Established in 2003, Creative Coop’s team brings a wealth of experience to the table from different areas of the digital and design industries. Each member holds unique skills and expertise, breathing life into brands and bringing digital diagnostics into reality. At our core, we thrive on finding innovative solutions to help our clients’ achieve their goals ethically, sustainably and within budget. Get to know the faces behind the co-op…

Meet the team

Artem

Web Developer

Artem is our Web Developer with over 10 years of experience in back and frontend development. With keen attention to detail and a passion for problem-solving, he brings a positive attitude to any task. His team-oriented approach extends into his personal life, where you can find him playing football, tennis and hiking, alongside reading a good book and movie nights with his family.

Rowena

Creative Lead

A multi-faceted senior designer specialising in illustration, UI Design and digital strategy. She focuses on pushing new trends and bringing bright, playful ideas to the fore. She enjoys progressive workflows, looking for innovative new ways to meet client needs where possible. In her spare time, she enjoys live music, comic conventions and polishing her rollerskates.

Alan

Technical Director

Our Technical Director, Alan is a web developer, systems architect, and general problem solver. His general attitude towards client requests is “the answer is always YES”. He believes in open source technology, good communication, and keeping your word. On the rare occasions that he is found away from the computer, he enjoys yoga, Tai Chi, country walks and watching mixed martial arts.

Ben

Creative Director

Ben is our Creative Director, he has a vast range of design and application experience, with specialisms in brand and typography. He’s worked with clients from all over the world, from global brands to grassroots organisations and enjoys collaborating with them to find solutions. Ben actively attends creative and sector events and is a speaker and organiser. In his downtime, he can usually be found by the fishing lake.

Sofia

Project Manager

Having worked in Costa Rica and Spain, Sofia brings years of project management and client services to Creative Coop. She has been working closely with creative communities in Essex for the past few years and has a passion for planning! She especially enjoys working with social impact projects in under-represented communities. With an approachable, growth-oriented mindset, she enjoys expanding her horizons further through exhibitions, independent movies, yoga and pottery!

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  • …the key differences about working in a co-op structured design studio is having a fair say on how we operate and develop as a business, our members have an equal vote on key decisions and equal share in the co-op. This helps to drive productivity and resilience…

Our Extended Network

Alongside our in-house team, we work with a close-knit network of skilled associates for when projects require specialisms that fall outside of our remit. This includes developers, illustrators and copywriters to name a few. We also work collaboratively with other co-operatives and worker-owned businesses on joint projects, or to help alleviate workloads if your agency is experiencing a particularly busy period.

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