About Us

Founded in 2002, we are a talented group of designers, front-end developers, back-end developers, project managers, database administrators, information architects, and business people who have developed a proven process to help our clients launch successful projects. Our team of skilled web and software developers strives to create outstanding products— and ultimately, value— for our clients and their customers.

Over the years we have developed a unique process to help established organizations and early stage startups plan, design, and build launch worthy software and websites. Our unique process reduces risk while increasing visibility and product value.

Our track record of success stems from four areas: Experience, Expertise, Systems, and Processes.

We have been developing web based software since 2002. To put that in perspective, the apple app store was launched in 2008. From custom software development, e-commerce, mobile applications, small and large websites, we've been around the block. Not only does our experience allow us to guide you towards a successful launch, but it helps you build a product correctly - the first time.

Our hiring process is rigorous. We only make offers to a small percentage of people that make it through. It all starts with a 2 hour online assessment in order to get a phone call interview. If all looks good, then we bring in the brightest and most promising. With that base of knowledge we put together internal mentoring programs, code reviews, and briefings to keep everyone at the top of their game. You want the best working on your project not the leftovers.

We know that any leverage we can gain from systems benefits our clients. From utilizing source code repositories, continuous integration, and automated testing environments to scalable development frameworks. We can speed up time to market AND increase quality by utilizing great systems. It's a no-brainer - just choose the right team.

When 50% of IT projects fail, are you willing to roll the dice? We aren't. We've been developing software and products since 2002. That's a long time in the tech world. We've honed our processes to increase the success rate of a project. From our Discovery Workshop to our Agile Scrum development methodology. It is all geared towards getting you to launch.

Some Of Our Team

Arif

Arif

Founder

Favorite Drink: White blend

Arif Gangji founded Neon Rain Interactive in 2002. Arif has been hacking around the Internet since the late 90’s, which was essentially when the Internet started gaining main stream appeal. When we say he was “hacking” around, we mean that literally. He had partnered up with fellow techno geeks to start his first web company, while still in High School.

Arif was selected as one of the Denver Business Journal’s Forty under 40 in 2012 and then as ColoradoBiz Magazines GenXYZ 25 Most Influential Young Professionals in 2014. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for ACE Scholarships.

Ali

Ali

Head Technology Wizard

Favorite Drink: Moscow Mules

Ali helps guide our development team. He graduated from Simon Frasier University with degree in Computer Science. He is the creator of Starbug™ PHP Framework that has been utilized across the world. Ali has been developing complex web applications since 2005. Ali is a certified MongoDB Developer by 10gen and scored in the top 3% of his class. Ali has built web and mobile applications for startups to Fortune 1000 companies. Ali has vast experience in PHP, MySQL, CSS, Javascript, Zend, MongoDB, Yii, Drupal, WordPress, Code Ignitor, CakePHP, Java, Objective C, PhoneGap, Sencha Touch, C++, and many others.

Jim

Jim

Lead Designer (UI)

Favorite Drink: Ginger Beer

Jim has been designing for over 20 years, his experience includes Graphic Design, Illustration, Web Design, Music and Audio Mixing, Animation, Video Editing, Corporate Identity, Logo Design and Print Design. Jim has over 15 years of Graphic Design Experience. He has lead design teams at organizations such as National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Tony

Tony

Full Stack Developer

Favorite Drink: Root Beer

Tony has over 10 years experience crafting applications for multiple platforms. He is an experienced full stack web developer with a broad range of experience developing custom applications using ASP.NET MVC Frameworks, C#, PHP (scripting and OOP), HTML, Javascript, Ajax, JQuery, JSON, VB, T-SQL, SSIS, GIS, Oracle, ODBC, MySQL and SQL Server.

Tony is a Texan at heart.

Nate

Nate

Project Manager

Favorite Drink: Sweet Iced Tea

Nate entered the market at a young age with a formidable understanding of web architecture. He started his first company building websites, outsourcing the majority of his development while project managing web builds with both large and small budgets. Nate's technical prowess allows him to guide the development team while understanding client needs. He helps bridge the communication gap and makes sure best practices are upheld.

Fidi

Fidi

Mobile App Developer

Favorite Drink: Green tea

Fiddel (Fidi) graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science. He is experienced in Objective-C, C++, Javascript, Python, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, and SASS as well as Xcode, Netbeans, Coda 2, Wing IDE, Grunt, MAMP, Git, and Vagrant

Nathan

Nathan

Full Stack Developer

Favorite Drink: 2000 Cesari Amarone della Valpolicella

Nathan graduated from Dartmouth College and started focusing on PHP application development as well as API’s and JavaScript. He has been focused on open source development frameworks and languages such as Dojo, jQuery, and MVC frameworks. He also has been developing in Drupal since 2013.

In his free time he enjoys riding his motorcycle and playing his bass guitar.

Karry

Karry

Office Manager

Favorite Drink: Coffee

Haling from the West, Karry...

Matthew

Matthew

Lead Drupal Developer

Favorite Drink: Mojitos, Orange Slice Martinis, and Fireball

Matthew graduated of the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in telecommunications. He has worked as an information architect and full stack developer since 2010. Besides his work at Neon Rain, Matthew is also an assistant baseball coach at Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette, Colorado. He has two boys and a wife of twelve years.

Knox

Knox

Lead Product Owner

Favorite Drink: Hot Tea

Knox has been supporting businesses for over 12 years as a Project Manager / Product Owner. Having worked with WebMD and eSoft, he understands the need to know what the client really wants. That’s his job: To understand the actual needs of the client (business rules and wants). He then helps manage the development team to make sure the client goals come to fruition by utilizing Agile Methodologies and Processes.

Ryan

Ryan

Front-end Developer

Favorite Drink: Fireball

Ryan graduated from the University of Colorado School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising with an emphasis on the creative track in Technology. He is focused on UX/UI and develops with a bias towards clean and efficient design. He has an affinity to mobile layouts.

Robert

Robert

Full Stack Developer

Favorite Drink: Poutine

I like food and code. Full Stack MVC, Data management, HTML/CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap, React.js, PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, Python, VM, and LAMP. I make amazing hand dipped chocolates and curry.

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