With over 45 years of combined experience we offer and end-to-end service consulting on Digital Design and Development, from project conception through to deployment across the web and in app stores. Our skills cover User Experience (UX), Design and Branding, Web Development, App Development, Backend Development, System Architecture, APIs and Databases.
We work just as well with small or large teams, drawing on a wealth of experience as Creative and Technical Directors. Depending on the scale of your project we can scale up and manage a team, or for smaller projects work directly and hands-on.
A seasoned Creative Director with 20 years of experience, Robin has cultivated an affinity for digital. Always in persuit of innovation, and in love with the new challenges and opportunities which the ever evolving technology of the digital industry presents. Robin is known for devising multifaceted digital solutions that cater to various platforms, addressing the needs of businesses, large-scale enterprises, and product execution.
Robin's worked as a Senior Art director with many of London's top digital agencies, such as R/GA, AKQA, Sapient and LBi to name but a few, where he fine-tuned a diverse skill set, complemented by robust managerial and presentational capabilities.
Before founding ARB with Ade, Robin has held Head of Design roles at Profero London and the Unit in Brighton, was Design lead for the redesign of Vebo - Virgin money's fintech offering and Brand Creative Lead for Indian telcom Jio.
Since building his first websites in 1998 Ade has been excited by the creative possibilities of the web. He quickly found his way into designing games and interactive experiences with Flash, and by 2003 was a senior interactive designer at top London agency LBi (now Digitas).
He worked in digital advetisting in senior creative roles but always spaning creative and technical disciplines. He is a lifelong coder, but with a love for user experience, design details and animation too.
Ade co-founded digital production studio Pirata in 2008, where he was the Technical Partner, at the cusp of the smartphone revolution. The brands and organisations he has worked with include Vodafone, BT, McLaren Racing, McLaren Automotive, Team GB, Rolex, Starbucks, JK Rowling's Pottermore, Paul Smith, YSL, and Sony.
Today Ade is an experienced Technical Director in both the agency and startup worlds. He’s launched several apps, he was Technical Partner at successful EdTech startup Milk, and his ongoing work forms the digital backbone of what is now a £10 million ecommerce business.
He has consulted for the likes of McLaren, Team GB, BT and the BBC, and is often brought in to help creative agencies when they need technical backing. For his work Ade has been awarded a D&AD Wood Pencil and both a Gold and Silver One Show Interactive Pencil.
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