Posts filed under 'Macropod'

Shaking Off My Corporate Anxiety

Changing jobs can be hard, changing careers are harder, and changing from a corporate role to a start-up (or vice-versa) can be either the best or the worst decision you’ve ever made. I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve...

Funding an Australian Startup

After my previous post about why Macropod chose to stay in Australia, I received quite a few questions about raising money in Australia vs raising in the US and about our experience funding a startup generally. Whilst my post was quite...

Meet Thuy: Splitrock Studio Office Manager

Thuy is one of the most important people to work at Splitrock Studio, since she is in charge of how stocked with milk and coca-cola the fridge is. Beverages notwithstanding, we couldn’t live without Thuy and her broad range of...

Meet Alan: Splitrock Studio Co-Founder & CEO

We’d like you to meet our fearless leader, co-founder and Splitrock Studio CEO Alan! He’s not the only Alan to work for Splitrock Studio, but since he was the first to, he gets dibs on all the usernames and handles....

Meet Jesse: Splitrock Studio Backend Dev

Jesse is one of the vital linchpins to our fabulously talented Developer team. Self attested man of few words, when Jesse adds to a discussion he adds a depth of understanding that make others shut-up and pay attention. Quietly calm,...

Meet James: Splitrock Studio Frontend Dev

James is a frontend developer who started with us almost 2 years ago (that’s like 14 in dev years!). Since we’re all about equal opportunity, James managed to land the job despite a lack of beard. This is very strange...

Meet Alan: Macropod Backend Dev

Alan joined the Macropod team in October 2014. With a wealth of experience working with many large corporates and various SMBs and startups, Alan knows his way around various programming languages and frameworks. An avid cyclist, Alan commutes to work...

Meet Sher Rill: Macropod Designer

Sher Rill joined Macropod in May 2015 and has been a breath of fresh air to the team and brand since day one. Her creativity has extended into every part of the Macropod brand, from our new website design to the...

Meet Chanie: Macropod Marketing Manager

Chanie joined Macropod as the 5th employee for Macropod (then Bugherd) and the first female and coincidentally non-bearded person to join the ranks. Taking care of literally all things Marketing, from SEO and SEM to Paid campaigns, PPC, Brand Management...

How Improv Will Make You a Better Collaborator

Problem solving in a team is often a significant challenge. Whether it be a technical problem, a design sprint, a product roadmap or even planning the next team retreat, getting buy-in from everyone in the team can be tough. Teams...