A digital agency founded in 2012 but built for 2022.

Latch Digital is an Auckland based studio that helps businesses build exceptional websites, software and digital ad executions. We help turn traffic into leads and leads into valued customers. We’re flexible but specialised. We provide a full end to end online service for some of New Zealand’s leading brands and newest startups. Our diverse team of creatives love to bring an idea to life, while our developers deliver on time and on budget. We provide an environment where your concepts can grow and where your business problems can be drawn out on a big bit of brown paper and solved.

Latch fosters a creative and progressive environment that allows business ideas to become a reality. Our skilled team of creatives and developers work to build websites, advertising campaigns and bespoke software that allows businesses to thrive in the online world. 

Our values are vital to our work ethic and client management. Striving for excellence, collaborating with clients and loyalty are at the core of every project we undertake.

Quality 

Our team of experts works to ensure every project molds around our clients needs. Across the Latch team we have a diverse range of skills that allows us to build websites and software that fits to each unique business model. 

 Collaboration 

Collaborating with clients throughout the entire project creates final results that exceed our clients expectations. We deal with all the big stuff and the small stuff. We work with our clients to quickly solve problems and find the right strategy for your business.

Support

Our clients are the core of our business. Dedication and commitment drive what we do. Just because a project seems to have come to an end does not mean we stop providing support. Our team provides ongoing assistance to better your business’s online presence, helping you grow. 

Our team.

David Roper

David Roper

Founder & CEO

David is the mastermind behind Latch Digital. As the Founder and CEO David is constantly across all projects, ensuring they are completed to the highest standard. David previously worked with a multitude of startups within the digital space, making him the perfect person to oversee Latch Digital’s creative, insightful and catered approach to innovation.

When David isn’t busy overseeing projects you can find him at the beach, or showcasing his competitive side on the golf course and race track. 

Email: dave@latchdigital.co.nz

Aaron Delaveau

Aaron Delaveau

Creative Developer

Aaron has a wealth of experience as a creative that allows us to make our clients’ visions a reality. With previous experience as an Interaction Designer, building and designing everything from logos to apps to full scale websites comes naturally to Aaron. His passion for creativity means he is up to date on the latest advances in his field, allowing him to provide an original and imaginative spin to his work.

Aaron’s free spirit extends to his interests, doubling as a creative and a classic kiwi bloke who enjoys surfing and bbqs.

Winnie

Winnie

Employee experience manager

Winnie arguably has the most important job at Latch. As the employee experience manager she deploys a number of techniques aimed at keeping the office productive. One such technique is her reward scheme in which she will allow employees to pet her if they have done particularly well with a given task.

In her spare time she can be found blending into the office sofas or giving a loud, friendly welcome to all newcomers that step into the office.

Steven Senger

Steven Senger

Creative Developer

Where would we be without Stevan. Stevan is the senior developer and software engineer here at Latch. Planning and developing comprehensive strategy for clients, designing the back end of software and everything in between keeps Stevan very busy. Making the team coffee every morning means he also keeps the company functioning.

In addition to his technological skills, Steven ‘has a gym membership’ and has recently begun crypto mining.

Marcella Cousens

Marcella Cousens

Account Manager

Marcella is the most recent addition to the Latch Digital team. As account manager she handles administrative business, maintains day-to-day operations and communicates with clients.

When not in the office you can find Marcella on various hikes, on the hunt for the best creme brulee or visiting New Zealand’s most scenic locations. 

Eloise Carr

Eloise Carr

Software Consultant

Eloise is our go to for assistance on software development and planning. Prior to joining Latch Eloise completed a Bachelor of Media Design and Bachelor of Software Engineering. With her multi-disciplined design skills, Eloise provides high quality results for the Latch team. In addition to her position at Latch as a Consultant, Eloise is the product manager for a Saas startup; a true woman of many talents.

To clear her mind from her busy work schedule she can be found working on art projects, or hanging out with her Frenchie, Levi.

Robin Arnold

Robin Arnold

Director

Robin brings years of experience to his role as Director here at Latch which ensures the smooth running of the company. Robin works closely with the team on company strategy, and oversees business operations, people and various projects for our clients. Despite his busy work schedule, Robin always ensures our clients are happy with the high quality products Latch creates.

In lockdown, Robin perfected his multitasking skills, juggling work and Covid-19 homeschooling.

