A year ago, Atomic Object set up shop in downtown Ann Arbor with plans for some significant growth after acquiring a staple of the local software scene - SRT Solutions. Today, the Grand Rapids-based software firm has followed through on those ambitions.
"We have doubled in size," says Darrell Hawley, co-managing partner-Ann Arbor of Atomic Object
. "All of our designers and developers are really business. We're to the point now that we have to turn work down."
When Atomic Object acquired SRT Solutions it kept its staff based in downtown Ann Arbor. Since then Atomic Object has hired five people (one designer and four software developers), expanding its Ann Arbor staff to nine employees and one summer intern. It is also looking to hire one design and one software developer right now.
Atomic Object has found it easy to grow in Ann Arbor because of the concentration of software work in the area and the firm’s efforts to market its services.
"There is just an awful lot of software development going on in Ann Arbor right now," says Ann Marsan, co-managing partner-Ann Arbor of Atomic Object.
Source: Ann Marsan and Darrell Hawley, co-managing partners-Ann Arbor of Atomic Object
Writer Jon Zemke
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