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Candyspace are experts in designing, building and optimising digital products. We create websites, mobile apps and commerce solutions for ambitious organisations investing in growth and digital transformation. We are trusted to deliver by some of the world’s best-known brands, including ITV, Rolls-Royce, Mazda, Mars and Nestlé.

We create digital products loved by everyone: the businesses we work with, their customers and our own team of passionate experts. We do that by finding the sweetspot between business need and customer demand, fusing insight, creativity and technology to build products that create value. We do all this at pace because we know that our customers’ business success can’t wait.

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We are inclusive

We believe digital products – available to all – enrich our connections to each other and the world. That's why our teams are made of people from diverse backgrounds, and why your product will benefit from their wide range of talents, experience and opinions.



We are ambitious

Our teams are as ambitious for themselves as they are for your product. We believe in supporting the development and ambition of our people, so they can thrive and grow. That way we can ensure that we bring our collective energy, passion and drive to all that we do.



We are collaborative

We strive to be collaborative, to listen, to be considerate and to be kind. We expect this of each other in our working practice. We also know that by listening, collaboration and developing understandings of you, your business, and your customers, we are able to deliver better solutions that marry with your expectations, and theirs.

Meet our team

 

Our team comprises experts across a number of disciplines, including UX and UI designers; web and mobile engineers; delivery managers; consultants and testers. Here's a selection of our team members, both old and new, that help make us who we are.

Leadership
  • Delivery & Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Experience & Optimisation
  • Leadership
  • People & Operations
  • QA

Tom is an energetic entrepreneur and proven pioneer in emerging digital technologies with 17 years' industry experience. Outside of work, you'll find Tom by the water, sailing, surfing and angling.

Tom Thorne

iOS developer and BIMA 100 2022 Rising Star Ali plays a pivotal role in our ITV team. Outside of work, you'll find him playing tennis, watching F1 or taking care of his two baby pigeons.

Ali Aljoubory

Charu is a passionate QA Engineer with over five years of experience in testing web and mobile solutions and an interest in cloud technologies. Outside of work, she enjoys sketching and gardening.

Charu Kaushik Tiwari

Alice has partnered senior stakeholders on digital transformation projects in over 30 territories during her career. In her free time she enjoys playing the violin and piano, learning languages, sailing and running.

Alice Garland

Ben focuses on the user interface of the design process, creating beautifully simple interacts which enhances a user’s experience. In his spare time, Ben enjoys skiing in the French Alps and cold water swimming during the winter months!

Ben Prevett

Jeanette has over 20 years of experience in HR and is a Fellow of the CIPD. Outside of work you'll find Jeanette at her allotment, reading a good novel or exploring new places.

Jeanette Deadman

Cannes Lion and Emmy-winner Martin has a passion for building brand stories and engaging consumers through customer experience. In his free time he can be found wild swimming, fermenting and cycling.

Martin Brierley

Chris joined Candyspace over a decade ago - starting as an intern and progressing to be a senior member of the design team. When he isn't working, Chris enjoys being as horizontal as possible.

Chris Reeve

Andy is an iOS developer who can usually be found tinkering with code, with his head in a book or in the kitchen making a mess. When he's offline, Andy likes camping and taking time away from the screen.

Andy Brown

Chiho is experienced in delivering quality projects across a broad range of products and companies. His hobbies include exploring new places to immerse himself in their history and culture.

Chiho Quan

Ally is passionate about the positive impact and real-world application of digital technology. When she's not brainstorming social media or trying to get her head around the world of crypto, you'll find her writing fiction or stuck in to a horror game or film.

Ally Banham

Laura is passionate about promoting a positive culture at Candyspace, including keeping our team's fitness up with monthly wellbeing sessions! In her free time, Laura enjoys running, football, and binge watching Grey's Anatomy.

Laura Wallace

Matt has 20 years' experience of helping global brands across all sectors deliver transformative digital experiences. Outside of work he's trying to visit every single country in the world.

Matt Simpson

A member of BIMA 100 2022, El is passionate about ethical design and accessibility and equity in design. Outside of work, El plays the bass and writes for her heavy metal band Mountain Caller.

