When John isn't working he spends most of his time with his family. John is married with 2 small children. John is involved in his church and plays soccer to keep active.
John went to school to be a designer but the need for skilled developers pushed him to study coding on his own. Working both sides of the coin over the past 15 years has been super helpful in building out Creative2 and filling the gaps along the way.
"Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people."
- Steve Jobs
"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."
- C.S. Lewis
Shawn is involved with his church, is a Washington Nationals fanatic, and spends most of his free time with his wife, Stephanie, and his son, Jack
Shawn started his career as a producer and publicist for TV's America's Most Wanted.
"The measure of a man can best be found between Sundays."
- DJ Miller
Eddie spends his free time with his dog, Murray. Together they are working on a project so big and so powerful that someday soon they will rule the world.
While a student at UVA, Eddie worked part time as a bus driver.
Erik independently studies perception and enjoys keeping abreast of advancements in web design/development, user experience, new technologies, and consumer behavior.
After a middle school’s basic typing class showed him he didn't need those pesky pencils to satisfy his creativity, Erik directed his energy toward web design.
"Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone."
- Alan Watts
Sam spends his time keeping up-to-date with the latest in web technologies (WebAssembly anyone?) and making sure his video game backlog continues to grow and become impossible to complete.
Sam is a multi-instrumentalist and has performed at the Hard Rock Café!
"Has Anyone Really Been Far Even as Decided to Use Even Go Want to do Look More Like?"
Daniel is an avid comic book reader and collector, a supporter of New York sports teams and the University of Virginia (his alma mater), and is constantly trying to learn new things.
While he was born in New York, Daniel has called Virginia his home for about half of his life now.
"The first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur."
- Elon Musk
In his free time, Hunter experiments with digital art and obsesses over his dog.
Born with Strabismus and Brown Syndrome, Hunter sees the world through one eye at a time, however he has been working hard to develop binocular vision!
“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”
- Alan Kay
Jason loves hanging out with his two awesome children and impressing his wife with his cooking. He belongs to a local church and mentors a small group of high school boys.
Jason volunteered as a living kidney donor and lived as a homeless man in California in search of a missing person. He swam with whale sharks, enjoys seafood, indoor rowing, Les Misérables, Terminator 2, and retro TV shows.
"It's about progress not perfection."
Ricky enjoys spending his free time with his beautiful wife and daughters. He loves watching and playing baseball, as well as coaching a local little league team with his brother.
Aside from software, Ricky’s most valuable tools for focusing on design work are coffee and instrumental film scores.
“I wish to avail myself of all that is already known.”
When he's not working, you can probably find Chris learning something new. He enjoys nature, playing guitar, podcasts, and science fiction.
He once performed a cover of Weezer's "The Good Life" with his band at the 500 Songs for Kids Charity Event.
"We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down."
- Kurt Vonnegut
When he isn’t working, Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife, Alyssa, their daughter, Harper, and their large Bernese Mountain Dog, Alice. An avid supporter of Pittsburgh sports teams, Kyle also enjoys fly fishing, going on scooter rides, and keeping up-to-date on new technologies (especially within the Laravel ecosystem).
Even though Kyle doesn’t consider himself a world traveler, he’s been fortunate enough to travel to 5 of the 7 world continents. Only Africa and Antarctica left!
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”
Janine is an active member of a local church where she enjoys cultivating community through a small group. She enjoys growing in knowledge about herself and others by studying the Enneagram. Most weeknights you can find her whipping up something for dinner without a recipe followed by eating said meal on the couch while watching reality TV with her photographer husband, Joel.
When she’s not crafting pixels, Janine is a local real estate photographer in her area of Central Virginia. She’s always had a passion for photography and architecture and this side hustle combines both!
"I do not have a favorite quote."