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Meet the team

We’re a passionate, hard-working bunch but we also have a multitude of skills and experience in other walks of life. Find out what else makes us tick.

Justine Wright

Managing Director

Justine Wright

Managing Director

Passionate about walking, cycling, short breaks in the UK and my daughter.

Interests

Shoes, shopping, creativity and Cuckoo.

Phil Rainey

Board & Creative Director

Phil Rainey

Board & Creative Director

Husband & Father. Creator of ideas in design and music. Founder of Manchester band The Rainband and previously in Peter Hook’s Monaco.

Interests

Guitars, pianos, qualified scuba diver and FA football coach. ‘The Mighty Shakers’ and cricket obsessive. Weekend road runner.

Andrew Windle

Creative Producer

Andrew Windle

Creative Producer

People gatherer, travel expert, designer, artist and easy going chap. DJ alias of My Mate Andy. Ears will prick at the mention of a night out!

Interests

Music, DJing, scuba diving, Halloween, catchphrase, art and culture.

James Senior

Operations Director

James Senior

Operations Director

Over 30 years experience in pre-press production, from the drawing board to the iMac.

Interests

Music loving gig goer, bit of a foodie exploring the nuances of non-alcoholic beers.

Jonathan Haslam

Senior Developer

Jonathan Haslam

Senior Developer

Avid gamer and tech enthusiast, a tinker and fixer of all things digital.

A.k.a. ‘junk food Jonny’ / ‘Chef Mic‘ (rowave)

Interests

Cars, ten-pin bowling, badminton, Apple.

Emma Platt

Operations Manager

Emma Platt

Operations Manager

Positive and passionate about making a difference. A busy bee who loves a cup of tea.

Interests

Dancing, Chocolate, Harry Potter.

Ericka Grimley

Campaign Executive

Ericka Grimley

Campaign Executive

Enthusiastic gym lover - due to being a real foodie, I have to be. Business Management graduate with drive and ambition to succeed.

Interests

Netball, food, cups of tea, the gym, seeing the world, Ed (My Dog).

Lauren Stradling

Campaign Executive

Lauren Stradling

Campaign Executive

Never one to say no to Prosecco, Marketing Graduate, dog lover, people person, book worm and keen baker.

Interests

Films, books, beach holidays, country walks and music.

Sophia Yates

Client Services Director

Sophia Yates

Client Services Director

Self confessed chatter box and people pleaser.
Hopeless romantic, passionate perfectionist and natural born traveller.

Interests

All things creative, running, a good cup of coffee, the great outdoors and rum.

Megan Parfitt

Creative Producer

Megan Parfitt

Creative Producer

I am a designer, dog walker, communicator, includer, pizza oven owner, David Bowie fan, collector and creator.

Interests

Gin, art, mac n’ cheese.

Jennifer Kennedy

Marketing Manager

Jennifer Kennedy

Marketing Manager

Strong-minded, eager beaver who's happiest when busy… or eating.

Interests

Documentaries, wine and online shopping (preferably all at once).

Tom Tanswell

Social Media Executive

Tom Tanswell

Social Media Executive

Juice Academy Graduate, into all things Social Media. Champion tea maker and a part-time chatter box.

Interests

Music, food, Instagram and dogs.

Jake Venables

Junior Creative Producer

Jake Venables

Junior Creative Producer

Idea generator, guitar player, bookworm, innovator, doodler, Jesus look-a-like, Nirvana enthusiast and mobile phone destroyer.

Interests

Gigs, LOTR, Smile in the Mind, modern art and home cooked food.

Oliver Dickinson

Social Media Assistant

Oliver Dickinson

Social Media Assistant

A logical, diligent and motivated individual
excited about the future. Although always up for a night out.

Interests

All things rugby, dog walks, music festivals, peanut butter, cars & Spotify.