We help local businesses use the internet to maximize profitability.
Limelight Department is a full-service web design, development and marketing firm. We specialize in tracking consumer data to drive the most successful advertising campaigns possible. Combining trending strategies with eye-catching graphic design gives our clients the brand appeal and marketing effectiveness that get top results.
Our expertise in marketing and advertising allow you to break away from your competitors and effectively target and brand your audience. With proper website development, search engine optimization, pay-per-click, print media design, copy writing, advertising planning and purchasing, you will see your business grow through an ever expanding flow of targeted, ready-to-buy traffic.
Limelight Department’s record of success is built on our team of marketing specialists, graphic designers and web developers with the skills to surpass any challenge. Our staff are current members of respected marketing and development groups including the American Marketing Association and the Microsoft Developers Network. We have won countless top honors including the Golden Web Award and American Association of Webmasters Gold Award.
As a representative of our local business community we are proud members of the Eugene Chamber of Commerce and various local networking groups. We strive to have a paperless office and are working to have a zero carbon footprint.
Meet the Crew
Shaylor Murray founded Limelight Department in 2006 and brought the business headquarters from Bend to Eugene in 2008. Prior to that, Shaylor had worked in a promotional capacity for Portland-based music production companies; in technical capacity for AT+T, DirecTV, and Hewlett-Packard; and as Marketing Director for Central Oregon-based businesses. With a strong technical background in computer networking, programming, promotions, and marketing, Shaylor brings success to Limelight and its clients by providing a custom and unique approach to each project. Shaylor and the Limelight Team have defined and refined universal marketing principles and a proven, quantifiable approach to on and off-line marketing. He thanks the U.S. military for instilling an unrelenting work ethic, and his daughter, for inspiring him to achieve greatness personally and professionally.
Zack PoelwijkDirector of Client Services
Zack Poelwijk has been with Limelight Department since June 2009, and became Sales Director in February 2010. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a minor in music. Motivated by helping his clients achieve success, Zack has a strong, honest, and nose-to-the-grindstone work ethic. Zack’s passion since joining the company continues to elevate Limelight Department into the premier solution provider for businesses. Zack’s keys to success are to ‘Practice to perform,’ and to treat everyone with equal amounts of respect. Outside of work, Zack is an accomplished pianist who has played twice at the Mt. Hood Jazz Festival, and was the pianist for the University of Oregon Gospel Music Program from 2006 to 2010. Zack is also a mentor with Committed Partners for Youth and would love to share his stories of the joy of mentoring with you. Look for Zack at Duck football games and Blazer games!
Aloma LorenMarket Research Specialist
Driven by her love of learning, Aloma enjoys her work as our Market Research Specialist. Aloma has a unique background with a Bachelor's degree in International Studies with a focus on media, journalism and communications which helps her get in the mind of target demographics. She works in her own time as founder of a nonprofit working with homeless and low-income families. Aloma loves volunteering her time to serve the local community.
Radley SustaireWeb Developer
Michael EricksonLead Graphic Designer
Michael karate chops projects into submission with his leet skills. He enjoys creating form and function when drawing on paper and pixels. Self motivated and eager for experience, he gains inspiration from culture and nature.
Brady is a graduate of the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He is an energetic, optimistic individual who always aspires to achieve the best results. Brady prides himself on his work ethic, perseverance and honesty; traits he claims to have adopted from his hard working and supportive parents. As a true Eugene native, Brady enjoys the outdoors, craft beer, good coffee and great music.
Laura JenningsAppointment Coordinator
Funny, energetic, and spontaneous… Laura has left management wondering, ‘Where she’s been all their lives’. Boisterous in her duties of appointment coordinating it is rumored that she once saved the life of a captain on a sinking Russian nuclear sub. Regardless, the enthusiasm and dedication to service that Laura brings to Limelight Department is undeniable. Chances are that if you have talked with her you probably will remember her and this passion to craft solutions for our clients is what makes Laura truly unique and addition that Limelight can be excited for.
Makenzie MarineauSocial Media Manager
Makenzie held an internship in the Marketing department here at Limelight last in 2009, and we were so impressed with her creativity and enthusiasm that she is now our own Social Media Manager. Makenzie has also done social media work in the nonprofit and media sectors. She is a student studying New Media Communications who will be graduating in the next year. She currently writes for the school newspaper and is a regular contributor to regional magazines. As an actively involved young professional who blogs, plays club sports, and volunteers, Makenzie stays busy. She’s a fan of everything involving new media, communications, travel and the great outdoors.