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We're a growing team of creative professionals and corporate expats on a mission to widen access to meaningful work. By day we operate Job Portraits, where we serve a wide range of startups and growing businesses in the Bay Area and beyond. By night we're running experiments on our own business, and building infrastructure to support a new concept of the job. Our success hinges, we believe, on our shared commitment to be excellent to each other.

Miki Johnson

Cofounder
"...That’s an important part of culture for me — that everyone feels comfortable voicing contrarian or unpopular views, and that disagreeing with someone is never a reason to disrespect them."
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Sandra Barry

Senior Writer & Editor
"You know that old meme, lawyer dog? That’s me. He’s a damn good attorney. He passed the bar! But he’s still a silly little corgi."
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Jonaki Mehta

Creative Lead
"I remember very clearly the first time I questioned my dad’s judgement, and he responded surprisingly well. It was a small moment, but it taught me the power of respectfully challenging people."
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Natasha Sunderland

BizOps & Project Manager
"Three friends and I took a month-long road trip through southern Africa and they told me the tiny Volkswagen Rabbit we were driving would be fine..."
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Nate Guggia

More Than Just a Sales Guy
"A few years ago, I started a fresh smoothie delivery service and eventually created a shelf product that was accepted into Whole Foods stores in the Salt Lake City region."
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Olivia Haas

Creative Lead & Video Producer
"I can nab decent-to-excellent parking almost anywhere, anytime. Something just happens; I have this faith that a spot will materialize, and about 85 percent of the time, it does."
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Jon Young

Jon-of-All-Trades
[Re: puka shell necklaces.] "...I don’t own one myself, but you gotta give zero Fs if you’re still sporting one of those bad boys. I feel very connected to people who aren’t shy about themselves."
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Christina Bryza

Senior Editor
"...There’s yoga, prayer, meditation, a green smoothie with lots of protein and fiber, and journaling — but not all of those things happen every day."
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Jackson Solway

Cofounder
"I remember being in elementary school when the teacher would ask, “What’s your favorite animal?” We’d go around the room and it was all dogs and cats, and I would yell, “tapeworm!” "
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