Fit Matters

We work on projects that reach millions of people everyday and make their lives easier, more fulfilling, and a little more delightful.

Success isn't an accident, it's deliberate. From the clients we collaborate with, to the teammates that call this place home, we've found that focusing on finding the right fit is as important as finding the right projects. Let us show you what we value and then get in touch if you think we're aligned.

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Steve Megitt

Owner

Raised in the city just north of Toronto, left the 905 to #theSix, but not before turning my parent’s basement into Filament HQ. I may have had board meetings with my two springer spaniels, Chester and Bosley. I favour candour and direct communication because solving problems means sometimes having hard conversations. I do not read instruction manuals and have never sustained a power tool injury. I like to dig holes, put green stuff in the ground then fill the holes back in. I do this a lot. I find time to enjoy almost any terrible movie. I try not to be snobby about coffee but I like what I like. My wife thinks I can fix anything. I have fooled her. I don’t believe that anyone is as good of a multi-tasker as they think they are. Melted cheese is the best cheese. I think that anyone who thinks that the strength of a company’s culture is directly tied to the number of beers in the fridge is doing it wrong. I believe in the team and the power of gifs to convey the most appropriate sentiment in almost any situation. I think short punchy sentences are great.

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Kenzie Ryder

Designer

Before Toronto, I have called Oakville, London (the Ontario one), and New York home. I think that Never Been Kissed is the best movie of all time. I believe that the best clothes come in either black or white, but I don’t see life that way. I am at one with the world when cooking a meal, with a glass of wine in hand, and my mother by my side. I believe that travel is chicken soup for the soul — even though I don’t like chicken soup. I think inspiration can come from anywhere because design is everywhere, and a new perspective is always around the corner. I have an affinity towards triangles, the number eight, and tequila. I don’t believe in hair dye. I believe that food and yoga should be spicy and hot, respectively. Paddle boards are for standing and desks are for sitting. My job is better than most.

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Sarah Sime

Digital Project & Operations Manager

I grew up in the Forest City but moved when I was 14 to the Queen City. I now call the Big Smoke home because my husband put a ring on it. I believe that you have no idea where the Forest or Queen Cities are located and that’s ok. I believe in Beyoncé and that spending less than $100 at Target is worse than the Bengals losing on Sundays. My Shorkie, Izzie, isn’t ‘punny’ like my husband but the two of them make me just as happy as mac and cheese, Smartfood popcorn, and charcuterie — not necessarily all at once. I like to contort my body in different positions until an instructor tells me not to. I believe that any mental benefit from yoga is cancelled out within 3 minutes on the TTC but can be restored with neatly organized fridges, closets or projects. I believe that everyone who eats mushy foods is living on the edge and that ketchup on beef tacos is under-appreciated. I feel that it would be a tough call on what I would love more; a racoon holding a basket of office supplies or an all day reality TV marathon. If you’re taking notes or adding this bio to a spreadsheet of other excellent bios, you are my spirit animal and we can watch crime shows or bake together. I believe that my job is to make your life easier by seeing the bigger picture and and making sense of the details.

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Les Bent

Senior Developer

Places I’ve called home include White Pigeon, Fort Erie, and the basement of the El Mocambo. I’m no stranger to the sounds of birds beating their wings, the bending of trees rustling in the wind, and 56K dialup modems.

I believe happiness can be bottled. It’s called hot sauce. There’s no greater feeling than being part of a team doing it right, or being part of a band keeping the beat tight. Or maybe a data transfer progress bar moving quickly to the right.

I believe that people connect over food and frisbee. That memorizing Encarta ’94 is not nearly as weird as my proclivity for putting socks on first. I solve logical problems with code to simplify the complex. I recall music lyrics when you least need them, like now. I don’t wanna die without shakin’ up a leg or two.

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Allye Vice

Developer

My Family comes from ‘The Frew’, I grew up in Ottawa, I love Toronto, but my heart is in a love triangle with New York’s musical theatre scene and the Ottawa Senators.

People, in general, make me happy. Family, specifically, make me feel at peace. With a weird allergy to raw fruits and vegetables, I’m your least favourite person to cook with. With a love of the TARDIS, Rowena Ravenclaw, and older Joss Whedon things, I’m your favourite person to geek out with.

I believe my TTC streetcar commute is my muse, where inspiration and solutions to coding problems strike. That late-night poutine does not require alcohol to be enjoyed. That 2-star rated rom-coms are entirely and unapologetically worth my time. Bacon is not.

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Alexandra Garneau

Project Coordinator

Technically, I was raised within the nuclear contamination radius of the Pickering Nuclear Power Plant. Other people might call that Scarborough, I like to call it Toronto.

I believe that The Sims 3 is as close to perfection that a game can get. I’ve given up the notion that I’ll grow out of it. I can ‘Create a World’ about as well as I can create a spreadsheet with all of your project tasks and responsibilities.

I feel that the quantity of Youtube videos about makeup tips watched should be equal to the number of books you read. I read a lot of books. Like a lot of books.

I find peace in nature, in art, and in pedals. Riding my bike along the water is about as satisfying as a job well-done where I was able to help my team perform at their best.

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Mike Lynch

Developer

I Grew up in the only house I’ve ever known in the west end of Toronto, appreciating life for its simple pleasures. I believe it’s the simple things that contribute the most happiness like the smell of a backyard bbq, the familiarity of a local pub bench creaking under the shifting weight of friends, or simple solutions that have a lasting impact.

I believe that the things you own should be taken care of. I don’t believe that you should judge me for having the same backpack for 20 years or my opinion that the iPhone 4 is just fine.

I’m a big homebody that loves big couches, which, coincidently, is where I’m just as likely to be reading The Atlantic as I would be playing Call of Duty. When not supine, I feel that the best position is a seated one; behind a drum kit or in front of a screen—creating and collaborating with bandmates and teammates.

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  • 2015 Holiday Gift: Build Things

    Gingerbread house and branded cutting board. Donation to Habitat for Humanity

  • 2013 Holiday Gift: World is Better with a Smile

    Lunch box filled with Candy and Cookies and donation to Right to Play

  • 2012 Holiday Gift: Eat by colours

    A painter's palette of cupcakes 
& donation to SKETCH Toronto

  • 2010 Holiday Gift: Spread the Light

    Laser cut desk lantern with tea light and a donation to Right To Play

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