a creative agency focused on fun, innovative, gamified campaigns for employees and consumers.
we handcraft gamified experiences around your brand's dna
we are experts in gamification, and are known for our wealth of fresh ideas.
whether your project involves customer loyalty, brand building or employee engagement, we can breathe new life into it.
our approach centers around understanding and amplifying the elements that make your brand and project unique in the world. we speak in your voice.
we conduct full-day sessions, using inspiring methods to generate and collect your team's very best ideas.
we interview the team and gather all the pertinent info to really understand what makes your brand tick.
and write it all down.
we come back and present the best fit game mechanics, and keep working until you love it.
we flesh out the strategy and recommend how all the pieces will fit together.
and write it all down.
we wireframe everything out and work with you until it's right.
we create technical specifications so the system can be built easily, launched quickly, and monitored into the future.
we use modern software technologies to create an experience that will surprise and delight your customers.
see dopa labs below.
launch day is just the beginning. we use techniques of continuous improvement to keep your software well-oiled and relevant over time.
yeah, we can build that.
successful projects complete the circle.
dopa labs exists to deliver amazing software that exceeds your expectations and delights your customers.
that's why we design, architect and build modern apps and websites in-house using the very latest tools and techniques.
we've helped some great brands get their dreams off the ground
Disney Interactive Media Group
JD Power & Associates
Saatchi & Saatchi
University of Southern California
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online
Warner Music Group
Gabe Zichermann is the chair of GSummit (SF, April 16-18, 2013) where top gamification experts across industries gather to share knowledge and insight about customer & employee engagement and loyalty. He is also an author, highly rated public speaker and entrepreneur whose next book, The Gamification Revolution (McGraw Hill, 2013) looks at how leaders are leveraging gamification strategy to crush the competition.
His previous books, Gamification by Design (2011) and Game-Based Marketing (2010) have helped define the industry's standards and frameworks, and continue to be key reference materials today. Gabe resides in New York City, where he is co-director of startup accelerator The Founder Institute, and a board member of StartOut.org.
Justin Schier is a hybrid designer and developer with over 15 years of direct experience in the Engagement space. He has been a business owner since 1999, the lead developer on large projects for companies such as JD Power and Associates, Bentley Motorcars, USC, and at least 100 others. He oversees strategy and design at Dopamine, and has built innovative web apps such as Memecube, Crowdbot and SocialReader. He lives in New York City and blogs at Ghost Transmission.
Mike Martoccia is the Crowdsourcing Commando. He manages the accounts of several fortune 100 clients and coordinates the crowd's efforts to successfully design and execute projects. A big believer in viral sourcing and creative injection, Mike also consults with some of today's leading startups to drive engagement with playful game mechanics.
Some of Mike's most noteworthy clients include: AOL, ESPN, Tongal, Univision, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, as well as Disney Interactive Media.