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The expertise you need from a digital agency. The effectiveness you want from a creative agency.

A fast-paced, infinitely changing world demands that brands stay ahead of the game. That in turn, means fusing technological brilliance with proven creative effectiveness.

RESPONSIVE
And that's why our clients benefit from a responsive blend of strategists, developers, marketeers and creatives. And by responsive, we don't just mean the way we persuade people to turn to your brand, we also mean how quickly and effectively we move to solve your business challenges.

EXPERT
Between us, our mix of client-side experience, together with years of delivering expert work for global clients means we know the challenges clients face, day-in, day out. 

So whether you need to make users feel they're not just on a journey, but on to something really good and customers to feel like you're putting them first, talk to us today.

A digital agency with pride in age-old human values

Expert

You’d expect us, as a digital agency, to know our stuff. But these days that’s simply not enough. Continuously pushing the edges of that knowledge means we can not only keep you safe and secure online, but help you impress your audience, here, there and everywhere.

Imaginative

You won’t achieve great things by accident. That’s why we exceed ambitions by repeatedly asking, ‘What if…?’ It’s why we also encourage ideas from everyone, including our clients. Imagine what you could achieve with an agency like Creode.

Strategic

A good strategy provides you, our client, with a clear roadmap of how we’re going to achieve your objectives. Crafting the right strategy is a heady mix of science, experience and the magic of inspired thinking. We’re strategically focussed because ultimately, it always helps to make the right decisions for a successful brand.

Pioneering

We’re so excited to be at the forefront of one of the most revolutionary eras in human history. That’s why we’re always interested in pushing the boundaries of what people think can be achieved. Who knows … with Creode, you could become a digital pioneer, yourself.

Dependable

We don’t just want to be our clients’ digital agency, we take the responsibility that allows clients to depend on us as their partner. That’s why we work relentlessly to solve client problems and resolve issues. In addition, we actively and directly support clients’ online presence, so should any problems arise, it’s not a third party who helps, but us.

Methodical

Sometimes, a little creative madness helps. But it’s in our truly methodical approach that clients really appreciate knowing exactly where they stand—and of course—how their objectives are being met at any given time. Not only that, but method allows you to go right back in to tweak, improve and allow for another dash of madness now and then.

Consultative

We are proud to advise both established brands and start-up businesses alike–and we are professional in the way we do it. Never will any of our clients hear any recommendations from us, if we don’t actually believe in them ourselves and, in always seeking to add value, we are never afraid to challenge if there’s a better approach.

Committed

We love it when your plan comes together. It’s success for us just as much as it is for you. That’s why, once you’ve decided to work with us, you’ll find we quickly become ambassadors for your brand as much your business partners. With Creode, it’s all-in or nothing at all.

Our team

  • Glenn
    Glenn Patterson
    Chair
    Glenn Glenn

    Glenn Patterson

    Chair

    Glenn is an experienced Chair, who has previously owned and managed an international multi-award winning integrated agency. After helping to take it to the number 1 marketing agency in the RAR’s top 100 marketing services companies outside London, Glenn was instrumental in maintaining a top 10 spot for 8 years despite increasing competition and growing membership.

    With vast experience as a senior creative and strategy lead, Glenn has enjoyed spells as an influential figure on the DMA North’s Council and other bodies including Leeds Media, and is a marketing professional who has operated across a wide spectrum of categories, including fashion, financial services, travel and tourism, and the charity sector.

    Glenn has successfully overseen the merging of successful businesses prior to his work at Creode, and believes that clients need to call upon more technical know-how and agencies with a broader, deeper understanding of the digital world – something he believes Creode will be at the forefront of delivering.

  • Julie
    Julie Goldup
    Head of Project Management
    Julie Julie

    Julie Goldup

    Head of Project Management

    Julie has a strong background in managing multiple global projects from initiation to delivery. Experienced in the successful delivery of a wide range of strategic digital campaigns including responsive design and development, back-end systems, comms campaigns and software product development, Julie has worked with international brands including BMW, KPMG, Unilever, Virgin and Talk Talk.

    As adept at generating original ideas in a team environment as she is producing detailed road maps to projects, whilst highlighting potential risks, Julie ensures clients’ objectives are met from start to completion.

