Welcome to your branding, creative strategy and package design workforce.

Taja Dockendorf

Principal Creative, Brand/Energy Builder + Visionary

Taja’s intuitive insight, creative imagination and engaging style are the keys to her success. These talents have allowed her to build the relationships and brands that have earned Pulp+Wire its award-winning reputation for excellence. Her ability to scale these talents to match particular client needs and build a solid creative strategy has granted her both the broad perspective needed to manage multi-million dollar marketing accounts and the pinpoint vision that can focus a small client on the path to growth. Drawing on her twin degrees in Industrial and Graphic design, New York and Boston-based business experience and the entrepreneurial spirit that fueled the growth of her agency, Taja has become a conduit for the pioneering power that has helped her clients become trailblazers in their own industries as well.

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Sara Rosario

Designer, Brand Builder    Creative Strategist

Sara’s keen, creative eye has provided the artistic vision that’s helped shape the kind of compelling and cohesive campaigns that have earned P+W a host of print and packaging awards. With mouse and pen in hand, Sara comes well armed in expert use of the traditional and digital tools needed to paint the full spectrum of media required in any comprehensive campaign. Her innate aesthetic expertise and determination to exceed client expectations keeps her constantly searching for the ideal solution to any creative challenge. Once she’s locked onto that target, Sara won’t quit until the colors and forms she holds in her mind’s eye appear on the screen, page or package before her.

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Nicole Jacques

PR Pro, Creative Strategist   +  Brand Builder

Nicole’s strategic mind simply never rests. As a seasoned public relations and marketing strategist with a master’s degree in writing, she has the background and skills that allow her to execute everything from a grassroots promotion to a media-saturating PR initiative. Her support of new business launches and corporate expansions and mergers has granted her insight into shaping the kind of focused communications that can reach and motivate a huge audience. Nicole’s deep experience with public, private, and non-profit organizations ensures that she gets every penny’s worth of exposure from a PR budget, and never misses a chance for the earned media that can carry it even farther.

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Craig Sult

ProgrammingOfficer of Compliance & Usability  + Web + Mobile Developer

Craig’s brain was born to build. While other kids were stacking Legos, Craig was building web pages. His passion for systems-based design led to a degree in Leadership and Organizational Studies with a minor in Management of Information Systems. But the technological talents that allow Craig to unlock the secrets of a complex coding convention or the intricacies of a website’s optimum architecture are tempered with his keen sensitivity to the human audience for his work. This twin perspective has allowed him to develop the kind of powerful and engaging websites that have made both site traffic and online sales soar.

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Katie Bernier

Designer, Brand Builder  +   Creative Strategist

Katie’s creative curiosity is a suite thing. She spends happy hours exploring the full range of Adobe Creative Suite programs to fashion the illustrations, graphics and designs that star in P+W campaigns. Her skill in crafting eye-catching artwork is matched by the precise technical talents that allow her to adopt her work to a host of web and mobile applications. As a former teacher with a master’s in education and a degree in Digital Arts and Design, Katie’s love of learning helps cultivate P+W’s warm and collaborative environment – a place where both Katie and her work shine.

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Karen Barlow

Business Builder, Client Advocate  +  Account Strategist

Karen’s sharp ear for others’ needs has earned her the trust of P+W’s clients, vendors and staff. As a seasoned marketing pro she’s able to address all of their needs, juggling more projects in a day than most of her peers touch in a month. Her broad range of local and national connections provides a robust network of corporate support for P+W initiatives. Karen excels as the multitasking marvel able to align this pool of talent’s efforts with those of the P+W staff to meet the specific needs of any client. And Karen consistently ensures that these consolidated efforts result in jobs that are delivered on time and on budget.

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Katharine Bell

Production Manager  +  Messaging Strategist

Katie has an eye for detail. As our resident Virgo, she makes sure no modifier is left dangling or dieline left unattended. With an extensive background in journalism, layout design and brand messaging, her dual degrees in English and Media have served her well. Deadline driven and thorough, Katie’s no stranger to putting in the hours to make sure the job is done right. She has written and designed for publications here in Portland, throughout New England and as far away as London. Katie will be a liaison to the clients and printers through the production phase and final layout process. Katie’s sweet manor and perfectionist ways, mixed with a silent yet deadly sense of humor is a welcome addition to our team.

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Cecelia Packard

Designer  +  Trend Spotter

Cecelia artistic appetite for history and research is never quite appeased. Taking on a number of leadership roles over the years, including curating and identity design for four student exhibitions at MECA, Cecelia’s attention to detail serves her well when working in the P+W studio. Some of her current projects include: brand and logo creation, hand-lettering, studio production and packaging design to name a few. Her internship at P+W is a synergistic relationship that grants her real-world design experience while keeping the P+W team in touch with a young woman poised on the crest of the next wave of creative trendsetters.