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"Website development company" is a bit of an understatement.

We are web-savvy team with a passion for problem-solving and building great user experiences. And we've been doing it since the 90's. We're a bunch of web geeks and internet old-timers who've seen a few things and invented some, too. We're not just a web development firm.

We're a everything-you-could-possibly-need-to-know-about-the-Web digital agency.

What this means for you:

Big-picture solutions

We know the web inside and out. From web architecture to security and performance.

JavaScript wizardry

Our JavaScript experts find the best ways for your site to be awesome and stable.

Code Masters

We craft our code (HTML5, node.js & more) to build faster and more efficient websites.

Details are a big deal

We care about the details of your website, including security, performance and usability.

An obsession with quality

We don't build sites on a hunch: we use data and user design principles to drive our decisions.

Creative nerdery

When it comes to the web, we are always absorbing new ideas to present to you.

Why do good web experiences matter?

Good web experiences are invisible, but vital to your company's professional reputation as your website reflects your company personality. When your site loads fast and works well, visitors stay and become customers which boosts profits.

We know why good web experiences matter. We know how to build them. We're the digital agency that has literally written the book on web development!

Our Team

The Web isn't just work to us, it's our home and our playground.

Our Team

The Web isn't just work to us, it's our home and our playground.

Thomas Powell
PINT Founder & President
Rob McFarlane
Creative Director / Partner
Jimmy Tam
Technical Director / Partner
Eric Samuelson
Vice President / General Manager
45
People
(AKA Employees)
 
 
Joe Lima
Director of Software Development / Solutions Architect
Charlie Scala
Account Executive
Jeff Frederich
Technical Sales Director
Lydia Livett
Project Manager
From
20
Different
States /
Countries
 
 
Natasha Lasensky
Project Manager
With
300+
Years of
experience
 
 
Carrie Nusbaum
Information Architect
Steffani Bolhofner
Marketing
Alexis Shen
Project Manager
Our Team
The Web isn't just work to us, it's our home and our playground.

PINT’s founder and President, Thomas Powell, is a long time Internet and web industry veteran. After an early stint at CERFnet in the early 1990s, he founded Powell Internet Consulting (later renamed PINT) in 1994. Beyond his involvement at PINT Thomas is well known in the academic community both regionally and internationally. He founded the UCSD Extension Web Publishing program in the late 1990s and continues to teach classes in Web development and design there. He is also an instructor for the UCSD Computer Science Department where he teaches classes in Web design theory, Web Programming and the theory of programming languages.

Thomas is published and his work has appeared in magazines such as Network World, and online sites such as ZDNet. He is also a member of the prestigious Network World Test Alliance. He has published numerous books on Web technology and design including the best-selling Web Design: The Complete Reference, HTML: The Complete Reference, JavaScript: The Complete Reference, and the highly influential Web Site Engineering. His books have been translated into over 12 languages and are used around the world both in industry and college settings.

Rob McFarlane oversees all aspects of the Web design process for PINT clients, including site design, user interface, and multimedia integration. He received an AA in Multimedia Design from Platt College 1996 and currently resides on the school’s board of advisors. Rob joined our team in 1996. His experience encompasses logo design, technical illustration, and advertising design, which have appeared in several national publications. His work has also accompanied articles by Thomas Powell in several magazines. Rob also created technical illustrations for PINT book projects such as Web Design: The Complete Reference, JavaScript: The Complete Reference, HTML: The Complete Reference, and Website Engineering: Beyond Web Page Design.

Jimmy Tam combines his technical and creative abilities to push the envelope of website design. Jimmy joined our team in 1995. He was a consultant for the San Diego SuperComputer Center from 1993 to 1996. At SDSC, he was involved with CGI programming in Perl, technical support, and web client/server technology. Prior to joining PINT, Jimmy was involved with many large-scale web development projects, including the Air Quality Management District Project in Los Angeles and the San Diego Bay Project. Jimmy holds a B.S. in Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences from UCSD.

Eric oversees the finance and operations for PINT. He has more than 15 years of experience in operations and accounting, and has worked in the technology, healthcare, manufacturing and hospitality industries. He has also served on the Board of Directors with many local San Diego nonprofit organizations as Treasurer and Director.

Joe Lima has designed and developed web solutions in the Microsoft IIS environment for over a decade and provided consulting services for Fortune 500 firms in web security and performance. In addition to his role with PINT, Joe is the CTO of Port80 Software and one of the architects of ServerDefenderVP, a web application firewall for Microsoft based websites and applications.

Charlie works with prospective and current PINT clients to closely understand their digital needs and initiate a wide range of web engagements to help their businesses grow. He has six years of experience consulting on internet marketing projects. Charlie holds a Bachelor of Science from Babson College with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Marketing.

Jeff is a client and technology focused leader with 10+ years of experience in web agency management and software product development. He has developed enterprise client relationships and lead the product team for ZingChart since 2012. His experience in sales, business operations, and technical project leadership helps to define projects, recommend and communicate solutions, and streamline development processes. His focus on project specifications through deployment helps ensure the delivery of successful projects and expanding client partnerships.

Lydia works with current PINT clients and the development team at PINT to efficiently deliver projects. She has over seven years experience with a background in software testing and Agile delivery. Lydia holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland, New Zealand majoring in Marketing and Management.

Natasha has been working in the B2B software industry for 7 years. Through the years, Natasha has worn many hats: Marketer, Product Manager, UI & UX Designer, and Project Manager. Natasha has worked on projects for a variety of clients and has a BS in Business Administration from California State University San Marcos. Natasha is pursuing her Master's of Business Administration at the Rady School of Management at University of California San Diego during her evenings.

