Artisan Etc operates as an independent boutique marketing firm with the flexibility to serve clients as a solo practitioner or as a diverse team of marketing professionals.

Collaboration can enhance creativity and yield better results. Depending on the skill set needed, we employ a wide range of designers, developers, writers, media companies, and other skilled professionals in marketing and communications.

I am a strong proponent of the team-based approach so, if you have the ambition and abilities to work with Artisan Etc, please be in touch.

meet a few of our favorite partners + collaborators

Heather Anderson McKee, senior graphic designer

Heather Anderson McKeeSpecialising in print design, editorial layout and all types of print collateral for the past 8 years, Heather’s background also includes 10 years of experience in the fashion industry, apparel product development and marketing. She is a proud Chicago native now living in Glasgow with her Irish husband. Available for freelance design work worldwide.

Eric Sodorff, communications + marketing

Eric SodorffEric is a communications and marketing professional with more than 17 years driving results in such areas as corporate messaging and branding, customer outreach and content development, PR/media relations, crisis communications, and change management. His career includes experience working with management teams from companies of all sizes around the globe in such industries as professional services, manufacturing, technology, hospitality, education and not-for-profit. Eric has a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Washington State University.

Irena Svidovsky, experience designer

Irena SvidovskyIrena is a former programmer turned marketing-savvy graphic designer with a passion for organization, beautiful layouts and helping clients stay focused on customer experience. Reinventing herself once again, she is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction at DePaul University.

Diane Warthen, independent web developer

Diane WarthenDiane is a freelance web developer who enjoys building visually appealing websites that are easy to navigate, including this one. She works with html5, php, css, Javascript, WordPress, Headway, responsive design, email marketing configuration and search engine optimization, to introduce small companies, artists and individuals to the internet, and to help them maintain and improve their web presence. Diane holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from The University of Illinois, Urbana.

Orbit Media Studios

Orbit Media StudiosOrbit is an award winning web design company in Chicago. Their creative community of designers, developers and project managers, handle web development, ecommerce and mobile web design for clients in Chicago and around the country.

Since 2001, Orbit has designed and built more than 600 websites for a wide range of companies in nearly every industry.