creative collective

Here you’ll find our freelance friends – trusted professionals who are experts in their field.

By working together we are able to offer a wide range of services for
your projects and campaigns.

designer

sienny theo

brand identity designer

Key Skills:

Branding, design, brand strategy, packaging design

Key Experience:

Sienny specialises in strategic and intentional branding for small businesses. Before being self-employed, she worked with the United Nations as a part of their communications team and several other NGOs and start-ups.

animator

lindsey deschamps

illustrator & animator

Key Skills:

Illustration, animation

Key Experience:

Lindsey loves working with fun, colourful brands to bring them hand-drawn artwork & animation that represents their hands-on, tactile products or services. Her favourite projects so far have been animated illustrations for organisations with a good purpose, artful brands, and DIY home decor content creators.

designer

Rachael Nichols

Designer

Key Skills:

Graphic design, illustration, information design.

Key Experience:

Rachael is a graphic designer, illustrator and inventor of great ideas. She has a knack for interrogating ideas and discoveries and turning them into visual assets that bring concepts to life. Rachael has worked for a number of award-winning PR and advertising agencies and is also skilled at a range of digital too, including: web design, hand-coded HTML email, social assets and digital illustration.

Rachel sarah

photographer & videographer

Key Skills:

Photography, videography

Key Experience:

Rachel specialises in outdoor videography and photography - mainly landscape and adventure sport/activity based, as well as in the wellness and lifestyle niche. Her favourite project so far has been for travel brand, Flashpack, in Peru - where one of her trip photos made it into Forbes' best travel photos of 2019, as well as some other publications.

portrait photographer

Jessica Howell

Photographer

Key Skills:

Portrait, product, documentary and event photography

Key Experience:

Jess works primarily with small businesses, start-ups and individuals and she has a keen interest in those living and working in the North of England. Jess loves seeing people 'at work' so has developed a relaxed documentary style of photography to capture working shots and portraits with the main aim of ensuring clients feel comfortable in order to be confident in sharing and promoting themselves and their work.

photographer

rick bebbington

Filmmaker and Photographer

Key Skills:

Filmmaking, Photography

Key Experience:

Rick specialises in filmmaking and photography, particularly in the areas of sports, fitness and outdoor adventure. Before working freelance, Rick spent four years managing a studio for a major national retailer and as such has experience working on not just the execution, but also the effective planning and distribution of visual media. Rick's video production company, Finale Studios, work across a number of sectors creating content that helps brands such as Quorn and The PFA communicate internally, and with their audiences.

photographer

Gareth carr

Videographer & Photographer

Key Skills:

Cinematography, photography, licensed drone pilot

Key Experience:

A visual storyteller with over 15 years of experience. Gareth has shot documentaries in India, Samoa, New Zealand and Australia. His photographic work has been projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House. He has two feature films due for release in 2020 and thrives on extracting the stories and emotions from the brands that he works with to create thoughtful and engaging content.

Lexie hADLEY

gRAPHIC & wEBSITE DESIGNER

Key Skills:

Branding, website design

Key Experience:

Lexie is a branding specialist and WordPress website designer who works closely with passionately-driven creative entrepreneurs. The focus at her design studio, ThaiFolk, is on authentic and intentional design - none of that extra fluff found there!

web developer

daNNY pENROSE

WEB DEVELOPER

Key Skills:

Website development, Web application development, Ecommerce, WordPress, Umbraco, Backend dev - .NET C#, PHP & Frontend dev - React, Angular, Blazer, HTML5, SASS, LESS

Key Experience:

Danny is a passionate, ambitious leader and strategic web developer with a strong commercial focus. A web developer since 2007, in his last role as 'Head of Digital' for a sales and marketing business he single-handedly built and maintained a London stock exchange website (C#, Umbraco, WCF). Danny completed many WordPress development projects including large Ecommerce stores and oversaw web development and digital marketing projects for some of the biggest brands in thw world, including Shell, Lotus CArs and Linde Material Handling.

social media expert

Kumba DAUDA

Social Media Manager

Key Skills:

Organic and paid social media management, copywriting, graphic design, digital strategy

Key Experience:

Kumba specialises in supporting brands grow a prominent digital presence particularly with a focus on copywriting and social media management.

