As part of our ongoing employee spotlight series, we’ll be profiling colleagues who inspire us. Today, meet Roy Robinson IV.

Company Role: Senior DevOps Engineer

Most likely to: Have a ferret in his bag

Secret talent: Making people smile

With his dulcet tones, you could be forgiven for thinking Roy was once a radio personality. But no, he’s a tech man through and through. Initially coming from a Linux system engineering background, he’s now focused on enabling developers with sturdy CI automation and building infrastructure for deployments. (A lot of jargon there, but if you know, you know).

A loving…

As part of our ongoing employee spotlight series, we’ll be profiling colleagues who inspire us. Today, meet Sergey Lukyanenko.

Company Role: Software Engineer

Most likely to: burn at the beach

Secret talent: 2nd Dan Black Belt in Karate

If you’ve ever been curious about the best hikes in Denver or the best tacos in San Fran, the coolest venues in Seattle, or the most chill spots in Miami, then Sergey’s your man. Born in Ukraine and living in the US since the age of 20, he’s been around the block in terms of cities he’s made home. …

As part of our ongoing employee spotlight series, we’ll be profiling colleagues who inspire us. Today, meet Matt Rubright.

Company Role: Senior Android Developer

Most likely to: injure themselves while making lunch

Secret talent: can make the best shawarma

Raised on a steady diet of GamePro, PC Gamer, Nintendo Power, and Playstation Magazine, Matt’s younger self dreamed of a future in gaming journalism. And who wouldn’t? Writing, editing, and even podcasting for video game publications sounds like a pretty cool job at, well, any age, really. …

We couldn’t start off Women’s History Month without profiling one of the many bad-ass women at String and Key. Today, meet Ariane Strombom, legal lady-boss, and our resident midwesterner.

Company Role: General Counsel & Compliance Officer

Most likely to: Make an impromptu award-winning gourmet meal

Secret talent: Interior design

In those initial college years where most are mulling over their options before deciding their major, Ariane already had it all figured out — and she had it figured out EARLY. She was going to be a lawyer, end of story. …

As part of our ongoing employee spotlight series, we’ll be profiling colleagues who inspire us. Today, meet Micah Heiselt.

Company Role: Head of Creative

Most likely to: not be recognized on the street

Secret talent: amateur woodworker/jack of all trades

While many of us dream of graduating and hopefully going straight into a decent job, our Head of Creative, Micah took it to a whole other level and landed himself his first gig in Hawaii of all places. …

As part of our ongoing employee spotlight series, we’ll be profiling colleagues who inspire us. Today, meet Andrey Grechko.

Company Role: Senior Software Engineer

Most likely to: Have a notebook

Secret talent: Competitive sports orienteering

A well-rounded software engineer with marketing experience and IT chops to boot? Yep, that’s Andrey. Starting his career as an IT professional, Andrey’s deep knowledge of a ton of programming languages saw him go from entry-level web developer to director level in just a few short years. …

As part of our ongoing employee spotlight series, we’ll be profiling colleagues who inspire us. Today, meet Alexandra Tull.

Company Role: Head of People

Most likely to: Have a movie quote for almost every situation

Secret talent: Event Planning & decor

When you’re a startup that’s hiring like crazy, you’re eventually gonna need an HR department. When String and Key got to that size, we naturally sought out the best of the best to lead our People function. Someone who’d help find us the best of the best in talent. That special someone? …

As part of our ongoing employee spotlight series, we’ll be profiling colleagues who inspire us. Today, meet Megan Lighty.

Company Role: User Experience Designer

Most likely to: Be over-prepared (I was made fun of for bringing a sweatshirt to the beach once)

Secret talent: Sudoku

How many of us can say we were career scouted while working at a farmer’s market? Not a lot of us. But, you know who was? Our very own UX designer, Megan! What started as a typical day doing usual farmer’s market things turned into the beginning of a fruitful career with us here at…

As part of our ongoing employee spotlight series, we’ll be profiling colleagues who inspire us. Today, meet Neha Gaikwad.

Company Role: Mobile Engineer

Most likely to: Talk to myself while coding

Secret talent: Double jointed

Interested in any potential lucky days, months, and/or years coming up in your future? Just ask Neha! Tell her your birth date and time, and she’ll tell you what the stars have in store for you. Yep, pretty cool. But how? Well, her mom is an astrologer who taught her everything zodiac-related. …

It’s a new year, and we’ve got a fresh batch of String and Key Crew profiles coming your way! These profiles are a great way to get to know the people who inspire us and make our company awesome. As always, if you like what you read and you think you’d enjoy working with us, check out our job openings because we’re hiring.

Company Role: Director of Platform Engineering

Most likely to: Show up on a bicycle

Secret talent: Staying up later than you

If you’re looking for some cool extra-curricular ideas, look no further as we share some hobby…

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Senior Copywriter at String and Key.

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