We Make Complex Information Useful

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Squishymedia works with the public sector and non-profits to create websites and applications that are usable, inviting, and human-focused.

We would love to work with you.

Our Work

HealthMAP (mobile app)

Emory University

The Stanford Center for Reproducible Neuroscience

Stanford University

ASA24 (launching 2016)

Westat, NCI

BCBS of MA Foundation


California Landscape Conservation Coop.


Cognitive Atlas

University of Texas




Duke University, NESCent

Global Health eLearning Center

Johns Hopkins, U.S Aid, K4Health



Open Books Project


Partner for Quality Care

Oregon Health Care Quality Corp


Oregon Health Care Quality Corp

The College Scorecard

U.S. Dept of Education

Public Sector Work

Squishymedia has been creating amazingly useful websites and mobile applications for the public sector since 2001. Our expertise helps government agencies meet their communicative objectives effectively, affordably, elegantly, and on time.
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What We Do (Best)

Do you need to communicate specific information to a diverse audience?

Do you need to wrangle your data into an easy-to-use content management system (CMS)?
Do you need your web and mobile information systems to make workflow easier for your staff and users?

How can we help you communicate?

We work with clients
to inform, to educate, & to empower.

Our Clients


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Foundation (BCBSMA)
  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • Oregon Healthcare Quality Corporation (Q CORP)

  • American Institutes for Research (AIR)
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Office of Oregon Health and Policy Research
  • RTI International
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Texas
  • Westat

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)
  • Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • United States Department of Education
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • United States Department of the Interior
  • United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)

  • California Landscape Conservation Cooperative (CALCC)
  • COMPASS Online
  • National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA)
  • Oregon Arts Commission
  • Oregon Cultural Trust
  • Oregon Department of Administration Services

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Our Team

Eric Miller

Eric Miller

principal, el jefe, scamp

Eric has spent fifteen years in interactive media working in a variety of design, technology, and project management roles. Since starting Squishymedia in 2001 he has worked to build a practice that makes a positive contribution to our communities through the successes of our clients.

MA in Digital Media, Utrecht School of the Arts, The Netherlands

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Kelly Wenger

information architect emerita, office awesomeness

Kelly has over a decade of technical writing and information management experience. Her background in scientific research has drawn her to information architecture and content management for digital media projects.

MS in Environmental Science, University of Colorado

Dan Mitten

Dan Mitten

executive vice president,
mitty mitty bang bang!!

Dan's two decades of experience in senior executive leadership and organizational development brings strong operational and executive savvy to Squishymedia's projects and growth. Originally a desert rat, writer of macabre fiction, and former competitive shooter, Dan’s sans automobile lifestyle, love of tattoos & all things funky about Portland makes him fit in quite nicely with a peacekeeper attitude.

BS in Business, Arizona State University

Elizabeth Miller

Elizabeth Miller

director of design strategy , jetsetter with mixtapes

Elizabeth's design experience includes projects for large brands such as Ralph Lauren, Sony, Microsoft, and Mercedes-Benz. Well-crafted, lovely, and usable design is her focus—from the tiny details of your mark to the broad strategy that sets you apart. All that, and a little code, too.

BA in Graphic Design, North Carolina State University, College of Design

Gregory James Noack

Gregory Noack

senior front-end developer & user experience designer, pinballa

Gregory started his career as a front-end developer in 2006 after studying as an apprentice printmaker in Northern California. With the help of his detailed design skills in art, photography, typography, and layout, he creates engaging websites for our clients.

BAVC Certification, San Francisco; Full Stack JS Certification, Portland

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Kelsey Friedman

senior project manager, dance dance revolutionary

Kelsey’s experience in content, product, and project management comes from her work with community building, nonprofit communications, and media production for political campaigns. With a great love of the written word and respect for a well-made list, she gets things done right and on time.

BA in Journalism, University of Oregon; Certified Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Alliance; Certified ScrumMaster, Scrum Alliance

Olivier Bouwman

Olivier Bouwman

developer, '); DROP TABLE students;--

This Dutch-bike riding Dutchman came through the Northwest on a sabbatical and never left. He is an inventor and tinkerer with a love for creating software and hardware alike. He helps build the technology that runs our clients' websites.

Computer and Information Science, The Hague University

 Zack Michael

Zack Michael

developer, furniture builder, art nerd, francophone

Zack’s development prowess comes from a lifelong passion for learning. He has worked on internationally adopted education technologies, net art experiments, and a handful of web startups. He has worn many hats as a designer, frontend-developer, project manager, and backend engineer. When not building web applications, he can be found reading, building furniture, and studying up on the latest technologies computer science has to offer.

BA in Photography, Columbia College of Chicago

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Nell Hardcastle

developer, bytecode buff, server herder

Nell has ten years of experience as a developer and system administrator working on some of the largest sites on the web. She believes in open culture, smart systems, and elegant design, and has been a contributor to the open source community for as long as she has been involved in technology.

Brian Winchell

Brian Winchell

project manager, nosey neighbor aka fancy partytime aka magnum p.i.

Brian’s diverse background and experience comes from his work with numerous large health insurers, technology companies, and his passion for communicating (he isn’t afraid of a nice tête–à–tête). Brian finds personal enjoyment in identifying and assigning tasks, making lists, checking them twice and finding out who lands where on the naughty or nice continuum.

BS in Communication, Southern Oregon University; Certified ScrumMaster, Scrum Alliance

Why don't you come see us?
Offices in the historic American Brush building in
beautiful Portland, Oregon

Contact Us

  • Phone Icon 503 488 5951
  •  fax: 503 488 5989
  • Email Iconinfo@squishymedia.com
  • Address Icon116 NE 6th Avenue
  • Suite 300
  • Portland, Ore 97232
  • skype: squishymedia