WordPress Migration and Support Specialist Francis Emvula

It's great to be able to bring others' vision to life and also to help those in need. I'm looking forward to doing plenty of both at Syde!

In this article, we want to introduce Francis Emvula, our WordPress Migration and Support Specialist. When Francis joined our agency as a WordPress Migration and Support Specialist in April 2023, we asked him to answer a few questions to get to know him a little better.

He lives in In Windhoek, Namibia.

Christuskirche, central landmark in Windhoek, the capital city.

How would you describe yourself?

I’m a passionate person who cares most of all about providing for my family. My strength comes from a desire to understand what is good in a situation and then pursue that good with everything I have.

The wish I’ve always dreamed of achieving is to be in a directorial role as part of a large company striving to provide quality service to the world. I’m driven by wanting to make meaningful contributions to my team and also to the people in my life.

How do you spend your time?

Spending quality time with the family, exercising, reading comics, watching TV series or movies, going for long walks in nature, eating pizza, and playing multiplayer video games.

Horse riding thanks to Lisa’s introduction.

What is important to you?

Cooperation, perseverance, sincerity, maturity, and meaningfulness.

Francis’ way to Syde

I’ve worked in the service industry in both small and large restaurants. As well as in advertising, both freelance and in-house, mainly in the role of animation or graphics design.

I’ve worked for both small and large companies doing web development and IT Support.

Why was Syde interesting for you?

Syde has a wonderful company culture, I can already feel its effects on my life, and I’m so grateful for it.

What do you especially like about your new job?

It’s great to be able to bring others’ vision to life and also to help those in need. I’m looking forward to doing plenty of both at Syde!

Hanging out with Simba at the airport

Questions to Syder Francis

We asked Francis a few personal questions to learn more about him:

What was the last book you read?

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling.

What was the best advice you ever got? Who gave it to you?

“When it comes to life, you leave the bad and take the good “- Wilfried Emvula, my father.

What do you like best about your city?

The food.

What is your favorite smartphone app?


What is the best meal you can cook on your own?

I can cook a lot of things, but scrambled eggs are my best.

You get stuck in the elevator for many hours and there’s a song playing in a continuous loop. What song would that be?

Perfect Symmetry – Keane.

By the way: The Syde Team is 100% remote

This enables us to bring together the best minds in the world in one team. You want to learn more about our way of working and the Syders? Take a look inside Syde!