Flint Technology are a dynamic and fast growing business, with a focused core team of seasoned industry professionals and Magento experts that manage and develop all our clients’ core eCommerce technology. We also boast in-house and external development and design resource and a wide network of partner firms to deliver fully integrated value-add services to our clients.
Technical & Commercial Expertise
Flint Technology build beautiful and functional ecommerce sites, and understand the online retail experience, as well as the back-office logistics tools and processes necessary to fulfil orders. We have delivered significant IT systems in a variety of growing business environments, including large-scale online retail sites, and have a specific expertise in the Magento ecommerce platform. Flint have completed site and custom module builds for clients such as, including Astley Clarke, Kurt Geiger, Dorchester Collection, Red Valentino, CIPD, Pedlars, Blow Ltd and Start-rite Shoes.
Best of Breed Environment
Flint have developed integrations to a number of leading platforms, including payment gateways (Verifone and NoChex), ERP/order management platforms (MNP’s OrderActive, Khaos Control, Prima, Brightpearl), affiliate and marketing applications (Feefo, Shutl, Affiliate Window, Linkshare, Lingo 24, The Filter), and financial management systems. Flint’s integration modules are in use by leading businesses such as Watches of Switzerland, Donna Ida and Sofa.com.
Value & Flexibility
Flint’s selection of Magento and other open source technologies enables the delivery of a high quality solution at low cost and offers a wealth of additional functionality that can be added in a modular manner. Flint’s infrastructure and Open Source platforms ensure strategic flexibility and portability – allowing our clients to be sure that they are not being locked in to any one solution or provider.
Flint have been building ecommerce sites on the Magento platform since 2009. Clients include Astley Clarke, MyTights.com, Start-rite shoes, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Pedlars, Lights4Fun, Sabeny.com and Blow Ltd.
Support and Development
Flint provide support and development services to not only our build customers but to third party built Magento infrastructures. We offer support to a contracted service level during extended business hours which we dovetail in with managed hosting from our hosting partners. For smaller customers we can include hosting facilities on a shared infrastructure.
To ensure that data integrity is maintained and that code is deployed securely and efficiently, in a manner that can be rewound, Flint have developed state of the art deployment and code management facilities based on GIT system. This also allows Flint to take code contributions from our client’s in-house developers or from third parties.
Magento Extension Development
Flint have developed integrations to a number of leading platforms, including payment gateways (Verifone and NoChex), ERP/order management platforms (MNP’s OrderActive, Khaos Control, Prima) and affiliate & marketing applications (Feefo, Shutl, Affiliate Window, Linkshare). Flint has been contracted by eBay to upgrade and support, on an ongoing basis, an extension for the Shutl service.
Flint’s integration modules are in use by leading businesses such as Watches of Switzerland, Donna Ida and Sofa.com.
Site and Server Optimisation
Flint have deep expertise in optimising web servers and Magento installations, and have undertaken projects for clients such as London Boutiques, the Handpicked Collection and Family Brands. In each of these cases Flint have delivered improvements in page load speeds and peak time capacity of between 3 and 5 times.
Magento Extension Sales
Flint offer a number of their modules for sale in an online extension store including Integration extensions for Verifone, Feefo, MNP’s OrderActive and Khaos Control.
Consultancy & Due Dilligence
Flint can also offer the following expertise:
Flint have provided consultancy services to a number of clients, including Grazia/Mondadori, Lion Capital, Family Brands, Blow Ltd, 8Ball and London Boutiques. Projects have ranged from advising on technical infrastructure, competitive analysis, recruitment strategy and M&A due diligence.