About us

We are a software development company based in Dublin, Ireland. We are designers and builders of websites. We develop mobile apps for iOS and Android devices. We develop scalable web applications and APIs. We design desktop and server applications. We develop cross-platform software for embedded and IoT devices and systems. We are experts at integrating all of these technologies.
Technology is constantly evolving – and we eat, sleep and breathe it. We are technology and platform agnostic. We have development teams for all leading platforms. When our clients come to us they know that they can rely on us to help them make sense of all the latest technologies and how these can be best applied to help them drive their businesses forward. 
We believe in collaborative engagements with our clients. We want our team to be an extension of your team where we are all working towards the same goals.
We measure our success on your success and the quality of the work we deliver.

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Software Design was founded in 2004 by brothers Paul and Gavin Doherty. Paul has an Engineering Degree (Electronic) from UCD and is Software Design's CTO and Managing Director. Gavin has a degree in Software Engineering from DCU  and over 15 years' experience working with digital technologies. Gavin has a passion for all things digital and extensive experience in delivering web, mobile, e-commerce and bespoke software development projects. Gavin has worked with start-ups, SME's and a multinationals delivering technology solutions and projects that add value and return on investment. Gavin is responsible for strategic  partnerships, business development and client relations.
Paul Doherty
Managing Director
Gavin Doherty
Christopher Carroll
General Manager
Dina Werstak
Christian Byrne - Account Manager
Christian Byrne
Account Manager
Emma Keane
Project Manager
Aoife Ross
Business Development Manager
Client Services & Project Management
Our client service and project management team keeps every stakeholder informed of developments and acts as a liaison between our teams and our clients.
Design Team
Our design team works with clients to understand their requirements and creates design solutions that deliver commercial results.
Yvette Poufong
Communications Officer
Colm McLaughlin
Business Analyst
Kamila Jakimowicz - UI Designer
Kamila Jakimowicz
UI / UX Designer
Matthieu Souteyrand
UI / UX Designer
Barbara Bugalska - UI Designer
Barbara Bugalska
UI / UX Designer
Aleksei Jusev
Lead Developer
Victor Palomares - Software Engineer - Software Design
Victor Palomares
Lead Developer
Graham Whelan
Lead Developer
Fergus McDonald
Lead Developer
Ricardo Rodrigues - .Net Developer - Software Design
Ricardo Rodrigues
Lead Developer
Development Team
Our development team builds our scalable software development solutions across a range of platforms. 
James O'Brien
Frontend Developer
Juan Carlos Contador Pozo - Magento Developer - Software Design
JC Contador Pozo
Backend Developer
Rob Gleeson
Backend Developer
Stephen Murphy
Backend Developer
Matteo Bandiera
Frontend Developer
Ricardo Canelas
Backend Developer
Barry McCormack
Backend Developer
Ian Luddy
Fullstack Developer
Alessandro Vegna
Fullstack Developer
Wojciech Cwilag
Backend Developer
Lukasz Berezowski
Frontend Developer
Tony Leonard
Fullstack Developer
QA Team
Our QA team monitors and tests our software and design solutions to ensure a high standard of quality. 
Gosia Mich
QA Tester
Oliver Neyen - QA Tester
Oliver Neyen
QA Tester
Making a beautiful & ergonomic web
Our teams create functional solutions that deliver results for our clients
and are simple and enjoyable for users.
A solution that is designed well communicates a brand’s values and increases engagement and interaction with a client’s customers.

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We’re eager to hear about your projects and discuss how we can help you realise your commercial goals through software and design solutions. In the past we’ve worked on a variety of projects with our clients.  

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