Hello, my name is

Heather Phillips

I design, develop, manage, create, market, brand and strategize.

Likes:Laughter, my Kindle, coffee, sprawling vistas, craft beer, fly fishing.

Dislikes:Mushrooms, bad manners, IPAs and doing the dishes.

We Would Get Along If: You don’t mind dog hair that sticks to everything but the dog.

Overview:I am a graphic designer with print and digital design experience. I am able to provide creative design for print, digital, outdoor, online, mobile, logo design, social media management and development, print buying/brokering. Pre-press/pre-production knowledge.

I have experience working with a wide variety of clients, large corporations, small businesses and non-profits.

Design of creative materials for print, digital applications (websites/social media, email), outdoor, packaging, retail and tradeshows that follows design and brand strategy

Ability to create provide a variety of production-ready file formats for print and digital output and extensive experience with and knowledge of offset and digital printing

Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and a working knowledge of HTML/CSS

Background working on a variety of assignments, quickly, efficiently, accurately, and professionally within tight deadlines

Friendly and open approach to communication both internally and externally

Organized and capable of managing multiple and varied projects

Comfortable and content to produce work developed by others, and capable of using provided concepts and assets into new, materials, as well as create and develop materials on my own.

Coffee Consuption

Dog Hair Removal

Pizza Eating



Graphic Designer

My freelance work provides logo design, print ad design, marketing materials, brochures, web/digital creative. email newsletter design, invitations and announcements. I work with a variety of clients/businesses creating print and digital materials.


Art Director

Design and creation of marketing content – traditional and digital channels. Creative concepting of agency creative. Work with other creative/office staff to meet client objectives and deadlines. Work with outside supplier partners such as photographers, printers, illustrators, type suppliers. Output/pre-press of all work – print ads, collateral, outdoor, etc.

Pyramid Printing

Graphic Design/Pre-Press

Work with a variety of clients/businesses creating print materials (business cards, brochures, postcards, logos, just the short list). Pre-flight files that were submitted by clients to make ensure they are press ready. Output files for offset and digital printing. Website updates. Social Media management. Customer service.


Graphic Design

Worked with a wide variety of clients designing print materials, making website updates, email newsletter creation, creating logos, business cards, direct mail pieces, newsletters, door hangers, multi part forms, calendars, banners, yard signs, large format and more. Printed materials using color Xerox, outsourced to various vendors.


Graphic Designer

During my employment at Lee Enterprises I worked for 3 of their publications based in Missoula, Montana. The Messenger a weekly classified paper and Autofinder a bi-weekly auto classified booklet from July 2006 - June 2007. In June of 2007 I moved to the Missoulian a daily newspaper. At the Messenger I designed ads for a variety of businesses (full color, spot color and black and white), meet tight deadlines, sent plates to the press, did press checks. At The Autofinder I designed ads for car dealers (full color, spot color and black and white), paginated the booklet that ranged from 60-164+ pages, batch processed photos. At the Missoulian, I worked with a wide variety of customers, from non-profits to real estate designing ads for the daily print and online version of the paper. At all three publications organized and streamlined processes to make reoccurring ads easier to update every week, maintained a file management system, meet deadlines on a daily basis, troubleshoot and problem solve, created and maintained file management procedures, worked with sales representatives and assistants.

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PO Box 16232, Missoula, MT

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