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About us

We are &Element, a team of creative developers, designers and problems solvers with a flare for innovation based out of Colchester, Essex. Our passion lies in building beautiful software that empower our client’s users to make their lives easier. With a heavy focus on AI, UX and design.

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We make bespoke web development solutions that deliver results.

Our core services

UX DesignWeb DevelopmentApp DevelopmentDigital MarketingArtificial Intelligence

230% average increase in ROI across our suite of services.

235+ projects completed since we were founded in 2015.

45m people reached across the world through work.

We’re a close-knit team of individuals from around London and Essex, all with a passion for innovation. We work together with one goal in mind, to create software that improves people’s lives.

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Luke Brown

Chief Executive Officer

In 2015, Luke founded &Element specialising in web development and digital growth services. Today he leads a team specialists creating AI dashboard solutions along with partnerships and innovation.

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Joe Methven

Chief Operating Officer

From a background in user experience development, Joe has worked across many multinational brands and built up many years of full stack development and industry knowledge, Joe now manages the day to day operations.

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Reuben Westrop

Lead Designer

Specialising in building beautiful brand identities for clients along with prototyping large-scale dashboard projects and highly converting web designs.

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Ryan Impey

Lead Developer

As our senior lead developer Ryan assists with project management on our largest projects, supporting developers on their day-to-day tasks and coding full stack solutions.

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Agata Wisniewska

Marketing Coordinator

Agata, a final-year cognitive sciences student is bringing a unique blend of psychology and technology insights to &Element and our marketing clients.

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Victoria Manicom

Senior Developer

Victoria manages some of our larger dashboard projects and, with a degree in maths, provides valuable insights into complex data solutions.

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Nathan Carter

Full Stack Developer

Our rising talent Nathan joined last year as an apprentice and quickly has been learning and building React.js TinaCMS websites and developing frontends for some of our biggest dashboards.

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Hassan Moin

AI Specialist

After completing his Master in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Essex, Hassan joined &Element to solve large scale data analytical challenges and build usable recommendation systems.

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George Hollister

Full Stack Developer

Specialising in automated solutions, George comes from a devops background and ensures our more complicated projects follow best practices under full stack development.

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Abigail McNaught

Marketing Coordinator

Abigail joined the team to assist with managing the social media profile and SEO portfolios for our clients and our brand, alongside assisting our clients in their brand management.

Company vision

To be the authoritative voice on building large-scale architecture, dashboards and SaaS platforms using AI and Intelligence Augmentation to make people’s lives easier

Strategic value

We focus on maximising value delivered to our clients, working as a team to solve the client’s needs as a priority, and always thinking of ways to further demonstrate and improve value.

Innovation problem solvers

Finding bespoke alternatives to the status quo by encouraging creative and critical thinking to drive new ideas, and working as a team to solve big problems for our clients.

Authoritative and inspiring

Become the leading voice on our core services both online and through speaking to clients, ensuring that our tone is inspiring, trusted and backed by facts.

Friendly and positive

We provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere that harbours great ideas shared between the team and our clients; we succeed together.


We foster a culture where our team's excellence is our customers' trust. By consistently delivering superior work, we reinforce &Element's promise of reliability.

Our History



The company was founded by Luke in March 2015 while he was freelancing with clients across North America.


First hires

The University of Suffolk supported us in hiring a number of employees such as Ryan, Reuben and a couple others in the early days.


React.js only

Our team switches entirely over to using React.js in the MERN stack, we specialise in React solutions for a range of London based clients.


100th project

After working on education, travel, voting and eCommerce projects we reached our 100th project across Europe and North America.



&Element starts focusing on working with a range of household brands like Philips, IQOS, Rolls Royce, Chupa Chups and Gucci.


Home sweet home

We moved into the Innovation Centre on the University of Essex campus in Sept 2021, since then we’ve upgraded the office twice!


35m people

From 200 projects we reach over 40 million people interacting with our projects across the world.


Artificial Intelligence

We launch our AI division focusing on intelligence augmentation, helping teams to automate daily dashboard tasks

&Element FAQs

Our team specialises in web development and marketing. We offer a range of services from UX design to AI development. Be sure to check them out on our services page.


Firstly make sure to contact us. We can set up a consultation with you and your company representatives to talk about expectations and scopes for the project. You can use the survey at the bottom of the page to send us an email, we will respond as soon as possible.


Depending on the solution we are developing our team uses different technologies. You can all about them on the services pages which we encourage you to read. Contact us to learn more about what we can offer you.


&Element has a portfolio that includes building complex web architectures, user-friendly dashboards, and comprehensive SaaS platforms, all tailored to enhance user engagement and business functionality. You can learn more about our collaborations here: Projects


Post-project, &Element provides ongoing support and maintenance, helping clients adapt to new challenges and ensuring their digital solutions continue to perform optimally.


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