I’m a creative thinker and designer who loves crafting thoughtful branding and communication.

Ashley Woods, Graphic Designer / Art Director / Creative Director

Creative thinker and designer with a love for finding memorable ways to connect and communicate.

Experience with B2B, branding, building and real estate, retail, restaurant, sponsorship, spirits and technology projects in television, print, experiential, digital, social, events and more.

Team builder, leader and creator with a graphic design degree from SCAD. 12 years of advertising agency experience. Nearly 2 years of working with a craft spirits start-up. Founder and Creative Director of Marker 23.

Digitally savvy lifetime learner who loves this business.


Verizon #ATX Unite
L'eggs Lucky Social Cover
Verizon NOLA 10
Jocassee Gin Posters
Verizon Circulars
My Whiskey Girls - Putting the Balls Back in Girls' Night
Jun 2015 – Present

Marker 23

Founder + Creative Director

Chief organizer, creative visionary and captain of the ship. Bringing big agency experience together with start-up company know-how to deliver quality marketing solutions for brands large and small.

Apr 2016 – Mar 2017
Brass Ring Spirit Brands

Creative Director

Creative direction for Dark Corner Distillery, Hilton Head Distillery and their individual spirit brands.

Dec 2014 – Jun 2015
Erwin Penland

Associate Creative Director – Art

Creative direction and management for Verizon Local Engagements, B2B, Retail and Sponsorships.

Apr 2013 – Dec 2014
Erwin Penland

Creative Supervisor

Creative direction and management for L’eggs and Verizon Retail and Sponsorships.

Mar 2011 – Apr 2013
Erwin Penland

Senior Art Director

Lead art direction for L’eggs and Verizon Sponsorships, Retail and B2B.

Jul 2006 – Mar 2011
Erwin Penland

Art Director

Art direction for Verizon Sponsorships, Retail, Shopper Marketing and B2B, L’eggs, Fatz Cafe, ScanSource, Milliken, Bi-Lo, Firehouse Subs, Texas Steakhouse and Hands On Greenville.

Oct 2004 – Jul 2006
Erwin Penland

Associate Art Director

Art direction for Fatz Cafe, ScanSource, The Children’s Garden and Hands On Greenville.

Aug 2003 – Oct 2004
Erwin Penland

Graphic Designer

Graphic Design for Fatz Cafe, ScanSource, Advance America, Regent Medical, United Way, The Junior League of Greenville and Imagine Nation Children’s Museum.


Savannah College
of Art & Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts,
Graphic Design

Cheerleading Team
Gold Pixie
L’eggs Lucky TV


Silver Addy
L’eggs Lucky TV

Motion Graphics

Silver Addy
Fatz Cafe

Holiday Tabletop Campaign

Gold Addy
Texas Steakhouse

Four Food Groups OOH

Phoenix Award
Best Idea of the Year
Erwin Penland

Round Table

Silver Addy
ScanSource, Inc.

Partner Services Brochure

Silver Addy

Client Escape Artist Sales Kit

Outstanding Newcomer
Erwin Penland

First Year

Silver Addy
United Way

Newspaper Ad

Top Ten

Portfolio Review Finalist

Ashley Lane Woods is currently doing business as Marker 23. © 2021 Marker 23, LLC.