Michele Neary is a versatile communications professional accomplished in print and digital publishing. Her skill set combines a background in marketing, community outreach and journalism, a keen eye for design, and expertise in digital design software.
Michele co-founded Mad Bird Design to create visual materials that communicate beautifully with a range of audiences. Mad Bird Design specializes in web, graphic and animation – designing high quality, effective and innovative materials for marketing, education and entertainment.
For over 15 years, Michele has designed and developed professional websites for business, government and nonprofit clients, working on an evolving range of technology platforms. She helps clients make a great first impression with a visually appealing website that communicates clearly and is easy to use. Whether the project calls for creating a brand-new presence online, or updating an existing website with a fresh look, she provides exceptional support throughout the process.
Experienced in translating ideas and information into creative visual concepts, Michele’s portfolio includes an array of graphic designs, illustrations, and layouts for print and digital publishing – from business cards to billboards, and every size in between. She is skilled in brand, identity and logo design, defining style guidelines and strengthening established brands.
Well-versed in supporting public communications, outreach and education campaigns, Michele has contributed to several award-winning projects – Hillsboro Environmental Sustainability Plan, Beaverton Community Vision, Hillsboro 2035 Community Plan, Hillsboro 2020 Vision, and Grays Harbor 2020 Vision and Action Plan.