A company’s greatness is the sum of all its people’s greatness. With that in mind, we look to work with people whose primary motivation is excellence.
Our first hire was a student from a reputed Melbourne University. Working on Notepad++, he would often squeal with excitement when he managed to solve a particular problem. We used to type away on the command line on Linux and put together graphics that our clients loved. Over time we realised that we were unique and perhaps a bridge between nerds and people. Those moments were gold for us. We decided never to outsource our work. Our geek culture was our USP.
Our first client was a sweet little restaurant, Bella. Hopping in an old Mazda 929, we went to see the business owner. By the end of the meeting, the client had handed us a $3500 check. He wanted us to do a website. That website is still there and the client every year mails us a hosting check. He taught us that people want to work with infinitely passionate people. Passion is something we value above all else. We decided to test for passion before we hired.