns, and signage. A maker at heart, when Ryan isn’t designing great experiences for clients he can be found carving spoons, crafting, and finding inspiration while hiking and exploring Oregon’s amazing landscapes.
Expertise: branding, graphic design
Bio: A professional graphic designer for 15 years, Corey works with clients to create brand identities, marketing content, and sales tools. His experience conceptualizing brand and product imagery includes logo design, package design, merchandise graphics, retail displays, and more! Through his design and development work, he has also created content for Amazon and Shopify profiles, email and social media campaigns, and company catalogs. He takes great pride in delivering beautiful visuals, products, creative assets, and marketing tools to help clients grow their brand awareness, sales, and business relationships.
Expertise: website development
Bio: Since 2001, Dru has helped small business owners stand out on the web and ignite action from their visitors. He focuses on the real needs of small business owners, not just coding in the dark. Dru helps entrepreneurs identify their specific business passions and creates separation from the competition with unique opportunities for engagement. His career began on the print side of design, and he now enjoys the digital side for all its integration and ability for constant improvement. Dru looks forward to learning how to put the WWW to work for your business goals.
Videography & Photography
Bio: Christopher’s background is in journalism earning his degree from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. From portraits to candid event photography, his work has won him awards covering topics ranging from houselessness to Native American land rights. His journey began as a storyteller behind the pen that shifted into a passion for visual storytelling. Chris’ focus is now on capturing moments behind a lens that will last for a lifetime. Translating feelings into words from behind the camera is what he believes allows people to climb into a story and feel the emotions portrayed in an image.
Expertise: videography, photography
Bio: Owen grew up wanting to be a filmmaker which led him to starting a video production business out of high school with a couple of friends. Following that dream, in his early twenties he discovered photography and quickly found a passion for photography too, one that grew into a career featuring both mediums after completing film school. Owen’s professional experience includes promo and instructional videos for small businesses, as well as portrait, editorial, and sports photography. His visual style consists of creating clean composition frames that use high contrast to make a subject come alive.
Expertise: videography, photography
Bio: A 34 year resident of Corvallis and OSU graduate, Scott has established roots in this community. Growing up in Alaska gave him a down-to-earth approachability and an attitude of “Yes, I can.” In fact, this attitude led him to building a 5 star resort in the Alaskan wilderness in 2005. Starting, growing, and selling multiple software businesses, Scott now runs his own business helping other businesses tell their story with quality video production. His work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, and has had multiple first places, people’s choice, and judges choices at the Oregon State Fair.
Expertise: photography, graphic design, web design
Bio: Anna is a brand strategist, designer, and photographer with an eclectic and wistful essence. Over the past decade, she has worked as a professional photographer, website designer, and brand designer. Her innate ability to capture her clients’ most genuine and authentic aspirations allows Anna to bring those aspirations to life in her designs. Anna’s creations evoke a sense of sureness and simplicity that celebrate organic beauty infused with a whimsical and artful charm. Within every facet of her work, Anna infuses introspection and leaves an indelible mark on the heart.
Expertise: photography, videography
Bio: Chance is an FAA-licensed Part 107 commercial drone pilot that works with several editing programs such as Premiere Pro, Lightroom, and Photoshop. With five years of experience flying drones and creating content for various media outlets, he has a knack for finding the perfect shots from above. Chance has flown for local real estate brokers, large sporting events, and worked on set in San Diego for Harley Davidson. He believes that taking to the skies always provides an interesting, refreshing perspective for any marketing project, and is excited to help motivated entrepreneurs take their visual marketing to the next level.
Expertise: voice actor, podcasting
Bio: Brandon works as a full-time freelance voice actor out of his professionally designed recording studio in Eugene, Oregon. He provides clients with voice over performances that are grounded, and connected, and is the guy next door while also bringing cinematic energy and texture to his projects. His range of work spans commercials, corporate and explainer videos, eLearning, documentaries, video games, and audiobooks, helping businesses of all types tell brand stories through promomotional campaigns. With experience producing podcasts, Brandon also offers consultations for podcast editing, copywriting, and strategy.
Digital Advertising & SEO
Expertise: Facebook ads, Google ads, SEO
Bio: Zeth is an experienced digital marketing strategist with a track record of success. He has worked with everyone from solopreneurs to fortune 500 companies, with a specialty in helping small businesses deploy revenue generating marketing campaigns without spending a fortune. He is certified in Facebook Ads and Google Ads, and is a Facebook Agency Partner and Google Ads Premier Partner. He is also certified in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), helping client websites achieve top local and national rankings.
Expertise: social media marketing
Bio: Vanessa has a Master of Science in Digital Audience Strategy. Her certifications include: Google Analytics Individual Qualification, Google Search Ads, Google Video Ads, HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification, and Mimic Social-Simulated Marketing Campaigns. Vanessa is passionate about Disability Rights and Inclusion, and also volunteers to advocate for women as a Siroptomist member. When she’s not working, Vanessa enjoys fashion and make-up posts on Instagram, a good TV show, and socializing with the local PokémonGo community.
Expertise: SEO, Google ads
Bio: Monée is the founder of a digital marketing company specializing in local search engine optimization (SEO). With a team of technical experts who have 26+ years of experience in the field, she works hand in hand with her clients and tech team to determine each client’s most optimal placements they could and should have online. Then, she gets them to the top rankings across Google, Yahoo, and Bing in organic search queries. With a passion of achieving true success for her clients, Monée looks forward to helping many businesses grow in their fields!
Copywriting & Copyediting
Expertise: copywriting, social media marketing, blogging
Bio: Jyssica is the founder and CEO of a ladies-first social media and communications agency, and the co-founder of a woman-focused networking community of creative entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. She is a content marketing expert focused on email marketing, blogging, and social media strategy with an emphasis on Instagram. When she’s not on a photo shoot or helping clients boost their social media game, she’s likely reading about astrology, dancing with her cats in the kitchen, or trying to keep her houseplants alive.
Expertise: Lamplight admin assistant
Bio: Rebecca graduated from Oregon State University and holds a B.A. in English and a B.S. in Psychology. Working as the admin assistant to the Creative Director, she also works with the press team of a leadership office in the House of Representatives. She brings experience conducting market research for nonprofits, working on campaigns for start-up eCommerce businesses, and in creating marketing materials for universities. Using her background of writing and study of the human mind, she enjoys contributing her creative juices toward creating content that resonates with people and collaborating with other creative individuals to develop bright, new ideas.
Expertise: Lamplight sales assistant
Bio: Sydney is a student at Oregon State University majoring in Business Analytics and Marketing. As a sales assistant for Lamplight Creatives, Sydney facilitates connections with potential clients and connects them to the Creative Director. Originally from Wyoming, she also serves as an intern at the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce. With her passion for marketing, she also has experience copywriting, managing social media, and event coverage. Sydney loves meeting new people and is excited to create connections with the Oregon business community.
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