Find the core of your brand and energize your audience. Download Our Workbook »

Join us as our next Project Manager!

Sep 03 2019

Join us as our next Project Manager!

We’re hiring! We’re seeking a badass project manager for the creative industry, particularly in the area of branding and web design. It’s currently a part-time role, but it’s growing into a larger time commitment–the more you bring to the role, the better it is for all of us! We’d be a great fit for each […]

Read More…

Apr 23 2019

The Story Behind The Rebrand

If you’ve been following Upswept Creative for some time, you’ve likely noticed things look a bit different these days. Don’t fret – our purpose and mission haven’t changed; just our brand identity! Let’s be real, though: it’s not just a brand identity. It’s a first impression, an aesthetic, a mood, a visual representation of what […]

Read More…

Jun 08 2017

Social Media Management 102

A few weeks ago, we talked about some basics of social media marketing. In that post, I went over how to set goals, decide which platforms to use, and urged you to stick to the plan. Now I’d like to get into another aspect of social media marketing that’s just as important… what the heck […]

Read More…

Aug 17 2016

A Warrior-Inspired Portland Fashion Photo Shoot

Fashion photography means drawing inspiration from a lot of places, including some pretty unexpected ones. This “Modern Warrior” photoshoot got its first spark after I fell down a YouTube rabbit hole of ’80s music videos, which led to a forgotten favorite: The Warrior by Scandal (and frontwoman Patty Smyth). The bold makeup and messages of empowerment, breaking down walls, […]

Read More…

Apr 01 2016

Creative Mornings PDX with Jelly Helm

“The punch line is…” he said “Ethics have shifted from the tribe to the individual.” What do donuts, ethics, and creativity all have in common? They were the bright stars of my Friday morning a few weeks ago at Creative Mornings PDX. The donuts, however, were easily outshined by the charming, charismatic speaker, Jelly Helm […]

Read More…