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About

Powerhouse Software is a software studio based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, we formed Powerhouse towards the end of 2015 with a mission to help small businesses overcome everyday workplace obstacles through efficient and effective software solutions. Our name derives from the term 'Northern Powerhouse' we're based in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Using diverse talent, local ingenuity and thoughtful design we develop considered and accessible applications for iOS, Android and the web. The team are readying our first product, MileEyes, for launch in the coming weeks. The mileage tracking platform with companion iOS and Android applications is designed to make tracking business mileage for teams and individuals as easy as tapping ’go’.

Our Team

Nick Longden

Chairman

Previously General Manager for Sage UK & Ireland, and Sales Director for Xero in the UK; Nick brings a wealth of expertise into the accounting challenges faced by small businesses every day. Nick’s passion for the sector provides the team with invaluable insight, allowing us to build creative and groundbreaking experiences for our users.

Peter Wallace

Managing Director

Peter has operated at board level, with proven business and IT managerial capabilities, and a track record in leading successful change programmes. A delivery-focused leader with proven management, commercial and leadership skills, and a broad experience in the delivery of IT services.

David Todd

Creative Lead

David oversees brand development, graphic design, UX & UI design and front-end development. David’s experience working with international clients and aptitude for design allows us to create design-driven software to make the world a more productive, more beautiful place to live.

Will Tombs

Finance Director

Will is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with PwC. Post qualification Will worked in industry for 10 years before setting up setting up his own company providing outsourced tailored financial management solutions to SMEs. This business was built around the use of cloud accounting software solutions.. Will’s planning and analytical skills help determine the future course for our team and our products.

Lee Durham

Sales Director

Lee is a chartered marketer (MCIM) with over 20 years commercial sales and marketing experience, delivering progressive development solutions to ambitious organisations and their investors throughout the UK and worldwide.

Richard Lane

Marketing Director

Richard spent his career in sales management and leadership positions for learning and software technology companies. Throughout his career he has led both UK and global sales organisations to consistently out-perform expectations by selling, and helping others to sell, complex solutions.

Services

Our team have worked with some of the world leading technology brands, using technologies which have become an industry standard. Combining considered user experince design, solid web services and sophisticated mobile applications, we use the right tools to solve any workday hurdle. We're working to build our own projects at the moment but if you have a project which could use our team's help, let us know.

Swift
Java
django
Python
Xamarin
.NET / MSSQL
Angular

Projects

Our team are busy readying our first product, MileEyes, for launch in the Q2 2017. The mileage tracking platform with companion iOS and Android applications is designed to make tracking business mileage for teams and individuals as easy as tapping ’go’. We're also working on some exciting client projects.

MileEyes is an innovative new way to track and manage mileage for your business journeys. With a press of a button your journeys can be tracked automatically by GPS to allow for a simple but powerful way to claim what you’re due and stay compliant.

We collaborated with Interact Retail to design and build a powerful advertising and gaming platform, named Bar Button. Using Microsoft cloud services and the Xamarin platform to develop both desktop and mobile experiences to help promote in-venue marketing activities for their client base.

Quantify approched us pre-launch to enlist our help to develop a brand and style guide. The resulting logotype and icon were instrumental in delivery a cohesive design system which the team at uatify could use to develop more accessible and approachable software.

RepCounter automatically mixes your music with a vocal counter, something we call Voice Coach. so you can lift without looking at your phone, making sure you stay in the zone getting the best workout possible.

Compendium is a UK Football Data Report, we worked with them to create a brand which would help communicate the premium nature of the product, we also provided guidance on how the design system could be carried over to the printed, physical product.

We worked with durhamlane to develop their brand during a period of extended growth. We also designed and built their new corporate website to better align the digital experience with their high-end user base.

Contact Us

If you're working on a project that you'd like to collaborate on we'd love to hear from you.