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As a freelance web designer in Portland, Oregon, I help small businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals by fulfilling their online marketing needs. My focus is on creating clean, intuitive websites powered by WordPressOpen-source web software, used by 16.7% of all websites, that allows you to edit the text and images on your site..




  • Website Design & Development
  • WordPress Sites
  • HTML Emails & Digital Banners
  • Logo Design & Business Cards
  • Book Cover Design
  • And more…

Meet Leslie Bourke

Meet Leslie

My experiences as a freelancer and design firm employee, along with my training in design, have provided me with a solid education and fueled my desire to create smart online solutions for small businesses.   Read the full story >

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  • “Leslie is extraordinarily skilled, creative, intuitive, and patient. She spent a lot of time and energy making my website express what my practice is and does. Her whole attitude was comfortable, reassuring, and cooperative.”

    — H. Theresa Wright, Founder and Director of Renaissance Nutrition Center, Inc.
  • “Our members are very happy with the website, and it has immensely reduced the amount of work organizers have to do on the backend. I would highly recommend Bourke Design.”

    — Marita Keppel, Organizer for Northwest Rheumatism Society
  • “Leslie was so easy to work with! I’m still getting compliments from parents on how good our new website looks and how user-friendly it is! Hiring her was such a good decision.”

    — Heidi Dodge, Principal / Executive Director at CLASS ACADEMY
  • “Leslie made my website upgrade a very painless process. I did a show last week and have had a number of inquiries; now I have a website I can feel good about sending them.”

    Stuart Sandler, Photographer
  • “Leslie Bourke not only redesigned my portfolio, she reconceptualized it. She also implemented site-wide improvements so every page loaded faster than before. My website is stronger because of her exceptional work.”

    — Mahesh Mohan, Copywriter at Enlighten Writing
  • “Leslie Bourke is the world’s best web designer. She creates sophisticated corporate sites, yet managed to reach into the whimsy bag and make one for me that is — me.”

    Corabel Shofner, Author
  • “Leslie has a unique ability to listen to what you imagine your future site to look like, to draw from features you find desirable on other sites, and to inject her own creativity into the process.”

    Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders, UNC at Chapel Hill
  • “My decision to use a professional designer was the best choice I could have made to market my business. I highly recommend Leslie Bourke to anyone looking to create a current and eye-catching site!”

    — Christina Loescher, Professional Organizer at I.D. Organizing
  • “Leslie is personable, creative, detail-oriented, timely, and produces excellent work. I’ve hired Leslie for logo designs, custom business cards, and multiple web sites.”

    — Chris Dawkins, Principal Real Estate Broker at The Dawkins Group
  • “Working with Leslie makes my life so much easier. I know that if I need a change or addition to my website she is only an email or phone call away. Leslie is very quick to respond to my requests.”

    — Becky Neuman, Executive Assistant at Zuelke & Associates
  • “Leslie runs a top-notch business. One of the things I appreciate the most is how clear her proposals are in terms of what we are getting, what she needs from us to accomplish it, and the exact timeline it will unfold by.”

    — Richard Sayers, Director of Marketing at Peak Solutions
  • “Leslie was hired to design our website and did an excellent job. Throughout the process she was professional, attentive to detail, and easy to work with.”

    — Mark Wilson, Insurance Broker at Insurance Partners
  • “Through a series of thoughtful, pertinent questions, Leslie zoned in on exactly the mission, mood, atmosphere, and aesthetic of our organization. Because of Leslie, the look of our website conveys perfectly what we are about.”

    — Jeanette Grimaldi, Director at SEEL Portland

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