Software engineering company xDesign aims to create 100 jobs in Yorkshire over the next three years


xDesign, the Edinburgh-based provider of expert engineering and product teams for software development and delivery, has opened an office in Leeds.  (left to right) - Euan Andrews, Managing Director, Matt Ward, Head of North England, Ciji Duncan, Head of Human Resources and Alan Morris, Head of Engineering in xDesign's new Leeds office.
xDesign, the Edinburgh-based provider of expert engineering and product teams for software development and delivery, has opened an office in Leeds. (left to right) – Euan Andrews, Managing Director, Matt Ward, Head of North England, Ciji Duncan, Head of Human Resources and Alan Morris, Head of Engineering in xDesign’s new Leeds office.

xDesign, the Edinburgh-based provider of engineering and product teams for software development and delivery, has opened an office in Leeds and plans to accelerate its growth by hiring staff in the region.

Managing Director Euan Andrews said: “The opening of a new office in Leeds is at the heart of our overall growth strategy which sees the opening of offices by xDesign and the creation of jobs across the UK. Uni, and it is essential for us to plan this expansion in a thoughtful manner focusing on how we can best support local businesses and talent.

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“It is important for us to find people to work with and collaborate with who have regional and local knowledge and expertise, because we know how crucial this knowledge is to building a strong community, which is our priority as we are working to make meaningful contributions to the area. “

xDesign has appointed Matt Ward to lead the North of England to lead the company’s expansion in Yorkshire.

Mr Ward, who is the former Head of Market Gravity at Deloitte in the North of England, said: “As a resident and professional in the region, I know how vibrant the tech community is here, and I had the pleasure of working with the incredible talent. Continuing to build the xDesign community in the North is something we all look forward to.

xDesign has chosen the Bruntwood Scitech platform in Leeds as its base in the north of England

Councilor Jonathan Pryor, Executive Member of Leeds City Council for Economy, Culture and Education, added: “We are delighted to welcome xDesign to our thriving tech and digital community and are proud that the company has chose Leeds as their first base outside of Scotland.

“The product and software engineering company is already looking to recruit into its new office and we are very excited to see over 100 job opportunities opening up for local people to work with some of the most exciting and exciting brands. UK’s best-known in this space. “

xDesign was founded in 2010 as a software development and digital services agency. Current and past customers include PayPal and Tesco Bank, as well as public organizations such as the World Health Organization, the NHS and Visit Scotland.

For more information on the opportunities, visit www.xdesign.com/careers


Margie D. Carlisle