Team

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JANIE ASH – MANAGING DIRECTOR
Janie’s passion is brands. She’s ?a top class marketing and brand strategist. She’s got 30 years of working with big brands like Channel 4, MTV and Capital Radio and local brands such as The Bay, Lancaster University, Hipping Hall, The Dukes Theatre and Quite simply French. She has an MA (Marketing), Dip. Fine Arts, Member of Chartered Institute of Marketing, BIBA Business Woman of the Year, 2009 Finalist and she graduated from Leading Enterprise and Development Programme at Lancaster University Management School in 2007.

RACHEL GILL – CLIENT SERVICES DIRECTOR
Rachel loves looking after clients. She’s a breath of fresh air and is ?full of positive energy and joy. She’s worked for Reed Recruitment, OCS/Cannon Hygiene, The Bay and BT and she ran her family business A.J Gill Auto Engineers before negotiating a successful sale.

LYNDA CAINE – CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Lynda’s been an Art Director for over 10 years and is no stranger to answering tricky briefs with creative ideas and a smile. Over the years she’s worked with Thomas Cook, Vodafone, Jet2.com & Mars Drinks to name just a few.

ED FRYER – DIGITAL DIRECTOR
Ed’s a very clever web designer and developer what he doesn’t know about anything digital isn’t worth knowing. He’s worked for top digital agencies in the north including 2020 and clients such as AXA and The Open University.

STUART CAINE – COPYWRITER
Stu is a proper copywriter – a writer, conceptualist and creative collaborator. He has over decade of big ad agency experience, working anything and everything you can imagine for clients as diverse as HSBC, AXA, Keep Britain Tidy and Fox’s Biscuits. He’s also lucky enough to be married to our Creative Director, Lynda and is just as happy wrestling tricky briefs as he is wrestling their kids around the garden.

LARRY BARCAS – FINANCE DIRECTOR
Larry has worked with a wide variety of commercial and not-for profit clients in Lancaster and London. He has over two decades of business and financial experience as well as strong operational knowledge of running a business.

PETER LANE – SENIOR DESIGNER
Peter’s been designing for 10 years working on small and big projects from logos to 100 page brochures. He’s super talented and has worked with Barton Grange Group, Fit Britches and ABC Care and Education.

SARAH BARCAS – ADMINISTRATOR
Sarah brings exceptional organisational to the team with 10 years of office experience she is well placed to make sure we function efficiently and all our processes and project management run super smoothly.

JAMES MACKIE – INTERIOR DESIGN
We bring James in when we are applying the brand to the interior of a retail or office space. He has a wealth of commercial and private experience and is one of the North West’s top designers.