About Us

A Panoramic view of Vancouver downtown from Stanley park in Vancouver, Canada

We love what we do

That's what helps us get up in the morning. Our Vancouver office has team members who are driven and passionate about the work they do in design and technology, putting customer experience first while delivering strategy and full service digital transformation in the public and private sector.

Amidst all that, we still find time to connect and recharge with fun activities like paddle boarding, curling, and summer barbecues.

What fuels your team?

Meet the People in Canada

Cheryl Ramos

Cheryl is in charge of finances and HR for Digitalist. She is responsible for handling the company's books and overseeing all HR-related activities, being always quick to lend a helping hand, and is always up for a good laugh during our games time. Working at Digitalist can be an exciting adventure, as her co-workers have all kinds of passions - there's something new around every corner. On the weekends, Cheryl is a busy bee taking her kids around to their activities or indulging in some much needed binge-watching.

Cheryl Ramos
"Culture eats strategy for breakfast."
ー Peter Drucker

Aruna Meiyeppen

Aruna is a Full Stack Software Developer with a dedication and passion for solving problems with code. From large corporate systems to personal projects - Aruna knows no bounds when striving towards top quality solutions. He sees software development as a means to improve efficiency while also tackling life's challenges. When taking a break from writing code, he enjoys sports & fitness, photography, travel and learning new skills like the guitar or a new language.

Aruna Meiyeppen
Senior Software Developer
“First, solve the problem. Then write the code.”
— John Johnson

Sasha Kiyokawa

Sasha is a digital marketing coordinator who enhances the online presence of the company and boosts website traffic to greater heights. She uses her web analytics skills to make sure websites are performing at their best, while developing content strategies that attract our target audience. She thrives off the fast pace of digital marketing - no day is ever quite like another! When summer is around, you'll find Sasha catching some waves near the ocean or daydreaming about living by its shores forever so she can surf 'til sunrise every day.

Sasha Kiyokawa
Digital Marketing Coordinator
"Social media isn’t a fad, it’s a fundamental shift in the way we communicate."
ー Erik Qualman

Sean Donnelly

Sean has over 20 years of experience in the tech industry. No two days are ever the same for him; he enjoys solving problems and finding solutions that work not only for today but also for the future. He loves building companies, forging relationships, and having clear communication with all parties involved. In his spare time, Sean loves flying aircraft of all kinds - from small piston and turbine propeller planes to larger jets. And did we mention that he has also survived running with the bulls in Spain?!

Sean Donnelly
Business Development Manager
“How you sell anything always matters but how your customers feel when they engage with you matters more.”
ー Anonymous

Irene Zhao

Fast forward 15 years later and Irene is still happily crunching away at her accounting job. It’s like a puzzle that keeps her sharp and engaged. She loves working at Digitalist, because everyone brings something special to the table - from diverse backgrounds and experiences - that helps make the whole greater than its parts. When she's not working on her finances, she also really enjoys cooking - especially when it comes to dumplings, Irene truly shines in the kitchen.

Irene Zhao
Senior Accountant
“If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.”
— Dr. Ralf Speth

Magnus Leijonborg

Magnus Leijonborg

Christie Wong

Christie is an experience-maker of a variety of digital products in industries that include healthcare, sustainability, transportation, real-estate and construction. She looks at how everything fits and flows together holistically, diving deep into the pixels and hex codes that construct the beautiful interfaces we experience every day. She is also a strong advocate for accessibility and inclusive design. A designer by day, she transforms into a ninja by night - you may catch a glimpse of her as she does parkour!

Christie Wong
Senior UX/UI Designer
“Design should never say, ‘Look at me.’ It should always say, ‘Look at this.’”
ー David Craib

Leon Hui

Leon specializes in Design Strategy, User Experience, and Service Design. With 15 years of experience in the field, he helps clients build and execute strategies, synthesizing customer empathy with business needs through research, design, testing, and implementation. His approach has always been geared towards creating signature moments for customers that result in lasting company growth. When he is not designing, you’ll find him practicing Tai Chi and other martial arts or enjoying the outdoors.

Leon Hui
Design Strategist
“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”
ー Albert Einstein

Jon Bantados

Jon is a Product Designer who specializes in UX design. He helps to design the end-to-end experience for the digital products we create for our clients. Jon strives to ensure that every detail is taken care of - from graphical elements to customer journeys - so each product reflects its users' needs perfectly. Problem solving is always a rewarding experience for him. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring new restaurants around the city or playing around with new technology. Fun fact: he's ambidextrous!

Jon Bantados
Product Designer
“People ignore design that ignores people.”
ー Frank Chimero

Our History

Our Offices


Our heart and soul is delivering modern digital products. We create and improve business critical websites and applications for governments, trades unions and also businesses in industries like pharma and finance.

Full service digital agency which is transforming online businesses by using open-source technologies and agile methods. One of leading Drupal experts in Europe. Part of Digitalist Group Plc.

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Digitalist was born in the Nordics, with roots dating back to 1994. Digitalist and Grow joined forces in 2018 in order to deliver holistic experiences. Today we are active in four countries in Northern Europe and North America and serve a growing list of clients globally.

We are a stock listed company on the Helsinki Stock Exchange and serve 16% of the companies on Forbes global Top 100 list.

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