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Meet Erin our Customer Experience Director

If you’re having a bad day you just need to spend a couple minutes with our Customer Service Director, Erin, and within seconds you’ll be all sunshine and rainbows. Erin has been with us for years and she is in charge of basically delighting our clients and making...

Meet Ana, designer turned Pod Leader!

It's always such an exciting and rewarding thing to watch our staff grow their careers and advance within the company. When Ana came to us we hired her as a pod designer. She quickly established herself as one our most talented and reliable designers who would always...

A Year in Review at DUDE

Over the past couple years, DUDE has grown from just a handful of people in a little office to now dozens of people in a huge warehouse-turned-technology-hub. And with all the growth, we've created many unique and fun memories that help to shape our company culture....

How we do Customer Service at DUDE

Customer service is often an overlooked aspect of design and development, but here at DUDE we obsess over the service that we provide to our clients so this is something super important to our company culture. And what we REALLY focus on here at DUDE is Customer...

DUDE November 2019 Kickoff Meeting

We're giving you a peak inside our monthly kickoff meeting, but starting it off with an awesome positive message from a young rockstar. Every month, all the México team members at DUDE come together to talk about how our company is progressing. We go deep into the...

Ralph Haynes from Hail Studio Love DUDE

In today's video, Ralph Haynes from Hail Studio talks about his experience with DUDE and how we've been able to help him find the right woman for the job. Ralph came to us and was looking for a talented developer to help him take on more projects. Hail Studio is doing...

Kind Words from Two of our Amazing Clients

In today's video, two of our amazing clients took time out from a very busy USUMMIT in Denver to say a few kind words about DUDE and how we've been able to help their agency. We've been working with these two wonder people for about 6 months now and to be brutally...

How to Hire Great Project Managers Part 3

Mr Smith walks to the counter and says “No I got a rewards number, but thank you” Now that you’ve paid let’s go back to your house and make your peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Now that you’re home, I want you to grab a plate out of your cupboard. Do you see any...

DUDE Goes Camping!!!

One of our favorite work traditions at DUDE is to do a summer day of fun or as we like to call it "Staff Development Day". Well this year we went way out of comfort zones and took our talents to the forest! That's right!! DUDE went camping! We took all of our people...

Our Staff’s Favorite Mexican Traditions Part 2

How did you enjoy Part 1 of this video series? Well today, we're talking about Mexican Independence Day (which is NOT 5 de Mayo contrary to what a lot of Americans think). It's definitely the biggest day to celebrate being Mexican and all the amazing things that...

How to Hire Great Project Managers Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich test that we use to evaluate Project Managers. This is by far the most important communication test that you’ll need to evaluate Project Manager candidates. It not only test their communication skills, but...

Our Staff’s Favorite Mexican Traditions Part 1

Mexico is a country rich with culture and traditions. Two of the world's greatest civilizations, the Aztecs and Mayans, were both founded and thrived in modern day Mexico. When you combine the European influence into Mexican culture you have some of the most...

How to Land Your Dream Job with DUDE

We partnered up with our friends at @growthhax once again and this time we held a class on "7 Skills You Must Have to Get the Job of Your Dreams". As we've mentioned many times before, Tijuana is a hidden gem for web design and development. But there are thousands of...

Meet the Team: Jose the Pod Leader

In this video you'll get a chance to meet Jose who is the pod leader for the Wizards. If you're a client on the Wizards team then you'll get to interact with Jose quite a bit. He's known as one of the funniest and most personable people in the office and he's...

The Benefits of Therapy for Entrepreneurs

Warning: We're going deep today and getting super vulnerable. Entrepreneurship can be the loneliest job on the planet. This isn't an opinion. This is a fact Ask any entrepreneur and they will tell you the same thing. And for many the loneliness and stress can lead to...

DUDE gets CPR Certified

We always believe in safety first (and not just because the fire department requires us to have CPR training for our staff). In today's video you get to catch a glimpse into our intensive CPR training that we did with one of Tijuana's finest first aid trainers. This...

Birria Love with David the Pod Leader

Almost everyone loves tacos, but few Americans have ever tried to delicious "birria taco". But birria is one of Tijuana's most delicious delicacies when it comes to tacos. All around the city you'll find birria taco stands tucked away on street corners and most likely...

