Get to know One of Us: Michael Ramuta, Back-end Developer

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Name: Michael Ramuta

Job Title: Backend Developer

What do you tell people you do?
I work (mostly) on the server side of our client’s sites. That includes building custom plugins, working with databases, setting up and supporting integrations, and building analytics tools.

How long have you been with ODC?
10 fun months!

What did you do before you arrived?
I worked on the backend for a social media startup.

What do you bring to ODC beyond your dev skills?
A positive attitude and sense of humor? Humility, for sure.

Settle the debate. What’s the best flavor of La Croix?
Pamplemousse, no question. Don’t get me started on how bad Apricot is.

Favorite ODC lunch spot and what to order?
Seoul Taco. Order the Bulgogi Bowl and thank me later.

First CD/Album you ever purchased?
Astro Lounge by Smash Mouth

Favorite Chicago neighborhood?
I’m a big fan of Wicker Park, or any neighborhood that has 4+ ramen shops per block.

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