Why are you passionate about your field/role?
I love mobile development and think the new tools and APIs Google is releasing are very exciting and allow for even better mobile experiences. I’m excited to start on a brand new greenfield project working with a small team.
What does “going further” mean to you in your career?
Going further means being willing to not settle for an “ok” company and instead taking the time to find a place that actually cares about it’s employees. It also means pushing to use the best tools available instead of being satisfied with “good enough.”
What drove you to look for a new role?
I was interested in finding a company with much better developer-focused culture. I also wanted to work with the latest Android technologies (Kotlin and the jetpack libraries).
How did Seen help in your job search?
Seen made it easy to understand what my worth was. This data allowed me to negotiate for a higher starting salary than I originally planned. Seen also helped since I didn’t need to seek out companies, they reached out to me.
What excites you about your new company/role?
Working on a much smaller team with a manager that has a highly technical background. I’m also excited to get a fresh start with the latest Android technologies instead of coming onto a large legacy app. I’m excited to see how quickly we can iterate with Kotlin. I really enjoy being a high performing individual contributor, and Ascension is fully supporting that.