We're are looking for a Python and PHP developer to help us build software for wildlife conservation and other good causes.
We’re proud to have worked on some brilliant projects with a variety of organisations.
Look through some of our portfolio to get an idea of the type of things we love working on.
The Zoological Society of London (including ZSL London Zoo), Fauna & Flora International, The Chagos Conservation Trust, Arribada Initiative, Conservation Leadership Programme, Colchester Zoo & WILDLABS.NET.
Outside of the conservation sector we’ve worked with organisations including eHarmony, FindMyPast, HiddenCity, Artsadmin, NUS and The Diana Award.
Wildlife conservation & the environment
Other charities / non-profits
And some others…
We worked with Mindfully Wired Communications and the Fishmongers Company to build an interactive online portal about locally caught seafood. Including a UK-wide map of ports and retailers, recipes, directory of species, stories from the fishing community and more. Take a look at discoverseafood.uk …
How getting slightly too obsessed with our website's carbon footprint made it better for everyone. And when to stop.
Improving website performance helps you, your users, your search engine optimisation and the planet.
We've got a new website! It's built on old technologies...
As part of our support of the Instant Wild citizen science application we integrated another citizen science platform, SciStarter.
Conservation Leadership Programme Application Portal
We built a data visualisation showing live weekly recycling rates of various competing universities and other institutions.
Octophin Digital are currently working on a rebuild of the Capacity for Conservation website. We have just completed a website review and security update to get this site running properly with existing code. Next step is to carefully rebuild; replicate and extend functionality that will last them for years to…
Block-based, flexible WordPress website
SCUTE will build an extendable graphical administration interface for hardware devices from JSON schema files, allowing people to view reports about connected devices, update and manage configuration (with preset saving and loading) and perform command line actions such as viewing and exporting data from the device (on one device…
A highly customisable WordPress-based system for donations and membership. Features include price-based logic, donation groups and categories, data exports, WorldPay and Direct Debit integration and customisable emails. …
Website, booking system integration, leaderboards display and more.
Website, interactive map, gallery and artist directory
A room booking, staff management and equipment and catering system
A game teaching about the effects of trawl fishing on benthic life in Greenland
Design and build of a dashboard for a conservation technology community website
We animated and visualised the first tracking data from seabird species from the Chagos Archipelago. journey.
We worked with ZSL London Zoo and the ZSL Conservation Technology Team to build a touchscreen game to sit in the Tiger Territory exhibit at the zoo.
An interactive timeline of expeditions
NOTE: We’ve since (2020) rebuilt our website using a different technology stack. But are keeping this online in case anyone is interested in the details. Choosing Jekyll – a static cms The main purpose of our company website is to showcase our work and the type of work we…
A customised customer relationship database solution for the arts sector
A resources library and interactive map landing page for UK charity the Chagos Conservation Trust.
Can you guess all 100 world cities in this addictive online game?
A stylish WordPress site for the UK’s most highly-rated comedy club. The Top Secret Secret Comedy Club is the UK’s number one rated stand up comedy club, based in London’s Covent Garden. Top Secret welcomes audiences every night of the week for a top quality, authentic stand up experience from the…
Project managing the rebrand of premium Irish baked products company The Foods of Athenry are an Irish company “making free from fabulous one day at a time”. Their award-winning baked goods – from irish oat granola, to indulgent cookies, and gourmet sodabread toasts – are sold in supermarkets and healthfood…
Tackling low self-esteem, body image and bullying with technology Project More than a million selfies flood onto our social network feeds every day. But how many of these go beyond our outward physical appearance? Youth charity The Diana Award approached Octophin Digital to build a selfie app with a difference.
A viral social media campaign for leading geneology website.
Drupal Commerce ecommerce website for one of the UK's largest zoos.
An immersive experience centred around the real-life threats to tigers and their habitat.
A stylish online portfolio for fashion and architechtural photographer Neil Mason.
Easy to customise conservation education app for school groups
Octophin Digital created an embeddable, mobile-friendly web app where users select their gender and copy or type in their online dating profile text to be analysed.
A custom interactive map builder for zoos, museums and art galleries In 2016 we build a tool for quickly creating and managing interactive maps. Key features included: Your own site map as a background Fully customisable visual markers for every exhibit or place to visit Image and text in map…
Interactive Twitter multi level visualisation dashboard for the word "love".
Octophin Digital have provided consultancy, training and Node.js and PHP development work for 51Degrees, providers of a popular device detection system.
In 2016 Octophin Digital built an interactive map for the Angel Shark Project via the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), allowing divers to record sightings of the critically endangered species and pass them on to conservationists working internationally to save the species. The sightings form and data for the interactive…
Multilingual interactive map collecting diver sightings of angel sharks
An interactive timeline of the future for eHarmony
An interactive citizen science map built for the Zoological Society of London's Thames seal conservation project.
Digital and social media consultancy, online content generation and email marketing We are proud to have worked with premium Irish bakery The Foods of Athenry from 2015 to 2017 on their social media strategy, Facebook and Instagram advertising and content promotion to help them reach a larger audience with their…
The Objective To create an online campaign which would build excitement and buzz online about a brand-new big cat exhibit at ZSL London Zoo – without being able to show the exhibit itself. It had to communicate the campaign’s three key messages: Two new big cats in LondonBrand new tiger…