Our Team

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  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
  • Founding Symetris, a company still going strong after 15 years in business
  • Your web specialties are?
  • Everything. I eat, sleep & drink web.
  • Social media is all about…?
  • « Creating engagement and interactivity. » But in real life, it’s to spy on your neighbors.
  • Where were you 10 years ago?
  • In China… or was it Spain? Or Japan? Or France? Or Thailand?... (I travel a lot!)
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Symetris allows me to grow as a person, face interesting challenges, share my professional life with stimulating colleagues and control my destiny.
Brad Muncs

Brad Muncs

CEO

  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
  • Organizing a parachute jump for all the students of my final school year (150 people)
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • That I can be annoyingly energetic at times!
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
  • Too late, it's not on my desk anymore...
  • Your childhood dream?
  • Become a secret agent (ideally 007)!
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • The human side, the wellness I feel when I come to the office - that's so important in life! We spend so much time at work, so I chose a company where we feel positive and surrounded by great colleagues!
Julien Linares

Julien Linares

Business Developer

  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
  • 3 days and two nights for the Sainte-Justine Kids Foundation.
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
  • At this very moment? Balloons!
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
  • Probably balloons tomorrow.
  • Your childhood dream?
  • Riding through Canada on Roller Blades.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Compared to other jobs, I found at Symetris a real desire to always get better, a focus on continuous improvement. It allows me to be creative and think "outside the box" and my ideas are always welcome. I have a long list of many other reasons - proof that I'll stay with the team for longer still!
Élisabeth Lafrance

Élisabeth Lafrance

Project Leader

  • You would have liked to be the inventor of:
  • The toaster, to go with my last name.
  • What your colleagues would say about you?
  • I'm too loud.
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • ...I'm really too loud
  • What I bring to the team?
  • The trademark energy and interpersonal skills of 'bleuets'.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Symetris is a place where I can grow, learn and be myself. We are committed to our colleagues and our clients - a real team spirit.
Steven Painchaud

Steven Painchaud

Project Leader

  • They say you look like ...?
  • My friends gave me the nickname of Tintin!
  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
  • Founding an e-commerce meal delivery platform that has brought significative changes in this business area in Montreal.
  • What do you contribute to the Symetris team?
  • My web skills set... and my expertise in Belgian beers.
  • Your biggest embarrassment?
  • Nice try!
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • To join a company that lets me deploy my wings professionally with challenging projects to manage while being able to become a member of a family of like-minded individuals.
Julien Pauss

Julien Pauss

Project Leader

  • Your childhood dream?
  • Becoming Batman and/or a gentle pirate.
  • They say you look like ...?
  • Neither Batman nor a pirate.
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • Friendly and Involved (Symetris is transparent)
  • When I retire…
  • I hope for the classic: Rocking chair, Golden retriever, piercing eyes towards the horizon
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
  • A pen I will lose in the next two business days
Hubert Carignan

Hubert Carignan

Project Leader

  • Your web specialties are?
  • Mastery of Drupal (an online Content Management System).
  • The future of the web?
  • Infinity and beyond!
  • What your colleagues say about you?
  • Funny, sociable and motivated.
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • Funny.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Symetris has always given to me, challenged me, and helped me to evolve as a person. I need these challenges to be happy while harmoniously reconciling my professional and personal life. Symetris is practically a life project for me as I've seen the company grow from 3 to 20+ employees and I want to participate and influence this voyage, an opportunity that doesn't come twice!
David Pinard

David Pinard

Production Director

  • Your web specialties are?
  • Php, MySql, Html, XHtml, JavaScript, Css, Jquery, Drupal, Code Ignitor, Wordpress, Ajax.
  • What your colleagues say about you?
  • The guy with the creative solution.
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • The guy with the nonsense solution.
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
  • A full cup of coffee.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Symetris is really a company that listens to its employees. Flexible schedules and tasks, strong human side: it's a big family.
Matthieu Gadrat

Matthieu Gadrat

Innovation Director

  • Early bird or night owl?
  • I go to bed so early that my roommates laugh at me.
  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
  • My participation in organizing a TEDx conference at Concordia.
  • At school you were:
  • The girl who knew how to draw.
  • They say you look like ...?
  • A mix of Rachel and Monica in the tv-series Friends.
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • That I'm full of surprises!
Nathalie Rosochowicz

Nathalie Rosochowicz

Coordinator | HR

  • What your colleagues say about you?
  • Not to let my laid-back attitude fool you: I get a lot of things done without looking stressed out.
  • At school, you were ...?
  • Very good and often MIA.
  • They say you look like ...?
  • Strangely to Ryan Gosling (it's the beard I think).
  • The most beautiful moment of your life?
  • Barefoot marriage in an AirBnb in Cape Town.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • I wanted to open my horizons about all things digital and be part of a small business located in Montreal.
Kirill Solomonov

Kirill Solomonov

Functional analyst | QA

  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
  • Finally having found a real job, I used to be a musician…
  • At school, I was…?
  • Good :/ and attentive.
  • You can’t live without…?
  • My daughter and my music.
  • You never thought you would see in your lifetime?
  • It wouldn’t be appropriate to say here…
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Two words: the people and the values.
David Arbour