El Reeve

With over 10 years' experience working for some of the UK's best known brands, Craig enjoys breaking software as much as he loves creating it. He's a PCMR enthusiast and enjoys taking the occasional photograph (usually of his cat).

Craig Wheatley

Daniele assesses the quality of digital products for technical design, identifying deficiences and suggesting customer satisfaction solutions. He has a keen interest in electronic music, travelling, and once hiked to the top of Mount Takao in Japan.

Dan Milo

Gemma is passionate about creating digital products that everyone will love, including the ITV mobile and tvOS apps. She enjoys (preferably sunny) walks, practicing pilates, or hanging out by the sea with her husband, two daughters and Derek the dog.

Gemma Collins

Lesley's role is to attract and secure the best talent for Candyspace. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and walking her dog.

Lesley Morgan

Nic has deep experience in enabling businesses to grow and adapt, spanning M&A, private equity, full systems and people intergrations. In his free time, Nic can be found playing continuo with his Baroque music ensemble, Spiritato.

Nic Mendoza

Hiten specialises in accelerating business growth through the use of experimentation and optimisation. His perfect day would involve a bike ride or run, a BBQ and playing with his Labrador.

Hiten Pandya

Gideon is an Android developer who is passionate about seeking out innovative solutions to everyday problems. In his spare time, Gideon can be found researching artificial intelligence.

Gideon Oyediran

Dorka is a QA engineer from Hungary. She love animals, travel and baking. Dorka once won a gingerbread house-making competition!

Dorka Csiki

Josh works with new clients to understand their digital challenges and customer needs to drive innovative solutions that deliver against business objectives. When he isn't working, Josh can be found paddle boarding or watching sport.

Josh Rudofsky

Nic has deep experience in enabling businesses to grow and adapt, spanning M&A, private equity, full systems and people intergrations. In his free time, Nic can be found playing continuo with his Baroque music ensemble, Spiritato.

Nic Mendonza

Jeanette has over 20 years of experience in HR and is a Fellow of the CIPD. Outside of work you'll find Jeanette at her allotment, reading a good novel or exploring new places.

Jeanette Dedman

Jamie is a senior web developer with a passion for cutting edge web technologies and delivering a great product to our clients. Outside of work, Jamie's interests include gaming, Japanese culture, film and metal music.

Jamie Rushbook

Ian is a lead QA engineer who is passionate about continuous product improvement for end users. In his free time, you'll find Ian stuck in to all things Web3, VR and retro gaming.

Ian Palmer

Justin has worked IT for the last 15 years diagnosing and solving endless technical problems and trying to keep everyone safe. Justin previously worked in the music industry and is passionate about fishing, badminton, music, gaming and red wine!

Justin Garrett

Tammi is our finance manager at Candyspace. When she isn't crunching numbers, she enjoys travelling and exploring new places, skiing, hiking and attempting to master yoga!

Tammi Purewal

Jon is a highly experienced creative expert with over 15 years spent working across the product, marketing and advertising for global enterprises. Outside of work he enjoys walking the dog, going to galleries and watching Spurs lose.

Jonathan Kelly

Adam is a multi-disciplinary expert with a deep understanding of back and front-end technology stacks, infrastructure and security. Outside of work you'll find him kitesurfing, riding bikes, gaming and reading fantasy novels.

Adam Davey

Senior digital designer Silvia loves working on data-driven UX and UI projects that are built to impress and harmonise functionality and design. When she isn't working on client projects, you'll find Silvia travelling, biking or playing the ukulele.

Silvia Cassone

Joe is a senior member of our Android development team. He is an avid chess player, aspiring songwriter and a self-proclaimed terrible cook.

Joe Shawcroft

Melvia is a central member of our QA team. When she isn't testing iOS and Android applications for ITV, you can find her spending time with her family, taking spontaneous trips and looking for ways to immerse herself in new cultures.

Melvia Matthew

Michelle enjoys organising her projects into milestones, ensuring our clients receive quality work on time and on budget. She enjoys travelling, listening to podcasts and training for the London Marathon in her free time.

Michelle Meehan

Jon is a highly experienced creative expert with over 15 years spent working across product, marketing and advertising for global enterprises. Outside of work he enjoys walking the dog, going to galleries and watching Spurs lose.

