Ivan Stiles began his career in graphic design and illustration in 1963 at the Free Press weekly news in Perrine, Florida. After a move in 1964 to Philadelphia, Ivan joined the advertising department of Strawbridge & Clothier's department store where he was an illustrator. After three years, he left Strawbridge's to form his own agency, Ivan Stiles Advertising, which he ran for seven years. He then became Creative Director at Contemporary Marketing in Bala Cynwyd for six years. Ivan joined Schaeffer Advertising in 1979 as Associate Creative Director and worked there until 1985 when he again became part of the ranks of the self-employed where he has been ever since.
Ivan has earned many design awards over the years for print advertising and collateral material. Areas of expertise include design of print advertising, collateral material, corporate identity, illustration, photo retouching, and web graphics. He is skilled in QuarkXpress, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and PowerPoint. For examples of his work, click on the portfolio below.