Our team

Brilliance, it doesn’t come easy. It requires skill, dedication and passion. We have an inspired team of creatives and developers. We’ve bared our souls, shared our loves, laughs, hopes and fears.

Hello gorgeous

We’re a gang of fabulously lovable creatives and developers who work uber hard often burning the midnight oil to make your beautiful project come to life.

We feel it’s important to develop chemistry with a creative agency and you may want to date a few before you decide which is ‘the one’.

So we’ve bared our souls and shared our loves, laughs, hopes and fears.

Look into our starry eyes and tell us you wouldn’t love a big hug!

Martin

Creative Director
I love:
design, science, innovation, oh and a new creative brief!
I cry:
when a great idea doesn’t see the light of day
I laugh:
at clever conceptual advertising that just works
I eat:
like a horse
I drink:
too little water
I play:
retro arcade games (they are still the best)
I watch:
Pixar for fun, Ridley Scott for cinematography
I read:
Infinite Loop (How Apple went Insane!)
I listen:
to Massive Attack, William Orbit, Coldplay, UNKLE, 90’s House, 80’s Electro, 70’s Funk, 60’s Rock and any Manchester bands
I cringe:
when reminded by work colleagues of less than sober breakdancing exploits in a busy Manchester bar

Kate

Studio Director
I love:
being outdoors
I cry:
far too easily
I laugh:
every day
I eat:
my friends’ baking
I drink:
loads of tea
I play:
at trying to grow my own
I watch:
the kids having fun
I read:
anything my Dad reads
I listen:
to my elders
I cringe:
at being tricked by a very convincing Ricky Gervais lookalike at a busy exhibition!

Ali

Front End Developer
I love:
christmas, chocolate, cats, California, Dave
I cry:
at badly indented code, and onions
I laugh:
at myself
I eat:
when I'm hungry, which is most of the time
I drink:
Singapore Slings
I play:
Mario Kart, badly…
I watch:
many things on Netflix… hard to replace Breaking Bad though
I read:
when I’m on holiday
I listen:
to all things... house, trance, 90s pop, rock
I cringe:
at the thought of eating cucumber!

Bex

Digital Account Manager
I love:
exploring new places, travelling and CATS
I cry:
at goodbyes!
I laugh:
in awkward situations
I eat:
out too often!
I drink:
red, red wiiiiine
I play:
badminton on a Monday
I watch:
too much reality tv
I read:
on holidays
I listen:
to anything and everything
I cringe:
at my bank balance

Bob

Senior Developer
I love:
Linux, Johnny depp, adventures and my herbs!
I cry:
when I fixed a bug so many times and it happens again!
I laugh:
when it's not rainy in Manchester
I eat:
pizza! A lot of pizza!
I drink:
Grey Goose, Jack Daniels And Guinness
I play:
with my beards!
I watch:
war movies, documentaries and my plants growing!
I read:
way more than my memory can handle! So I forget most of it later!
I listen:
Archive / Radiohead / Antimatter / Pink floyd / Mark Knopfler / Porcupine Tree
I cringe:
at people with no ethics

Carrie

Web Designer
I love:
my house bunnies!
I cry:
when I laugh too much
I laugh:
at immature jokes
I eat:
reasonably healthy.. but I really love pizza
I drink:
lots of tea and water
I play:
PS4.. sometimes..
I watch:
way too much TV and YouTube
I read:
on holidays.. around a pool.. in the sun
I listen:
to whatever’s on in the office
I cringe:
at myself

Craig

Senior Creative
I love:
my bikes
I cry:
when I fall off my bike
I laugh:
in the face of danger
I eat:
Mexican food
I drink:
strawberry milkshakes
I play:
FarCry 3 and Call of Duty
I watch:
too many videos on youtube
I read:
design blogs and cycling magazines
I listen:
to a wide range from heavy metal to Motown
I cringe:
at my drunk dancing

Chris

Senior Web Designer
I love:
good typography, puns and puppies
I cry:
at bad typography and inline styles
I laugh:
at my own jokes (someone has to)
I eat:
too much bad food and not enough fruit
I drink:
a lot of coffee and not a lot else
I play:
the guitar
I watch:
anything on Netflix, Amazon and anything that AMC does!
I read:
Stephen King, David Baldacci and Michael Connelly
I listen:
to Alter Bridge, Tremonti, Metallica, Faith No More, Pantera. Metal!
I cringe:
when people call me Christoph; don’t do that!

Diogo

Developer
I love:
it goes like “I’d love to pilot one day”
I cry:
in the face of injustice
I laugh:
at irony
I eat:
less cookies than I’d like, far too many than I should
I drink:
coffee. That is it.
I play:
with my mind
I watch:
other people's behaviour
I read:
less than I actually want
I listen:
mostly indie or classic songs. But I move between all the spectrum
I cringe:
if you say something similar to “The sun is not a star"

Hannah

Account Director
I love:
festivals
I cry:
during the poetry scene in '10 Things I Hate About You' - every single time!
I laugh:
at some pretty dark jokes
I eat:
cheese and crisps... sometimes together
I drink:
caffeine and alcohol... sometimes together
I play:
dobble (far too competitively!)
I watch:
Beyonce live at Glastonbury 2011 at least once a month - cringe!
I read:
on the train
I listen:
to absolutely anything
I cringe:
at my eyebrows (circa 2005)

Harriet

Producer
I love:
it when a plan comes together
I cry:
at the end of a great night
I laugh:
at myself all the time
I eat:
pizza
I drink:
little and often ;-)
I play:
at being a balcony gardener
I watch:
action films
I read:
Kinky Friedman books….in his accent
I listen:
to the bosses!
I cringe:
at people that take themselves too seriously

Ian

Senior Creative
I love:
you
I cry:
like a baby
I laugh:
in your face
I eat:
my hat
I drink:
like a fish
I play:
hard
I watch:
paint dry
I read:
between the lines
I listen:
carefully
I cringe:
at my answers to these questions

Lydia

Creative Account Manager
I love:
being on holiday
I cry:
on the odd occasion
I laugh:
at Bex
I eat:
way too much chocolate
I drink:
way too much wine
I play:
when it looks fun
I watch:
anything on Netflix!
I read:
any book my best friend recommends
I listen:
to Frank Ocean
I cringe:
when people bite fabric or scratch their arms when they have long nails!

Nolan

Senior Creative
I love:
Newcastle, food, films
I cry:
because everyones bio is more interesting than mine
I laugh:
at Keith Lemon
I eat:
anything apart from liquorice, marzipan and sushi
I drink:
BEER, BEER and a bit more BEER
I play:
mind tricks on my daughter
I watch:
as many films and TV productions as I can fit into a week
I read:
children’s books after trying to get my daughter in bed FOR AN HOUR
I listen:
to anything apart from Classic Rock music
I cringe:
when people say I sound Welsh, Scottish or Scouse

Paul

Senior Creative
I love:
mulling things over
I cry:
every time I see that Archie Gemmil goal against Holland
I laugh:
at the resurgence of 80’s fashions
I eat:
buttery toast and marmalade (yes, all the time)
I drink:
expensive M&S cordials
I play:
with scalpels, marker pens and big pads of paper
I watch:
people from the corner of a dark and dingy pub
I read:
and re-read again
I listen:
an eclectic mixture
I cringe:
when I see myself in the mirror

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