About Us and Our Software Developers

Find out more about the team that will deliver your elearning software solutions.

We listen, we build, and we are in it for the long haul.

 

Since BuildEmpire was founded in 2002, by software engineer Fred Thompson, we have been a silent technical partner to businesses across a range of markets, from universities and training providers to eCommerce agencies and popular consumer brands. (Read more about our Case Studies)

We offer long-term technical solutions that don’t just provide new features but change the way people do business. We specialise in virtual learning environments, enterprise infrastructure, and most of all in delivering. (Read more about Our Solutions)

We will treat your business objectives as if they were our own, and work with you side-by-side throughout the development process, adapting as you need us to. (Read more about Our Approach)

Want to join our team?

Grow, innovate and inspire with us at BuildEmpire.
Check out our current vacancies:

BuildEmpire Careers

  • eLearning Software Developers - Fred 1 - BuildEmpire CEOeLearning Software Developers - Fred 2 - BuildEmpire CEO

    Fred

    eLearning Software Developers - Fred 1 - BuildEmpire CEOeLearning Software Developers - Fred 2 - BuildEmpire CEO

    Fred

    CEO and Founder

    Technologies:

    PHP Javascript Ruby on Rails Totara HTML5

    Works with:

    Front-end Development Management

    Likes:

    Process, Yorkshire tea, funky socks and Nicholas Cage films before 2001.
    Also, random calendar events you forgot you’d entered whilst in the pub.

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  • Michael

    Michael

    Principal Developer

    Technologies:

    PHP Javascript Ruby on Rails

    Works with:

    Management Back-end Development

    Likes:

    Infrastructure, DevOps, TV & films, and gin.

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  • Catherine

    Catherine

    Operations Manager

    Works with:

    Management

    Likes:

    Being organised, music, motosport, champagne, and photography.

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  • eLearning Software Developers - Nate 1 - BuildEmpire Project ManagereLearning Software Developers - Nate 2 - BuildEmpire Project Manager

    Nate

    eLearning Software Developers - Nate 1 - BuildEmpire Project ManagereLearning Software Developers - Nate 2 - BuildEmpire Project Manager

    Nate

    Project Manager

    Works with:

    Project Management

    Likes:

    Thorough planning, snowboarding, and star wars.

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  • Victoria

    Victoria

    Junior Project Manager

    Works with:

    Project Management

    Likes:

    Office banter, holidays, and nail varnish.

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  • BuildEmpire About Us Team Photo 2BuildEmpire About Us Team Photo

    Harry

    BuildEmpire About Us Team Photo 2BuildEmpire About Us Team Photo

    Harry

    Technical Project Support

    Works with:

    Project Management

    Likes:

    Process improvement, playing guitar, and dark ales.

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  • eLearning Software Developers - Aimee 1 - BuildEmpire Marketing ManagereLearning Software Developers - Aimee 2 - BuildEmpire Marketing Manager

    Aimee

    eLearning Software Developers - Aimee 1 - BuildEmpire Marketing ManagereLearning Software Developers - Aimee 2 - BuildEmpire Marketing Manager

    Aimee

    Marketing Manager

    Works with:

    Marketing

    Likes:

    Analytics tools, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and dogs.

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  • eLearning Software Developers - Jon 1 - BuildEmpire Lead DevelopereLearning Software Developers - Jon 2 - BuildEmpire Lead Developer

    Jon

    eLearning Software Developers - Jon 1 - BuildEmpire Lead DevelopereLearning Software Developers - Jon 2 - BuildEmpire Lead Developer

    Jon

    Lead Developer

    Technologies:

    Javascript

    Works with:

    Front-end Development

    Likes:

    https, favipong (ask me about it), jibbing everything, DC hats.

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  • Adam

    Adam

    Senior Developer

    Technologies:

    Javascript WordPress

    Works with:

    Front-end Development

    Likes:

    Ember & CSS/JS animations, playing piano, and listening to film soundtracks.

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  • eLearning Software Developers - Jez 1 - BuildEmpire DevelopereLearning Software Developers - Jez 2 - BuildEmpire Developer

    Jez

    eLearning Software Developers - Jez 1 - BuildEmpire DevelopereLearning Software Developers - Jez 2 - BuildEmpire Developer

    Jez

    Developer

    Technologies:

    Javascript WordPress

    Works with:

    Front-end Development

    Likes:

    CSS, Funk 45’s, and Tom Yum soup.

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  • Ema

    Ema

    Developer

    Technologies:

    Ember.js Javascript

    Works with:

    Front-end Development

    Likes:

    Web standards, reading, technology, and documentaries.

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  • Richard

    Richard

    Developer

    Technologies:

    Javascript

    Works with:

    Front-end Development

    Likes:

    React, cinema, Rise of Nations, and Star Trek.

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  • eLearning Software Developers - Justas 1 - BuildEmpire Senior DevelopereLearning Software Developers - Justas 2 - BuildEmpire Senior Developer

    Justas

    eLearning Software Developers - Justas 1 - BuildEmpire Senior DevelopereLearning Software Developers - Justas 2 - BuildEmpire Senior Developer

    Justas

    Senior Developer

    Technologies:

    Ruby on Rails

    Works with:

    Back-end Development

    Likes:

    Optimisation & upgrading, traveling, and beer.

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  • Martin

    Martin

    Senior Developer

    Technologies:

    PHP

    Works with:

    Back-end Development

    Likes:

    Working with people, watching twitch and playing games (particularly Xbox).

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  • Michal

    Michal

    Senior Developer

    Technologies:

    PHP Javascript

    Works with:

    Back-end Development

    Likes:

    Problem solving, playing guitar, composing music, photography, martial arts, DIY, films, and quick naps.

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  • Eugenia

    Eugenia

    Developer

    Technologies:

    Ruby on Rails

    Works with:

    Back-end Development

    Likes:

    Functional programming, painting, stout beer.

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  • Jonny

    Jonny

    Developer

    Technologies:

    PHP

    Works with:

    Back-end Development

    Likes:

    Laravel, Harry Potter, and Beethoven.

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  • Vagelis

    Vagelis

    Junior Developer

    Technologies:

    PHP

    Works with:

    Back-end Development

    Likes:

    Solving problems, travelling, cars, bikes, and generally fixing things.

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  • Mitchell

    Mitchell

    Junior Developer

    Technologies:

    PHP

    Works with:

    Back-end Development

    Likes:

    Gaming (PC), going to the movies, and trying to keep fit whilst stuffing my face with junk food.

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  • Dan

    Dan

    Test Analyst

    Works with:

    Quality Assurance

    Likes:

    Breaking things, making birdies, and drinking gin.

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Our creativity is underpinned by a commitment to resilient development processes and agile methodologies. Read more about our processes and the way we approach projects in 'Our Approach'. If you’d like to discover more about what we’ve done, take a look at our case studies.

The BuildEmpire Team