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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dosha

    Dorey Design Group helped Dosha with creating a beautiful responsive design website that showcased the excellent work done by their wonderful staff in a unique manner. The media on the...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

    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.

  • 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

    Marketing Director

    James is our Marketing Director, 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.

  • Reid Baldwin, Web Developer in Portland, Oregon

    Reid Baldwin

    Web Developer

    Reid is a web developer who graduated from the Epicodus school with a focus in PHP and Drupal. He wrapped an extended internship at Intel before joining DDG, providing the office with the distinctly Canadian flavour it never knew it needed.

  • 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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