Creative with a Conscience

Teal Media is a woman-owned full-service creative and design agency based in Washington, DC, and Detroit, MI.

We believe purposeful design combined with smart strategy and sensible technology can transform organizations, inspire action, and enable progress.

Recognition
Fast Company logo above the words: Innovation by Design Awards
The Webby Awards logo
W3 logo next to the word: Awards
Clutch logo above the words: Firms that Deliver
Communication Art logo next to the words: 2020 Interactive Award
AIGA logo in a light color on a dark square background.
What We Do

Our clients and nonprofit partners commit their lives to creating positive social change. We pour every ounce of our passion and skill into their success, because we, too, want the world to be a better place. We offer a variety of strategic, creative, and technical services:

Brand Strategy

  • Brand Strategy
  • Audience Research
  • Market Research
  • Brand Messaging
  • Visual Identity & Logo Design
  • Brand Guides

Web Design & Development

  • UX Research & Strategy
  • Content Strategy
  • UX/UI Design
  • Secure, Large-Scale Websites & Microsites
  • Open Source CMS (Wordpress and Drupal)
  • CRM and Third Party Integrations
  • SEO & Site Maintenance
  • App Design and Development
  • Usability Testing

Creative Support

  • Social Media Graphics
  • Data Visualizations & Infographics
  • Video Design & Production
  • Print Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Illustration & Iconography
  • Email Design
  • Digital and Print Annual Reports
  • Digital Ad Production
How We Work

We craft solutions that are rooted in research, speak to your brand, engage your audience, and are easy for you to maintain and evolve as you grow.

Who We Are

We are a woman-owned and woman-led firm with a diverse staff (and a feisty vice president).

At Teal Media, we live our values.
We value our people above all else, and choose to work with partners who share those beliefs. We pay our employees a fair wage, support our local Washington, DC and Detroit nonprofit communities, and are committed to narrowing the gender wage gap.

Jessica Teal

Principal

This work is my life’s purpose. We, at Teal, in partnership with our incredible clients, are doing our part to make the world a little better every day. There is nothing more rewarding.

Aruna Mall

Creative Director

Seeing our work out in the wild advancing the causes I believe in is incredibly fulfilling. In turn, modeling for my children that a mission-driven career is possible is icing on the cake!

Jason Yovanoff

Chief Technology Officer

Our clients are doing important, fulfilling work, and I love finding elegant solutions for their complex problems.

Liz Moderi

Director of Research & Business Development

The groups we partner with are working to fix the world’s most pressing challenges. Their passion motivates me to do my best every day.

Peter Galletta

Peter Galletta

Chief Product Officer

I love the progression of our work – from ideas and concepts we envision, being turned into tangible solutions, that are then put into great use by our clients.

Ryan Co

Associate Creative & Experience Director

Every organization has a unique story to tell about their work and impact. It’s incredibly rewarding to be able to help shape that narrative.

Katy Hinz

Art Director

Our clients work so hard to make the world a better place. I feel so fortunate to support their causes, while doing the kind of work I love.

Tyler Patton

Senior Project Manager

Self-proclamed Team Mom, addicted to buying notebooks and making to-do lists. I do my best to make sure we have fun at work, give clients a reason to smile, and that everyone remains connected to the project every step of the way.

Anna Hovland

Senior Project Manager

I help organizations tell their most effective and authentic stories while also ensuring nothing falls through the cracks in production.

Katrina Keane

Senior UX/UI Designer

How can we use design as a tool to solve a problem? At the core of our practice is the belief that good design is rooted in research and interactions with people. I am consistently inspired to fuel change in this way big or small.

Nine Teal Media team members gathered around walls covered in sticky notes filled with writing

Ellen Yee

Senior Designer

I love visual storytelling. Crafting brands for good people, places and causes is an extra special treat.

Ellen High

Designer

It's so fulfilling to contribute to a wide range of great causes I care about, and I love watching our clients grow their impact.

Austin Whipple

Developer

I've spent my career at the intersection of technology and communications. I'm grateful to be able to put that knowledge to use helping our clients tell their stories with beautiful, usable, and maintainable websites.

Vinay Pallegar

Developer

There is nothing more satisfying than solving real-world problems with tech - and bringing people together through it.

Twelve Teal Media team members sitting on and standing next to a couch smiling looking at camera

Ojwanna Wilson

Designer

There's no work like designing for a good cause, and I love bringing well-executed and current design trends to organizations that help the greater good.

Julius Schlueter

Operations Manager

The organizations we assist make a difference in this world. I am honored to work at a place that does the right thing.

Diego Beauroyre

Designer

I love providing creative solutions for non-profit organizations and cultural institutions. It couldn’t be more rewarding to be part of projects that work toward a better world.

Bex Orris

Senior Developer

Working with our clients to build more equitable, inclusive, and accessible digital spaces is my passion. I'm honored join a such talented team with intersecting goals.

Cecilia Jasso

Senior Project Manager

I am passionate about helping organizations with a worthy cause tell their story and make sure it's a seamless process for all teams involved. It brings me so much joy knowing that we are helping our clients make this world a better place for all.

Christine Edwards

Designer

I find a lot of joy in making things. I love that I have the opportunity to learn, grow and contribute to someone’s life with what I’ve helped create.

Liz Klarecki

Developer

I am driven by creating web experiences that are not only beautiful but effortless for our clients so they can focus on the great work they do.

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