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Dorey Design Group is a web development agency located in Portland, Oregon.

DDG builds custom websites using Drupal, WordPress and other open-source content management systems. As experts in web development, UX/UI design and digital marketing, we make the challenge of building your online solutions simple and effective.

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We create visually impactful, functional, and thoughtful websites that bolster your brand and engage your users. As your trusted responsive web design (RWD) and user experience (UX) gurus, we'll build your website to look and feel extraordinary on all devices and browsers.


Whether it’s Drupal, WordPress, or custom web application development, we are your open-source content management experts with 16 years of experience creating effective and brilliant websites for a wide range of businesses. As proud providers of industry-leading web development, SEO, and eCommerce strategy, our team knows how to develop your website to perform properly, quickly, and securely.


Our work is our passion. We give any needed support before, during, and after launch because your success matters to us. Contact Dorey Design Group and we will help you choose and implement the right technology solution to meet your business needs and goals.

Our Work

The good, the great, and the spectacular

  • Aveda

    DDG assisted Aveda Institute with a beautiful responsive design website that allowed for the excellent work done by their wonderful staff to be showcased in a unique manner. Media on the...

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  • Affiliated Media

    Affiliated Media hired Dorey Design to build a new responsive site for their media and advertising agency. They wanted a site with lots of images that formatted nicely no matter what screen...

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  • SBI Construction

    Our client, SBI Construction, wanted an update to their website to showcase full-screen images of their amazing homebuilding work and to implement a responsive design.  We used...

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  • Whammerdyne

    Whammerdyne Heavy Industries is a manufacturer of high-end audio amplifiers in Portland, Oregon. On the cusp of releasing their new amp, the Whammerdyne Truth, they were in need of a...

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  • Washington Tribes

    Total Creative, Inc. (TCi) and Cocker Fennessy hired us to develop a new Drupal website for Washington Tribes, a public education program which raises awareness about how...

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  • Vista Capital Partners

    Dorey Design was hired by Vista Capital Partners to build a new and attractive WordPress site for their financial planning firm. The site administration area features a Page Builder, which...

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  • Wave PDX

    DDG received the task of updating the Wave PDX website design while making it dynamic, fun, and engaging in order to attract sponsors, non-profits, and volunteers.  The...

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  • Port Ludlow Resort

    The Resort at Port Ludlow needed a refresh of their existing Drupal 7 site, but wanted to migrate over to WordPress. We set them up with a great theme that allowed them to easily modify the...

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  • Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease

    Our goal was to to help University of Washington's Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease (CIIID) communicate better with both the public and other researchers through a...

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  • Explore Bothell

    Dorey Design Group partnered with the folks at Red Propeller and League of Excellence in Seattle to create a new website for Explore Bothell which helps visitors learn about some of the...

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The Crew!

Get to know the people behind the scenes

  • Paul Fasel, web site designer from Portland, OR

    Paul Fasel


    Paul is the founder and principal of Dorey Design Group. Raised in an entrepreneurial family, he has over 20 years of experience in setting up and running businesses - hence Dorey Design Group’s mission to make technology work smarter to enhance business processes.

  • Jason Diersman web developer, Portland Oregon

    Jason Diersman

    Senior Developer

    Jason Diersman is a very talented programmer and designer. He is able to straddle the line between developer and designer by having an eye for aesthetics without compromising functionality and usability.

  • Matt Dittmann web developer

    Matt Dittmann

    Web Developer

    Matt is a talented Web designer and developer who has worked in various disciplines and media for the past 15 years. He has a B.A. from San Francisco State University where he not only studied Interactive Technology, but Digital Video as well.

  • Tula

    Office Dog

    Tula likes little doggie treats, long walks and digging through the garbage. She is an expert in designing strategies to scare other dogs away from our street.

  • April Chapman, Project Manager, Portland OR

    April Chapman

    Project Manager

    April is our project manager, with over 15 years of project management experience. She’s an expert in event coordination and a natural in customer-facing roles. Making sure our projects get finished on-time, bookkeeping, account management, and office DJ are all roles April balances with ease.

  • James Rehwald, Marketing Director, Portland OR

    James Rehwald

    Marketing Director

    James is our Marketing Director, handling various content creation, SEO, social media, and marketing functions for Dorey Design Group and its clients. He has a B.B.A in Marketing from the University of Portland, which helps him fulfill a variety of marketing/content-generating roles.

  • Mike Karpouzes, web development in Portland, OR

    Mike Karpouzes

    Web Developer

    Mike is part of the Dorey Design development infrastructure in such a way that is both artistic and technical.  With a focus on front end skills and expertise in Drupal customization, Mike joins the developer ranks.


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