About Us

WHULj is an independent and agile studio located in the Pacific Northwest, providing a variety of capabilities within the realms of design, content, and ideation. We create videos that tell pioneering stories — travel, lifestyle, healthcare, documentaries, and more!

In the sea of noise, we have grown accustomed to tuning out. To be seen and heard...to be discovered is becoming more difficult and requires you to partner with the right team to help you stand out in the crowd. WHULj is helping brands and organizations push the world forward. Through new ways of reaching your audience, and being an integral part of the process all the way from concept to consumer, we help create a different narrative. A different story. Your story.

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Projects Completed

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Gruntled Clients

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Awards Won

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PROCESS SNAPSHOT

Our process focuses on creating compelling experiences that are grounded in user data and business goals while carefully designing to deliver on our partner's needs. This collaborative process brings together business and technology vision holders to ensure our designs meet your business objectives, are scalable for future growth, and are feasible from a technology perspective.

PRE-PRODUCTION

Getting all our ducks in a row

Concept, Scriptwriting, Storyboarding, Casting, Location Scouting, Art Direction, Set Design, and more!

PRODUCTION

Getting our feet wet and our hands dirty

Doing the work that needs doing to shoot your project. Filming, craft services, transportation, and more!

POST-PRODUCTION

Pulling it all together

Editing, Color Correction, Sound Design, Motion Graphics, Visual Effects, and more!

IMPLEMENTATION

Releasing it into the wild

This is the best part...where we get to set your project free and witness the results for your brand and audience

WHAT WE DO

Many design shops simply take direction. That's not WHULj's gig. We have creative vision and the chops to support it. We'll kill it. Every. Time. We may not be the production studio for you, but if we are, put on your suit and mask and let's head under the surface for the dive of your life!

Scripted Video

Our experienced team members are experts in all aspects of video production: documentaries, identity pieces, promos, advertisements, live-event coverage, animation, and motion graphics.

•On-Location Video  •Studio Production  •Script & Storyboard  •Editing  •4K Video  •Documentaries  •Identity & Explainers  •Advertisments & Promos  •Aerial Video

Animation

Our team of talented artists come from diverse backgrounds and are experts at animation, including: 2D & 3D animation, motion graphics, whiteboards, rotoscoping & character creation.

•2D Animation  •3D Animation  •Motion Graphics  •Kinetic Typography  •Whiteboards  •Rotoscoping  •Character & Asset Creation  •After Effects  •and more!

Branded Content

Our diverse team has over 30 years of combined experience creating video specifically for brands, designed to cut through the clutter of overcrowded media landscapes while connecting with audiences on an emotional level. We work with you to create compelling and impactful content that will define your brand, inspire consumers, evoke emotion and create equity while increasing awareness and sales.

Additional Services

Many design shops simply take direction. That's not WHULj's gig. We have creative vision and the chops to support it. We'll kill it. Every. Time. We may not be the design studio for you, but if we are, put on your suit and mask and let's head under the surface for the dive of your life!

WEB DESIGN

Users respond to well crafted content, strategic calls to action, curated colors, consistency, branded elements, and guided navigation. We create digital experiences fully crafted around your brand.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Developing a professional image and eye-catching materials is an essential part of an effective marketing strategy. Our design team works collaboratively to give your company an eye-catching brand.

LOGO DESIGN

We strive for perfection in every aspect of your design, whether that be capturing the spirit of your brand, leaving a lasting impact on your audience or simply creating a beautiful, professional logo.

What can we do for you?

"People ignore design that ignores people". ~ Frank Chimera

Contact Us

our recent works

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  • video
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The WW2 Letters of Private Melvin W. Johnson
Jennifer Robertson for Bellevue City Council
About the image
Stephanie Walter For Belleuve for Bellevue City Council

QUOTABLE

"Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don't be sorry." ~ Jack Kerouac

"I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create." ~ William Blake

"Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates." ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

References

Kyle Johnson
Principal, KJ Multisport

"Ketch was great working with in the design of both my logo and website. His visual and social expertise made promotion a breeze!"

Jennifer Robertson
Bellevue City Council, Attorney

"Michael has managed my political site over several campaigns now throughout the years and his expertise is unsurpassed!"

Lisa Johnson
Principal, LJ Strategic Communications

"WHULj rocks! Love my website!"

MASHUP

20 APR

Works Recognized as Official Webby Nominee & Honoree

Admin. General. 20 Apr 2021.

On behalf of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, our work with two original series - Roadfood Adventures: USA and American Stories: 3 Generations - A Family Fishing Story have picked up both Webby Nominee and Webby Honoree awards! We love what we do!

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23 JUN

Work Recognized with Prestigious Telly Awards

Admin. General. 23 June 2020.

Our work was recognized in the 41st Annual Telly Awards as a standard bearer of video excellence! The submitted video is the pilot to a new series titled Worth the Detour and was awarded two Telly Awards: A Silver for Online Craft (Editing) and a Bronze for Online Craft (Directing).

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13 MAR

11th Annual Taste Awards Special Achievement Winner

Admin. General. 13 March 2020.

Our work was awarded a 2019 special achievement "JOIE DE VIVRE AWARD" for the Roadfood Adventures: USA series celebrating the year's best in Food, Fashion, Health, Travel, and Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Streaming and Online, on Radio, in Podcasts, and Photography.

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