One year out, the company has ten employees working from its office (up from seven), including two remote employees that moved to Philadelphia since Technically Philly covered the opening of the office on N3rd Street. Wildbit still has three remote employees, said founder Chris Nagele.
The experience of having a physical office has been “enlightening,” Nagele said.
“While [the remote model] worked, and we launched two successful products with that model, nothing is more valued than face time,” Nagele said, adding that it’s better to keep your team close by.
This shift in attitude is in part shown by Wildbit’s recent hiring announcement, which specifies that the new hire must work at the company’s office.
Wildbit has also taken advantage of having a space to decorate. See more photos in this recent blog post.-30-