About WDG




J. Michael Wheeler – Founder

J. Michael Wheeler – Founder

Wheeler Design Group began in Boston and soon opened a studio in Paris, France.

Now we're virtually everywhere. We embrace new marketing and communications technologies and methods. Right now we're really excited about the huge promise of augmented reality.

We are advocates of design thinking, Agile practices, and always, always, privileging the customer and the user.




Our clients have included big names like Merck, Saatchi & Saatchi, Virgin Interactive Entertainment, AGFA, IBM, Grey Advertising, and Siemens Nixdorf, as well as startups, small businesses, and local retailers who want to leverage our experience into their growth.

We help clients, big and small, market, sell, and grow.

US Clients, Partial Client Listing
Abbott, AGFA, Boston Food Bank, CrowdNews, Cheese Shop of Salem, Dancing Spoon, Fidelity Investments, FINZ oh-so-hip Seafood, FitForce Inc, Foodie’s Emporium, IBM, Mintz Levin, Salem Public Schools, Star Privacy, Siemens Nixdorf, The Rail Media, Working Goods.

International Clients, Partial Client Listing
Grey Entertainment, Merck, ODA, Parsons School of Design, Paris, Saatchi & Saatchi, Virgin Interactive Entertainment




Every client has a different problem to solve; each solution is unique. Conceptualizing and opening a restaurant, building an online store, or creating a marketing campaign requires different skill sets.

WDG has always embraced the movie studio model: like a movie studio, we bring together the best teams to create the best solutions: we customize each team and medium for each and every solution.

Because one size does not fit all.




Our embrace of flexible teams is not limited to just individuals. Wheeler Design Group works closely with other companies as well. We partner with Bluefire Partners and Reality Lab. GraVoc Technology Solutions is one of our technology Strategic Partners. GraVoc is a technology-consulting agency focusing on the design, development and implementation of technology-based solutions.



Web, Cloud, and Application Development GraVoc team of talented developers work with a variety of web based platforms and databases. Their expertise includes API Integration, eCommerce Development, SEO, Maintenance & Security, and Restaurant Online Ordering systems brings added development strength to WDG.

Video Production & Design Services WDG can now offer Video Production & Design Services. These services include 4K Video Production, Editing & Animation, Event Video and More.

Drone Services In early 2015, GraVoc became one of the area’s first FAA-333 approved drone vendors allowing the capture of breath-taking imagery for commercial use. GraVoc’s part 107 certified drone pilots have taken high-resolution photos and 4K video for commercials, promotional material, building inspections and more.



As a natural extension of our successful outbound communications solutions, Bluefire Partners' focus is on a company's internal communications. With this partnership we're able to bring our experience and skills inside, to create internal marketing.

We help organizations better communicate and connect with employees to attract and keep the best talent, move through change with minimal disruption, navigate urgent issues, and serve customers better. We work with marketers, human resource leaders, legal and IT functions charged with moving the business forward by engaging employees better.


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WDG has launched Reality Lab to create augmented reality experiences for business, art, and communications.