Building Blocks helps global companies solve complex problems using digital technologies.

The agency works with clients to identify digital opportunities that will increase revenue, develop relationships and improve efficiency. Its creative, technical and operational experts then make them happen – rapidly, reliably and at scale.

Founded in May 2007, Building Blocks’ multi-disciplinary team operates globally from its offices in Manchester, UK, Zaragoza, Spain and Boston, USA. They work alongside clients implementing and integrating digital platforms, from strategy through to roll-out.

Building Blocks work with clients on digital transformation, from creating a digital roadmap in-line with business objectives, legacy system integration and self-service applications, through to UX design, optimisation, mobile responsive and personalised sites.

The agency also helps to create digital governance structures, up-skills clients’ internal teams, offers cloud architecture and ongoing Digital Operations Services. Technology specialisms include SDL (awarded partner with ‘Most Implementations’), Sitecore (Gold Implementation Partner), e-Spirit and .Net technologies.

The agency has particular expertise in global rollouts and multilingual training and delivery, with global clients including Imperial Brands, Guinness World Records and Yara International.

Building Blocks are part of Dept – an international network of leading digital agencies. From our offices across Europe and the US, 350 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. Visit our website


Jasper van de Luijtgaarden

Building Blocks (part of Dept)

Jasper joined as CEO in August 2014 to spearhead Building Blocks’ ambitious, international growth plans. With over twenty years’ experience in digital technology, Jasper has held senior positions at global organisations based in his native Netherlands and North America.

Andy Iddon

Building Blocks (part of Dept)

Andy is a Principal Consultant at Building Blocks – a digital solutions agency based in the UK, USA and Spain. He co-founded the agency in 2007 and specialises in helping organisations understand how they can leverage current technologies to become more efficient, profitable and deliver contextually relevant digital solutions to their customers. Over the past eight years, Andy has helped global organisations including GE Lighting, Guinness World Records, Regus and Goodyear build their digital capabilities on their paths to digital transformation.

Jonathan Whiteside

Building Blocks (part of Dept)

Jonathan is Principal Consultant at Building Blocks. He co-founded the agency seven years ago, having worked in digital agencies for the past 14 years. In this time he has helped clients around the world including GE Lighting, Regus, Goodyear, E&Y and Alitalia. Jonathan’s main job is to help organisations become more efficient and effective by using digital technologies and processes. His particular specialism is helping companies do this internationally.



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