Our team

Brad

President

Brad Muncs
  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
    Founding Symetris, a company still going strong after 13 years in business
  • Your web specialties are?
    Everything. I eat, sleep & drink web.
  • Social media is all about…?
    « Creating engagement and interactivity. » But in real life, it’s to spy on your neighbors.
  • Pastel is…?
    In competition with neon as humanity’s worst chromatic error.
  • Where were you 10 years ago?
    In China… or was it Spain? Or Japan? Or France? Or Thailand?... (I travel a lot!)

Julie-Arsène

BUSINESS DEVELOPEMENT

Julie Arsène Talbot
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
    My office can be quite a mess and staff can hear me laugh two levels down
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
    My plant. Even though it's plastic, it helps to "feng shui" my mess (oups! I meant stuff)
  • You can’t live without…?
    Internet, sunglasses, my bike
  • Your childhood dream?
    Be a spy
  • Your worst embarrassment?
    You'll NEVER know!!!

Karine

BUSINESS DEVELOPEMENT

Karine Trudel
  • What I bring to the team
    Solid background in client management and my wide variety of smoothie recipes
  • What your colleagues would say about you
    Efficient and friendly…but doesn't have nice handwriting!
  • At school you were:
    Chatty!
  • You would have liked to be the inventor of:
    Post-its and double-sided tape
  • Your biggest embarrassment:
    Ha Ha, Nice try!
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Julien

BUSINESS DEVELOPEMENT

Julien Linares
  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
    Organizing a parachute jump for all the students of my final school year (150 people)
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
    That I can be annoyingly energetic at times!
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
    Too late, it's not on my desk anymore...
  • Your childhood dream?
    Become a secret agent (ideally 007)!
  • Three essentials for my work life?
    Coffee, challenges and great colleagues!!

Élisabeth

PROJECT LEADER

Élisabeth Lafrance
  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
    3 days and two nights for the Sainte-Justine Kids Foundation
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
    At this very moment? Balloons!
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
    Probably balloons tomorrow.
  • Your childhood dream?
    Riding through Canada on Roller Blades
  • What you thought you would never see in your lifetime?
    I haven't seen anything yet, I swear.

Steven

Project Leader

Steven Painchaud
  • You would have liked to be the inventor of:
    The toaster, to go with my last name
  • What your colleagues would say about you
    I'm too loud
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
    I'm really too loud
  • What I bring to the team
    The trademark energy and interpersonnal skills of bleuets
  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
    The time I found a way to do 20 hours of work in 1 hour in Excel

David

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

David Pinard
  • Your web specialties are?
    Mastery of Drupal (an online Content Management System)
  • The future of the web?
    Infinity and beyond!
  • What your colleagues say about you?
    Funny, sociable and motivated
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
    Funny
  • What’s the most useful thing on your desk?
    My coffee
  • What you thought you would never see in your lifetime?
    Every single Harry Potter film

Matthieu

Director of innovation

Matthieu Gadrat
  • Your web specialties are?
    Php, MySql, Html, XHtml, JavaScript, Css, Jquery, Drupal, Code Ignitor, Wordpress, Ajax
  • What your colleagues say about you?
    The guy with the creative solution
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
    The guy with the nonsense solution
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
    A full cup of coffee
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
    An empty cup of coffee
  • The most beautiful moment of your life?
    A vertical ski descent with snow up to my waist at an altitude of 2800 meters lost in the Alps.

Kirill

Functionnal / QA Analyst

Kirill Solomonov
  • What your colleagues say about you?
    Not to let my laid-back attitude fool you: I get a lot of things done without looking stressed out.
  • At school, you were ...?
    Very good and often MIA.
  • They say you look like ...?
    Strangely to Ryan Gosling (it's the beard I think).
  • The most beautiful moment of your life?
    Barefoot marriage in an AirBnb in Cape Town.
  • Early bird or night owl?
    Both an early bird and a night owl... I don’t sleep much!

David

Web developer

David Arbour
  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
    Finally having found a real job, I used to be a musician…
  • At school, I was…?
    Good :/ and attentive
  • You can’t live without…?
    My daughter and my music
  • You never thought you would see in your lifetime?
    It wouldn’t be appropriate to say here…
  • Your worst embarassement?
    I broke my new bass guitar during a public sound test

Enrique

Web developer

Enrique Diaz Carranza
  • Pastel is…?
    A question for designers
  • You never thought you would see in your lifetime?
    The dissolution of the Soviet Union (Yes, I'm old, a cold war baby)
  • What I bring to the team
    White hairs
  • When I retire…
    I'll take the essential role of being the old grumpy man
  • You would have liked to be the inventor of...?
    A time machine

David-Alexandre

Web developper

David-Alexandre Fauvelle
  • What do you contribute to the Symetris team?
    Being the third "David" in the team!
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
    The dolphin mug
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
    A pack of DVD-Rs, and I'm not quite sure why they're here
  • Your childhood dream?
    Discovering a new dinosaur
  • A genius?
    Like in a lamp?

Maxime

Web developper

Maxime Lavoie
  • You would have liked to be the inventor of...?
    Quake 2
  • Your childhood dream?
    Beat my brother's Time Record on Mario Raceway (Mario Kart 64)
  • They say you look like…?
    A guy 5 years younger than my actual age
  • You never thought you would see in your lifetime?
    1cm of mold on a spatula in my friend's apartment
  • Where were you 10 years ago at the same date?
    In my bed swearing that I would never drink again in my life

Chris

Web Developer

Christopher Tomasso
  • The internet of tomorrow will be?
    A history book for sentient robots
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
    My elbows
  • People say you look like...?
    Oscar Isaac in Ex Machina
  • Your childhood dream?
    To become rich and successful. In a Batman kind of way...
  • You can’t live without…?
    Coffee. Let's face it, coffee is a programmer's gasoline.

Heath

Web Developer

Heath Stannard
  • What I bring to the team
    Height?
  • Your web specialties are?
    Drupal Drupal Drupal of course, 12+ years
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
    Is funny (the other funny)
  • At school you were:
    The guy with a cd-burner
  • A genius?
    Thank you

Karine

Web developper

Karine Paquette
  • What I bring to the team
    My front-end expertise but most of all, my cheerfulness
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
    Lunatic sometimes... for example; hitting refresh continuously on a page and not understanding why I am not seeing my changes... Only to realize that I am refreshing the static version!
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
    My post-it! They are useless but it reassures me to have them, just in case
  • You can’t live without…?
    Coffee. Without, I'm a bit grumpy.
  • The most beautiful moment of your life?
    The purchase of our house. It's good to be home, where I'm the boss now!

Philippe

Web developper

Philippe Mouchel
  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
    London 2012 OG site (Drupal 7)
  • What your colleagues say about you?
    Enthusiast, expert
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
    In Beers..
  • You would have liked to be the inventor of:
    A spaceship
  • You never thought you would see in your lifetime?
    A shark !! Right here !