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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, 600 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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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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Business Development Director, Benelux & DACH

Gijs Edelbroek

Based in the Netherlands, Gijs heads up Building Blocks Business Development in the Benelux and DACH region.

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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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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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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.

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Head of HR

Sarah Steele

Sarah joined Building Blocks in 2012 and is responsible for delivering our global HR practices.

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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.