Darrick is a creative and energetic visionary with a deep background in process automation in the fields of product-imaging and ecommerce.
He developed his fascination with imaging technology during his six years in Amazon's retail systems, while later leading a team that generated cutting-edge automation solutions for Amazon's product imaging R&D group. He led a team of seven in creating and ramping up an automated pipeline for 360-degree product videos. Prior to Amazon, Darrick cut his teeth in the startup world co-founding Spottago, Inc. (now RentMatch.com), with a proven track record for rapid business development. The pursuit to automate and streamline 3D capture and build the retail product experiences of the future has become his passion. This contagious enthusiasm and vision has attracted a dream team of incredible talent, and a business that investors are excited to join.
- VP Sales
Amaris comes to us with over 10 years experience in direct sales and sales management from companies like Tableau, Cloudant, Comr.se and Southwestern Company.
She most recently trained and developed the sales team at Comr.se, which focused specifically on recruiting brands heavily involved in ecommerce, making 3D Product Imaging a logical fit for her to lead the customer acquisition charge. Previously, Amaris built out and developed the west coast sales division at Cloudant, a DBaaS company recently acquired by IBM. Amaris was also an early member of the Tableau sales team and led the company in customer acquisitions, breaking the record for bringing on the most new customer accounts.
Fun Facts about Amaris:
Biggest Dream: Find platform 9 and 3/4 and take a one way trip to Hogwarts School of Wizardry where she can become a Gryffindor and make magic happen.
Biggest Fear: Being trapped in a room with large spiders everywhere
- Director of Operations
Will not only grabs the bull by the horns, but butchers, marinates and grills up that S.O.B for dinner.
He started at Prizmiq as a sales support intern in Prizmiq's infancy and has risen through the ranks and proven himself as a powerful doer. Will is a master at crossing t's, dotting i's and making sure there is plenty of wind in Prizmiq's sails. With a degree in marketing, entrepreneurship and innovation from Seattle University and almost a decade's worth of experience in social media management and marketing, Will provides both business expertise, zen-like organization skill and his own brand of humor.
Fun Fact about Will:
Greatest Dream in Life: Owning a life sized sourdough bread bowl to both sit in and eat simultaneously.
Ryan is a superstar full-stack software and web developer. And a fearless leader.
Fun Facts about Ryan:
Biggest Dream: To build robots and exoskeletons to help those who need them, and eventually become Tony Stark.
Biggest Fear: That someone will steal my pebble.
- Senior Developer
An avid survivalist, Nathan has over fifty tons of helium stored in his underground reservoir against the coming crash.
With over a decade of experience in automation, back-end, and web development, he feels more than adequately prepared for the emergence of a post-singularity bitcoin driven economy. His degree in anthropology and related fieldwork will allow him to successfully navigate the patchwork of feudal societies that will arise following The Great Darkness.
Scott J Bailey
- Creative Director
Scott is a multidisciplinary creative director and product developer with a passion for branding and brand innovation.
Before the tech revolution, Scott was an award-winning advertising art director, creating work for brands like Nike, Taco Bell and Kenneth Cole. He gradually abandoned his ad career in favor of digital design and product development. Most recently, he spent four years creative directing for a Seattle startup, designing the UX/UI and directing the development of a feature-rich social web application. In 2011 he created iOS app KaleidoVision, which remains in the top 10% of free downloads. Scott is very excited to be designing Prizmiq's UX/UI and applying his brand magic to the rest of Prizmiq's toolbox.
Fun Fact about Scott:
In honor of ten consecutive expeditions to the annual Burning Man arts festival - 1998 thru 2007 - every Labor Day weekend, he gets a pedicure and paints his toenails purple.
Bryce comes to us all the way from Columbia University where he studied Applied Math, Philosophy and Computer Science. This unique cross-section of interests has made him a valuable developer for us over the past year.
At Columbia, Bryce delved into computer vision and machine learning - areas that he hopes to integrate into our analytics dashboard. Bryce is ninja developer with a clear understanding of our codebase. While developing Prizmiq's 3D viewer and client customization interface, he continues to work on a variety of personal projects, including a real-time poker hand analyzer written using OpenCV. Outside of the Lab, Bryce captains his Ultimate team, researches non-classical logics and edits the Columbia Science Review.
The mantis shrimp has sixteen types of color receptive cones compared to human's three, giving it the most complex eye in the animal kingdom.
Before joining prizmiq, Mike was living it up in the Big Apple, writing code and studying Computer Science, Math and Physics at Columbia University
Over the past several years, Mike has been engaged in astrophysical research as well as software development for both nascent and established companies. His first startup experience was with the digital out-of-home media agency Blue Bite. He then moved on to REDI Technologies where he developed the front end of a web application used for tracking system analytics and ensuring stock order deliveries.
Fun Fact about Mike:
Last year, he joined the NuStar Galactic Survey team at Columbia and began exploring the mysteries of the Galactic Center by studying Chandra satellite images. He also has a blackbelt in Tang Soo Do.
- Sales Intern
Chris recently joined Prizmiq and is excited to get underway assisting with the rapid growth and changes to come.
Healthily underway in his college career at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Chris is studying Finance and Real Property Development. He's a mover and a shaker who always gets the job done. Exactly what that job is, we're not 100% sure as he's also moonlighting with a real estate investment firm this Summer. Go Chris!
Fun Facts about Chris:
He rode bikes through Cambodia and climbed an Egyptian pyramid.
- 3D Imaging Specialist
Grappling with product lighting is Tim’s daily bread and butter.
While earning his Associates in commercial photography, Tim quickly became enamored with the unique challenges of CGI imaging. He has cut his teeth in freelance advertising, working with photographers and design companies around Seattle to produce 3D content. When he isn’t modeling or making pictures, Tim enjoys exploring Seattle on his bike and memorizing his favorite musicals.
- 3D Production
Dare to dream in wire frame. Jacob Holmquist is a 3D modeler trying to break the sense of reality.
Washington born artist in many forms, who was born to create photorealistic digital art. Jacob also enjoys tuning cars, exploring nature and spending time near the water. He draws, he sculpts, he enjoys life.
The Big Dreams: Acquire a Lamborghini, a private plane and my pilot's license, in that order.
- Nap Enthusiast
Born and raised in western Washington, Corduroy has a face only a dev team could love.
At 15 years of age, he's like a honey badger - he just doesn't care. Unless you're doling out belly rubs. Or eating something yummy. In either case, you just might be his new best friend.
3D Imaging Specialist
Scott J Bailey