Carrie Nusbaum performs contextual interviews, user studies, usability consulting and testing, task flow and workflow analyses, and modeling. She translates user research into compelling and intuitive user experiences. Carrie plays a primary role in PINT’s understanding of our clients and their users, informing key decisions related to site improvements. She joined the PINT team in 2014 after working for Sony Pictures for a number of years and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.

Steffani has been working in the field of online marketing and web development for over six years. She has worked with non-profits, small businesses, and larger firms in a variety of industries including finance, education, B2C, and more. Steffani has a BS in Mass Communications with focuses in Public Relations and Advertising.

Alexis Shen is a graduate of the University of California - San Diego with a major in Cognitive Science. She brings three years of project management experience in the tech sector to PINT. She works with clients on every phase of a project: research and strategy, implementation and quality assurance, and delivery and iterative testing.

PINT’s founder and President, Thomas Powell, is a long time Internet and web industry veteran. After an early stint at CERFnet in the early 1990s, he founded Powell Internet Consulting (later renamed PINT) in 1994. Beyond his involvement at PINT Thomas is well known in the academic community both regionally and internationally. He founded the UCSD Extension Web Publishing program in the late 1990s and continues to teach classes in Web development and design there. He is also an instructor for the UCSD Computer Science Department where he teaches classes in Web design theory, Web Programming and the theory of programming languages.

Thomas is published and his work has appeared in magazines such as Network World, and online sites such as ZDNet. He is also a member of the prestigious Network World Test Alliance. He has published numerous books on Web technology and design including the best-selling Web Design: The Complete Reference, HTML: The Complete Reference, JavaScript: The Complete Reference, and the highly influential Web Site Engineering. His books have been translated into over 12 languages and are used around the world both in industry and college settings.

Rob McFarlane oversees all aspects of the Web design process for PINT clients, including site design, user interface, and multimedia integration. He received an AA in Multimedia Design from Platt College 1996 and currently resides on the school’s board of advisors. Rob joined our team in 1996. His experience encompasses logo design, technical illustration, and advertising design, which have appeared in several national publications. His work has also accompanied articles by Thomas Powell in several magazines. Rob also created technical illustrations for PINT book projects such as Web Design: The Complete Reference, JavaScript: The Complete Reference, HTML: The Complete Reference, and Website Engineering: Beyond Web Page Design.

Jimmy Tam combines his technical and creative abilities to push the envelope of website design. Jimmy joined our team in 1995. He was a consultant for the San Diego SuperComputer Center from 1993 to 1996. At SDSC, he was involved with CGI programming in Perl, technical support, and web client/server technology. Prior to joining PINT, Jimmy was involved with many large-scale web development projects, including the Air Quality Management District Project in Los Angeles and the San Diego Bay Project. Jimmy holds a B.S. in Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences from UCSD.

Eric oversees the finance and operations for PINT. He has more than 15 years of experience in operations and accounting, and has worked in the technology, healthcare, manufacturing and hospitality industries. He has also served on the Board of Directors with many local San Diego nonprofit organizations as Treasurer and Director.

Joe Lima has designed and developed web solutions in the Microsoft IIS environment for over a decade and provided consulting services for Fortune 500 firms in web security and performance. In addition to his role with PINT, Joe is the CTO of Port80 Software and one of the architects of ServerDefenderVP, a web application firewall for Microsoft based websites and applications.

Charlie works with prospective and current PINT clients to closely understand their digital needs and initiate a wide range of web engagements to help their businesses grow. He has six years of experience consulting on internet marketing projects. Charlie holds a Bachelor of Science from Babson College with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Marketing.

Jeff is a client and technology focused leader with 10+ years of experience in web agency management and software product development. He has developed enterprise client relationships and lead the product team for ZingChart since 2012. His experience in sales, business operations, and technical project leadership helps to define projects, recommend and communicate solutions, and streamline development processes. His focus on project specifications through deployment helps ensure the delivery of successful projects and expanding client partnerships.

Lydia works with current PINT clients and the development team at PINT to efficiently deliver projects. She has over seven years experience with a background in software testing and Agile delivery. Lydia holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland, New Zealand majoring in Marketing and Management.

Natasha has been working in the B2B software industry for 7 years. Through the years, Natasha has worn many hats: Marketer, Product Manager, UI & UX Designer, and Project Manager. Natasha has worked on projects for a variety of clients and has a BS in Business Administration from California State University San Marcos. Natasha is pursuing her Master's of Business Administration at the Rady School of Management at University of California San Diego during her evenings.

Carrie Nusbaum performs contextual interviews, user studies, usability consulting and testing, task flow and workflow analyses, and modeling. She translates user research into compelling and intuitive user experiences. Carrie plays a primary role in PINT’s understanding of our clients and their users, informing key decisions related to site improvements. She joined the PINT team in 2014 after working for Sony Pictures for a number of years and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.

Steffani has been working in the field of online marketing and web development for over six years. She has worked with non-profits, small businesses, and larger firms in a variety of industries including finance, education, B2C, and more. Steffani has a BS in Mass Communications with focuses in Public Relations and Advertising.

Alexis Shen is a graduate of the University of California - San Diego with a major in Cognitive Science. She brings three years of project management experience in the tech sector to PINT. She works with clients on every phase of a project: research and strategy, implementation and quality assurance, and delivery and iterative testing.

Are you excited by JavaScript libraries? Do you sleep, eat, and breathe the Web?

Have you considered working with us?

By writing books, building awesome products, and setting industry standards, PINT has earned a highly respected reputation for our technical consulting and web development services. This is reflected through our diverse and extensive client base. Our continued success and growth offer a career, not just a job.

We invite you to explore the openings at our digital agency and be part of our outstanding team of creative nerds.

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