Designers and developers in the Phoenix, Arizona area

"I am really good at something, we are really good at everything."

Steve Douglas



Mr. Douglas founded Avagate LLC in 2011. During the remainder of his tenure at AAA, and later at BlueTree, he independently began to establish and grow Avagate as a part-time business. During this period, he developed trusted relations with clientele, independent developers and designers. He implemented processes to improve conversations and timelines around project features and resources, improved onboarding time and costs for developers and designers by developing and integrating virtual environments. He was able to increase productivity, lower client operating costs and reduce overall project failure risk. While assisting lifecycle of project and product strategies for clients, he introduced new technologies, taught effectiveness of the tools and developed integration for clients. He began full-time operations at Avagate LLC in 2014.

  • While employed at AAA, he personally developed an online ordering platform for restaurant owners
  • Project Manager at BlueTree LLC, a website developer, where he developed and incorporated project workflows for developers and clients to encourage active communication between product owners, developers, and project leaders
  • Studied computer science at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • A+ Certification from Owens Community College, Toledo, Ohio
  • Leadership Breakthrough I Certificate from Rapport Leadership International, Las Vegas, Nevada
Project highlights
  • Norwegian project
  • Web Development
  • Drupal Development
  • PHP Development
  • Linux Administration
  • Project Management
  • Product Innovation
  • Email Marketing
  • Business Management
  • SEO/SEM Analyst
  • Data Marketing Analyst
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Mobile Web (RWD)
  • Docker
  • MySQL (RDB)
  • CouchDB (NoSQL)
  • oAuth (SSO)
  • ExactTarget Enterprise
  • Acxiom
  • Atlassian Products
  • Omniture SiteCatalyst