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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 website development and open-source technology, 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 support your brand and engage your users.


Whether it’s Drupal, WordPress, or custom web application development, we are your open source content management experts, with 13 years of experience creating effective and brilliant websites for a wide range of businesses.


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

  • IMCO Construction

    IMCO Construction, based in Ferndale, WA, already had a website when they started working with Dorey Design Group, but it was several years old and difficult to manage. After we maintained...

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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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  • Seattle City Club

    Dorey Design built a custom Drupal site for Seattle City Club, a civic engagement organization in Seattle, WA. The site integrates with CiviCRM to handle member sign-ups, donations, events...

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  • Oniqua

    Dorey Design Group just wrapped up development on a beautiful new responsive Drupal site for Oniqua under the direction of designer Jon Anderson of Anderson Creative. The new

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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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  • 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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  • The Classen Team

    Dorey Design Group worked with Karla Chin Design to build a responsive WordPress site for this Real Estate Agency in Redmond, WA. The site integrates with the Diverse Solutions IDX tool...

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  • Element Residential

    Dorey Design Group built a custom Drupal 7 site for Element Residential, real estate developers in Seattle and Bothell WA. They needed a site where they would enter in the community data...

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  • Airsafe Pierce County

    Dorey Design partnered with BCRA Design to create Airsafe Pierce County, a site dedicated to improving air quality in the Tacoma area. BCRA was honored with a Webby for their cutting edge...

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  • BCRA Design

    We've worked with our friends at Tacoma's BCRA Design on many projects in the past, and when they were ready to redesign their website, we were very happy that they chose Drupal,...

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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

    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 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.

  • Robert Parker, Developer

    Robert Parker

    Full Stack Developer

    Robert is an object oriented developer who does both front and backend development. He is actively developing his own open source content management system when he is not developing an HTML5/Javascript game.

  • 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.

  • Jason Narog, Developer

    Jason Narog

    Drupal Developer

    Jason Narog is an open source web developer. He has multiple years experience working with a variety of content management systems.  

  • 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 Content and Social Media Lead

    James Rehwald

    Content and Social Media Lead

    James is our Content Marketer/Social Media Marketer, handling various content creation, 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.


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Drupal 8 Released Today: Join the Party!

By James Rehwald
, Content Marketer/Social Media Marketer

Back in September 2015, we talked about the known details of the upcoming Drupal 8 release.  Finally, the time we have been waiting for has arrived… *drum roll* …and today marks the official day that Drupal 8.0.0 is released to the public!


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By James Rehwald
, Content Marketer/Social Media Marketer

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, Content Marketer/Social Media Marketer

Snapchat, the social media app that is sweeping the U.S. and several other countries abroad has been implementing new advertisement types for companies to purchase.  As we’ve mentioned in our past blog post, there are a select amount of ad types available which have different audience targeting and pricing options.