Meet Mike

June 7, 2017

Meet Mike Besenhofer, our “StickOutSpotlight” employee this month. We’ve asked him to answer some questions to get to know him and share what he brings to the team.

Q:  What is your position at BuildThis?

A:  Web Designer / HR

Q:  When did you start at BuildThis?

A:  August 2015


Q:  Where did you go to college?

A:  Columbia College Chicago
Q:  What did you study in college?

A:  Web Development and Graphic Design


Q:  How did you land at BuildThis?

A:  I’ve been designing for a while now. Web development started in college, which was nice because at first everyone was lost looking at code in a text editor but I got really interested in creating something out of virtually nothing but letters.

Q:  What’s your patronus?

A: Rattlesnake

Q:  What inspires you?

A: All of the Designers and Developers I work with, learning or observing how they go about solving different problems.

Q:  What do you like most about what you do at BuildThis?

A: The creativity and the challenges. Each day I do something new and learn something new.

Q:  Summer, Winter, Fall or Spring? 

A: Fall

Q: If I wasn’t a web designer I would be…

A: Well Laurie told me about a job in Dublin titled “Professional Cat Cuddler”. So, obviously that.

Q:  Fun Fact! 

A: When things get too stressful at work, you can find me at my zen garden.

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