Our Team

The People of Substance

  1. Stephen Landau Stephen Landau

    Creative Director & Principal

    With over sixteen years of experience concepting digital solutions, Stephen uses the idea of “brand” as a guide for both creative execution and digital implementation. The belief that brand is the way people feel about a company is paramount in the creative process where interactivity, functionality and design all work together to create a positive brand relationship - Interaction is Brand.

  2. Todd Moritz Todd Moritz

    Chief Operating Officer & Principal

    With a formal background in music, television and film production Todd turned his focus to the internet in 1994, heading to San Francisco to produce the original Levi.com. Working for companies like Foote Cone & Belding, Wieden+Kennedy and Organic he’s worked with many clients over the years, many of which you’ve heard of and he’d be more than happy to talk with you about.

  1. Nicole Levin Nicole Levin

    Art Director
  2. Jeremy Pair Jeremy Pair

    Project Manager
  3. Nate Bedortha Nate Bedortha

    UI Developer
  4. Robeson Kitchin Robeson Kitchin

    Technical Director
  5. Erin Kurtz Erin Kurtz

    Experience Director
  6. Isaac Viel Isaac Viel

    Analytics and QA
  7. Jesse Keyes Jesse Keyes

    UI Developer
  8. Annie Gilbert Annie Gilbert

    Director of Project Management
Substance History

How did we get here?

Substance was formed in January of 2007 because we wanted to create the company we'd always dreamed of working for: A place filled with smart, creative, business-savvy people who are dedicated to doing great work. The kind of company that would create fantastic work for fantastic clients. Over six years into this journey, our work and our clients are a testament to who we are and what we do.

View Substance through our eyes

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Girl Scout cookies powering this week's project launch. #cookies!!!
Excited to be hosting tonight's PDX Digital PM meet up about #scopecreep. And what goes better with #scopecreep than beer?
Here we have @stlandau dropping some knowledge about adventure brands. The presentation will be on our site next week. #orshow #storiesthatsell
@natgeo Adventurers of the Year. Inspiring group of people. #orshow
Some very talented folks put this together all year long. We're fortunate to know a few of them. #orshow
About 24 hours until #storiesthatsell. We'll be walking the #orshow today to talk about it. Say hi!
One theme from #orshow - plaid. Lots of plaid.
Super #lategram from last year. So excited and proud to be part of @natgeotravel's legacy AND future through our work on NationalGeographicLodges.com
This is a photo of Fogo Island Inn. We didn't take this photo, but it is one of many featured on the new National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World website that we helped create with the NatGeo team. If you'd like to stay at Fogo Island or one of the 23 other properties featured on the Lodges site, visit NationalGeographicLodges.com (Thinking we need to have a Substance company retreat here as well.) #aWorkOfSubstance
In other Substance client news, @ohmytoddpdx just got back from @visitbuffaloniagara and brought us a box of sponge candy. Expect it will be gone by the end of the day. #buffalove
When our clients aren't in Oregon for a site launch, we send a bit of Oregon to them. Thanks for the photo @jaxbarn and congrats on the launch!
It's a Blue Star doughnuts kind of day.