Kite Eyewear is an independent British brand re-imagining the world of eyewear as you know it. The most creative eyewear design team in the country, the most innovative production process using the most high-quality components. The most technologically advanced, sophisticated eye tests available.

Kite were referred to One Beyond via another client. They wanted outsourced development expertise to embed into their growing internal team. One Beyond were tasked with getting their eCommerce platform up and running in parallel to their various other development activities.


As a first priority, One Beyond set up a CI/CD environment based on Kite’s chosen technology and rapidly built and deployed an eCommerce solution which integrates with their CMS, payment provider and courier service.



  • Backend: Magento 2 API development, Magento 2 customisation, Extending Magento REST API with custom services
  • Systems integration:, UPS and DPD API, Stripe payment, Craft CMS API, Mailgun
  • Other: Setting up CI/CD in Google Cloud environment and CircleCI, configuration of failover instances using Docker containers, Smooth Product Catalog and Image Asset import, custom checkout flow with free home try option, Automated DPD label printing, shipment management and tracking, Providing reliable e-mail delivery with Mailgun extension and support monitoring with Sentry Log