Who we are

We are a a multi-disciplinary agency based in Manchester and Leeds. We specialise in web and app development, branding, digital marketing, and digital product design.

Fablr was started by people who wanted to do things the right way. We know what ‘good’ looks like and this is the only kind of work we do for our clients. Every project is always led by senior delivery specialists who blend best-practice technical acumen with top-notch creative and marketing.

Fablr is a group of dedicated thinkers, doers, creators and makers based across our UK offices in Leeds and Manchester. We all have one focus – to deliver real growth and create lasting value for organisations like yours.

We help our clients navigate an ever expanding landscape of platforms, frameworks and channels, where a never-stand-still approach is the key to winning a larger share of their marketplace. Instinctively, we look to develop long term partnerships with our clients, interweaving technical goals and brave marketing visions to deliver exceptional service and on-going digital excellence.

"Fablr have shown that the experience of the website users has always been at the heart of the work. We know that the website will make a big difference to the citizens of Birmingham."

Pauline Desch, Head of Faculty, ESOL and Languages
- BAES (Birmingham Adult Education Service)

The Fablr team

  • Philip Bennison

    Technical Director

    In addition to being a first-class dungeon master and craft beer aficionado, Philip is also a talented developer with decades of experience under his belt. He has worked on everything from enterprise-level content management platforms through to telecommunications and mobile development.

    Philip Bennison, Technical Director
  • Geoff Bretherick

    Creative Director

    Geoff has been planning, designing and coding digital media for over 18 years. With a background working in branding and communication agencies, digital agencies and startups, he has planned, designed and coded award winning websites and multi-media for leading UK Universities, recruitment and the FMCG sector.

    Geoff Bretherick, Creative Director
  • Chris Bennett

    Head of Strategy

    With over 15 years of experience in strategic marketing, Chris works with clients to understand customers and drive growth.

    Chris Bennett , Head of Strategy
  • Aly Sébastien

    Digital Product Designer

    Aly is an experienced Digital Product Designer who is focused on helping people realise their business objectives and achieve success in the marketplace. With an extensive background within the arts, languages, and digital sectors, she is practiced at combining creativity, problem-solving, and accessibility-led development to deliver commercial projects. Outside of the workplace, she is a founding member of a local community-driven initiative that helps senior individuals remain active and presents them with opportunities for social interaction.

    Aly Sébastien, Digital Product Designer
  • Simon Malpas

    Senior Designer

    Simon has been making stuff look cool since The Pyramids. He’s obsessed with typography and loves nothing better than to peruse the latest creative review, and pretty much any other reputable design blog. A multi-disciplinary designer who thinks big and loves a challenge. Simon has delivered outstanding advertising campaigns, branding, digital solutions and exhibition stands for a wide range of UK and international clients.

    Simon Malpas, Senior Designer
  • Abi Allen

    Creative Designer

    Abi is a graphic designer who’s been creating brands, websites and print work for almost a decade. Having come from a background in architecture she’s passionate about the built environment and discovering new urban spaces. She loves the problem-solving aspects of design with an organised approach and attention to detail.

    Abi Allen, Creative Designer
  • Siân O’Connell

    Senior Project Manager

    Siân has a wealth of experience across the client services/project management function in digital, and enjoys being the supporting bridge between the team and the client making sure the key objectives of both are met. She has worked with creatives and teams based locally to internationally and from homegrown startups to established multi national brands.

    Siân O’Connell, Senior Project Manager
  • Leon Szkliniarz

    Full Stack Developer

    Leon is a full stack web developer with a decade of experience under his belt. He is passionate about creating software projects that are performant, bug-free and easy for other developers to understand and modify. He is a big believer in automated testing and devops. He is at his happiest when being violently thrown around a mosh pit.

    Leon Szkliniarz, Full Stack Developer
  • Chris Pearson

    Junior Flutter Developer

    Chris is a relative newcomer to the digital space, having left behind a near two decade long career in architecture. He aims to bring his sharp eye and technical proficiency to delivering high quality mobile applications. A keen fitness enthusiast, Chris will likely spend his downtime at the local gym or out running in the countryside.

    Chris Pearson, Junior Flutter Developer

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