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This is us

We've been providing stand-out work for clients since 1998

As you can tell from our photos (maybe), we're a solid, dependable and approachable bunch. We enjoy problem-solving and exercising our e-commerce mastery skills on a daily basis. We're also human and enjoy conversations with our clients (no hiding behind email and chat bots for us).

Best Fashion Website Award

Best Fashion Website Award


The E-commerce Awards recognise excellence in the world of e-commerce, by celebrating the most innovative and market leading initiatives and products in the online retail space. Open to organisations nationally the awards recognise commitment, creativity, passion and innovation. The awards are independently judged to the highest of standards by some of the industry's key players. We are really proud to have our client Weird Fish recognised in the category of 'Best Fashion Website'. The Weird Fish high performing website is built on our Select Commerce Platform and CMS with many custom features and integrations which is key to increasing AOV and loyalty from customer choice in courier selection, easy payment options, product and lifestyle images, exceptional product and website reviews and offers.

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Our Awards

Our Awards


The e-commerce Awards recognise excellence in the world of e-commerce, by celebrating the most innovative and market leading initiatives and products in the online retail space. Open to organisations nationally the awards recognise commitment, creativity, passion and innovation. The awards are independently judged to the highest of standards by some of the industries key players. We are really proud to have been recognised in the category of 'Best Team' as this recognises our commitment to providing a service to our clients that delivers results, delivers benefits and sound online retail experiences that convert shoppers.

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South West Business Awards

South West Business Awards


The South West Business Awards recognise excellence in businesses in the wider South West region. Judging is by an independent panel of business leaders and VIP's. Judging is based upon merit as they are not influenced by either sponsors or event organisers. We are really proud that we were awarded The Employer of The Year. The judging panel said "We are impressed with how you support your workforce! A flexible, agile and responsive working environment".

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Our values


Our values guide how we hire, communicate and in our everyday work. We sat down together and worked these out collaboratively and are signed up and committed to them.

Inspiration


We want to inspire and be inspired, building solutions that transform people's lives, delight customers and engage users. We go the extra mile, strive for excellence and celebrate success. We have worked hard to create a creative environment where anything is possible, and everyone is welcome.

Innovation


It is nice to solve a challenge and find ways to make things easier or better for clients and their customers; whether that's through design, branding or digital solutions. We experiment, try and push technical boundaries - if it doesn't work, we try again, until it does.

Nice to the planet


Ensuring we are nice to the planet is at the core of many company decisions. We care about the planet, the environment and our society, so operate as efficiently and sustainably as possible.

Nice to everyone


We value respect, integrity, passion and humanity. We are nice people (unsurprisingly) who enjoy working with other nice people. We treat everyone as we expect others to treat us; with respect, empathy and care. Strong ethics, trust and honesty are the bedrock of all our engagements.

Our people

Mark Bell

Mark Bell

Principal Engineer

Meet Mark Bell, a Principal Engineer who has been part of the webselect team for over two decades. As the Head of Development Team, Mark has the overall responsibility for ensuring that the output of the engineering team meets the highest standards and maintains best-practices throughout the organisation. His experience and expertise have been invaluable in steering the team towards success. When Mark isn't at work, you'll find him strumming his guitar as part of his band, or cycling on scenic routes around the countryside.

Simon Collins

Simon Collins

Senior Developer

Simon Collins is an experienced Senior Developer with a passion for helping clients improve their business processes. He has worked on a variety of projects in diverse industries including Publishing, Media, Charities, Finance and e-commerce. His expertise in data analysis and migration has made him a valuable asset to his clients. Simon takes great pride in educating his clients on how software can enhance their business operations, and he strives to maintain a high standard of excellence in his work.

Craig Dobson

Craig Dobson

Frontend Developer

Craig Dobson is a skilled Frontend Developer with a passion for the constantly evolving field of modern frontend development. With a specialty in Shopify development, he has a deep understanding of how to create top-performing e-commerce websites. When he's not immersed in the world of web development, Craig enjoys playing football and spending time with his family. He's always striving to stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends in order to provide his clients with the best possible service.

Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris

Operations Director

Sarah Harris is the reliable Operations Director at our company who deals with the day-to-day running of the office and maintaining relationships with our clients. With over 15 years of service to our company, she knows the ins and outs of our company and clients. Her attention to detail keeps the office running like a tight ship. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys kayaking and maintaining her marine fish tank.

Tom Merryvilla

Tom Merryvilla

Backend Developer

Tom Merryvilla is a seasoned Backend Developer with over 20 years of experience in software development. He specializes in system analysis, database design, and development of applications of all sizes. Tom is an expert in a range of programming languages including .NET, C#, MS SQL, Oracle, and TSQL. He's a great team player, and his exceptional communication skills have earned him a reputation for being one of the nicest people to work with. His passion for software development and his ability to collaborate with others make him an indispensable asset to any project.

Rob Wells

Rob Wells

Frontend Developer

Rob Wells is a talented Frontend Developer with 15+ years of experience under his belt. He started his career in web development when it was just emerging, using Flash to build websites. He joined us right out of school at the young age of 16, and has been an integral part of our team ever since. In his free time, Rob enjoys spending time outdoors and taking a dip in the river. Whether it's hiking or swimming, Rob is always up for an adventure.

Hein Le Roux

Hein Le Roux

Backend Developer

Hein Le Roux is a talented Backend Developer and the newest addition to the company's software development team. With a strong background in software development, he brings a fresh perspective and innovative ideas to the team. Hein has quickly established himself as a valued member of the team, fitting in perfectly with his colleagues. He is dedicated to his work and committed to delivering high-quality software solutions.

Nice Group (SW) Ltd

Webselect is proud to be part of Nice Group (SW) Ltd

Nice group's purpose is to:

Do business in a nice way
Grow and acquire businesses with the same ethos and compliance standards in providing services to the online retail and marketing sector
Develop and grow strong people, build talent and careers
Provide services and solutions to real world business, marketing and retail problems

Nice Group Management
Matthew Hill

Matthew Hill

Group Managing Director

Matt has nearly 25 years of experience in various industries, all with a technology and digital focus. As a Fellow of the Association of Project Management his experience in large (and small) project and programme delivery has contributed to well rounded skills in leadership, management, delighting customers and developing people to be awesome.

Tina Fairminer

Tina Fairminer

Group Director

Tina has over 25 years of experience in digital production having worked within publishing, digital agencies, TV and Not for Profits. Tina's background is in Project Delivery and has managed numerous teams and projects over the years to ensure successful delivery on time, on budget and the meeting of client expectations.