David Arbour

Web Developer

  • Pastel is…?
  • A question for designers.
  • You never thought you would see in your lifetime?
  • The dissolution of the Soviet Union (Yes, I'm old, a cold war baby).
  • What I bring to the team?
  • White hair.
  • When I retire…
  • I'll take the essential role of being the old grumpy man.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • I've worked in a lot of varied companies, and while there were some places I've liked a lot, I found that I liked the Symetris environment, and its people, more. So yes, I have the intention of being here for a long time…
Enrique Diaz Carranza

Enrique Diaz Carranza

Web Developer

  • What do you contribute to the Symetris team?
  • Being the third "David" in the team!
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
  • The dolphin mug.
  • The least useful thing on your desk?
  • A pack of DVD-Rs and I'm not quite sure why they're here.
  • Your childhood dream?
  • Discovering a new dinosaur.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • First, it’s the people. While work can provide challenges, I always feel the team is behind me and supportive. Second, it's the culture and the ambiance. Flexible schedules, no pressure and excellent balance between professional and personal lives.
David-Alexandre Fauvelle

David-Alexandre Fauvelle

Web Developer

  • You would have liked to be the inventor of...?
  • Quake 2.
  • Your childhood dream?
  • Beat my brother's Time Record on Mario Raceway (Mario Kart 64).
  • They say you look like…?
  • A guy 5 years younger than my actual age.
  • You never thought you would see in your lifetime?
  • 1cm of mold on a spatula in my friend's apartment.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Symetris gives me the opportunity and support that allow me to grow professionally.
Maxime Lavoie

Maxime Lavoie

Web Developer

  • The internet of tomorrow will be?
  • A history book for sentient robots.
  • People say you look like...?
  • Oscar Isaac in Ex Machina.
  • Your childhood dream?
  • To become rich and successful. In a Batman kind of way...
  • You can’t live without…?
  • Coffee. Let's face it, coffee is a programmer's gasoline.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Symetris is a very special company. It is as much a team as a family. I can't imagine a better place to learn and grow as a professional.
Christopher Tomasso

Christopher Tomasso

Web Developer

  • What I bring to the team:
  • Height?
  • Your web specialties are?
  • Drupal Drupal Drupal, of course, 12+ years.
  • At school you were:
  • The guy with a cd-burner.
  • A genius?
  • Thank you.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • I chose Symetris because it is a company that is aligned with my values both in a professional and personal sense. Plus I've had a history of working with Symetris and this has always been positive!
Heath Stannard

Heath Stannard

Web Developer

  • What I bring to the team?
  • My front-end expertise but most of all, my cheerfulness.
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • Lunatic sometimes... for example; hitting refresh continuously on a page and not understanding why I am not seeing my changes... Only to realize that I am refreshing the static version!
  • You can’t live without…?
  • Coffee. Without, I'm a bit grumpy.
  • The most beautiful moment of your life?
  • The purchase of our house. It's good to be home, where I'm the boss now!
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Symetris gave me the challenge I was looking for: to learn more about Drupal while delving into back-end to complement my front-end expertise. It was an offer I couldn't refuse!
Karine Paquette

Karine Paquette

Web Developer

  • A professional achievement you’re particularly proud of?
  • London 2012 OG site (Drupal 7).
  • What your colleagues say about you?
  • Enthusiast, expert.
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • In Beers…
  • You would have liked to be the inventor of:
  • A spaceship.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • I love how the "start-up" feel has been maintained at Symetris, even though they were founded over 15 years ago. And I love Drupal too ;)
Philippe Mouchel

Philippe Mouchel

Web Developer

  • The future of the web?
  • AI, real live interactive platform
  • At school, you were ...?
  • I created the school newspaper, I was the nerd, the geek.
  • You would have liked to be the inventor of ...?
  • Pizza.
  • Where were you 10 years ago on the same date?
  • In Rio de Janeiro at the beach getting a tan.
  • When I retire…
  • A seashore house and a surfboard.
Leonardo Viana

Leonardo Viana

Marketing Manager

  • The least useful thing on your desk?
  • The Windows key.
  • You would have liked to be the inventor of:
  • The Nokia 3310.
  • 20th century's biggest invention?
  • Funk music
  • Your childhood dream?
  • Being a paleontologist living in an R.V.
  • What you thought you would never see in your lifetime?
  • A bear waiting for the bus with me.
Sébastien Lamy

Sébastien Lamy

Web Developer

  • Your web specialties are?
  • Find defaults, from a small misaligned picture to making the servers melt.
  • At school you were:
  • The one who really enjoyed taking naps mid-lecture...
  • Your childhood dream?
  • A mix of firefighter, astronaut and rock star.
  • The most beautiful moment of your life?
  • First time riding my motorcycle.
  • What do you love about Symetris?
  • Not only the company’s culture and its great work atmosphere, but mostly the people who work there. It's more than just a job where you go in, do your 9 to 5 at your desk and then go back home without having a nice day.
François Simard

François Simard

Quality Assurance

  • What do you contribute to the Symetris team?
  • To be able to bring a higher level of quality assurance and to have a real impact in the progress of the company.
  • 3 things you can't work without?
  • My presence of mind, my positive energy... and a computer.
  • When I retire…
  • Be the best elder video game player!
  • What your colleagues really say about you?
  • That I am a Meme Lord ;)
  • The most useful thing on your desk?
  • My own two hands!
Patrick Lemay

Patrick Lemay

Quality Assurance