They Say First Impressions Are Critical!

Honored as one of the top firms in the Twin Cities, DKS Systems is a premier software development and design company, winning praise from clients, loyalty from business partners, and acclaim from business media.

Our team is comprised of designers, developers, project managers, SEO specialists, and a very dependable coffee machine. Make no mistake, our team is as diverse as it gets with the personalities (or in some cases, “characters”) we have here, but we’re unified in our goal to produce the highest quality work utilizing technology that makes your business more competitive.

Our Process

We typically begin the process by conducting a workshop to determine the primary elements of the project, including framework, navigation, content, functionality etc. From here, we develop a strategy and begin the process.


Too often the key point is overlooked when designing an application. We need to understand your business and your customers. Our strategy focuses on the most important people of all – your customers.


Bringing your vision; mapping your site, laying it out in wireframes, and creating mockups for your validation is an exciting phase. We don’t want to leave our software engineers with anything to guess at.


Now to produce code, the stuff that makes graphic elements and functional items work together. This process is iterative with lots of testing and verification. Honestly, this process never really ends.


Once the website has met the standards for completion, it’s time to start building the buzz for when you’re ready to unveil it to the world. Now it’s time to celebrate!

Our Team

Colin Dockry

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Professional hockey player.

Kim Dockry
Human Resources

What are you listening to?

Contemporary Christian and of course, anything by Martin Zellar!

Josh Kleve
VP of Sales

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Playing with magic markers and white boards while helping people solve business problems.

Core Value #1


Core Value #2


Kathy Swanson
Senior Account Director

What are you listening to?

I mostly listen to 98.5 while driving but love plugging my headphones in and turning on JJ Grey & Mofro.

Eric Schneider
Technology Director

What are you listening to?

Right now, Celldweller. Whatever Pandora decides to play.

Scott Hamilton
Development Manager

What are you listening to?

Any classic rock!

Allison Wills
Project Manager

What are you watching?

Curb Your Enthusiasm and @drpimplepopper on Instagram.

Lisa Kenison
Project Manager

What do you do in your spare time?

I like to read a good book or spend time with my nephew. I also like to spend as much time outside biking, hiking and just enjoying the Minnesota weather.

Rita Humola
Project Manager

What do you do in your spare time?

In my spare time, I enjoy walking, reading, volunteering for my son’s school and sporting events and knitting for charity organizations. My husband and children know I always have a book in my car and probably a knitting project too.

Core Value #3

Technical Expertise

Core Value #4

Honesty & Integrity

Grant Meyer
Project Manager

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Be the next Mario Lemieux and play for the Pittsburg Penguins.


What do you do in your spare time?

Skating and officiating roller derby.

Justin Barber

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Stuntman, I severely overestimated my abilities.

Justin Bigham

What are you listening to?

Okkervil River
Chet Baker

Scott Jennerjohn

What are you watching?

Arrested Development
The Simpsons

Kevin Korell

What are you watching?

Quirky documentaries
Swedish dramas
Japanese animation

Core Value #5

Customer Service

Core Value #6

Be Proactive

Connor Chamberlain

What is your favorite place you've been?

So far, my favorite place I have been is Universal Studios in Orlando. This was my first major trip I planned and attended was an adult.

Jeremy Johnson

What do you do in your spare time?

Video games, playing the guitar, and sports.

Ryan Dunlop
Web Systems Engineer

What are you watching?

Old Simpsons starting from season 1
Season 3 of Twin Peaks

Joe Schlueter

What are you watching?

I am watching The Office. The best show ever!

Tristan Emery

What do you do in your spare time?

In my spare time I’m either deeply engaged in my latest hobby, practicing Jiu Jitsu, playing video games, or binge-watching a recently added tv show.

Mark Tensen
Creative Director

What is your favorite place you've been?

Disney World with my family.
I never thought it would be as much fun as it was.

Join Our Team

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions. If you have the desire and drive to work in a challenging team oriented environment, please apply below.

Project Manager

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Application Developer

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We are always interested in talking to qualified candidates. If you don't see a position that you are qualified for – drop us a note.

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