Meet the Team
A common definition for a design team is: “A group of individuals assembled to perform activities that contribute toward achieving a common task related goal. Many business operators will put together a project team consisting of skilled workers from the same or different function areas to work on an important project.”
For the most part this describes us, but as Obi-Wan Kenobi said: “You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy”
Wait… Wrong quote…
He said: “He (Luke’s Uncle) feared you might follow old Obi-Wan on some damn fool idealistic crusade like your father did.”
…and even though we aren’t following in the footsteps of Darth Vader we are following the force, or in our case the code. Our team is made up of nerds and geeks who have spent a life reading comics, watching sci-fi, and honing our individual crafts. Each member of our team brings a new level of creativity and interest into each project the take on. We each take pride in the work we do, and the work we pass on to our clients. In that aspect these are the droids you’re looking for.
ShaSha is our lead logo designer and graphics specialist.
“I’ve basically been an artist since I was a toddler with a crayon, but have studied Art and English Lit at LBCC for the past three years before this gap-year because of my health. My artwork won two of the very top awards for the 2016-2017 school year: the Purchase Award and the Juror’s Choice Award. I’ve been creating art and design work in a freelance capacity for over a decade.
I’ve had the honor of being part of over 20 different collaborative art shows and involved in many different community and non-profit protects in and around Corvallis over the last 6.5 years, and have volunteered with The Arts Center for just as long.”
Tanis and ShaSha met at an environmental science march in Corvallis, OR. They discovered a common love for Doctor Who and that they were kindred spirits. A portfolio of ShaSha’s work is available in the office, or visit the slideshow online here: ShaSha’s Portfolio
Tanis is the lead designer, social media expert, and owner of the company. More can be found at tanisjustice.com
Tanis has been a photographer and writer for almost 30 years. His first job was reporting, writing and the photography of school sports teams for his local newspaper in high school at the age of 15. In 1997 He took an interest in the internet, and his life changed forever. He started out like most people learning HTML, and by the time 2000 rolled around he was working as a network security analyst for a company he started, Nexsecure Technologies. His love for coding never stopped, and he developed a love for WordPress, which he’d been using for several years, and wanted to create sites for people with smaller budgets. In 2014 he decided to finally publish a book, which was finally published in 2016. He’s had a checkered past for sure, but has changed his mindset towards helping others and working towards the common good he tries to find in everyone. He’s involved with several community and social groups such as Autism Skates PNW, positive political activism, and equality for all people. His references can be found here, and you can visit his blog, tanisjustice.com to read his work, view his poetry, and buy his reading material. Tanis has various certifications in the IT field: MCSA-S/MCSE-I (2003), A+ Hardware/Software, Security+, CSA+, HCISPP, CISSP, CCNA Security, RHCSA, MS Office, ACSP, and an ACA. He has a M.A. in Art History, and a D.D. (Doctorate of Divinity)
For information about becoming a team member call 541-243-4171 and talk to Tanis.