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Storytelling Method & Logic

Innovate marketing and sales with our flexible approach to deliver the right message to the right target, at the right time. With our approach, connecting literary analysis to evolutionary psychology, we can uncover why your target audiences make brand and buying decisions. We improve engagement and education outcomes while supporting sales.

 

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The Dojo Agency Method

We craft brand stories

We uncover and communicate authentic corporate narratives. We produce strategies and creative campaigns that empower the customer's brand journey. Below are three Featured Stories. In each, we helped uncover and craft the core narrative, produced content, and integrated the narrative for use in all marketing channels.

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We craft brand stories

We uncover and communicate authentic corporate narratives. We produce strategies and creative campaigns that empower the customer’s brand journey. Below are three Featured Stories. In each, we helped uncover and craft the core narrative, produced content, and integrated the narrative for use in all marketing channels.

Meet Our Team

We are dedicated to remarkable work. We are lightweight, scalable and simple to use. Foremost, we are expert collaborators with our clients.

Jeffrey Selin

Jeffrey Selin

CEO | Executive Creative Director

Jeffrey has helped businesses craft stories since 1995. He has expertise with brand, creative strategy, management and communications. His career portfolio includes agency work with 15 of the Fortune 500. He is also founder of Writers’ Dojo, a center for literary artists.

John Hartman

John Hartman

Executive Director Transmedia

John has been building cross platform media strategies for some of the largest companies in the world.  He is an adjunct professor at Portland State University where he teaches a masters course in Transmedia Marketing.

KJ McAllister

    KJ McAllister

    Director of Public Relations

    KJ is an accomplished executive marketing and PR professional with over 20 years experience in creating and executing marketing and PR strategies for hp, a global fortune 500 company. KJ currently serves on the board of the IABC.

    Rachel Falk

      Rachel Falk

      Director of Client Services

      Rachel helps ensure clients remain long-time loyal fans of the The Dojo Agency. She has extensive sales experience in B-to-B and B-to-C industries. She is also an actor, graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

      Mike Bijon

        Mike Bijon

        Director of Technology

        Mike has focused on digital strategy, site optimization and product consulting for numerous agency clients. He has a background in engineering and software development, with experience as managing partner at two startups. Mike is a WordPress core contributor and contributed plugin developer. He’s active in the open-source software and startup communities in Portland.

        Lori Doyle

          Lori Doyle

          Executive Strategist

          Lori has 25+ years in strategic brand management, sales and marketing strategies, and change management programs to build new brands, acquire new customers and achieve market leadership. Her roles range from CMO to Director, with companies like AT&T, Avaya, Unisys and Xchanging.

          Kim Lofgren

            Kim Lofgren

            Creative Director

            20-years of professional design experience. In addition to creative vision for our clients, Kim has designed for the hottest agencies in Portland. Her work includes Intel, Jeld-Wen, Outrigger Hawaii, and many more.

            Kelly Schummer

              Kelly Schummer

              Creative Director

              Kelly is a creative that sweats the small stuff. She combines storytelling with beautiful design to create work of substance, context and utility. She brings 12+ years experience working with a variety of great brands including Samsung, Nintendo, PlayStation, Disney, Sprint & Gatorade.

              Dave Jarecki

                Dave Jarecki

                Chief Copywriter

                Dave Jarecki’s writing has supported the storytelling efforts of businesses and organizations since 2000. He facilitates youth and adult writing workshops throughout Oregon.

                Daniel Kawamoto

                Daniel Kawamoto

                Office Manager

                Daniel has a background in the hospitality industry with education in marketing and psychology. He supports the creative team by keeping track of all the details.

                Dylan Hornstein

                  Dylan Hornstein

                  Marketing Coordinator

                  With an academic focus in economics and business marketing, Dylan provides analytical expertise to interpret marketing outcomes, audience behaviors, and strategy efficiencies. He also co-manages social media and event coordination.

                  Jeff Brock

                  Jeff Brock

                  Senior Programmer

                  With 17 years’ Web experience, Jeff applies a wide range of technical and creative expertise. Jeff leads monthly maintenance on numerous sites. He offers hands-on services in HTML, JavaScript, PHP, CSS & WordPress, and empowers clients with tools & training.

                  Erin Koehler

                  Erin Koehler

                  Senior Illustrator

                  With a traditional background in fine art, Erin brings her ability to communicate stories into the creation of commercially viable solutions. Her experiences span publishing and animation industries with a focus on designing imagined worlds, characters, sets/props and other graphic assets.

                  Hiro

                    Hiro

                    Story Guardian

                    Hiro has earned his place as a Story Guardian. He wields the magical bamboo pen. He collaborates with his twin sister, Kora, to control the pen’s creative forces.

                    The Havoc

                      The Havoc

                      The Villian

                      The Havoc is the archenemy of the Story Guardians. They have sworn to protect against The Havoc’s noise and fury by crafting narratives. The Havoc comprises a legion of robots, bent on choking communication channels with pollution.

                      Kung Fu Chick

                        Kung Fu Chick

                        Egg Hunt Mascot

                        There are other Kung Fu Chicks, but this one is Red. Kung Fu Chick invites friends of the Dojo to join our Egg Hunt celebration.

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                        503.706.0509

                        7518 N Chicago Ave
                        Portland, OR

                        The Dojo Agency
                        7518 N. Chicago Ave
                        Portland, OR 97203

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