About Us

IGNITE is a group of passionate designers and beverage marketing experts located in Portland, Oregon — one of the most robust craft spirit markets in the U.S. Unlike other design and advertising agencies, 100% of IGNITE’s core business is focused on creating branding campaigns and marketing materials for emerging spirit, wine, and beer brands. Each staff member has years of beverage branding and alcohol industry experience. We apply this unique set of skills to every project and look forward to helping make your brand a huge success.

core team

  • Dave Bourne

    Dave is an award-winning designer and brand builder. For nearly 20 years,…

  • Chris Grau

    Chris has been with the IGNITE team since 2004, applying his skills…

  • Janelle Hammerstrom

    Janelle Hammerstrom is an accomplished graphic designer and illustrator highly driven to…

  • Makena Hammond

    Makena is an incredibly talented designer, illustrator, and 3D artist who is…

  • My Truong

    For over 10 years, My (Mimi) has been designing world-class labels which…

  • Sara Elizalde

    Sara brings extensive experience in marketing to IGNITE, with expertise in bringing…

  • Daniel Zuber

    With over 25+ years of experience in the advertising industry, most recently…

  • Kelliann Amico

    Shaken, blended or stirred, Kelliann knows how to serve up a good…

  • Paco

    With over 3+ years of training, Paco brings a great attitude, gregarious…