Meet the team
Dean – Creative Director
30 years’ design experience
Founded aitch:creative in 1992
Obsessed with delivering incredible design work, with excellent service and communication, giving 100% value for money
Key Skills: Filmic texture, composition and tight typography. And planning lunch. Dreams of a career as a stand-up comedian. Definitely won’t be giving up his day job.
Most likely to say: ‘Split the difference’ and ‘It’s better already’
Sarah – Senior Designer
Over 15 years’ experience
Loves the diversity and variety of working in design
Key skills: Clean layouts, attention to detail
Trivia queen, with a memory like an elephant
Most likely to say: ‘They’re all very different’ and ‘Pass the biscuits’
Lynn – Senior Designer
Has been working at aitch:creative for 12 years
Why so long? ‘Because I love my colleagues and our clients. Our small, friendly team ensures we keep a happy work place, happy clients and happy boss! Variety of projects and the challenges they bring are what makes me tick.’
Key skills: Cake baking. Oh, and composition, brand continuity, typography
Most likely to say: ‘That delivery will be for me’
Ian – Senior Designer
Over 20 years’ experience as a designer
Background in corporate and editorial design at various agencies, his previous role was 13 years at a small independent magazine publisher
Key skills: Typography, layout, attention to detail, and awesome hot beverages
Healthy interest in design, movie concept art and music, and an unhealthy interest in cars
Most likely to say: ‘Is it lunchtime yet?’ and ‘It’ll soon be Christmas’
Ellie – Middleweight Designer
Creative designer, baker and pug mama.
With a background in both print & digital design Ellie is our ‘all rounder’. Having worked for over 10 years in the industry there isn’t much she hasn’t done from exhibitions to branding, photoshoots, product design, print & web design all while becoming a black belt in cake making & decorating!
Key skills: Campaign creative, boundless enthusiasm, customer service, managing all office polls
Most likely to say: ‘Perfect’ and ‘Wouldn’t say no to a tea’
Michelle – Office Manager and Facilitator
Has been with aitch for 5 years, working part-time, keeping Dean and the team in order! The perfect non-design person to give an honest opinion, whilst making sure everything runs smoothly.
Key skills: Asking clients nicely to pay their invoices, saving money and all things admin
Most likely to say: ‘Should I put the kettle on?’ and ‘If you don’t ask, you don’t get!’