Projects

Mental Health First Aid England

Deep dive

Mental Health First Aid England wanted to modernise their smartphone app, but realised they needed a bigger digital transformation

Rocketmakers listened to our needs and took the time to understand us as a social enterprise. But they didn’t stop there. They fully investigated our entire digital system, and when they found optimis...

Lucy Chiakle

Systems Support Lead, MHFA England

Biscuit

The team is highly skilled, very collaborative and great to work with. They really understood what we were trying to create, and brought a wealth of experience and deep expertise to our discussions th...

Justin Dexter

Biscuit Co-Founder & CEO

Sero

Short story

Rocketmakers provided Sero a customer interface and control system for its highly advanced renewable energy, low carbon technology and battery storage system.

I was really impressed with Rocketmakers from the start. They made it clear that they were not only interested in forging a long-term partnership, but they were also enthusiastic about our vision for ...

Matt Kane

Head of Platform

TechSPARK

Deep dive

Building a new South West tech cluster map for techSPARK

Rocketmakers exceeded our expectations with the new interactive map for the South West. Considering how quickly the region’s tech cluster is growing, it’s really important to have a resource which is ...

Ben Shorrock

Managing Director

wavesix

Deep dive

 A lifestyle, health and wellbeing tracker app that allows users to discover what works for them and what doesn’t.

It's been great working with Rocketmakers, they are just an amazing team. I can't thank them enough!

Julia Marshall-Wessendor

Founder

Conker

Deep dive

We worked with Unite Students to build Conker, a platform for students to find private housing and landlords to list their properties.

We wanted a partner who would feel like part of our team, be honest and challenge our early concept, and to help us build it quickly. We got a lot more with Rocketmakers! They have a really bright, cr...

Matt Roebuck

Product & Tech Lead

West of England Growth Map

Short story

For the West of England Growth Map we designed a classic tube map style poster with an accompanying augmented reality smartphone app.

Rocketmakers took this brief and really flew with it and the resulting poster and augmented reality app are engaging, pretty and useful. The team were the best combination of visionary, flexible and f...

Briony Phillips

Product Owner

Blue Marble

Deep dive

We rapidly built a self-service carbon accounting MVP that can scale as Blue Marble grows.

Leukaemia Care

Deep dive

Designing a brand for Leukaemia Care’s 2023 Bristol Unicorn Trail

[This project] hit the nail on the head with what we requested. Having Rocketmakers as our official creative sponsor has really been a dream. We’ve been really lucky to just allow the creative process...

Jodie Hancock

Project Manager

Performance Data Management System (PDMS)

PDMS has been a real game changer for us on a day-to-day-basis with our training. It’s helping us log the training sessions that we’re doing and also to flag up any potential injuries or illnesses tha...

Emma Wiggs MBE

2016 and 2020 gold medalist and nine-time world champion in KL2 class paracanoe

Presto

Deep dive

We created a highly-polished, scalable app for the leading seller of classical and jazz music recordings.

‘Our customers have very high expectations, and we knew we were asking Rocketmakers to take on a difficult task when we asked them to help us move into the music streaming market. I really appreciated...

Chris O'Reilly

CEO

Gibraltar

Short story

We helped Gibraltar to create a software development tool that enables developers in thousands of organisations worldwide to monitor bugs in their software.

Rocketmakers are very focused on delivering the result you’re asking for. We've found that we can accelerate development times by taking advantage of the time zones between us.

Kendall Miller

Founder & CEO

Cognisess

Deep dive

We developed people analytics software for Cognisess, to understand human potential and improve performance.

We were impressed with Rocketmakers' credentials and the variety of work they had done – they understood the brief well and were able to demo some ideas quickly. The quality of the Rocketmakers team h...

Chris Butt

CEO

Hearts & Minds

Deep dive

Helping connect new Mums to mental health support groups.

Our brief to Rocketmakers was to develop an innovative, interactive map and website showcasing the voluntary perinatal mental health services across England. Rocketmakers provided excellent developmen...

Hearts & Minds Partnership

Lux

Deep dive

We designed and built an app for Lux, enabling users to gain points and rewards for supporting local restaurants.

Rocketmakers have supported us all the way from conception to growth. They do not simply provide the technical expertise but also provide superb business advice. We have loved working with the Rocketm...

James Courtney

Founder & CEO

Metro

Deep dive

Building an app that provides a fantastic offline user experience

Emortal

Microsoft were staggered by how much we had achieved with so little budget and in such a short amount of time, they couldn't quite figure it out. Would I recommend Rocketmakers? I already have - to tw...

Colin Culross

Founder & CEO

Performance Pathway Hub

Deep dive

We built a new learning portal backed by a bespoke, “headless” content management system for UK Sport to manage their extensive content library.

