We are excited to introduce you to Achilleas Buisman and Arjan Diepenbroek, two VERY talented developers from Netherlands. They will be working with us for the next 6 months on 2 very cool projects: GreekPEEP (a social network & collaboration for Fraternities & Sororities) and SmartCashier (a cloud-based POS system that integrates with Fog).
In the past year and half of business, we found that most of our friends, clients and prospective clients come to our office and usually leaves feeling very inspired. We think the main reason for that is because of our people, which is why we are extremely selective when it comes to choosing our “Night Owls.” There are 3 things we look for when it comes to hiring: they must be smart, have passion for technology, and of course, fun to work with. We believe Achilleas and Arjan have all 3 of these characteristics.
Prior to Night Owl, both Achilleas and Arjan worked as back-end application developers at a dev shop back in Netherlands. They’re fluent in various technologies including PHP (obviously), Ruby as well as .NET. They haven’t experienced Zend Framework yet (which is what we use at Night Owl), but we since they are both experienced in Rails, we believe they will be up to speed in a matter of days.
It’s only been a year and half and we are proud to say we are kicking ass, we have no investors (and don’t plan on seeking one), no debt, and quickly grew to a team of 9 most talented people in New York City!