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The Start Up Agency

for new web or mobile ventures


There's just the two of us...

You know, the usual user experience boy meets programmer girl type scenario.

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    UX UX
    UI Design UI Design
    Usability Usability
    IA IA
    Strategy Strategy
    Planning Planning


    • Enjoys simplicity
    • Content obsessed
    • Has the occasional good idea
  • Helen Helen
    Agile Agile
    C# C#
    Mobile Mobile
    .NET .NET
    Javascript Javascript


    • Pragmatic
    • Technically minded
    • 1st Dan Black Belt

But we collaborate with others

Over the years we've met some genuinely brilliant and interesting people. Each with their own specialism.

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    Interface Design

    • Brochure Websites
    • Web Apps
    • Mobile Apps
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    • Umbraco
    • Expression Engine
    • Wordpress, Orchard
    • Drupal, Joomla
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    • iOS
    • Android
    • Windows
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    • Magento
    • OpenCart
    • PrestaShop

Our experience covers various sectors

We've learnt from some of the best.

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Everything you need to get started

Validate your idea before you invest too heavily.

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    We'll talk through your hopes and aspirations and add our own thoughts to the mix.

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    Test The Water

    Before diving in, it can be useful to validate your idea with potential users or investors. We'll provide a range of tools and share our connections.

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    Green Light

    If you give the goahead for the full project, we'll provide all the key delivery dates via a project management system. This ensures that comms are tight and expectations are clear from the outset.

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    The design process has multiple steps. Usually we'll begin by fully considering flow and architecture before moving on the visual identity.

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    Full Build

    We'll follow lean methodologies which has many advantages. It not only lets the project breathe and evolve, but it also removes waste and inefficiency.

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    Go live

    Your first users need to be cherished. There's a range of services available which help to gather valuable insights.

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    After around three months, we'll get in touch to check how the final website/app is performing.


New Venture?

Feel free to give us a call on 01227 392710 or simply use the form below.

If you prefer, just email us direct

We're more than happy to send across some examples of our recent work.