Ellen Bennett is an award-winning freelance creative director/designer who is focused on bringing creative solutions to a wide variety of businesses. Utilizing her extensive design software knowledge, original thinking and design insights—she mixes business savvy with creative, out-of-the-box solutions, that meet client budgets, timing and expectations.

She provides corporate identities, campaigns and marketing/advertising collateral for multiple clients, both locally and nationally. Clients include: Hasbro, Stryker, Allscripts, Linx Consulting, University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Chad Therapeutics, Tranzact Information Systems, Charity Engines, Northwestern Financial, Grand Traverse Pie Company, Aha! Leadership, Wildflours Cafe.

Before striking out on her own, Ellen spent six years in various art direction, design and leadership roles in two nationally recognized, marketing promotional firms Valassis and Rock Financial Corporation (now Quicken Loans). She also was creative director and co-founder of Creative Minds, Inc. a start-up design/marketing agency for three+ years where she provided corporate identities, campaigns and marketing/advertising to multiple local and national clients.

Since 2005, Ellen has given back to her community by serving as Arts Commissioner in various Board roles at the Northville Art House (a non-profit community art center in Northville, Michigan) as well as being an exhibiting fine artist, winning a number of awards.

She holds a bachelor’s of fine arts from Miami University, Ohio with an emphasis in marketing and design.

Contact Ellen to discuss potential collaborations: ellenbennett@mac.com