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We are a team of technology professionals designing and building web and mobile apps from our office in central Wellington. We love thinking, collaborating and creating with clients who, like us, want to make New Zealand a better place.

Boost is two designers, nine developers, two Agile coaches and a feature writer, supported by a finance manager, studio manager and business development manager, and a culture lead! The team is led by Nathan Donaldson, CEO and founder of Boost.


Our team happiness rating

We want Boost to be the best place to work in New Zealand so every month we ask the team how happy they are at work. Here's the running average of our past four surveys.


Meet the team

Nick Butler
Feature Writer
Theo Paul
Developer
Emma Dyson
Designer
Richard Matthews
Developer
Krystie Daw
Studio Manager
Gustavo Motizuki
Developer
Tim Wright
Developer
Gavin Coughlan
Culture Lead
Monty Anderson
Developer
Rebecca Jones
Agile Coach
Nathan Donaldson
Chief Executive Officer
Edwin Rozario
Developer
James Nicolle
Business Development Manager
Yar Htut
Developer
Oliver Stigley
Developer
Ruka Ikeda
Finance Manager
Dan Henton
Developer
Ben Aluan
Developer
Andy Gray
Innovation Lead

How we got here

We started in 2000 as a two-person company designing and building websites and CD-ROMs. We were motivated by our belief that people deserve products they love to use. We quickly became known for our collaboration with clients, strong concept development and focus on the customer's needs.

Technology doesn't stand still, and neither have we. The industry has evolved, and what we do has changed. However, experience has merely strengthened our founding beliefs and approach to software development.

In 2011, after seeing Agile deliver better teamwork, higher productivity and greater business value at Boost, we began training and coaching in Agile and Lean. Drawing on our years of experience managing software projects, we support our clients to build their own capability to deliver better software, faster.

Today, we specialise in web and mobile application development using collaboration as the means of managing projects and delivering quality.


Our Partnerships

CA Agile Central

We have a long-standing partnership with CA Agile Central, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for managing Agile software development. We use CA Agile Central's software to plan, track and manage our work effectively. Globally, CA Agile Central supports 144,000 users and more than 1,000 customers, including 35 of the Fortune 100 companies.

www.rallydev.com

WorldBlu

We are proud to be one of around 50 companies certified by WorldBlu as a democratic workplace, and the first in New Zealand. Being an organisational democracy supports how we work with clients by bringing collaboration into all levels and aspects of our workplace.

www.worldblu.com

Community

We are active in the development and Agile communities in Wellington. We share our experiences and expertise on The Board, a YouTube channel about all things Agile.

Things we love

We like getting involved in projects close to our hearts. Boost's first freebie project was a website devoted to the magnificent Bucket Fountain in Cuba Street.