How we helped Snook

Helping win more work, improve their development practices, and working with their clients on several projects for Snook, Glasgow.

Snook - Design agency aiding major UK government departments. We contributed to their development services.

Interim Tech Lead

We worked with Snook for a little over three months to provide our interim tech leadership. During that time Toby was fulled embedded in their team, working on a mixture of internal and external projects.

Some of the projects we worked on included:

  • Helping to hire senior members of the team
  • Open sourcing some previously completed work
  • Helping with new work pitches, both in responses to tender and attending pitch sessions
  • Delivering a working Beta CMS product for DCMS
  • Started to set a more robust development culture within the organisation
  • Led the technical aspects of a digital transformation piece for Social Care Wales

Client Testimonials

By the time I joined Snook, Toby had helped shape the digital team practice around Agile and ways of working on multidisciplinary teams, which was new to a lot of folks. I only heard great feedback about people's experience working with Toby – how inspiring and humble he is as a leader.

I very much appreciated how he championed iterative ways of working, breaking down development tasks into simple stories, ensuring quality, and establishing trust with the team and clients. I worked with Toby to develop a skills rubric for developers to help with career progression, assessing where the team is at and establishing a way forward. He also helped me interview developers to build out the team. It was effortless working with Toby, it felt like we had been working together for a long time, but we haven't actually met in person!

Aly Blenkin, Head of Digital

Tech Stack

Some of the technologies we used to help Snook;

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