since 2008

Blueshoon is finally old
enough to drive

  • 2008

    Blueshoon was started in Roy’s apartment in Chicago, IL.

  • 2009

    In 2009, we moved into our office in the Andersonville neighborhood.

    New office in second coolest neighborhood in the world.
  • 2015

    We upgraded at the end of 2015 and customized a larger space in the same building.

  • 2019

    By 2019, we’d grown to a staff of seventeen.

  • 2022

    In 2022, we finally got our first office hot dog steamer.

Our Culture

We believe that our work space should be fun, productive, and inclusive.


Our Team

  • Roy Palondikar
    Founder, Partner
    Fav Food:
    Anda bread
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Video games
  • John Honkala
    Partner
    Fav Food:
    Whole prawns!
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Travel
  • Jamie Doherty
    Lead Frontend Developer
    Fav Food:
    A fresh loaf of crusty bread
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Puppy butts and goats in pajamas
  • Mari Taisch
    Project Manager
    Fav Food:
    Crab rangoon
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Vacation
  • Brad Goliber
    Lead Backend Developer
    Fav Food:
    Buffalo wings
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Holding the office free throw record
  • Bob Zilic
    Video Operations / ESP Development
    Fav Food:
    Steak
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Laughing
  • Jin Chen
    Designer
    Fav Food:
    Dumplings
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Sea shells
  • Kimberly Jauregui
    Content Manager
    Fav Food:
    Empanadas
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Sunshine and Anthony Hamilton's voice
  • Dan Linsenmann
    Developer
    Fav Food:
    Okonomiyaki
    Favorite thing in the world:
    The music of Gustav Mahler
  • Frederick Wells
    Full Stack Developer
    Fav Food:
    Tacos, because anything can become a taco.
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Pandas
  • Tim Tsogbayar
    Software Engineer
    Fav Food:
    Beef fried steamed noodles with vegetables
    Favorite thing in the world:
    horizon
  • Lindsey Harasimowicz
    Content Coordinator
    Fav Food:
    Ramen
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Beach vacations
  • Kate Syoen
    Marketing Operations
    Fav Food:
    Peanut butter
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Dining out
  • Benjamin Friedrich
    Developer
    Fav Food:
    Casserole
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Beverages that are the opposite temperature of outside.
  • Jesse Merritt
    Backend Developer
    Fav Food:
    Pizza
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Fancy coffee
  • Blake Trahan
    Developer
    Fav Food:
    Yuzu ramen
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Fencing
  • Sarah Chang
    Customer Service Specialist
    Fav Food:
    Noodles
    Favorite thing in the world:
    My daughter
  • Randy Weber
    SEO Strategist
    Fav Food:
    Broth-based one-pot meals
    Favorite thing in the world:
    Day hikes
  • Danielle Andersen
    Customer Service Specialist
    Fav Food:
    Pasta Bolognese
    Favorite thing in the world:
    A perfectly sweetened black iced tea