We're not your garden-variety geeks..

No glasses or pocket protectors here. Our philosophy is “look good, be good.” And when we’re not volunteering for Rotary International, The Homeless World Cup, or the Elgg Foundation, we’re doing haute stuff like this :

Web Platform Development

Web Platform Development

Our development methodology is iterative, incremental and highly responsive to change. Pair that with a team that combines strategy, production management, design and engineering -- and you have solutions that last.

Mobile Platform Development

Mobile Platform Development

Our team develops both native and hybrid mobile applications and works with all of the most popular frameworks, including: Ionic, Xamarin, PhoneGap, Sencha...

Complex Systems Integration

Complex Systems Integration

No application is an island. We understand that your application needs to communicate with external systems. If it has an API we’ve probably worked with it. If it doesn’t, we’ll write one.

Business Process Automation

Business Process Automation

One of our greatest passions involves identifying, optimizing and automating inefficient business processes. Rapid economic and technological change makes operational change a requirement.

UI / UX Design and Development

UI / UX Design and Development

Style is important to us. When it’s a way of life it becomes truly timeless. Our solutions meet our clients’ current and future needs. We call it “Design Sustainability” and it’s always in fashion.

Agile  Consulting

Agile Consulting

Need help with your own team? Our technologists can join your team in as agile consultants to assist you with team building, scrum management, product management and tech strategy.

Our Team


Meet the Team

Arck Interactive is global because talent isn’t always local. Since 2008, we’ve curated a team of the best and brightest minds in design and engineering. Take a minute and get to know us!

LEADERSHIP

Paul Stewart

Paul Stewart

Principal

Portland, OR, USA

Paul is Arck's Founder, Principal and a lifetime technologist and entrepreneur. He's been designing, developing and managing web-based platforms and applications since the dawn of the web. Prior to founding Arck Interactive, Paul worked in a variety of engineering and leadership roles for organizations like Perot Systems, Dell and the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Robert Pudlik

Robert Pudlik

Product Manager

Portland, OR, USA

Robert leads product strategy for Arck Interactive's clients. He has over 12 years of experience leading product teams at Gerson Lehrman Group, eMusic, and most recently as the VP of Product Management at Scrollmotion. He trained under Marty Cagan of the Silicon Valley Product Group and has experience bringing multiple, new products to market, with a focus on SaaS and mobile.

ENGINEERING

Matt Beckett

Matt Beckett

Development Team Lead

Nanaimo, Canada

Matt has made a name for himself in the Elgg community through his many plugins and core contributions. He brings with him a decade of development experience and an innate ability to learn anything - which is not all that surprising as there's really nothing else to do up in paradise.

Ismayil Khareninov

Ismayil Khareninov

Full-Stack Developer

Berlin, Germany

Ismayil brings serious Elgg development expertise, is a well known contributor on Elgg's community site and recently joined the core Elgg platform development team. He speaks as many human tongues as he does computer languages.

Carter Fort

Carter Fort

Full-Stack Developer

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Hailing from the hardened, steel streets of Pittsburgh, PA, Carter brings over a decade of full-stack application to the team. He is an iconic Laravel expert and contributes to many open source projects in addition to his work for Arck!

Victor Temprano

Victor Temprano

React.JS Developer

Toronto, Canada

Victor is our resident React.JS expert. He's been working with React since the first version emerged and has more experience building custom platforms with it than anyone we have come across. 'Nuff said.

Steve Clay

Steve Clay

Elgg Developer

Tampa, FL, USA

Steve is a key member of the core Elgg development team, an active contributor to many popular Elgg plugins and one of our three resident Elgg experts. He's also into indie music.

William

William "Billy" Gunn

DevOps Engineer

Durham, NC, USA

Billy has been working in the IT industry for 20 years and has worn multiple hats, including: systems administrator, network engineer, DBA, and developer. He's the architect behind our custom, managed cloud and a marathoner!

CREATIVE

Hannah Portello-Swagel

Hannah Portello-Swagel

Web Designer

San Francisco, CA, USA

Hannah has close to two decade's worth of experience creating truly memorable and compelling web sites. She was born and raised in Southeast Alaska and got her B.S. in Engineering from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Fun fact: Hannah spent four summers as the program director for the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.

Charlie Grove

Charlie Grove

Front-End Designer

McMinnville, OR, USA

Charlie is a front-end design and WordPress specialist delivering cross browser friendly and responsive html and css. When our clients need custom WordPress themes based on the latest web standards without bloat - he makes it happen.

FEAR.

It's a way of life for us. No, we're not talking about the traditional mortal-peril variety. We mean "respect". And we earn it for every one of our clients with every one of our solutions. We believe the world is a better place with a little fear.

Let's Talk

Let's Talk