Lisa M Rush



Goal-driven graphic designer with 30 years experience, successfully applying technical skills to create art to inform and engage customers. I'm a clear communicator and collaborative team player with an eye for detail and skilled in desktop publishing tools and graphic design software.

Graphic Artist / Artist

I have more than three decades of experience in the field of graphic art and am open to taking on freelance work.

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  • City: SIlver City, NM
  • Degree: AA Computer Application Specialist, AA Business Management
  • Freelance: Available

I am excited to get back into the swing of things with my graphic design work and have a renewed sense of enthusiasm to take on new projects and challenges. I am eager to utilize the skills I've acquired over the years, such as honing my eye for detail, creative problem solving, and staying up-to-date with the latest design trends. I'm confident that my portfolio will grow with each passing project and I am truly looking forward to this new chapter in my professional life!


After over thirty years of being a graphic designer it is really hard to put any numbers on what I have done. I have received awards from the National Mature Media Awards®.





With three decades of experience using Adobe products I have turned water into wine and taken a golf course being built, into a finished golf course with grass.

Adobe Indesign100%
Adobe Photoshop100%
Microsoft Word90%


I have been working as a graphic designer for over thirty years and have a wealth of experience in print and digital design. My portfolio includes work done for visual identity, editorial, packaging, advertising and more. I am well-versed in the Adobe suite of products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. I stay up to date on the latest trends and technologies in design and have a passion for creating visually appealing and functional designs. I have a proven track record of delivering high-quality products in an efficient and cost effective manner.


Lisa M Rush

Innovative and deadline-driven Graphic Designer with 30+ years of experience designing and developing user-centered digital/print marketing material from initial concept to final, polished deliverable.

  • SIlver City, New Mexico USA



1989 - 1992

Walla Walla Community College, Clarkston, WA

Activities and Societies: Student Body Secretary, Phi Beta Lambda, Dean's and President's lists.

Basic Keelboat Sailing Course

Basic Coastal Cruising

Bareboat Cruising

2013 - 2014

Tradewinds Sailing School, Richmond, CA

Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.

Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.

Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.

Professional Experience

Graphic Artist

2003 - 2014

Pacific Retirement Services, Medford, OR

  •  Creating advertising, marketing, and direct mail pieces for the parent corporation of 45 individual affiliates, including, award-winning retirement communities across the United States; two golf courses, and a Hilton hotel franchise: Image pieces, run of press, brochures, direct mailers, magazine advertisements, posters, billboards, signage, and email invitations.


1994 - 2003

Spenard Builders Supply, LLC, Anchorage, AK

  •  Creating advertising for 11 statewide branches of Spenard Builders Supply such as: Tabloids, run of press, brochures, store signage, and image pieces.


1991 - 1992

Lewiston Morning Tribune, Lewiston, ID

  • Sold and created classified advertising. Created ads and newspaper inserts for several different retail outlets in the Lewiston, Idaho area.


These are just a few of the various projects that I have worked on. There are many more.

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  • CARD

Mirabella Seattle


Mirabella Seattle


Annual Report


Quail Point


Centennial Golf Course


Acacia Creek


Meadows of Napa


University Retirement


The MEadows



Jennifer Jacobs

Operations Project Manager at Pacific Retirement Services

Your work on on the PRS' Consumer Guide and TPR's "We're getting younger" campaigns directly contributed to additional Silver and Bronze awards from the Mature Media Awards for our department.

Jennifer Jacobs

Operations Project Manager at Pacific Retirement Services

The PRS re-branding has been a huge project the past few months and you have done a great job in working both with Ellen and Eric to devlope all the various templates needed for all of the departments.



Silver City, New Mexico, USA

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