Hello there. As you probably guessed, my name is Brett Borders and I’m a creative gun for hire based out of Portland, Oregon. Sometimes I work in tandem with design and branding firms to help round out their staff. Other times, I work directly with clients. That’s how it’s been since way back in 1997 when I first hung out my shingle. Prior to that, I was an employee at various agencies in the Northwest and Midwest. To date, I’ve worked for more than 300 different companies in a variety of industries and mediums (from traditional print/broadcast to a whole lot of digital and social stuff these days). What you see here is but a small sample. So if you’re looking for something in particular, don’t be shy; click that contact button up there.
Examples of client/agency experience:
TECHNOLOGY: Intel (various projects/products), Microsoft (Virtual Earth, Bing, SQL, Visual Studio, IE, Live, Vista), Google, Amazon, Avalara, Square Enix, SBC, Toshiba Computers, F5 Networks, Hewlett-Packard/Agilent, OneNeck IT Solutions, Nintendo, Perigee, BendBroadband, TDS Telecom, Mindbloom, Sun Microsystems, Accuvant, Fluke Networks, UTI Transport Solutions, Dogpile, LinuxSC, Real Networks, 3Sharp, QPass, Pyramid Analytics, Broadside Media.
HEALTHCARE/INSURANCE: United Health Care, Tenacore, Medtronic, GE Monitoring Solutions, Safeco, Trios Health, Mountain View Hospital, Fraxel, NYL Care, Northwest Hospital, Seattle Arthritis Clinic, Archimedes, Quinton Instrument Company, InFocus Eye Care, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, GrinRX.
TOURISM/TRAVEL: Expedia, Sunmakers, Mapintour, Tourism Walla Walla, Holland America Line, Lake Creek Lodge, Inn at Semi-ah-moo, Chilali Lodge, Eagle Crest Resort, Chaago, 1 Hotel, Washington County Tourism.
FOOD/RESTAURANT: Restaurants Unlimited (Stanford’s, Palomino, etc.), Cucina! Cucina!, Continental Mills (Krusteaz, Alpine Cider), Castor+Pollux Pet Foods, Burgerville, Organic Valley Foods, Inland-Joseph Fruit, QFC, Metropolitan Market, Brown & Cole, Zopa, Kress Supermarket.
FINANCIAL: KeyBank, Washington Mutual, Northwestern Trust, Symetra, EvergreenBank, WestOne Bank, Horizon Bank, Argent Mortgage.
NON-PROFIT: Kabum Coffee International, Seattle Foundation, BendFilm, Foundation for Early Learning, Bainbridge Land Trust, Seafair Marathon, The Annenberg Foundation, Progressive Animal Welfare Society, World Relief, World Vision, RedRing, Island Church, First Presbyterian Bakersfield, Vast Church, Hope Africa Child Sponsorship Program, Ministry Coaching International, Desiring God.
RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES: Bellettini (Bellevue, WA), Camellia at Deerwood (Jacksonville, FL), Carillon (Boulder, CO), The Vantage at City View (Fort Worth, TX), The Patrician (La Jolla, CA), Holiday Retirement.
EDUCATION: Linfield College, Pacific Academy, Sisters Christian Academy, Western Seminary, Street Schools, Premier/School Specialty, Aviation High School, Paladin Data Training Centers, Click2Learn.
CONSTRUCTION/REAL ESTATE/DEVELOPMENT: Weyerhaeuser Development, Vulcan Real Estate (numerous condominium projects), John L. Scott, Fairbank Construction, The Carlyle Group, Eagle West Cranes, Fusion Partners, Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia, Gamut360, Colliers International, GVA Kidder-Matthews, Milliken Development, Papali Wailea, Schnitzer Northwest, Taylor Northwest, Weinstein A|U, Brooks Resources, Earth Crafters, SmartCorner, Rogue River Door, The Provision, Mohr Solutions.
MEDIA: The Ackerley Group (including Ackerley Outdoor), IconGroupe, Getty Images, Digital Signage Group, Total Outdoor, iKnowBakersfield.com, Belles Media, Gibson Media, CoolSign, DirectSite Media, GM Nameplate, Viseon Media, Digital Media, Etc., SnapVillage.
SPORTS/OUTDOOR: Diadora, Altrec.com/Great Outdoors, JanSport, Avia, Precor Fitness, RoadRunner Sports, Sol Sunguard, SweetWater, Pinnacle Trading Cards, Nautilus Group, Abbotsford Heat (Canadian hockey).
CONSUMER MISC: Garden Botanika, Blue Nile Diamonds, Logan Drive Clothing, Union Bay Clothing, Box Light, AAA of Washington, Shasta Beverages, Longview Fibre, Seattle Public Library, Click! Cable, Jones Soda, Les Schwab Tire Centers, Lost River, Maytag of Puget Sound, NHMA, Pioneer Square Merchants, Minnesota Lottery, Vestas Wind Power (Denmark), Wagner Motors (Boston), Waste Management, Bay Area Mercedes.
AGENCIES: McCann-Erickson, DDB-Needham, Foote Cone & Belding, Disneyland Creative, Carmichael Lynch, J. Walter Thompson, Razorfish, Phinney Bischoff Design House, Golden Lasso, RMB-Vivid, Hornall Anderson, BrandNavigation, Faceout Creative, Blank Slate Marketing, Engine Interactive, Metric Media, Euro-RSCG, Rauxa Direct, Fusion Partners, Ingram Labs, Ideasmith, Jack Morton, Citrus, JayRay Ads+PR, iSoftStone, Digital Kitchen, Silverstein Thomas Rice, Red Army, Studio Absolute, Square Tomato, Think New Ideas, Heinz Marketing, Worker Bees, PRR, Allis Inc., OnTarget, Domain 7, Stafford Creative, Springboard, Turk’s Head, Glass McClure, Poppe Tyson, Gibson Media, Lionfish, BBFM, Snapshot Group, RadarWorks, Graphiti Design, TBD Advertising, Scriptas DK, PJ Walter, Akona, The Raymond Group, Methodologie, Rational Interactive, VivaKi, 2Adaptive.