Blog – Human Made

Announcing Out of Office, an online remote work event: 29th November

We’re thrilled to announce our latest event, Out of Office, an online conference for remote companies and professionals that will be streamed live on November 29th from 4pm – 8pm (GMT). Why? We’ve been a distributed agency since 2012. With 36 employees across the globe, we wanted to explore questions about remote work and share what…

Rian Rietveld Joins Human Made

I’m thrilled to be able to welcome Rian Rietveld to Human Made as a WordPress Engineer. Rian has been developing for the web for over 16 years and is well known in the WordPress community as an award-winning accessibility advocate and expert. Rian leads the WordPress Accessibility Team, something we’re excited to be able to support going…

Mike Selander Joins Human Made

I’m super-excited to introduce Mike Selander who’s joined Human Made as a WordPress Engineer working as part of our agency team. Mike joins us from Old Town Media where he worked for 5+ years, most recently as Head of Development. A recent convert to the nomadic lifestyle, Mike is a perfect fit for our remote-first culture…

WCEU 2016: Talks Recommended by the Humans

It’s been over a month since the biggest WordCamp to date was hosted in Vienna for three intense days of talks, tribe meetups, mingling, networking and much more. Between the 24th – 26th June, WordCamp Europe 2016 welcomed 2100 people from all over the world in the beautiful MuseumsQuartier Wien. As usual, Human Made were there in force,…

Dzikri Aziz joins Human Made

I’m super excited to welcome Dzikri Aziz to Human Made as a WordPress Engineer. Hailing from Indonesia, and previously at XWP, Dzikri brings deep experience delivering WordPress to enterprise and big media at scale. He’s also heavily involved with WordPress itself writing numerous Plugins & Themes, contributing to translations, Theme reviews and Core development itself.…

Announcing two full scholarships for A Week of REST for students and under-represented groups in the tech industry

A Week of REST will host a limited number of developers for a week-long workshop on using the WordPress REST API to build applications from 5th to 9th of September 2016 in Darwin Lake, Matlock in the United Kingdom. Attendees will get hands-on experience from Ryan McCue, co-lead of the REST API project, and Joe Hoyle,…

Daphnée Laforest Joins Human Made

I’m delighted to announce that Daphnée Laforest has joined Human Made as Product Manager, working on Nomadbase. Daphnée is a well-known figure in the Digital Nomad community and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge when it comes to the challenges and opportunities in this fast growing space. We’ve been lucky to work with Daphnée for…

Yuliana Yurieva joins Human Made

We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Yuliana Yurieva to Human Made as a Senior Project Manager. Yuliana brings deep experience across both client services and big media, having previously co-founded the Bulgarian WordPress agency, Maze Labs, and served as the Director of IT and Infrastructure for Economedia; Bulgaria’s leading business media group. Yuliana is deeply…

Shady Sharaf joins Human Made

I’m delighted to announce that Shady Sharaf is joining Human Made as a Senior WordPress Engineer. Shady brings a passion for clean, standards-compliant code and is a strong open source advocate. Previously at XWP and WP Stream, Shady has a deep knowledge of the internals of WordPress and strong experience delivering WordPress at enterprise scale. He’s a…

A Week of REST: 5th – 9th September 2016

Today we’re excited to announce our latest event, A Week of REST, a five-day developer workshop in Matlock, Derbyshire, from 5th – 9th September 2016. As a company, we have a lot of in-house knowledge about the REST API: our developers have been a huge part of developing the feature, we use it for client projects…