Aaron DuChateau - Founder
Aaron enjoys taking the 'story' of what you're trying to achieve, and translating it into a product that will not only be easy to use, but a pleasure to use for you and your customers.
Skills: Relational Database Architecture, Model View Controller Development Architecture, Online Project Management, Collaborative Work Flow Optimization
Achievements: Succesful Business & Product Developer. 3rd place finisher in Eugene and Bend StartUp Weekends, 4th place finsiher Willamette Angel Investor Conference.
...He also spent alot of time in college.
Dylan Young - Back End Developer / Programmer
Dylan applies his skills to a myriad of fields, specializing in simplifying complex workflows to manageable steps.
Skills: legacy system integration, RDMS, SAAS, e-commerce, report generation
Favorite Tools: Eclipse, Git, AJAX, jQuery, JSON, PHP, Drupal CMS, .NET, SQL
Achievments: IT lead actor for start-up companies and high profile clients.
Jan Montry - Professional Copy Writer
Jan's goal is to craft irresistible and error-free sales and marketing copy that sparks interest in a product and instills confidence in its quality.
Skills:12 years of professional journalism experience in print and broadcast environments, including extensive work in crafting compelling stories and editing for clarity, content and accuracy. Additional expertise in AP style, and newspaper layout and design.
Favorite Tools: Adobe InDesign and InCopy integrated with DTI database environments.
Achievements: Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon; Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists; Special Merit Award from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; Centurion Award for journalism leadership from the University of Oregon; Lyle M. Nelson Journalism Scholarship; John Hulteng Scholarship.
Larry Jacobsen - Business Development Strategist
Larry is both a concept developer and product strategist, and has a unique ability to use both sides of his brain to tackle product development, strategy and design. He has worked with
start-ups, founded two companies, a product representative and ecological product
manufacturing company and has had technical program management roles for Philips,
LSI Logic and Analog Devices.
Skills:Systems level thinking, strategy, business development, product and process realization, manufacturing, assembly, technical sales, lean start-up, sustainability.
Favorite Tools: Lean methodology, business model canvas, xmind, zagging
Achievements: 5 U.S. technology patents, 20 commercial products realized, developed version of thumb drive technology, Recognized sustainability leader by Portland mayor Sam Adams, two third place finishes at Startup Weekend.
Katie Boyd - Front End Developer / Designer
Katie believes that the most important aspect of any digital product is it's impact on an audience. She translates this belief into creating designs and code that put the user first.
Skills: User Experience Design, Responsive Design, Wireframing, Digital Prototyping, Front-end Development, Web/Mobile App Design, Illustration, QA Testing
Achievements: Certificates in Digital Marketing Strategy and Internet Design from Portland State University
Layton Shurtleff - Drupal Expert / Front & Backend
Layton excels at synthesizing customer inputs to create on-point interactive visual experiences that capture audience attention and drive success.
Skills: Graphic Design, Web Development, HTML5, CSS3, SEO, Drupal, Wordpress, Marketing campaign development
Favorite Tools:Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat; Google Sketchup, Analytics, Webmaster Tools
Achievements:BBA Marketing from Texas State University
Jason Randall - Commercial Grade Video Production
Jason has always loved film, he made his first editing bay with two VCRs at age 12. Pursuing this love he attended The Colorado Film School in Denver where he learned under many talented filmmakers such as Ric Waite (R.I.P.).
Skills: HD Commercial Grade Video Production, Editing, Visual FX (Digital & Practical), Still Photography, Script Writing, Filming live events.
Favorite Tools:Panasonic HDVX200a (w/ and attached Red Rocks Micro Lens Adapter), Adobe Premiere & After Effects
Achievements:Wrote & Directed a 16mm short film which was Official Selection of the Colorado FIlm School 2006, a degree in Writing and Directing for Film, a second degree in Digital Arts from The University of Oregon. To see Jason's work click here
Jim Sutherland - Adwords and Online Marketing Expert
Jim thrives on creating digital marketing campaigns that produce obscene rates of return.
Skills: Expert in Search Marketing campaign creation, implementation and management. More than two decades experience in sales.
Favorite tools: Google Adwords with Analytics and Microsoft Ad Center. Photoshop, Photomatix, and Camera Raw.
Achievements: Exceeded $35 Million in personal sales in a single year as a petroleum broker. Consistent top salesperson at internet marketing firm SolutionsIC under the tuteledge of Jay Adelson. Interviewed as an authority on television shows Hard Copy and 20/20 regarding prevention of vexatious litigation. Award winning professional photographer. Successful business owner for over 15 years.