We create effective digital experiences.

Focusing on user experience, cross-browser coding and impeccable design, we provide our clients with effective digital platforms, websites and assets to convert customers and achive business goals.

Founding partners.

Ian Philip Thompson, BA, MA

Managing Director, Developer     

With nearly 15 years of exprience in higher education and technical, communication roles, Ian brings a unique and wholistic perspective to web development and digital marketing.

Maria Paula Arias, BA, MA

Research Consultant     

A doctoral candidate and museums professional, Maria acts as the head of research and user experience. See her latest published work from the Museums and the Web Conference.

Now Located in the UK, Still Bound by No Location

We are a location-independent business putting us in the class of digital nomads. With the studio grounded in Manchester, UK and clients in Qatar, Canada and the UK, we work remotely and are set up to handle global business no matter where the client may be.

Why is this a benefit for you? You have the opportunity to benefit from our Canadian roots blended with our international and expatriate experience bringing high quality service and digital expertise to much needed areas.

Applied Digital Experience

With more than 15 years of industry experience ranging from design agencies, academia, higher education and archaeology all the way to museums and art galleries, we bring much needed direction and added value to organisations attempting to navigate the digital world.

Specialising in web design, development, social media and digital strategies as well as audience and market research, we accept projects that add value to the organisation and to the greater body of knowledge surrounding digital technologies and experiences.

Our mission.

To help small and medium sized businesses, academic institutions and cultural sector organizations set and achieve their digital goals through effective online presences.

Our goal.

To achieve our mission globally by empowering key personnel with the digital platforms and skills required to compete and thrive in today’s marketplace.

Our markets.

Global operations with a strong focus on development in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada and Qatar in order to diversify our portfolio and strengthen our network.

Our greater vision.

To work together across borders to reduce friction between countries, enable entreprenuers to thrive, and embrace the new digital economy based on information and knowledge.

Manchester base with global reach.

Arias & Thompson Digital operates globally with an official base in Manchster, UK. We are not digital nomads but individuals who have lived and worked for long stretches (and legally) in various countries including Canada, Italy, Qatar and the United Kingdom.

Our two founders, Ian Philip Thompson and Maria Paula Arias, are currently located in Manchester, United Kingdom.

   +44 752 695 2030
   71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