About Us

We’ve been expecting you.

Who are we?

Chances are, if you’re here, you have a problem in need of a solution. We can help with that.

We’re Ascender. We provide design and development solutions for companies and organizations on the rise. We help theater companies fill their seats. We help pharmaceutical companies introduce new medications to the world. We help colleges reach new students. We help startups launch their products.

We’re a tight-knit team that moves quickly, thinks creatively, and uses our broad and deep backgrounds to solve problems on-time and on-budget.

Andrew Stern, Founding Team, Rumble Boxing

“When working with Ascender, professionalism meets personality. Their creativity and execution not only helped our project come to life, but their enthusiasm and passion made it a success.”

Andrew Stern, Founding Team, Rumble Boxing

Capabilities

What we offer:

Strategy. The process of merging our ideas and goals with ingenuity and practicality.

  • Copywriting
  • SEO and SEM
  • Paid media
  • Content strategy

Design. The process of generating, iterating, and realizing our combined ideas in digital or physical forms.

  • Information Architecture
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • Web & Application Design
  • Branding and Logo Design
  • Print Design
  • Illustration

Development. The process of building, testing, securing and maintaining new ideas.

  • Web development
  • Content management systems
  • Custom applications
  • Ecommerce
  • Responsive and mobile development
  • Hosting and technical support
The Ascender Team The Ascender Team The Ascender Team

Strength in people > strength in numbers.

We’re seasoned, customer-focused, tech-loving problem solvers. We take pride in being accountable. We’re life-long learners. We’re pretty sure we have a sense of humor. We definitely take our craft seriously. We live in New York, New Jersey, and Wisconsin. We’ve been bartenders, metal band guitarists, journalists, and animators. We’re all striving to do the best work of our careers. Meet the Ascender crew:

Mike Aldinger
Mike Aldinger
Co-Founder
Andy Milk
Andy Milk
Co-Founder
Joseph Yenish
Joseph Yenish
Managing Director
Trevor Aldinger
Trevor Aldinger
Creative Director
Henry Hillenmeyer
Henry Hillenmeyer
Project Director
Zack Goehner
Zack Goehner
Creative Director
Jennifer Simckowitz
Jennifer Simckowitz
Content & Marketing Director
Paul Sekerka
Paul Sekerka
Project Director
Samantha Omoletski
Samantha Omoletski
Finance Director
John Creeden
John Creeden
Senior Developer
Jason Hammond
Jason Hammond
Senior Developer
Alexei Roschak
Alexei Roschak
Senior Developer
Anthony Caffiero
Anthony Caffiero
Developer
Thu Nguyen
Thu Nguyen
Art Director
Join us. Say Hello

Take your career to the next level with Ascender.
We’re always looking for talented people to help us make a difference.

Your problem has a solution.

Ascender will rise to the challenge.

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