Our Story

We powered on our first iMac in 2012 in an industrial building in Vancouver, Washington. Our founder realized that there was a gap in the local market that prevented businesses from accessing design services to create the brand and marketing assets they needed to grow. Tired of seeing innovative businesses utilize stock design, we opened our doors and started putting our designers to work. Today, our creative team occupies a modern office downtown. We are designers, writers, web designers, project managers, and strategists. We don’t shroud our process in mystery, or lock the final project behind a second pay gate. Our work is open, collaborative, and meant to empower your business.

Our culture

What it’s like to work with us everyday is best captured in our Instagram feed. You’ll notice that our space is open and collaborative, just like our workflow. We try to keep things light and fun, to balance out how seriously we take building brands. Showcasing the behind-the-scenes work that goes into every brand launch, this is a little window into our world. (There’s also a lot of coffee.)

In The Press

Markon Brand Design Relocation To Vancouver | The Columbian | Apr 17 2017 

Markon Brand Design Moving To A New Downtown Location | Vancouver Business Journal | Apr 14 2017

A Bit Of Business Savvy | Salsbury and Co | Apr 7 2017

Pink Lemonade Project Gets New Wheels | The Columbian | Oct 28, 2016

Culture and Habits for a Three-Person Design Studio with Designer and Agency Boss Kristine Neil | The Busy Creator | Feb 22, 2016

Business Communication Resolutions: A Bufferchat Recap | Buffer Blog | Jan 7, 2016

Branding and Design Trends for the New Year | Vancouver Business Journal | Dec 25, 2015

Markon Brand Design: A passion for helping Vancouver | Vancouver Business Journal | Nov 20, 2015

Up Close With Kristine Neil | Vancouver Business Journal | Nov 13, 2015

Making Your Website Work for You | vCita | Mar 30, 2015

LiveSite Online Payments from vCita Offers Plug-and-Go Mobile Payments | vCita | Feb 26, 2015