Posts by Melissa Kargiannakis

We’re Hiring: Senior UI/UX Developer

Location: Waterloo, ON    |   Toronto, ON  | Sault Ste. Marie, ON Job Code: 004-222-1503 Full-Time Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For earliest consideration apply before July 26th at 11:59pm Pacific time.                                                                                                              To Apply Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile + any relevant links…

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We’re Hiring: Senior Full Stack Developer

Location: Waterloo, ON    |   Toronto, ON  | Sault Ste. Marie, ON Job Code: 004-222-1502 Full-Time Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For earliest consideration apply before July 26th at 11:59pm Pacific time.   To Apply Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile + any relevant links…

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We’re Hiring: Head of Engineering

Location: Waterloo, ON    |   Toronto, ON   | San Francisco, CA | Sault Ste. Marie, ON Job Code: 004-222-1501 Full-Time Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For earliest consideration apply before July 26th at 11:59pm Pacific time.   To Apply Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile…

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We’re Hiring: Senior Full-Stack Developer

To Apply Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile + any relevant links with the subject line: “[YOUR LAST NAME] FS Dev 004-222-1502” About skritswap Looking to break new ground in a bleeding-edge development environment at one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada? We’ve…

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We’re Hiring: Head of Engineering

To Apply: Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile + any relevant links with the subject line: “[YOUR LAST NAME] Head of Eng 004-222-1501” About skritswap Looking to break new ground in a bleeding-edge development environment at one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada? We’ve got…

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skritswap secures nearly $1 MM CAD from Federal Government

Today, skritswap Founder & CEO, Melissa Kargiannakis joined local Sault Ste. Marie Minister of Parliament Terry Sheehan in Ottawa to announce new funding totalling nearly $1,000,000 CAD. skritswap received an interest-free loan of $800,000 CAD to commercialize its AI-powered platform through FedNor, as well as an additional grant of $100,000 CAD through the Women Entrepreneurship…

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Welcome Daniel Steiche

Skritswap is pleased to announce our newest team member: Daniel Steiche as Director of Market Engagement. Daniel joined skritswap on April 15, 2019. He has nearly 20 years experience in sales & marketing. He is a self-proclaimed “learning machine in the age of machine learning.” We are happy to have him join us. Get to…

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Welcome Paras Jamil

Skritswap is pleased to announce our newest team member: Paras Jamil as a Computational Linguist. Paras joined skritswap on April 15, 2019. Her strong linguistics background and desire to do more coding makes her a perfect addition to the team. We are so glad to have her join us. Get to know Paras here: 1)…

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Promote Creativity & Innovation through Award

To mark Creativity & Innovation Day today, April 21st, we encourage people to apply for the Cheryl Stephens Innovation Award that we sponsor. The award spotlights the work of inspiring members of the Plain Language Association International (PLAIN). The root of innovation is creativity. As Jeremy Johnson, co-founder & CEO of Andela, said, “Creativity is…

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Welcome Vong Vong

Skritswap is pleased to announce our newest team member: Vong Vong as Executive Assistant to our Founder & CEO, Melissa Kargiannakis. Vong joined skritswap on April 1, 2019. She brings her background from real estate with strong organization skills and we are delighted to have her join us. Get to know her here: 1) Tell…

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Innovation Day 2019

February 16th, is Innovation Day. At skritswap we live innovation with our product development. And we are sponsoring an innovation award with the Plain Language Association International (PLAIN). We’ll announce the first recipient at the international conference  in Oslo this September 2019. The award honours the long and valuable services of our plain language expert…

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We’re Hiring: Administrative Assistant

To Apply Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile + any relevant links with the subject line: “[YOUR LAST NAME] Admin 003-555-1501” About skritswap Looking to join a highly skilled team and support growth at one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada? We’ve got a job…

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We’re Hiring: Computational Linguist

To Apply Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile + any relevant links with the subject line: “[YOUR LAST NAME] Comp Ling 003-222-1503” About skritswap Interested in opening the world of information for readers of all skill levels at one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada?…

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We’re Hiring: Full-Stack Developer

To Apply Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile + any relevant URLs with the subject line: “[YOUR LAST NAME] FS Dev 003-222-1502” About skritswap Looking to break new ground in a bleeding-edge development environment at one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada? We’ve got a…

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We’re Hiring: UI/UX Developer

To Apply Please email careers@skritswap.com your: Resume Cover letter Contact information for 3 references Linked In profile + any relevant links with the subject line: “[YOUR LAST NAME] UI/UX Dev 003-222-1501” About skritswap Interested in designing interfaces and user experiences for a state-of-the-art online language product at one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada?…

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International Plain Language Day

Today, October 13th, is International Plain Language Day. Every year the occasion celebrates successful efforts to communicate important information to those who need it most.   Too often enterprises and governments devote too little time and money to ensure their communications are working.   Our goal must be effective communication because, as Rolo May has…

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skritswap $500k USD Pre-Seed Round

skritswap is pleased to announce a USD $500,000 pre-seed financing round led by Unshackled Ventures, a Silicon Valley based, early-stage fund. The funding will be used to refine customer acquisition strategies and increase the automated conversion of complex language into everyday language.   Since skritswap’s inception, Founder and CEO Melissa Kargiannakis has brought in over…

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Welcome Cheryl Stephens

Skritswap is pleased to announce that Cheryl Stephens has joined the team as of July 2018. Cheryl brings her extensive plain language knowledge and we are happy to have her join us: Cheryl Stephens is a leader in the plain language movement, who is known as an innovator. She co-founded Plain Language Association books about plain…

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Blasting off with Boost VC

Skritswap is pleased to announce a 6-figure investment from Adam Draper’s venture capital firm Boost VC in Silicon Valley. Boost VC only funds 5% of applicants and skritswap joins 20 other companies added to the portfolio as part of Tribe 11. skritswap’s Founder & CEO, Melissa Kargiannakis, emphasizes the weight of this accomplishment: “Of all venture…

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Welcome Chris Pagnutti

Skritswap is pleased to announce that Chris Pagnutti has joined the team as of January 2018. Chris brings a strong full stack development background and we are delighted to have him join us: Chris is a full-stack software developer and devops engineer.  He has built applications end-to-end for many multi-national brands including, Verizon Wireless, IBM,…

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Welcome Darren Redfern

skritswap is pleased to announce that Darren Redfern has joined the team as of January 2018.  He brings a wealth of experience and we are lucky to have him on board as CTO. Darren has active been in the technology industry for thirty years, including many years at the executive level. For much of that…

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