A creative agency focused on vision, product and people
We like to work with companies that make life better. Brands that help people improve their health, nurture their wellbeing or enjoy more of the simple pleasures in life. What our clients have in common is a desire to do more than just sell.
Their purpose is to make a genuine difference to the consumers of their products and services. Ours is to help them achieve it.
…we have helped build brands, big and small, across all sectors — business and consumer — from automotive and retail, to healthcare and travel.
If you have a marketing problem that could use a fresh pair of eyes, our planners, designers, art directors, writers and web developers are ready to solve it.
Mark Bottomley, Creative/Managing Director
Mark leads both the creative and strategic direction of the agency. He likes getting muddy at festivals and is a regular on the rugby pitch.
Ian McKay, Digital Director and Founder
Ian is one of our original founding members. Being part of the digital revolution means he has unrivalled technical experience. He once reached Everest basecamp and owns a canoe.
Anna Scott, Head of Healthcare
Anna uses her background in healthcare to plan research models and develop creative strategies for our health and well-being clients. She loves travelling, running and hot yoga.
Clare Briscall, Planning Director
Clare enjoys using market research in non-conventional ways to find those golden nuggets that create innovative strategies. When she's not busy digging, she's planning her next big walk.
Elaine Lowe, Finance Manager
Elaine balances the budgets and keeps our timesheets in check. She plays league tennis twice a week and is an avid football fan.
Sarah Hydes, Account Manager
Sarah is brilliant at coordinating projects to agreed timescales and budgets. She keeps fit with running, HIIT sessions and hot yoga.
Alice Hess, Account Manager
Experienced in managing large, multidisciplinary teams, Alice brings focus to strategic projects and works closely with clients to build mutually beneficial relationships. She loves a big hike in The Peaks after a busy week.
Rory Payne, Account Executive
Rory uses his knowledge of sport and exercise science to support client services and contribute to our health-related content. He’s an avid runner, rugby player and hill walker.
Stuart Simpson, Assistant Creative Director
Stuart is an exceptional designer with a love of typography and an eye for detail. He’s always on the run and never far from his next marathon.
Kate Booth, Art Director
Kate is an accomplished art director and our social media queen. Barney takes her for a walk every day and she’s a regular at group PT and spin sessions.
Mital Daya, Senior Art Director
Mital is an award-winning designer and art-director. He always goes above and beyond for clients and still manages to squeeze two hours in at the gym.
Tracey Elliott, Production Manager
Tracey is our typesetting expert who makes sure every job is finished to perfection. She’s also a talented artist and draws pet portraits in her spare time.
Vicky Green, Copy Writer
Vicky is an experienced conceptual copywriter with a background in retail and healthcare. She enjoys running with the school mums and chilling out at the spa.
Kevin Lees, Digital Czar
Kev L is an experienced web developer and technical trouble-shooter. He likes going for walks with his little boy, running and cycling to work.
Kevin O'Driscoll, Developer
Kev O is a proficient back-end developer with many years of industry experience. Outside work, he enjoys spending quality time with his grandchildren.
Tom Wray, Business Development
Tom enjoys liaising with new clients and gives them a warm welcome to the agency. He keeps fit running around with his kids and enjoys a good bike ride.
For an agency focussed on health, well-being and vitality we definitely practise what we preach.
We often run health-focused challenges and events to get us all moving, whether it’s a charity run or supporting someone’s personal goal. We also think life’s too short to be chained to the office.
That’s why we’ve banned lunch at desks, organise lunchtime walks and have introduced flexi-time to help our team work around family commitments.