The Bump Team

We're a creative technology company, specializing in web + mobile design and development. We have more than a decade of experience creating web based solutions for clients of all shapes & sizes, across many different sectors.

  • Arben Kryeziu

    Arben KryeziuFounder

    As chief architect and senior strategist, Arben is the heart and soul of Bump Networks.  His unique balance of insight and experience give him the ability to seamlessly connect multiple project facets like technology, marketing, business strategy, branding, and design to deliver a quick path to success.

  • Crystal Johnson

    Crystal JohnsonCo-Founder

    Crystal is the co-founder of Bump Networks. She has a degree in Business and Graphic Design from the University of Oregon, where she was an instructor in web design. Crystal draws from her extensive experience in web design, graphic design and marketing to deliver exceptional results for every client.

  • Alex Kukhar

    Alex KukharVP of Engineering

    Alex has been involved in the definition of Bump Networks since its earliest inception. His background is in computer sciences and career highlights include systems hardware designer, software designer, and major accounts manager. He oversees the design and development team and heads product development.

  • Vladimir Bickov

    Vladimir BickovChief Technology Officer

    Vladimir has more than 14-years experience working with C/C++/Java client-server software development, standalone applications, and web-oriented solutions. He is a highly skilled software engineer who specializes in programming languages, including multi-system portable development for Windows/UNIX/Linux/Mac OS, IBM OS 390, CICS and USS.

  • Petra Grimm

    Petra GrimmChief Financial Officer

    An accountant with over 20 years of experience, Petra has a degree from the University of Ulm, Germany. Petra manages the company's accounting and human resources, while keeping the company's finances in order. She also oversees all the financial operations of our subsidiaries and acts as a strong leader for our new employees.

  • Jonathan Miller

    Jonathan MillerWeb Application Expert

    Jonathan has 15 years of professional experience in the IT industry, and is well versed in a variety of client and server technologies. His expertise allows him to architect, develop and manage large projects, and to ensure successful outcomes.

  • Marion Huebner

    Marion HuebnerProject Manager

    A graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning with a degree in Architecture, Marion's background is in the realm of spatial organization, and user-friendly, intuitive design. Drawing from her experience in the design-build industry, Marion is passionate about creating with intention and delivering quality products.

  • Peter Liu

    Peter LiuProject Manager

    Peter discovered computers by accident during his freshman year at Pomona College. After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and self-taught skills in mainframe assembler systems programming, he spent the next 30+ years accumulating extensive experience in IT/IS, UNIX system administration, software engineering, customer support, management, marketing and social media. His journey into application development began at Netscape in the mid-1990’s.

  • Allison Springer

    Allison SpringerProject Manager

    Allison graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon with a degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and finance. Since then, she has worked in private accounting firms and as an accountant at the Portland Art Museum.

  • Kim Raabe

    Kim RaabeBusiness Development

    Kim is our Business Development Consultant and brings more than 10 years of experience in sales training, sales operations and sales management in the technology, real estate and legal industries. She brings a vitality, professionalism and warmth in her advocacy in building strong client working relationships in order to drive an organization’s success.

  • Marion Hart

    Marion HartUser Interface Architect

    Marion graduated with a Masters degree in Information Engineering from University of Konstanz, Germany. She specializes in User Interface Design and Information Architecture and is passionate about bringing principles of design and architecture to the digital landscape.

  • Andrey Bashchenko

    Andrey BashchenkoComputer Information System Architect

    Andrey is an inventive problem-solving software engineer with an extensive background in server- and client-side software development.  With more than 7 years experience in  PHP, JavaScript, Apache and Database Design, he has an extraordinary ability to plan, prepare and complete the full life cycle of web-based software projects.

  • Olena Volotska

    Olena Volotska Android Developer

    Olena has a Bachelors Degree in Engineering and over 6 years of experience in designing, architecting and programming mobile applications, web applications and server-side business systems.  She also likes to snowboard and play Frogger.

  • Thomas E. Jaede

    Thomas E. JaedeSoftware Developer

    Tom graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a degree in mathematics. As a support engineer for a wide array of tech products, he developed a passion for building software. His love for learning new technology drives him to produce intuitive, robust applications with an ever-growing arsenal of tools at his disposal.

  • Spencer Eldred

    Spencer EldredSoftware Developer

    Spencer graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and worked in the semiconductor industry for 20 years as a Product and Test Engineer. After years in hardware engineering, he rediscovered his passion for software. He loves web development because he likes to solve problems and build things - and because you get to see tangible results quickly.

  • Carlos Saenz

    Carlos SaenzSoftware

    Carlos has over 15 years experience in front end web application development, software engineering, graphic design, and small business startups. From experience being a co-founder, a manager, and a developer within businesses of all sizes from nascent to enterprise, he is tightly focused on creating efficient, reusable systems that just work.

  • Jared Pendergraft

    Jared PendergraftDesigner

    Jared graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon with a degree in graphic design and film production. Since then, he has worked for Kaiser Permanente as a graphic designer whilst building websites for independent clients. He has a penchant for learning and acquiring new skills and focuses daily on coming up with great new digital solutions.

  • Jess Craven

    Jess CravenCreative Media Director

    After graduating from Whittier College with a degree in Business Administration, Jess developed and produced an award winning business television series. He has directed projects for Nā Hōkū and Grammy award winning musicians, as well as promotional films for Hawaii's top businesses. Jess has an Emmy Award and multiple Telly Awards, and is the recognized industry leader in both Mai Tai lighting and tropical sunset cheers.

  • Nicole Skillern

    Nicole SkillernGraphic Designer

    Nicole graduated from the California College of the Arts (CCaC), San Francisco with a BFA in graphic design and has extensive experience building identities and digital experiences for a wide range of clients. Nicole is left handed and has a affinity for seamless design and beautiful type.

  • Nicole Skillern

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Design & Development Team

Our team of expert designers are skilled in both visual and user interface design. They are able to create award-winning complex website designs and user-friendly apps which combine visually stunning designs with engaging user experiences that make your audience respond.

Our team of developers is exceptionally skilled and has deep knowledge of the latest software, database and web development platforms. We live by our mantra: "There are no technical boundaries, only the limitations of our own imagination."