Kimberley Banner

Social Media Manager & Coach

Key Skills:

Instagram Management, Content Creation, Engaging Copy, Coaching Business Owners better Social Media Strategies.

Key Experience:

Kimberley has vast experience with several business coaches, salons, private gyms, children's entertainers, interior design businesses.

Dan Cody

SEO & Content Marketing Consultant

Key Skills:

Technical SEO, Off-page SEO (Link Building), Content Marketing Strategy, Content Creation

Key Experience:

Daniel is a seasoned SEO and content marketing professional with nearly a decade working in digital. He is currently a marketing consultant, and Editor in Chief at No Majesty, an online lifestyle and culture magazine based in London.

seo manager

Andrew cock-starkey

SEO CONSULTANT

Key Skills:

SEO, technical audits, keyword research, content analysis, competitor research, backlink analysis, local SEO, Google My Business optimisation.

Key Experience:

Andrew is an SEO Consultant with more than 20 years experience in digital marketing. He's worked with world-famous brands and small local businesses; household names and start-ups no-one has heard of – yet.

Robert SPROSTON

PPC CONSULTANT

Key Skills:

Paid ads on Google, Bing, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Ecommerce strategy, digital strategy, business planning

Key Experience:

Rob has worked in PPC/digital for 9 years now working on a variety of accounts from small business targeting local areas to multi nationals with 6 figure monthly ad spends. He has also worked with numerous start ups on digital and ecommerce strategy whilst consulting on everyday business decisions.

mian aziz

Web analyst

Key Skills:

Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Data Studio, On page SEO, Paid Google and Facebook Campaigns.

Key Experience:

Mian has experience in tracking Google Ad and GTM events in Google Analytics. He has tracked and analysed for CambridgeiSOFT & Hills & Hikes travel agency. He also gives consultation regarding SEO.

Lauren Talulah Smeets

Influencer MarketER, Social Media Expert + small business coach

Key Skills:

Influencer marketing: consisting of everything (and not limited to) Influencer outreach, Campaign Management, Reporting and Strategy. Social media management, Content creation, Influencer & small business coaching

Key Experience:

Lauren has a number of years experience within the retail space, in particular within influencer marketing as not only an influencer herself but also managing and running campaigns for giants such as Amazon Fashion, Coty and most recently Diageo drinks. She's also run social accounts for brands such as ASOS. In addition to this Lauren has used her extensive years of experience in the industry and working with small businesses to now coach those who are self employed and influential people on social media.

Isabel Hopkins

Market Research Consultant

Key Skills:

Quantitative research, Qualitative research, designing research programmes and analysing / interpreting data

Key Experience:

Isabel has worked with a range of clients - notably Royal Mail, EDF Energy, Heinz, Goldman Sachs and Barclays - but also a range of smaller, start up organisations and media agencies. Her experience lies in market research to inform decisions, whether it’s concept design, product development, web usability / UX or ad testing. Isabel is able to work in an agile way to fit different budgets and glean insights needed for wise decision-making.

ben harrington

email marketer

Key Skills:

Email Marketing, HTML, CSS, Email Strategy, Email Deliverability, Dotdigital, Mailchimp, Campaign Monitor, Klaviyo, Bronto, Email Marketing Design, Automation, CRM

Key Experience:

As an email marketing specialist, Ben has over 12 years experience working in a variety of industries with both B2B and B2C clients locally and internationally. Experience in all things email including; design, build (html), automation, build, strategy, segmentation, reporting and management. Ben also has a diverse collection of email marketing platforms he has worked on that include; Mailchimp, Dotmailer (dotdigital), Active Campaign, Send Grid, Bronto, Sharpspring, Aweber and Send in blue to name a few.

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