Over thirty years of experience makes McRae Studios, LLC your trusted full-service studio dedicated to producing print & electronic design, website design & build, SEO, video, illustration and photography. Owner Patrick McRae, works with many award winning designers, illustrators, photographers, web developers and writers to create the work that you see on this site and more. Because of this association, McRae Studios is poised to take on any and all projects, and deliver them on time, every time.
Numerous brochures, magazines, catalogs, logos, websites and children’s books have been created for clients throughout the United States.
Patrick McRae was Supervisor of Creative Services at Rockwell Software Inc./Rockwell Automation, a global manufacturer of industrial motion control products and automation software with annual sales of $4 billion. His responsibilities included managing the design and production of marketing materials for all product lines and corporate marketing. This included brand standards, logo development, illustrations, package design, tradeshow exhibits, brochures and manuals.
He was employed at Ideals Publishing Inc., a publisher of trade magazines, direct market books, cookbooks, and children’s books. As Creative Director, he was responsible for managing the design and production of all printed material including ten 80-page magazines, numerous cookbooks and four 160-page direct market books per year. He also created over two hundred illustrations for their magazines and books.
He has taught Illustration at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design as well as Graphic Design and Advertising Design at Waukesha County Technical College.
Pat continues to educate himself on all aspects of branding, advertising, website design and build, packaging, illustration and print.