Kareem Francis Lead Developer
Kareem is a Node.js junkie and a surprise enthusiast. When not working, you can find Kareem at the gym.
Favorite Island: Jamaica. One love.
Sam is a filmmaker, interaction designer and brand consultant. When not working, you can find Sam riding his bicycle...with no hands!
Favorite Island: Kitchen Island.
Natalie Blair User Experience Designer
Natalie is a creative troublemaker.
When not working, Natalie makes textiles, plays roller derby, and listens to alt-country.
Favorite Island: Pig Beach Island
Lior is a developer of code and observer of humans. When not working, Lior enjoys astronomy, puzzles and YouTube tutorials.
Favorite Island: Sri Lanka.
Lonique Alexander is a developer and a friend.When not working, Lonique is on the beach and at candle-lit dinners.
Favorite Island: Long Island!
Julie is a web designer and botanical illustrator.When not working, Julie can be found making googley-eyed graffiti.
Favorite Island: Cape May Point.
Brian is a Creative Technologist from Brooklyn. When not working, Brian is digging up stories buried under the island.
Favorite Island: Maui!
Nicky is a social media strategist. When not working, Nicky is mourning Argentina's loss in the World Cup.
Favorite Island: Mykonos, Greece.
Research & Copy Analyst
Mark is a writer and a history buff. When not working, Mark is dreaming up Hollywood's next blockbuster.
Favorite Island: Gilliagan's Island.
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