Posts Tagged ‘morgan’

Job #3 for 2009

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Well I can’t say I intend to make a habit out of this, but I have changed jobs again. This makes it the second job change and the third job I’ve had this year!

I had an amazing 6 months with Morgan Creative but after a partnering company unexpectedly withdrew their support, they weren’t able to keep me on. I was very sad to leave because I was working with awesome people on awesome stuff in an awesome location.

During my job search I was basically looking for three things:

  • a larger company,
  • a ‘cool’ office environment/culture, and
  • a recognised name.

This led me to Atlassian, who have been growing fast. They’re a big name in software, especially for Sydney. The company is filled with really smart people and the culture is still very start-upish, which is awesome. I’ve been brought on as a Support Engineer for JIRA Studio, a hosted version of virtually all Atlassian products.

The whole process, from the interviewing stages to having just finished my second day, has been great. Everyone is very friendly and it’s clear that they really do care about people over processes. I think I’m going to like it here!

Job Change

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Yesterday I finished up working at Interspire. It was sad because I have made a lot of friends there and I really enjoyed working with them. It’s a really good place to work with all sorts of perks and cool projects. I had spent the last year with them working on Email Marketer. I know it’s really busy and me leaving will really increase my team mates’ work load – sorry about that guys! 🙁

I’m taking the rest of this week off and then starting at Morgan Creative on Monday. This is a company started by a couple of friends of mine which has started to really take off. It’s similar kind of work but more contract-based with clients rather than product-based with customers. They head-hunted me around Easter and managed to make me an offer good enough to get me to join. It’s going to be great working with them again!