Jonathan Kelly

With over 12 years' experience in digital product development, Joe heads up our web team. Outside of work, you'll find him on his peloton, watching F1 or building the latest Lego set.

Joe Stubbs

A self proclaimed sneakerhead, Rob is one of our QA engineers at Candyspace. When he isn't at work, you'll find Rob gaming or listening to music.

Rob Warnock

Rachel loves to get stuff done! She currently works on the ITV team, delivering features for their world-class mobile and tvOS apps. Away from her desk, you'll find her playing trains with her toddler or having a large G&T while dreaming of Ibiza.

Rachel Howell

Alice has partnered senior stakeholders on digital transformation projects in over 30 territories during her career. In her free time she enjoys playing the violin and piano, learning languages, sailing and running.

Alice Garland

Lead iOS engineer Josh works on the ITV Hub. In his free time, Josh can be found out on the golf course, playing video games or spending time with the latest addition to his family.

Josh Rideout

Over the years, Rosie has built unrivalled relationships with platform and analytics partners to help clients meet their objectives. In her spare time she can be found playing jazz flute and critiquing the local coffee on her blog.

Rosie Stano

Over the years, Rosie has built unrivalled relationships with platform and analytics partners to help clients meet their objectives. In her spare time she can be found playing jazz flute and critiquing the local coffee on her blog.

Rosie Stano

Kiran is a senior Android developer who enjoys cycling, hiking and gardening – and living by the motto "If a plant can survive my pruning, it can stay in the garden".

Kiran Kandola

Seye is a delivery manager who has worked across financial services, media and tech. Outside of work, you'll find him trying to win local cups in 7- and 5-aside football. In 2022, Seye was named a Champion for Change by BIMA 100.

Seye Olokode

Marta used the pandemic as a challenge to reinvent herself, joining Candyspace in 2022 as a junior web developer. When she isn't looking for ways to develop her new skills, Marta can be found cooking, travelling, or skiing!

Marta Rubio Diaz

An iOS developer (with a deft hand at Android too), Matt was our first ever Candyspace Hack Day winner. When he's not coding Matt can be found on his downhill bike “shredding the local trails”.

Matt Thomas

Michael is part of our iOS team on the ITV Hub app. When he isn't working on one of the UK's most loved video-on-demand and streaming apps, you'll find him creating music, cooking, and spending quality time with his family.

Michael Willer

Following a degree in Aerospace Engineering, Ryan learned how to code alongside studying for a masters degree. In his free time, Ryan enjoys singing, piano and learning guitar. He also once performed in the musical Our House!

Ryan Haycock

As one of our Android developers, Shay works in our ITV team on one of the UK's leading video-on-demand and streaming apps. When she isn't coding, Shay is an avid video game fan.

Shay Kalali

A mechanical engineer turned software developer, Simon is a senior iOS developer. He loves to get outdoors and when he isn't working, you'll find him heading out to rock climb.

Simon Moss

Stephen is an Android software engineer from Malta. He's a self-proclaimed techie and will happily talk your ear off about media, movies and games.

Stephen Spiteri

York is an iOS developer from Hong Kong. Outside of work, York loves all kinds of sports, but when he isn't on the badminton court he loves to watch movies and play games.

York Chan
We would love to hear from you. Why not view our careers page, or contact us via the email below.
Careers enquiries: jobs@candyspace.com
 

Our clients

 

We have built long-term partnerships with some of the world's best-known brands. Here are just a few of them:
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I can't imagine how we could have achieved such a good result with any other partner.

Our latest awards

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DMA Awards: Bronze Winner 2021
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ITV Hub

Vega Awards 2021
Category: Entertainment

 

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Media Innovator Awards

Best Design & Build
Agency London

 

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Vita Coco

UK eCommerce 2022
Category: Food & Drink

 

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Mazda

Automotive Awards 2021
Category: Best Online /
eCommerce Experience

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The Drum Recommends Awards

3 x Finalist 
Categories: Web Design,
Usability, Creative / Innovation

 

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BIMA 100 

3 x Members
Categories: Creatives & Designers / Champion for Change / Rising Star