Esto es DUDE

Nos sentimos muy orgullosos de mostrar este video, que muestra nuestro equipo y cultura en DUDE. No hace mucho tiempo nuestra compañía la formaban cinco personas trabajando en nuestra diminuta oficina en Calete, Ahora somos más de treinta personas en nuestro nueva...

DUDE Profile: Melissa Castillo

Did you know that people actually move to Tijuana just to work at DUDE? Today you get to hear from one of our awesome developers, Melissa, and discover how she found DUDE and moved to TJ to work with us. We gained a great developer and she got a great company to work...

Meet Leslie Alarrazabal

Today you get the chance to meet one of our most-promising young stars. Leslie came to us straight out of college, but with a lot of experience including some time she spent at local bootcamps and incubators. She is extremely talented, but most importantly she is...

Fun Day in TJ with Clients and Friends

We love showing our clients and friends Tijuana for two reasons. First, creating relationships between our clients and their DUDE team is one of the things that makes our company special. Very few organizations offer that face-to-face interaction like we do here at...

The Proper Way to Drink Tequila by Chris Martinez

Chris is a huge fan of tequila. And while he doesn't drink that often, the go to for a night out is a nice glass of tequila. Forget the whistle. Forget the worm. You can event forget the lime. A great tequila is a sophisticated drink that is usually enjoyed sipping....

Real Mexican eat fake tacos

You might have heard that Americans (stupidly) named Taco Bell the #1 Mexican Restaurant in the US. Well that outraged many of us Americans who are regularly enjoying AUTHENTIC Mexican food on both sides of the border. While Taco Bell might be super popular in the...

Mexicans Teaching Spanish Part 3: Qué Pedo

Have you ever wondered why Mexicans use the word "Fart" (aka Pedo) for basically everything? Well today we are going to explain how Mexicans use the word "Pedo" in everyday life and how you too can be a pedo expert. Not to mention that we're going to teach you all...

To Hell and back. Part 2: Climbing out of Hell

Everyone goes through tough times and no matter what happens you always have a choice. You can choose to get drowned out by the darkness or you can choose to find the light. After losing his father to cancer just 3 days before his 27th birthday, Chris talks about the...

To hell and back Part 1: Losing My Hero

Losing a parent is always one of the most difficult things that one can go through. Cancer doesn't care if you were a good person or a bad person. Cancer doesn't care how much money you have. Cancer doesn't care if you have kids. Discover part one of Chris Martinez's...

DUDE agency: Jairo Juarez Profile

Today we’re going to do a quick interview with one of our amazing Web Designers names Jairo. He’s not just a great designer who makes things look beautiful, but he’s also a great human. And he is one a number is staff who can sing really really well. Take a couple...

Offense Defense Formula

Most agencies get started by chance. You learn a skill like web design, Facebook ads, or PPC. A friend asks you to help them out. You crush it for them. And then that person starts referring you to THEIR friend and that friend refers you to more friends and before you...

How to FAIL with DUDE

Hey Thanks for joining me today. My name is Chris Martinez and I am the CEO of DUDE. Most of the time we are talking about all the amazing things we do here, but TODAY I’m going to talk about the 5 ways that you will FAIL when working with us and how to avoid these...

Lead Harvesting with Lee Goff

Lead Harvesting from Lee Goff on Vimeo. We had Lee Goff on to talk about Lead Harvesting and after the call he ended up throwing in some free gifts! Here is his agency Health and Wellness Exam: Click Here And then here is his Lead Magnet Checklist: Click Here And...

Testimonial: Gretchen from LeftRightLabs.com

It's a great honor when one of our amazing clients takes time out of her schedule to give us a testimonial. It's an even bigger honor when that same person does VIDEO testimonial for us. In today's video, check out these kind words from Gretchen from Left Right Labs....

The Best Paycheck I Ever Received

Lots of entrepreneurs have stories of being broke. In fact, it seems like being penniless is a right of passage that ends up transforming most self-made people. In today's video, Chris is sharing his story of how he had less than $20 in the bank and was stressing out...

A Friend’s Generosity Can Change Your Life

You've probably heard the phrase "Fall down 9 times, get up 10". Well in today's video, Chris is talking about how he lost all his money for the SECOND time, got his truck repossessed, and was fortunate enough to have a childhood friend help him make the payment to...