I’m a graphic design and digital marketing sidekick to creative small business owners such as photographers, product makers, and artists. I have 10+ years of work experience, an education in visual communication journalism, and an expert wizardry in Adobe Creative Suite design software (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator). Warning: I might majorly geek out as we chat about leveling up your business!

Creative Sidekick

- Design & Marketing -

Let me rock your business using these Tools & skills!

Contact me to discuss services and pricing

Adobe Bridge
Microsoft Office
Google Drive/Docs

More Magic


Web platforms

Pinterest for Business
Tailwind Pinterest Management
Facebook Ads
Instagram Management
Email Marketing Funnels

Marketing Tools

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Pixellu SmartAlbums

Graphic Design

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"There are not enough words in the English vocabulary to describe how AWESOME Denise is! Denise's personal attention to editing and designing my album project was so outstanding. She is an incredibly quick and detailed communicator. Even the most complicated requests on my end were treated with great patience and consideration on Denise's side. She explained every step of the process clearly and her follow-up reminders are on point. "

— Cassie Valente, a photographer using Align Album Design 

Random Facts

• I grew up on a farm in Minnesota near a town of 700 people.

• My husband and I had a Star Wars themed photo booth at our wedding.

• I was already 10 cm dilated when I arrived at the hospital to deliver my baby girl.

• I co-founded a fantasy league for ABC’s The Bachelor.

• I can juggle, solve a Rubik’s cube, and sing the alphabet backwards.

• Although I’m in the creative industry, the majority of my friends are engineers or in other STEM fields. 

 • My coffee shop order is typically an iced vanilla latte.

• I will almost always choose mashed potatoes from the list of sides

• We can’t use the word “walk” around our house without our dog getting excited, so we spell it out instead.

• I know how to bet on horse racing thanks to 5 years of marketing for Canterbury Park.

• My siblings were 13, 16, and 17 years old when I was born.