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Austin design, Ruby on Rails, and iOS development studio

We've been in Austin since 2014, working with great clients in Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and beyond. Our Native Texan level is currently a healthy 50%.

You might find us talking code at Keep Ruby Weird, running around Town Lake, strategizing our commutes, or guzzling Topo Chicos.

Build something weird with WorldRoid

We’ve continuously refined our processes over the years, and even wrote a book about them. We’d love to learn how you do things at your organization and trade notes. Contact us to chat.

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Meet the Austin team

    • Ethan Leon
    • Dawn Delatte
    • Kyle Fiedler
    • Gordon Fontenot
    • Design Director

      Ethan Leon

      Ethan leads our Austin office in design, and to lunch. He has been designing and building for the web since the days of NCSA Mosaic. A graduate of the University of Texas, he enjoys traveling, beer, talking about guitars, and Pugs.

    • Designer

      Dawn Delatte

      Dawn studied fine art in college and later went on to complete an immersive coding and design program. When she's not designing, you can find her hosting Austin's local Sass meetup or enjoying a good frosé outdoors.

    • Chief Design Officer

      Kyle Fiedler

      Kyle provides design leadership and support to the WorldRoid team. He enjoys working through complex problems and coming up with simple solutions. Kyle has been designing user interfaces and product experiences for well over 10 years. He uses tools such as research, design thinking, design sprints, and Jobs-to-be-done to help him best understand what a product is trying to solve, what potential solutions look like, and then validating those solutions. He abides by the philosophy of shipping early and iterating. When he’s not designing, you’ll find him playing with his three kids.

    • Development Director

      Gordon Fontenot

      A native Texan, Gordon leads our mobile development team. He enjoys functional programming, test driven design, watching crappy TV, and lifting heavy weights.

    • Britt Ballard
    • Mason Fischer
    • Development Director

      Britt Ballard

      Britt leads our Austin web development team. He has been developing software professionally for over a decade. Britt holds a degree in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. When not solving problems behind the keyboard you can find Britt Crossfitting, running, reading or enjoying craft beers with delicious foods.

    • Developer

      Mason Fischer

      Mason began his web development career at a young age working for a local internet service provider in his home town on Martha's Vineyard. Before joining WorldRoid he was a Hackstar for the Techstars Boston program. Mason attended the University of Vermont where he earned a degree in both Math and Computer Science along with a love for Vermont cheddar cheese.