The opinions expressed herein are my own personal opinions and do not represent
my employer's view in anyway.
It’s been a fun packed few years (5 to be precise) at Intergen but the time has come for a change. In a weeks time I will be starting with ARANZ Medical.
In the last five years I have worked on many exciting and fulfilling projects for a great range of customers. I can safely say, with hand on heart, that ALL of the work was interesting & rewarding and most of it was challenging and & fun. Before I started at Intergen I had not done many web site projects (I can probably count them on 2 fingers) but since then I’ve worked on dozens (if you count SharePoint as just a web site). I’ve worked on projects for small and very large companies in NZ and elsewhere. I spent 6 months in Sydney. I’ve been to a couple of TechEd’s in Auckland and a PDC in LA. But most importantly, I’ve worked with some extremely talented and fun people whom I will miss greatly.
All good things must come to an end though, and hopefully something equally as good comes along to replace it. ARANZ Medical promises to be such a place. I’m not entirely sure what is in store for me but I’m excited about working for a company with a product focus. Its something I have always wanted to do and it’s great to get the opportunity to do this for a company with such an interesting product line. It will also be nice to downsize a little to a company where I can possibly make a difference.
It’s interesting to see how companies work and change over time and as they grow. When I started at Intergen Christchurch I was the 12th employee I believe. They are now thrice this size and growing rapidly. They have also moved offices three times in the five years – only one of which was caused by a natural disaster! When I started, bespoke web site work was the norm for small-ish businesses and small budgets. This has been replaced with much larger budgets, bigger customers and enterprise scale projects spanning months rather than weeks.
All the best for the future Intergen. I will remember you fondly