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Studio Simpatico is a boutique freelance development shop specializing in building responsive websites using WordPress as a CMS (content management system). We build themes from scratch, and aim to make the back-end (where you’ll update your site) as user-friendly as the front-end (what your users see).

“They’re professional in a way that makes for a very easy relationship. They understand what they need to do, and they get it done. They’re practiced problem solvers so, when something doesn’t work, they find out ways to do it and offer helpful solutions. It’s very proactive, which gives me peace of mind. That’s a rare quality, which is something I want to see from more of my vendors.”

Jin Kang, Founder and CEO of Lapis Brand Design

Tamara Olson


Prior to starting Studio Simpatico, Tamara spent several years at Google, first as a design manager in Ads, then as the design lead for Google Classroom. Tamara has crafted experiences for Apple, The Paperless Post, and Conde Nast, and in 2009 led the The New York Observer redesign (Webby nomination, best newspaper design). Tamara holds a Master’s from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), and a B.A. from Macalester College, and previously served as adjunct faculty teaching interaction design at FIT. A WordPress and front-end developer, she regularly attends and speaks at Wordcamps around the world.

Amber Weinberg

Front-End Developer

Amber is a front-end developer based in Nashville, Tennessee who has been making websites since the mid-90s when “frames, tables and animated GIFs were the cool kids.” With over a decade of experience running her own business, Amber specializes in creating custom, responsive WordPress themes, and particularly revels in subtle CSS animations and microinteractions, user-friendly WordPress admin interfaces that make content updating a breeze for her clients, and code organization and semantics. She has guest written for several blogs (including her own at, spoken at and attended events in both the UK and the US, and is always working on countless side projects, online and offline.

Evan Thompson

Front-End Developer

Evan loves crafting efficient coding solutions to interesting problems. Evan specializes in front end development, and focuses on creating intuitive experiences while maintaining accessibility for all users. A Princeton graduate and lifelong learner, Evan loves diving into new frameworks and libraries, reading fantasy novels, and playing new boardgames. He has built multiple web applications, including Scene Partner (a line-learning app for actors) and Draconis Personae (a companion app for Dungeons & Dragons).

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