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

We are a 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.

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!

Book by Thomas Powell

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

Jeff Frederich

Technical Sales Director

Charlie Scala

Account Executive

45

People

(AKA Employees)
 
 

Alexis Shen

Project Manager

Annie Devine

Designer

From
20

Different States /
Countries

 
 

Steffani Bolhofner

Marketing

Mark Patterson

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.

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.

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.

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.

Annie's design work spans the earliest stages of user research to the creation of polished visual designs. She works closely with stakeholders to understand the UX and UI needs of each project, and implements a user-centered design process to create compelling and intuitive experiences. Before joining PINT, she worked in marketing, advertising, and software development, and her previous roles include mobile app developer, QA analyst, and business analyst. Annie has a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, where she studied communications, marketing, and neuroscience.

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.

Mark Patterson is an experienced technical project manager with a demonstrated history of success in ecommerce website projects. He is skilled in various ecommerce platforms including Shopify, Miva, and Big Commerce, as well as industry-leading CMS frameworks such as WordPress. Mark comes to project management from a background of hands-on Web design and development emphasizing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL, which gives him particular insight into the core elements of web development projects. Mark earned a Bachelor of Arts with focuses in Web Design and Development, Digital and Multimedia, and Information Resources Design from the Art Institute of San Diego.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Annie's design work spans the earliest stages of user research to the creation of polished visual designs. She works closely with stakeholders to understand the UX and UI needs of each project, and implements a user-centered design process to create compelling and intuitive experiences. Before joining PINT, she worked in marketing, advertising, and software development, and her previous roles include mobile app developer, QA analyst, and business analyst. Annie has a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, where she studied communications, marketing, and neuroscience.

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.

Mark Patterson is an experienced technical project manager with a demonstrated history of success in ecommerce website projects. He is skilled in various ecommerce platforms including Shopify, Miva, and Big Commerce, as well as industry-leading CMS frameworks such as WordPress. Mark comes to project management from a background of hands-on Web design and development emphasizing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL, which gives him particular insight into the core elements of web development projects. Mark earned a Bachelor of Arts with focuses in Web Design and Development, Digital and Multimedia, and Information Resources Design from the Art Institute of San Diego.

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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