THE GUILD OF FEATURISTS
Featurist was a software development consultancy that specialized in web applications founded in 2011 in London, UK and ceased trading in 2023. The Guild of Featurists aims to carry on the legacy of Featurist and what we learned together over 12 years, as we move on to other projects, teams and challenges.
We have a passion for creating high-quality software that delights users and meets business needs.
See the archived featurist.co.uk website for detailed case studies of our work, blog posts, and more.
- Software developers who share your goals: Featurists work closely with your business to build your next big product.
- Specialists in Testing and Integration: We specialize in successful automated testing, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.
- Technical Architects and Team Leads: Featurists are pragmatic, experienced technical architects and team leads for large and ambitious projects.
The Travel Corporation
TTC has a wide and rich set of experiences to distribute to its travel agency partners and wants to offer them all the flexibility available to its own consultants and guests. To achieve this, Featurist has worked extensively with our internal sales experts and with key partners to build an elaborate and yet flexible set of services to support the searching, pricing, and booking of experiences, flights, and value add across six of TTC’s world-leading travel brands.
- Patrick Salvi, Senior Business Engagement Manager
On the technical side, Featurist built precisely the right amount we needed and what they did was to an exceptional standard. On the operational side, Featurist went above and beyond the call of a typical software team.
- Rob Bowley, Director of Technology
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
The team we hired from Featurist were dedicated professionals and expert developers. Their commitment to quality and mature approach to Behaviour Driven Development was instrumental.
- Ben Jones, CTO
We have decided to work with Featurist on a number of large projects because they are the very best at what they do.
- Peter Janes, CEO
Featurist was able to rapidly develop a high-quality solution for our customer-facing council tax services.
- Chris Burnett, Solution Architect
Featurist has been our key partner taking the Pigeonhole from a design concept, through beta to the full product launch.
- Jacob Cockroft, CEO
Technologies We Use
- Ruby on Rails: We're always delighted at how productive we are with Ruby on Rails. It's beautiful, there are no surprises and it's still a huge player on the web.
- Hosting: For hosting our applications, we're fans of Heroku for its simplicity and Kubernetes for its flexibility and reliability.
- Frontend: We've enjoyed the transformations on the frontend with React, ReactNative, and the wonderful community.
- Automated Testing: A cornerstone of our ability to release new features reliably and frequently.
- AI / Machine Learning: We're amazed at how AI is helping us solve previously impossible problems.