Jason Koskie joined Plank in February 2015. He brings a ton of experience in managing the development of mobile applications, having worked on building apps with brands like NHL, NBA and Marvel. Jason has a passion for digital projects and we couldn’t be happier to welcome him aboard.
What’s your position at Plank? What do you hope to bring to the team?
I’m a Digital Project Manager. I will be working with Steve and the other PMs to help translate client’s needs into web products, and to help our developers and designers get their work done as painlessly as possible.
What are your past experiences that you believe will help you (and have helped you) exceed in your position?
I’ve been working in mobile since before the iPhone existed, so I bring a lot of experience in mobile to Plank. I’ve been studying and working in project management for slightly less time, but I really enjoy the blend of technical knowledge and problem solving that it requires.
What are your past jobs/ experiences?
I’ve worked most recently for Airborne Mobile and then Cellfish Media working with brands like Marvel, Family Guy, NFL, NBA and the NHL. First delivering content to carriers and eventually developing applications for Android and iOS. Previous to that I worked in the print industry, helping clients and organizing print production.
What are you most looking forward to doing at Plank?
I’ve had a few friends who worked at Plank, and Warren and I have a number of mutual friends and colleagues so I’ve heard a lot of great things about Plank. In a lot of ways I think your colleagues are the most important aspect of a job and so I think I’ll be in good hands here.
A little bit about your background. Where are you from? etc.
I’m from a small community is southeast Saskatchewan where the winters are even worse than Montreal. I went to school at the University of Saskatchewan (Commerce) as well as the University of Calgary (History). I’ve been in Montreal for 10 years, minus a stint in London, UK and Ottawa.
A random fun fact about yourself.
My first job in Montreal was a block from the Plank office in a furrier building where we rode the elevator with tufts of fur. I think it’s mostly condos now.