Creative people, delivering technical excellence.

Our passion drives innovation and commitment into every project we deliver,
let's work together and bring your digital vision to life.

  • From workflow prototyping to developing fully responsive brand websites, we always start with our solid understanding of UX design.
  • We pride ourselves on creating intuitive user interfaces, our mission is to deliver digital design brilliance across all platforms and devices.
  • Underpinning our creative ambitions is a seriously solid development team, providing you with a rock solid digital foundation.

Our Work

The Balvenie

Responsive website and mobile app run on a bespoke content management system designed and built by DotLabel.

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Hendrick’s Gin Tea Shop

Added e-commerce functionality to Hendrick’s Gin’s existing site, allowing gin fanatics to purchase a limited-edition branded teapot through the newly-created Tea Shop page.

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The University of Northampton

Complete redesign to reflect the modern student, responsively built for on the move information.

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Hendrick's Gin

Explore the weird and wondrous world of Hendrick's Gin in this beautifully illustrated website. Winner of the Wirehive 100 Best Client Website 2014

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Licence Bureau - Web App

A responsive and AA accessible business application interface for the country's leading fleet management company.

SDL - Translationzone

Creating visually engaging and interactive digital campaigns for global translation company SDL.

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Creative Catering

Complete site redesign for a premium marquee and catering provider to provide a cleaner contemporary feel.

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Creative Catering - Design & Development

Exceptional catering and events provider, The Creative Catering Company, approached DotLabel for a full site revamp. The key aim of the website was to reflect their luxurious brand and highlight their remarkable event hosting skills.

Developed on DotLabel’s own Content Management System using Symfony 2, an open-source PHP development framework, the site was transformed into a beautifully contemporary space in order for the client’s work to really shine through. Enhanced by stunning, crisp photography, the new website provides a much smoother user experience and is fully responsive across different devices; ensuring customers can easily access the site on-the-go.


Screenshot of Creative Catering Relaunch


Second Screenshot of Creative Catering Relaunch

Farmstay

Creating a brand new look and feel to the popular holiday booking site Farmstay.

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Our Clients

  • Wessex Water
  • SDL
  • BAE Systems
  • The Balvenie
  • Hendrick's Gin
  • University of Northampton
  • Glenfiddich
  • Rackspace
  • Licence Bureau
  • Best of the Best
  • Monkey Shoulder
  • SSP

Join the Team

DotLabel are only looking for exceptional people who are passionate about all things digital
and are committed to driving excellence in everything they do.
Send us your CV - we’d love to hear from you!

Please note that applications via recruitment agencies will be deleted instantly.

Technical Lead (Basingstoke)

Job Description

DotLabel is an award winning Creative Digital Agency with a team of superhuman developers, with our combined powers we have attracted some of the most recognisable UK & Global brands, including Barclays, The Balvenie, SDL, Glenfiddich, BAE Systems and Rackspace.

We’re seeking a very special superhero to lead our development teams. We currently develop upon PHP/Symfony2/Doctrine but we’re always open to fresh ideas and new/alternative approaches; while the blur between client and server side means we also love our JavaScript development and hit the usual toolchain of HTML5/Bower/Grunt/AngularJS/Socket.io/Cordova with some Node and Express thrown in for good measure.

Day to day the role is hands on, whilst leading both the front and backend development teams, with a strong focus on the backend team. Super human technical expertise will be called upon at any moment by the account and project teams to help assist with their enquires. The role is client facing, so regular interactions with big brands will play a key part too.

Benefits include: Health Insurance, 24 days holiday, bonus scheme, regular team BBQs and events, opportunity to attend conferences and training. Plus nobody likes working over Christmas, so we shut down the office between Christmas and the New Year.

The position is based in our Basingstoke office, within walking distance of the London mainline station and a 5-minute drive from the M3 motorway. No need to worry about boring lunchtimes either, Festival Place and all it’s eateries are just a 5-minute walk away.

If you can fly, then please apply!

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Create and execute development plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Keep project manager(s) well informed of status of development effort and serve as liaison between development staff and project manager.
  • Ensure both technical and front-end teams are contributing to our code library and that the teams reuse code from the library where necessary.
  • Own the development lifecycle and be responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project.
  • Communicate and enforce coding standards.
  • Perform code reviews and mentor junior developers.
  • Manage technical resources within budget and project schedule.
  • Consistently deliver high-quality services to our clients.
  • Create extend-able, scalable and maintainable code.
  • Understand the benefits of the various programming languages.
  • Familiar with source control principles and comfortable with Git/BitBucket/Jira.
  • Linux Usage & server admin.
  • HTML5/JS/CSS3.
  • Angular.JS, Ember.JS, Node.JS or similar.
  • Web Security, SQL Injection
  • A habit of thorough testing and retesting of own work and assisting others to debug issues.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for assigned development.

How to Apply

To get us excited you will need to:

  1. Include URLs and or documentation of your greatest digital achievements
  2. Update and polish your CV
  3. Send the above to recruitment@dotlabel.co.uk. We will contact you swiftly.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Applications via Recruitment Agencies will be deleted instantly.

Web Developers

Help us Play!

We are on the lookout for some shiny web developers to be based in our wonderful Edinburgh office. Positions are available across a range of levels from very junior to the 'better than us' heavyweights.

We develop extensively upon PHP/Symfony2/Doctrine; while the blur between client and server side means we also love our JavaScript development and hit the usual toolchain of HTML5/Bower/Grunt/AngularJS/Socket.io/Cordova with some Node and Express thrown in for good measure.

Our customers, and the environment, like us to squeeze performance where possible by utilising tools like ESI/Varnish, New Relic; our test coverage is steadily increasing which means our continuous inspection server complaints are are steadily decreasing.

Salaries are dependant on the individual but they are always favourable and regularly reviewed. The geeky side of DotLabel berate their keyboards, just off the bypass, surrounded by greenary at the start of the Pentland hills just outside Edinburgh; should you enjoy skiing, golf, climbing or just eating lunch outside then you will find our location is as chilled as our developers (apart from on launch days).

How to Apply

To get us excited you will need to:

  1. Include your response to the developer exercise
  2. Complete the short applicant questionnaire
  3. Update and polish your CV
  4. Send all of above, completed, to recruitment@dotlabel.co.uk. We will contact you swiftly.

We understand there is some effort in the above, we appreciate you undertaking it, and will respond to all applicants.

Applications via Recruitment Agencies will be deleted instantly.

You can find us here

Dotlabel HQ

Basingstoke Office

Second Floor
Southern Cross
Basing View
Basingstoke
RG21 4HG

Edinburgh Office

109/3a Swanston Road
Edinburgh
EH10 7DS

So chuffed to win the #Wirehive100 client website of the year!!!

@dotlabelFri 17 Oct 01:23

Creative team has been shut away in the meeting room for the next few days while the office gets refurbished. http://t.co/c5V5rbjevo 

@dotlabelThu 09 Oct 09:20

A big welcome to Matt who joined the Dotlabel team this week

@dotlabelFri 03 Oct 08:51

The office refurb is coming along nicely. The bar is starting to taking shape #priorities

@dotlabelThu 18 Sep 10:53

A massive IRON MAN shout to DotLabel’s very own @Dot_MattOxley. This Sunday he will be taking on the @challengetriuk  Weymouth Iron Man race!

@dotlabelFri 12 Sep 16:16

DotLabel are proud to support the great work at @CircusStarr

@dotlabelTue 09 Sep 08:42