Who we are

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else."
-- Booker T. Washington

We are Yakot

We are a young, energetic and eclectic start-up specialising in the development of web solutions and creative designs and striving to help businesses on their growth journey. Our collective expertise includes nearly 13 years in the field, drawing upon skills from different backgrounds.

We are designers, developers, strategists and copywriters
Yakot team conceptualising

We are proud

We are equipped with the skill set needed to deliver world-class service that caters for all type of businesses, whether small, medium or large. We take pride in doing the very best and keeping up with the latest trends on all our projects.

We are reachable around the world

We are physically located in both Stellenbosch - South Africa & Paris - France. However we'd love to collaborate anywhere in the world. We are an ambitious team with diversified cultures.

We are reachable online
Yakot collaborates with anyone from around the world
We are excited to hear about your next project, so give us a shout.
"Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence."
-- Colin Powell

The team

Abdel Oueryemchi

Abdel Oueryemchi

Founder & CEO

Abdel is a dedicated UX designer, solution architect, programmer, artist and visionary. He has over 13 years of experience in the digital field and holds a Master’s degree in Hypermedia, Programming and Design.

Throughout his career, Abdel has helped businesses with their strategies and collaborated with professionals around the world, ranging from planning, conceptualising, designing and developing to advising and running entire digital projects.

He is passionate about technology and loves innovation: always seeking the perfect balance between aesthetics and functionality.

Abdel has been employed as a technical architect and lead of development for the past eight years at one of the biggest companies specialising in the stakeholder communications and financial reporting industry in South Africa.

In his free time, he enjoys composing music and drawing.

Samad Oueryemchi

Co-founder & Full-stack Engineer

Samad is a full-stack engineer and solution architect with more than eight years of experience. He is a specialist in creating intelligent APIs (application programming interfaces) and performant web applications.

With a Master's in Information Systems, his experience extends to different trades of the digital world, such as Linux systems’ administration and front-end programming.

Samad spent many years collaborating as a key element in the making of some powerful applications catering for the international energy market.

He is an experienced DevOps programmer and certified as Professional Scrum Master (scrum.org).

As an avid learner who enjoys experimenting with new technologies, he also likes playing chess.

Samad Oueryemchi
Basset Oueryemchi

Basset Oueryemchi

Full-stack Engineer

Basset is a talented full-stack engineer who is passionate about every aspect of programming: his insatiable love for code led him to create his first game with Python at the age of 16.

He enjoys challenges and likes experimenting with trending web technologies.

Basset has worked in the telecommunications field and contributed to many exciting projects in both front and back-end development.

He likes gaming and surfing the net.

The tech

We operate as an Agile development team from start to finish, and comply with the core standards of the DevOps approach to deliver our products in an intelligent and timely manner.

We use a plethora of front and back-end technologies and tools, depending on our clients' requirements.

Technologies

Technologies we use:

  • Javascript ES6
  • React JS
  • Angular JS
  • Node JS
  • Vue JS
  • Express
  • Django
  • Mongo DB
  • Python
  • PHP
  • Symfony 3
  • Slim 3
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • Sass/Less
  • Bootstrap 4 Framework

Tools we like:

  • Bitbucket
  • Git
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • NPM
  • Jenkins
  • Docker
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Dropbox
  • Google
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