Attack Pattern Announces Appointment of David Smith to the position of Senior Director, Business Development

Seattle, WA, January 12, 2016

Attack Pattern announces the appointment of David Smith as the Senior Director, Business Development. David brings a wealth of domestic and global expertise in Business Development, Product Marketing and Marketing leadership across industries - mobile, digital, cloud, services, analytics, speech recognition and services.

“We are very excited to have David join our team. He’s the perfect balance between sales manager, account manager and thought leader to help Attack Pattern achieve our goals. Having someone of David’s stature in the community, with his insights into digital experiences and cloud based business models, is an incredible opportunity for Attack Pattern” – Steve Eros, CEO, Attack Pattern

David's pedigree of postings includes Telstra, Nokia, HTC, Microsoft, Big Fish Games, Harman and Nuance Communications.  He will be responsible for identifying and closing partnership deals with a wide range of organizations that require Attack Pattern's suite of services. This includes full-stack software design, development and deployment, senior scrum team deployment and workbench resources for web development projects.

Raised in Australia and educated at Monash Business School, Melbourne, David spent several years in Europe and Latin America, but now calls Washington home. Married with three sporting children he also enjoys most sports, staying fit and trying the local brews and wines.

“Joining Steve and the team at Attack Pattern was a natural and easy decision. Attack Pattern is setting a new direction in customer focus, innovation and flexibility. Steve’s attracting incredible talent – eager to exceed customer expectations. We will work with and bring new ideas to all companies looking to go digital, mobile and cloud.” – David Smith

Attack Pattern is a team of senior developers transforming ideas into world-class digital experiences for our clients. We pride ourselves on being a place developers want to work, and when you hire the best people and put them in a collaborative environment, innovation happens.  By providing our team with interesting challenges, amazing colleagues, and opportunities for personal growth, we’ve created an environment that delights our employees and amazes our clients.


Attack Pattern Announces Availability of Work Bench

Seattle, WA, October 14, 2015

Attack Pattern announces the availability of Work Bench, a new service for customers who need recurring support from a world-class development team. Work Bench offers development, design, content, and project management support on a fixed-fee or hourly basis and delivers top quality work at prices competitive with off shore options using a very flexible operating model and a US based team.

“We are very excited to offer this new service to our customers. Work Bench is the perfect complement to our senior team, offering production services to clients at very competitive rates using a nimble model all while still delivering the quality Attack Pattern is known for.” – Steve Eros, CEO, Attack Pattern

Work Bench features a lightweight process that keeps our focus on execution, quality and customer satisfaction. Our team has the skills our customers need so together we identify projects and timelines, define what’s needed and then book as much time as required to meet the schedule. This approach allows us to reduce turn around time and process burden so that we can be competitive with off-shore pricing and still use an experienced US based team. We even back up our service with a Service Level Agreement (SLA) that spells out our commitment in detail.

Work Bench can handle most projects with front-end or back-end development needs and it is ideally suited to recurring production work associated with sites and applications that are constantly evolving. For existing clients, Work Bench complements our senior team by offering ongoing support extending their initial solution. We deliver quality at highly competitive rates and our clients experience start-to-finish continuity with one reliable partner.

Attack Pattern is a team of senior developers transforming ideas into world-class digital experiences for our clients. We pride ourselves on being a place developers want to work, and when you hire the best people and put them in a collaborative environment, innovation happens.  By providing our team with interesting challenges, amazing colleagues, and opportunities for personal growth, we’ve created an environment that delights our employees and amazes our clients.


Attack Pattern Announces Appointment of Founding Member to Advisory Board

Seattle, WA, September 21, 2015

Attack Pattern announces the appointment of Mark Thomas as the founding member of its Advisory Board. Mark Thomas brings wisdom and experience from positions he’s held across the media and software industries along with a thoughtful approach to team building and culture that fit perfectly with Attack Pattern's growth plans and values.

“We are very excited to have Mark start our Advisory Board. He’s a digital media thought leader, an industry expert and most importantly his passion for compelling interactive media experiences aligns perfectly with product direction. Having someone of Mark’s caliber partner with us to help develop our product strategy is an incredible opportunity.” – Steve Eros, CEO, Attack Pattern

Mark currently serves as Senior Vice President of Software Development with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, an industry leader in K-12 education content and technology. Previously, Mark served as SVP of Technology Program Management with HBO, America's most successful premium television company, where he was responsible for program management across the HBO Technology effort. With HBO, Mark was a leader on HBO GO as well as HBO's media supply chain, internal tools and systems, and content delivery system. Prior to HBO, Mark spent 9 years with AMD, most recently as Director, Business Development defining and driving general strategy for a variety of AMD's strategic alliances. He oversaw contract and business development process, building AMD’s game console business unit that resulted in AMD’s products for next generation game consoles including Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U. Prior to AMD, Mark spent over 4 years with Microsoft where he lead program management and developer relations surrounding Xbox. Mark is a seasoned executive with hands on experience with technology management, hardware, software and service development, relationship management, strategy, planning & process, and business development.

“I’m thrilled to be working with the Attack Pattern team. Building great software takes a great team and I look forward to helping the company grow as they bring their skill set to a new generation of products.” - Mark Thomas

Attack Pattern is a team of senior developers transforming ideas into world-class digital experiences for our clients. We pride ourselves on being a place developers want to work, and when you hire the best people and put them in a collaborative environment, innovation happens. By providing our team with interesting challenges, amazing colleagues, and opportunities for personal growth we’ve created an environment that delights our employees and amazes our clients.