David Roper

David Roper

Founder & CEO

David is the mastermind behind Latch Digital. As the Founder and CEO David is constantly across all projects, ensuring they are completed to the highest standard. David previously worked with a multitude of startups within the digital space, making him the perfect person to oversee Latch Digital’s creative, insightful and catered approach to innovation.

When David isn’t busy overseeing projects you can find him at the beach, or showcasing his competitive side on the golf course and race track. 

Email: dave@latchdigital.co.nz

Eloise Carr

Eloise Carr

Software Consultant

Eloise is our go to for assistance on software development and planning. Prior to joining Latch Eloise completed a Bachelor of Media Design and Bachelor of Software Engineering. With her multi-disciplined design skills, Eloise provides high quality results for the Latch team. In addition to her position at Latch as a Consultant, Eloise is the product manager for a Saas startup; a true woman of many talents.

To clear her mind from her busy work schedule she can be found working on art projects, or hanging out with her Frenchie, Levi.

Marcella Cousens

Marcella Cousens

Account Manager

Marcella is the most recent addition to the Latch Digital team. As account manager she handles administrative business, maintains day-to-day operations and communicates with clients.

When not in the office you can find Marcella on various hikes, on the hunt for the best creme brulee or visiting New Zealand’s most scenic locations. 

Winnie

Winnie

Employee experience manager

Winnie arguably has the most important job at Latch. As the employee experience manager she deploys a number of techniques aimed at keeping the office productive. One such technique is her reward scheme in which she will allow employees to pet her if they have done particularly well with a given task.

In her spare time she can be found blending into the office sofas or giving a loud, friendly welcome to all newcomers that step into the office.

Steven Senger

Steven Senger

Creative Developer

Where would we be without Stevan. Stevan is the senior developer and software engineer here at Latch. Planning and developing comprehensive strategy for clients, designing the back end of software and everything in between keeps Stevan very busy. Making the team coffee every morning means he also keeps the company functioning.

In addition to his technological skills, Steven ‘has a gym membership’ and has recently begun crypto mining.

Aaron Delaveau

Aaron Delaveau

Creative Developer

Aaron has a wealth of experience as a creative that allows us to make our clients’ visions a reality. With previous experience as an Interaction Designer, building and designing everything from logos to apps to full scale websites comes naturally to Aaron. His passion for creativity means he is up to date on the latest advances in his field, allowing him to provide an original and imaginative spin to his work.

Aaron’s free spirit extends to his interests, doubling as a creative and a classic kiwi bloke who enjoys surfing and bbqs.

Robin Arnold

Robin Arnold

Director

Robin brings years of experience to his role as Director here at Latch which ensures the smooth running of the company. Robin works closely with the team on company strategy, and oversees business operations, people and various projects for our clients. Despite his busy work schedule, Robin always ensures our clients are happy with the high quality products Latch creates.

In lockdown, Robin perfected his multitasking skills, juggling work and Covid-19 homeschooling.

Our Website development process...

1. Free consultation to understand your project

The team at Latch is always happy to discuss your new project. We're a relaxed friendly bunch that can quickly understand your unique business challenges and desirable outcomes.

2. Our proposal, quote and contract

Once we understand your project, we'll provide an in-depth proposal and quote to complete your development. Typically this is an all-inclusive, fixed quote.

3. Research and discovery

The research and discovery process allows us to fully understand the current brand, the company, your values, and your positioning. This phase includes research of competitors, the industry, and target audiences.

4. Wireframes and Content

The wireframes and content are the most important part of this process. We will work closely with you to break down, bulk up and refine the content that'll drive the best results for your website.

5. Design and imagery

We then design the website that carries a premium look and feel and key brand elements in a clean visually led design. Incorporating key brand messaging and informative content that is clear and engaging, accompanied by a prominent call to action that drives leads.

6. Development and testing

Once you sign off the designs, we develop the website on your preferred platform. We ensure it's easy to navigate and showcases your brand effectively. We test everything across multiple devices and browsers because we know your audience is everywhere. 

7. "GO LIVE" and customer training

We can host your website and link it up to your new or existing business domain. We undergo our final checks before we teach you how to update small blocks of text, images, and content.

8. Ongoing support and maintenance

We can provide ongoing support if you like. These can be month-to-month catch-ups, refinements, and ongoing development, or yearly website updates. It all depends on what you want.