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 standing around looking good in our Gucci loafers, Tom Ford sports jackets, and beards, we’re doing cool stuff like this for people:

Web Platform Development

Web Platform Development

Our development methodology is iterative, incremental and highly responsive to change. Pair that with 100 years combined development experience and you have solutions that last.

Mobile Platform Development

Mobile Platform Development

Our development methodology is iterative, incremental and highly responsive to change. Pair that with 100 years combined development experience and you have solutions that last.

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. 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 senior level technologists can join your team in an advisory role to assist you with team building, scrum management, product management, tech strategy.

Our Team


Meet the Team

Arck Interactive is global because talent isn’t always local. We’re a full-service custom web development agency specializing in web and mobile application development. We work on projects of all shapes in sizes: from small community sites, enterprise class business intelligence platforms to heavily integrated mobile applications. If it’s out there, chances are, we’ve worked with it.

Paul Stewart

Paul Stewart

Principal, Director of Development

Portland, OR, USA

Paul is Principal and Director of Development and a lifetime technologist and entrepreneur. He's been designing, developing and managing web-based platforms and applications since the text-based web. Prior to founding Arck Interactive, Paul worked in a variety of engineering and leadership roles, most recently developing enterprise content management applications for Perot Systems and the U.S. Department of Transportation. He got his chops building web platforms in the first dot-com boom (RIP).

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.

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 the frozen tundra. Matt is also an avid SCUBA diver, when he's not freezing at a keyboard he can usually be found underwater.

William

William "Billy" Gunn

DevOps Engineer

Durham, NC, USA

Billy has been working in the IT industry for 16 years and has worn multiple hats, including: systems administrator, network engineer, DBA, and developer. He's been developing web applications for fun and profit for about 11 years. He's currently our master of all things Ionic.

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's known to speak a few languages, as well.

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. Carter is an iconic Laravel expert and contributes to many open source projects in addition to his work for Arck!

Charlie Grove

Charlie Grove

Front-End Engineer

McMinnville, OR, USA

Charlie is a front-end development 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.

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 and three years managing the New York Life After School grant at Collaborative Classroom in Emeryville, California.

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