Lisa Hein

Creative Director & Owner

Dip Printing & Graphic Arts / Multimedia (RMIT), Cert IV Marketing, Cert IV Small Business Management, Cert III Business (Sales)


With over 20 years’ experience, Lisa Hein – owner and Director of Evolution Design Agency – is a sought-after marketing consultant focusing her talents on cultivating business growth within small and medium businesses across Australia.

Lisa’s professional history is brimming with entrepreneurial spirit, resilience and natural ability which affords her a unique and remarkable career applying her creativity to the most challenging of business needs.

She’s passionate about creating strong successful brands and truly believes a synergistic approach is crucial to building a good strategy. In a world where authenticity is everything, Lisa knows the key to connecting with the right customers is effective communication and appealing design.

From humble beginnings, Lisa is no stranger to overcoming adversity. She was diagnosed with AMC at birth, a rare disorder characterised by multiple joint contractures. She also lived independently from 16 years of age. She completed her schooling off her own bat and put herself through university before being remarkably contracted to Saatchi & Saatchi Auckland by the age of 21.

With a background in Graphic Design and an extraordinary library of business strategy knowledge, Lisa has helped hundreds of businesses grow, with her unique skillset, across many industries. She has worked with the Victorian Government to deliver subsidised marketing workshops to small business owners and has been a guest speaker at Geelong Design Week for Women in Leadership for the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

A passionate heart and a growing creative agency has seen Lisa work with clients all over Australia, successfully delivering a mix of Branding, Workshops, Marketing, Advertising and Website Creation services. Previous and current clients include WorkSafe Victoria, The Department of Transport and Victoria Police.

An active and generous member of the Geelong community, Lisa donates her time and resources to a number of committees and organisations including P500 (a program of Geelong Community Foundation) and Give Where You Live Foundation.

Awards / Achievements:

  • Finalist in Geelong Business Excellence Awards 2022 (in the categories of: Corporate Social Responsibility, Inclusive & Accessible Business, Safe & Healthy Business, Digital Engagement, and Health & Wellbeing Promoting Workplace.
  • Finalist in Geelong Business Excellence Awards 2019 (in the categories of: Innovation, research & development, Digital engagement, and Advanced manufacturing and industry.
  • Speaker for Geelong Design Week 2019 at the National Gallery of Victoria on the topic of ‘A World According to Love – Forum’
  • Awarded Best Rated Advertising Agency in Geelong for 2021, 2022 and 2023

Community Contribution

  • BIG partner with Give Where You Live
  • Committee member and donor for Geelong Community Foundation’s P500


  • Community Volunteering
  • Writing
  • Travel
  • Drawing
  • Networking
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • a passionate doggy mum
  • My favourite place is New York City
  • Favourite Quote “There is no courage without vulnerability” Brené Brown
  • My biggest motivators are being inspired and inspiring others. Continuing to grow and learn every single day, and sharing that knowledge with my family, team members and clients.