London design, Ruby on Rails, and iOS development studio
We've been in London for more than 10 years, operating as New Bamboo until joining thoughtbot in 2015. We've worked with great clients such as Red Bull, Walt Disney, and the UK government. Along the way, we created successful developer-facing products PandaStream and Pusher.
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Meet the London team
Becky is a physics graduate from Cambridge University (UK) who taught English in China before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. She mostly worked in the not-for-profit sector before venturing into the tech sector. She enjoys spending time with her kids.
After starting out as a freelancer working with iOS and Ruby, Nick founded a startup where he worked on an iOS app & API for fitness classes. At thoughtbot, he continues to move deeper into the world of Ruby and Swift.
Niall is a developer at thoughtbot's London office. He has been building websites since the late-90s, originally with PHP before discovering Ruby. He is a keen football fan and in his spare time runs a popular Manchester United website.
With a diverse background, Masha then joined the web development industry. She likes to experiment with the Raspberry Pi, and her favourite personal project is a speech recognition translation application.
Murtaza has always been fascinated by time. He spent a lot of it as a computational physicist in academia before realising that being a developer in our London office is just as fun, challenging and rewarding. He also enjoys being a husband, a father, a technophile, an avid reader and a tea drinker. Often at the same time.
Rob is a developer at our London office. He has a not-so quiet obsession with best practices and striving for continuous improvement. In his spare time he likes to hunt down delicious beers and coffees. As a Stoke City season ticket holder, he regularly travels back to the grim north to support his beloved Potters.
Simon van Dyk
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Ben is a developer with a background in product management. If you'd rather talk about the consumption/making of food than work, that's fine by him.
Luke is a designer from the east of England. Not scared to break convention, and always looking forward – He is happiest creating simple, usable and interesting interfaces. He usually tells people that he "makes websites look pretty and stuff".
Lloyd is a Designer at thoughtbot’s London office. He is an advocate of component based design and formulating them into brand style guides. He is a big Manchester United fan and prefers his cereal with warm milk.
Pablo Brasero Moreno
Pablo plays with computers all day. On occasion he's angry at them. Sometimes software products come out the other side. All this while listening to heavy metal and pretending he can play bass guitar.
Originally from London, Laurie was an academic working with physics and computer science before switching to the world of tech. He fills his spare time with photography.