About Ember Interactive

Ember is a digital agency based in the Tobacco Factory, Bristol. Established in 2002 by Ben Barrett and Robert Watson, Ember champion the no-nonsense approach to application design and development.

We put emphasis on pre-production, investing in thorough planning and consultation to ensure robust and well thought out products. Our dedicated team of in-house project managers, designers and developers enable us to offer a comprehensive digital service.

We prefer close collaboration, building an effective rapport with our clients, ensuring clear communication at all times. We value the importance of long lasting, professional relationships based on trust, quality and hard work.

Read our full list of services or take a look at some of our recent work.

What our clients say

  • “Ember always go the extra mile to ensure project briefs are met successfully. They are faultlessly professional, offering insight and technical understanding at every stage of development. They’re also great guys who bring bags of enthusiasm to the table. We would highly recommend them.”

    Sarah Watkins - Marketing Manager, Osborne Pike

  • “We have worked with the Ember team on a variety of technically challenging online projects, directly with our clients. They’re a dynamic outfit, always able to deliver beyond expectation, with astute technical ability, on budget and in good humor.”

    Warren Cuff - Owner, Ralph Media

  • “Ember are great! They have quickly become our ‘go to guys’ when we need to produce anything online. Their instinctive understanding of every brief, technical knowledge and gracious support throughout each project have proved invaluable and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to others”

    Sass Joyner - Client Services, Bright Butler

  • “We worked with Ember to complete a major technology build, and our expectations were truly met. After assimilating our requirements through a detailed specification documentation, Ember set about building our website. The staff were excellent and always asked questions if scope was ambiguous, and the website was built to time and budget expectations. Our internal testing proved that the Ember team did a great job on the project, as very few errors with the build were logged. With the completion of these iterations, we were really pleased with the final result.”

    Tom Polden - Head of Saas, Lorica

  • “We approached Ember to design and develop our custom online city guide. We were very pleased with the logical approach taken in building the site. They were always happy to discuss any detail of the build, and kept us up-to-date throughout. In short, Ember over-delivered in every aspect and we are pleased to have a continued relationship with them.”

    George Arnold - Owner, Flyerfly

  • “Ember understood all our requirements and were extremely helpful and patient and worked to our tight timeline. The site looks fantastic and the content is now a lot easier for us to manage and for customers to use.

    Since going live Ember have been very accommodating with any problems we’ve had with the day-to-day running of the site, guiding our team step-by-step with any alterations that needed to be made.”

    Joanna Rhodes - Owner, Hayford & Rhodes

Meet the team

Robert Watson

Robert Watson

Project Manager

Ben Barrett

Ben Barrett

Interface Developer

Ruari Mactaggart

Ruari Mactaggart

Lead Developer

Mike Cannings

Mike Cannings

Senior Designer

Simeon de la Torre

Simeon de la Torre

Creative Copywriter

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