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Each of us is a problem solver at heart—and websites have plenty of problems to solve.

We founded build/create in 2010 to be a better agency than where we had worked before. A place that fosters values of autonomy and mastery in its employees, giving them the freedom and support they need to do their best work. An agency that looks out for the interests of their clients, operates with transparency, builds goals based on real business needs, and measures real ROI.

We call this philosophy Design with Purpose™. It means that, from design to execution, every decision we make is intentional. We know why we do things. From the first concept sketch to final proof, we will talk you through every step of our process. And with our focus on testing, tracking, and metrics, we can show you the data behind each of our decisions.

Because that’s how we think. We are methodical, intuitive, thoughtful, aspirational, driven. And when we bring that level of passion to your project, we want you to witness the results first-hand.

Work with us, and discover what purpose-driven design can accomplish for your business.

Leadership

Ian Wilson

Ian Wilson

principal & creative Lead


I am a DIY, jack-of-all-trades kind of guy, always have been and probably always will be. I love learning too much to be anything else. I design, code, write, draw, analyze, game, make music, work on cars, study foreign languages…the list goes on.

The bottom line: I’m obsessed with solving problems, in whatever form they may take.

Eric Lynch

Eric Lynch

principal & director of business development


I like solving problems and building things. Creativity is more than pretty graphics – it’s about thinking outside the box to find practical solutions that actually make a difference to people.

Seeing goals accomplished, for ourselves or for our clients, is the best part of running a business.

Matthew Perkins

Matthew Perkins

director of marketing


I’m a fixer.  My goal with every organization is to get them what they need and help them reinvigorate their passion for their product or service. To me this isn’t a website design and marketing; it’s an opportunity to look at what you’ve been doing, what’s right, what’s wrong, fix it, and grow.

Web Design & Dev

Cedd Poole

Cedd Poole

Designer


Designer, father, life learner and music junkie, that’s me in a nutshell. I love every facet of design and what it means to your brand.

No matter if it’s graphics, photography or video, I believe staying current with trends while staying true to core principles exemplifies great design.

Joe Ouillette

Joe Ouillette

development lead


If you’re ever standing still, you’ve lost. I believe in constant innovation and experimentation, it keeps me sharp and keeps us up to date in our practices.

My favorite part of my job is engineering tools that go above and beyond for our clients. If I can come in and build a tool that solves a problem they’ve been grappling with for years, that’s the best feeling in the world.

Alex Beaudin

Alex Beaudin

project manager & ux


My job is to make sure the right team member, is working on the right project, at the right time, to ensure a smooth delivery.

I like to work where people and data intersect. In addition to keeping projects moving forward, I also provide insight as to the how and why people find and interact with your website so we can make informed decisions based on real data.

Doug Sumner

Doug Sumner

developer


I built Google. Just kidding, but I do love building complex websites with complex functionality. I enjoy getting a project that I can obsess over until I’ve perfected it.

The beauty of my job is the subtle transition back and forth between creativity and practicality, a perfect platform to thrive in my natural environment.

Marketing

Laura Lynch

Laura Lynch

Content Strategist


Communication is my craft and my passion. Interviewing our clients and their customers to learn their language and then working with them to create a more effective strategy is as challenging as it is rewarding. With the written word we can instruct, entertain, inform, and sometimes even change the world.

Mariam Kazanjian

Mariam Kazanjian

Copywriter


Good communication is good business. As a writer I help people express what makes their business stand out from the competition. I enjoy collaborating with clients and creating original content that gets you noticed online. You have the vision and I choose the right words to connect you with clients you want.

Ashley Minaudo

Ashley Minaudo

inbound marketing specialist


I love creating content for a campaign with a purpose in order to meet a goal for a client. Whether that goal for the campaign is brand awareness or lead generation, hitting that goal is the best feeling. Knowing you succeeded in helping someone’s business grow.

Their success is our success.

This is
what
we love
to do

And after almost 10 years in business, we know who we are, and who we want to work with. We’re sure of ourselves, confident, and ready to explore new challenges.

That’s why you’ll see big space imagery peppered throughout our site and DLC: it’s about aspiration; it’s about a sense of purpose—a quest for knowledge that has no end.