Working with Rocketmakers and Joe in particular has been a pleasure. Rocketmakers took the time to find out exactly what it was we needed from a platform and made sure to review our ideas and explain ...

Tom Smith

Performance Pathways Scientist at the English Institute of Sport

COCO+

Deep dive

We built an MVP app for the COCO+ fuel card which helps users locate participating fuel stations and tracks the carbon offsets the users produce.

It’s been a great experience working with Rocketmakers so far. We had a clear vision for the MVP, and Rocketmakers helped us realise this quickly and within budget. Now that we’re working on some very...

Phil Brown

Chief Operating Officer

Travel Local

Deep dive

We created a bespoke travel application incorporating local expert communities for Travel Local.

The most impressive thing about Richard and the team is their commitment to quality. They will always do the best thing for us and our business, rather than the easiest or the quickest thing.

Tom Stapleton

Joint MD & Co-Founder

Careful

Short story

For Careful we created an app to help doctors, nurses and allied health professionals share and protect critical patient information.

The Careful approach is innovative because it will use a software platform that is specifically designed to cross organisational boundaries. Most patient care IT systems are focused on the needs of an...

Dr DJ Hamblin-Brown

Founder & CEO

Neighbourly

Deep dive

We developed Neighbourly, a social platform where communities can ask independent and global brands to help fund local projects.

From our very first meeting it was clear that Rocketmakers understood our ambition and were able to support that. They are a good fun bunch of guys and it has to be that way, if you’re going to work i...

Nick Davies

Founder

Nex Regulatory Reporting by Abide Financial

Deep dive

We created a finance reporting tool for Abide Financial - the market leader in global regulatory reporting solutions.

The thing that I most like about working with Rocketmakers is they really took their time to understand our business, our market and our customer needs. For anyone looking to bring something to market...

Colin Coleman

Joint MD & Co-Founder

Scale Up Generator

Deep dive

We've partnered with Engine Shed and West of England Growth Hub to produce a dynamic map of scale-up clusters in the UK.

If all website builds were as straight forward and enjoyable as the Scaleup Generator, I’d make one every week. The Rocketmakers team showed real user understanding and ambition for the site and ultim...

Briony Phillips

Product Owner

Unite Students

Deep dive

Reinventing the student private rental market

Tech for Good

Deep dive

We identified a growing demand for a Tech for Good information source

The fintech and legaltech sectors in Bristol attract attention because of the revenue they generate, but it is really important that the Tech for Good sector gets its share of the limelight as well. W...

Briony Phillips

CMO

enModus

Deep dive

We built a cloud based platform for enModus's smart energy monitoring hardware system.

Rocketmakers came highly recommended from the work they had done over the last few years with startups in the South West region.

Andy Heaton

Founder

Ineos

Deep dive

Top professional cycling team Ineos Grenadiers (formerly Team Sky) asked Rocketmakers to build a COVID symptom tracking app for their athletes at the height of the pandemic in just two weeks!

Charcoalblue

Deep dive

Rocketmakers helped Charcoalblue develop a web app for optimising venue ticket revenue, and managing social distancing regulations.

Rocketmakers expertise in web development was instrumental to making this project a reality. Everyone on the team had a clear understanding of what we wanted to accomplish, and now we have the perfect...

Joe Stansfield

Director

The English Institute of Sport

Deep dive

We created a medical fitness tracking app for the English Institute of Sport that is used daily by professional and Olympic athletes.

We felt that Rocketmakers really understood the organisation and the challenges we were facing, and that they had bought in to the journey that we wanted to go on. So that was a compelling reason to c...

David Gallimore

Sports Intelligence Manager

Telefónica and O2

KPMG

Deep dive

Creating an app for “Big Four” accountancy firm KPMG

Pure Planet

Rocketmakers really took the time to get under our skin to understand us. This is important as it’s at the start when the DNA of your company is set – they have some very bright people who have contri...

Steven Day

Co-founder

Inedo

Deep dive

We helped Inedo to design and develop its DevOps platforms for automating software releases.

Rocketmakers have real, experienced software developers that we can communicate very well with, who understand in detail the specific problems that we’re trying to solve. We haven’t had any challenges...

Alex Papadimoulis

Founder & CEO

Food Drop

Short story

We created a smartphone app for Food Drop that displayed food pickups from local cafes that users could then drop off at local charities.

Rocketmakers were always keen to listen to our ideas and they offer a relaxed environment where you can collaborate and receive feedback which helps to channel ideas and creativity.

Miranda Khamis

CEO & Founder

Zendesk

Deep dive

Leading customer communications SaaS provider Zendesk needed a mobile app for customer feedback. 

TipTap

Short story

For TipTap we branded, designed and built an app for ethical tipping.