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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Matt Hryhorsky

Design Director

I hail from Oakville, lived in a tour van, played music in Japan, and have settled in the east end of Toronto, near the beach. I believe that nature is healing for the soul. I hate working out but will paddle a canoe and portage for kilometres with a smile on my face. I believe many of the world’s problems might be solved over hot, fresh bread and butter. I believe in working with your hands, the mitre saw, and measuring twice to cut once. I think that design is perfect when you are done taking things away. I believe in love at first sight — thankfully my wife did too. I grew up in a house where you had to wear slippers. I am not, not a neat freak, but I think washing dishes to wash dishes is silly. I like to play instruments that have strings on them. To my son, I am a good stand in for Rafi, Sharon, Lois, and Bram and a passable Taylor Swift (she has better hair). I believe teaching is uncovering what’s possible, unleashing curiosity and building confidence to redefine your potential.

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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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Trevor Davson

Designer

Half South African, half a distant relative of Manchester United Legend Paul Scholes. Obviously, that makes me a Tottenham supporter. I believe that slow and steady wins the race and pragmatism trumps idealism on any given Sunday. I also think that Any Given Sunday is a terrible movie. I believe in right angles and colour coding. I believe that you think I’m OCD and you might be right. I like cheese in many forms but mostly cake form. I used to beat on hollow cylinders covered in tight polymer resin and kept good rhythmic time. I might be the only person to think that Al Pacino is overrated but I’m not alone in thinking that cuddling with a dog is highly underrated. I kick balls in nets, and I do it almost as often as shopping for vinyl.

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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

Operations and Project 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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Brian Marchand

Senior Designer

I was born in North York but I grew up North of North York. I now call Ajax home. I don’t think of Ajax cleaner when I think of home. Until now. I believe that growing up in a quiet sub-urban setting is less stressful and will teach my son the requisite life skills of knowing when to yell ‘Car’ and ‘Game on.’ I believe that design is about solving problems not winning awards. Having spent 20 years in the digital world, I’ve learned that nothing is constant except change. One has to adapt and evolve or be swept aside like the saw dust in my wood shop. I also believe that without the constant white noise of a fan by my bedside, I will never fall asleep. I love the smell of my local lumber yard. I can spend hours browsing the endless shelves of possible projects just waiting to come to life. I also love watching YouTube videos of makers and artisans sharpening hand-tools. I never said I was normal. In fact, I’ve created my own language that only babies and dogs seem to understand.

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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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Andrea Kereliuk

Developer

Growing up, I held court on ice rinks in Mississauga — except I played Ringette not puck. Nature is mind-blowing. Bacon is not.

I find peace next to a body of water, staring up into the past at starry celestial bodies in the sky — or playing Super Smash Bros as Pikachu and blowing everyone out of it. Stock. Never time.

I believe you haven’t lived until you’ve been in the middle of the ocean surrounded by whales. It’s the happiest feeling on earth.

I know more about the average bear than the average bear but will never know everything about being a developer. Part of what I love about my job is that the world is always changing and there’s always more to know. I believe that what makes it humbling and terrifying is also what makes it amazing.

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