  • Phil
    Philip Crampton
    Strategy Director
    Phil Phil

    Philip Crampton

    Strategy Director

    Philip is a senior executive with outstanding omni-channel marketing experience in global organisations, industry disruptive start-ups and integrated agencies across EMEA, the US and APAC.

    Philip is highly skilled in setting and leading strategic vision, and curating and executing eBusiness transformation strategies delivering automated and personalised marcomm solutions.

    He is passionate about interpreting client data, combining emerging, connected and MarTech solutions to deliver unprecedented results at a time we see a shift in the industry from ‘digital marketing’ to ‘marketing for a digital world’.

    Philip’s role allows him to curate and partner in the delivery of innovative digital transformation strategies in a nimble, adaptable, responsive and entrepreneurial environment.

  • Saz
    Saz Bentley
    Senior Art Director
    Saz Saz

    Saz Bentley

    Senior Art Director

    Saz is a detail-obsessed Art Director with over 20 years’ experience in branding, designing and concepting campaigns.

    With a strong DM background, Saz is adept at employing responsive marketing techniques across multiple channels, including press advertising, POS, online display advertising, digital OOH, web pages and TV advertising.

    Saz’s career has seen her work with some of the UK’s best-known brands including Halifax, Next, Lakeland and Arla Foods and she’s just as at home bringing big ideas to life in the studio as she is managing and directing photoshoots.

    With a real focus on effectiveness, Saz’ work has been behind the successful launch of the Argos Card in 480 stores, with over 1 million applications made in the first 14 months and over £200million spent in the first year. In addition, her work for Bupa helped increase attendance to initial assessments by over 70%, with 50% fewer cancellations.

  • Guy
    Guy Weston
    Joint Managing Director
    Guy Guy

    Guy Weston

    Joint Managing Director

    Guy is a director and digital marketeer, with over 20 years’ experience delivering data-driven campaigns and digital platforms for clients including Jet2, DFS, Morrisons, Vivienne Westwood, The Spectator and Yorkshire Building Society.

    With specialities including online marketing strategy, information architecture and functionality, Guy is a business-focused digital B2B and B2C strategist across retail, travel, financial services.

    Guy helps clients to maximise their return on investment in digital channels, and ensures that technical solutions deliver tangible business value.

  • Ben
    Ben Rees
    Joint Managing Director
    Ben Ben

    Ben Rees

    Joint Managing Director

    With over 20 years’ experience in direct and digital marketing, Ben has amassed a wealth of knowledge whilst producing highly effective integrated campaigns, both internationally and for some of the UK’s best-known brands.

    Driven by unearthing a deeper understanding of customer motivations, Ben brings a creative approach to solving marketing problems.

    His client and sector experience is wide and varied, both in the B2B and B2C markets, including financial services, travel, retail and health.

    With a keen interest in promoting industry standards, ethics and values, Ben has been a member of The DMA North Council and is committed to delivering maximum value for clients, helping them increase their bottom line.

  • Andy
    Andy Park
    Design Director
    Andy Andy

    Andy Park

    Design Director

    Andy has worked in the digital sector since 1998, and as a Creative Director, has worked on projects for numerous global and high street brands, including Disney, DFS and First Direct.

    Leading and encouraging teams to grow and excel, Andy helps translate user behaviour into actions and conversions, understanding that any touchpoint is a communication with an audience, and that it must be viewed as integral to the brand.

    As technology marches forward and audiences demand better and more sophisticated experiences, designing with interactivity in mind has never been so important, and is just one of the reasons why Andy loves what he does so much.

  • Larner
    Larner Caleb
    Creative Director
    Larner Larner

    Larner Caleb

    Creative Director

    After honing his copywriting skills in a number of global agencies, Larner has enjoyed spells as Creative Director with independent agencies in a variety of sectors. Since co-founding integrated marketing agency, Jump with Ben Rees over a decade ago, Larner helped create some best-performing campaigns for some of the UK’s biggest brands, including Co-op, Asda and Jet2.

    Larner’s work has also won awards including success at The DMAs, Mobile App World Awards, The International Property Marketing Awards and The Retail Systems Awards.

    Always keen to give something back to the industry he loves, Larner has been a regular columnist for The Drum, spoken at DMA events and is a judge at this year’s DMA Awards.

I would recommend Creode for any design and development work. They really are second to none. The design, vision and build has put my first years at the forefront of the baby industry.

Daniel Price, Founder (My 1st Years)