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The Engine Room

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Owners/board of directors:

 

Darren Evans Expand biography

Design Director

The original founder of The Engine Room, Darren is a designer with over 18 years’ brand experience working with SMEs as well as global businesses across every sector. Directing the creative team to meet client growth objectives, Darren’s firm belief in design thinking for business and user-centred techniques make him an expert in designing ‘different’.

 

Lesley Gulliver Expand biography

Managing Director

Lesley’s strong focus on strategic objectives and her results-driven approach have enabled her success in building major corporate brands and launching new ones. Lesley is interested in measurable returns and understands ‘brand’ in terms of impact, growth, service development and culture change, benefiting both our clients and The Engine Room. She is also one of a small number of Design Associates for the Design Council - the national strategic body for design.

Other key people in the agency:

 

Mark Edwards Expand biography

Creative Director

Mark’s forte lies in the thinking behind the brand and its clear benefits to the customer. Quickly getting to the root of the challenge, he initiates creative strategies that ensure accomplished design and measurable results. Inspiring the most effective way to drive a brand with impact and longevity, Mark directs compelling creative campaigns that resonate and connect with audiences.

 

Mark Greenwood Expand biography

Web Developer

Mark G has been working on the web for over 15 years, anchoring everything from software and servers, to code created from scratch. First to hear about new and advancing technologies, Mark is quick to apply his knowledge to brand communications, business environments and user-centred experiences. His practical and logical thinking enables responsive design that benefits the customer.

 

Neil Herke Expand biography

Head of Digital

Neil is a versatile expert in the world of multimedia, able to work with all types of software in video and audio production and editing. Also our in-house professional photographer, Neil is quick to pick up a challenge and has over 10 years’ experience in many areas of the industry, bringing new opportunities in web, animation, design and print.

 

Sarah Hurtley Expand biography

Copywriter

With a comprehensive understanding of language and vocabulary, Sarah is interested in articulating creative content across different platforms and building brand values that speak to the customer. Unfolding imaginative stories and ensuring the brand architecture and messaging correlate with relevant design, Sarah’s heart is in the detail.

New business contact:

 

Darren Evans Expand biography

Design Director

The original founder of The Engine Room, Darren is a designer with over 18 years’ brand experience working with SMEs as well as global businesses across every sector. Directing the creative team to meet client growth objectives, Darren’s firm belief in design thinking for business and user-centred techniques make him an expert in designing ‘different’.