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Global digital agency

About Us

Top 100 Digital Agency

Founded in 2007, Building Blocks’ multidisciplinary team operates globally from our offices in the UK, US and Spain. We work alongside our global clients implementing and integrating digital platforms, from strategy through to roll-out and beyond. 

Building Blocks is part of Dept - an international network of leading digital agencies. From our offices across Europe and the US, 450 of the most talented and experienced people in our industry combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier.

Our Executive Team

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CEO

Jasper van de Luijtgaarden

With over twenty years’ experience in digital technology, Jasper joined as CEO in August 2014 to spearhead Building Blocks' ambitious, international growth plans.

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Managing Director US

Eric Schmitt

Eric, who has over fifteen years’ experience of managing field services organisations in the digital Sector, joined the company in August 2015 to oversee Building Blocks’ US operations.

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EVP Global Sales

Andy Iddon

Andy co-founded Building Blocks in 2007, and specialises in helping organisations understand how they can leverage current digital technologies to become more efficient and profitable.

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CTO

Jonathan Whiteside

Jonathan co-founded Building Blocks in 2007. As CTO, Jonathan heads up our extensive Technical team, ensuring we consistently deliver best practice solutions for our clients.

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Commercial Director

Brian Robinson

Brian has a wealth of experience in working with global organisations to define and deliver digital solutions. He heads up our Client Services, Projects and DOS teams.

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Senior Director of Operations

Esther Heeremans

Esther moved to Manchester from her native Netherlands in 2015 to manage Building Blocks' global operations, including resource management and financial accounting.

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Marketing Director

Mellissa Flowerdew-Clarke

A B2B and inbound marketing specialist, Mellissa is responsible for devising and delivering Building Blocks' global marketing strategy.

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Client Services Director

Helle Jakobsen

Helle is focused on developing long term relationships with our clients. Her team ensures that our clients are communicated with transparently, collaboratively and proactively.

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Project Director

Emma Robinson

Emma is responsible for our Project Management team, and plays a large part in ensuring the projects we undertake are completed on time and on budget.