MAKING DIGITAL MAKE SENSE
BIG DELIVERY WITH BOUTIQUE SERVICE
Bruze is a digital firm where big delivery with boutique service has been the standard for over a decade. Specializing in web-based interfaces and applications, we believe that providing tailored strategy, design and development services for our clients is what keeps them coming back, year after year. We make digital make sense.
- Business Cases
- Business Analysis
- Technology Assessments
- Opportunity Analysis
- Visual Identity
- User Experience
- Accessibility Engineering
- Interface Design
- Web Applications
- Mobile Apps
- Content Management
- Interactive Media
Our three core areas of service are flexible so Bruze can enter at any stage in the project lifecycle to help move things forward. We understand the challenges our clients face. We are in the business of designing and building practical digital solutions that service the exacting needs of our clients, their partners and their customers.
Realistic roadmaps, sensible design and elegant code. This is what we know. This is what we do.
WE BELIEVE IN PARTNERSHIPS
It sounds rote, but we truly believe in partnership. It's been the driving philosophy at Bruze for over 10 years. Technologies change, focuses shift and budgets get reallocated, but the best partners are steadfast.
We believe the best partners complement your process, providing feedback on ways to adjust and improve the deliverables.
The best partners are flexible and adapt their documentation and methodology to enhance your goals.
The best partners hit the core of your specific opportunity and work with you to devise a sensible plan to exceed your customers' expectations, always on time and always on budget.
Bruze proactively brings new opportunities to our clients, we sit on client governance boards to help guide initiatives and programs, and we encourage direct hiring of Bruze employees if it is in the best interests of our client.
The best partners always have your back.
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
CIBC Asset Management
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE PEOPLE
All our team leads have practical, real world experience working client-side and base all consultative decisions on your business drivers, customer expectations and industry best practices. Bruze is organized on the studio system and project teams formed during initial consultation remain consistent throughout the planning, development, integration and testing phases.
FOUNDER, STRATEGY & CREATIVE
Chris Blyth has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and a record of outstanding results in brand management, creative execution, strategy, and the marketing of intangibles such as value, trust, and integrity. Comfortable working at the executive level, Chris has sat on executive and strategic planning committees, global design boards and brings proven leadership competencies, sound judgment, and solid strategy development experience with a commitment to achieving client goals.
FOUNDER, TECH & DEVELOPMENT
Gabriel Logan-Wright is a seasoned development and multimedia professional with over 15 years experience building, architecting and delivering projects, from concept to implementation, within the financial services industry. Using both current and emerging web technologies, Gabriel brings agility, flexibility, commitment to innovation, and cost-effective implementation solutions to all initiatives; strengths that have been put to good use in the successful delivery of hundreds of projects for our clients.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ANALYSIS
Jason Maxwell has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry in roles as diverse as a broker to Director of Product Development. Jason is accustomed to high-pressure environments and excels at managing multiple projects with tight timelines. Results oriented, Jason's primary focus is the flow of information, making sure projects always remain on target and on budget.
CMS DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT
Caleb Hamilton is responsible for CMS development and our Client Support Channel. With over five years of experience in developing and supporting various systems, Caleb ensures client support metrics and project deliverables are top notch. Fanatical about issue resolution and client communication, Caleb brings a level of stakeholder engagement to projects that goes far beyond just code and tickets.
WE ARE PARTNERS
Bruze has the right mix of user experience, design, strategy and development expertise required by our clients. Combined with rigorous project management and quality assurance processes, we can deliver projects of any complexity that are built to last and deliver results.
WE ARE EXPERIENCED
We conduct the appropriate research and leverage our extensive experience to ensure engaging solutions that are intuitive and compelling experiences for end users. We understand that timely and accurate information, usability and measurement are top of mind for our clients.
WE ARE EXPERTS
We have a deep understanding of the Financial Services business environment. Bruze has worked with Fortune 500 companies across North America for over a decade and we will hit the ground running. Choose Bruze to reduce the effort and ramp-up time required by any other vendor.
"IT'S RARE THAT YOU GET TO WORK WITH A FIRM THAT NOT ONLY HAS A SOLID GRASP ON THE TECH, BUT ALSO THE DESIGN AND USABILITY EXPERIENCE TO PRODUCE TRULY ENGAGING WORK." - JAMES FRASER RUSSELL INVESTMENTS
"WE NEEDED A TOP-NOTCH FIRM WITH NOT ONLY A DEEP STRATEGIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SPACE, BUT ALSO WITH A PASSION FOR THIS INDUSTRY. BRUZE KNOCKED IT OUT OF THE PARK." - OZY CAMACHO INVESTMENT EXECUTIVE
"BRUZE WORKS CLOSELY WITH OUR INTERNAL CREATIVE TEAM, PROVIDING VALUABLE INSIGHTS AND SMART SOLUTIONS FOR COMPLEX INTERACTIVITY CHALLENGES. A TRUE PARTNERSHIP." - JULIE COCHRANE CREATIVE HOUSE
- 10 years and 100+ projects successfully delivered
- Culture of quality, technical excellence and project success
- Deep understanding of business processes and industry knowledge
- Recognized expertise in delivering technically challenging high impact business solutions
- Designed and developed leading financial websites, financial advisor portals and e-learning applications
- Well versed in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)
- Understanding of accessibility challenges presented via the W3C WCAG 2.0 specifications
- Specializing in web based financial tools, digital asset management, content management and learning management systems, mobile applications and custom web development
- We value long-term client relationships; built by ensuring client needs are continuously met, delivering business value and superior results
WE ARE BRUZE
We know you, we know your clients and partners, we understand the relationships and we have the experience and bench strength to push your projects over the top. We welcome the opportunity to introduce our best to you.