amy sly
owner, operator

Jul 2012–Present | Portland, OR

Independent design business specializing in print and digital publishing, communication design, information design, branding, and marketing. 

  • Select clients include: The Humane Society of the United States, The University of Washington, Mississippi Studios, 2Hemispheres Brand Consulting Firm, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Abrams, Prestel, Penguin Random House, Rizzoli Books, Hachette Book Group, Houghton Mifflin, Sterling, Grand Central Books, Quarto Publishing, Ten Speed Press, and Timber Press


Portland state university
adjunt professor of design

Feb 2013–Present | portland, Or

Adjunct Professor of Design at Portland State University teaching design courses at the sophomore through senior level.


giada de laurentiis digital magazine
art director

Nov 2013–Feb 2015 | portland, or

A digital weekly magazine featuring original content from Giada De Laurentiis; including  recipes and tips on wellness, style, and family.


Wieden+Kennedy // Sharp Stuff
Director of Design

dec 2012–may 2013 | Portland, OR

Wieden+Kennedy’s Sharp Stuff division focuses on rethinking the publishing model by utilizing emerging technology and social media promotion.


Art Director

Mar 2011–Jul 2012 | New York, NY

A technology and media company that identifies and accelerates the distribution of content on the viral web, attracting over 56 million monthly visitors with an additional network reach of 150 million visitors.


Slice Magazine
Art Director

Oct 2006–Jul 2012 | brooklyn, ny

Helped start a Brooklyn-based nonprofit print magazine aimed at breaking down the publishing industry glass ceiling. Each issue includes short stories, articles, interviews, and poems selected from submissions.


random house, inc. // clarkson potter

Sep 2005–Mar 2011 | new york, nY

Clarkson Potter is an imprint of The Crown Publishing Group and is the leading publisher of cookbooks and lifestyle books.