Delivering Impactful IT Staffing and
Software Development Solutions.

…together we are transforming the software and staffing industry.

About Us

OpenArc helps to combine people and software by doing all the heavy lifting for you. OpenArc not only delivers custom software solutions for your organization’s needs, but we also help you find the right IT candidates to close gaps between current and desired skill levels.

OpenArc is a TRUE solutionary, with the expertise in IT staffing and custom software development to deliver tailored, strategic, and timely solutions of measurable value for any business.

OpenArc was founded in 2010, with a commitment to change the tech landscape by combining full-stack software development solutions with partnership approach-based staffing services. Through this unique blending of people and software, we’ve created a culture that delivers amazing enterprise, mobile and consumer-facing apps and the best talent for contract, contract-to-hire and direct placements for clients and partners alike. Today, we still live out that commitment and immensely value the trusting relationships that have been built over the years. By exceeding your expectations, we are confident that we will continue to be the best partner for you and your business.

OpenArc is committed to building and sustaining a diverse corporate culture that creates deep connections with clients and employees by establishing partnerships of trust and relationships that outlive any project, placement or contract”

Joel Reed
July 2019
OpenArc awarded with Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification
February 2019
OpenArc Wins ClearlyRated’s 2019 Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award
November 2018
Pittsburgh Utility Speeds Up App Development with User-Centered Style Guide Created by OpenArc
June 2018
OpenArc is featured in Pittsburgh Business Times as a company on the move.
March 2018
Debuted Project Spotlight on MSA’s Confined Space Virtual Reality Experience.
January 2018
OpenArc appoints Director of Human-Centered Design, Mark Lotter.
August 2017
OpenArc celebrates officially being named a 2017 Inc. 5000 honoree!
July 2017
OpenArc employees speak and the company is confirmed a winner of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Western PA by the Pittsburgh Business Times!
February 2017-2015
OpenArc wins Inavero’s Best of Staffing award, representing 1000’s of happily placed candidates and hundreds of satisfied clients.
February 2017
With a six-week timeline, the OpenArc team designed a visually-rich and engaging Virtual Reality environment for a Fortune 250 client.
December 2016
The “Get to Know Us” video debuts on YouTube after 56 hours of animation, six hours of creative writing and four hours of voiceover acting.
August 2016
Our CEO Joel Reed is named as a finalist in the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Tech 50 Awards.
March 2016
Designed, built and launched a clients’ mobile app (Kindworks), encouraging people to pay-it-forward with acts of kindness. At the 2016 Create Festival, Kindworks app wins Project of the Year for Data & Apps. Kudos to OpenArc’s software development team for turning the client’s idea into an app they loved.
Dec. 2015
Consulting Magazine released its first-ever list of the fastest growing consulting firms in America, and OpenArc came in at #7!
OpenArc’s staffing team partners with 17 new clients and secures new job opportunities for hundreds of candidates.
August 2015
OpenArc is named to Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies.
OpenArc’s team doubles in size as more happily placed job seekers, hiring managers and software clients share their OpenArc success stores. Two thumbs up!
Dec. 2013
Over 100 talent placements and counting.
Dec. 2012
After attaining 100% YOY growth, the tradition of an annual sales trip is born with a getaway to Mexico.
May 2012
Launch of first Xamarin platform-based app. The new era of using C# to build cross-platform mobile applications that work on multiple platforms with a single code base.
Dec. 2011
The OpenArc team celebrates double-digit employee growth with a company picnic, holiday party and an employee awards ceremony inspired by, “The Office.”
Feb. 2011
Founders Joel Reed and Bethany Simon, hire the first OpenArc employee’s in the new Wexford based office. Psst. They still work here!
Fall 2010
The beginning of the journey
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