PIA Agency Opens Portland Office, Hires Former Razorfish Creative Director Marie Murphy

By Erik Oster 

Women-owned/led, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certified agency The PIA Agency, which counts Sony, Pepsi and HP among its clients, has opened a new office in Portland, Oregon.

The new 9300 square foot office will occupy two floors at the New Market Theater building in Portland’s historic Old Town-Chinatown district.

The PIA Agency welcomed creative director Marie Murphy as one of its first hires for the new location. Murphy joins the PIA Agency following a period as a freelance creative director in the Portland area. Before that she spent around eleven years with Razorfish in Portland, most recently as a lead creative director. During her time with Razorfish she worked with clients including MillerCoors, Nike, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Best Buy and Expedia.


The agency is also actively recruiting to fill the office.

“We are always looking for world-class creative and technical talent to support the work we do for our clients,” PIA Agency CEO Cheryl Pia said in a statement. “Portland is renowned for its independent spirit, talented workforce and outstanding quality of life and we are looking forward to being a part of this community.”