Ben Spencer

Editorial Director

Ben began his copywriting career in Australia, working in Mater Health Services’ marketing department. He has since written for clients in various industries, including manufacturing, finance, web3, hospitality, tourism, and the public sector. He holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Queensland University of Technology.

Ben began his copywriting career in Australia, working in Mater Health Services’ marketing department. He has since written for clients in various industries, including manufacturing, finance, web3, hospitality, tourism, and the public sector. He holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Queensland University of Technology.

Chris Bryson

Financial Director

Chris brings a wealth of experience and a keen understanding of financial operations to Big+Bold®. He developed his expertise in many sectors, including consulting, construction, manufacturing, and advertising. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a graduate of the University of Ulster and Queens University.

Chris brings a wealth of experience and a keen understanding of financial operations to Big+Bold®. He developed his expertise in many sectors, including consulting, construction, manufacturing, and advertising. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a graduate of the University of Ulster and Queens University.

Colm Laverty

Content Director

Colm is a filmmaker, photographer, and musician rooted in Northern Ireland’s arts scene. He has collaborated with BBC Radio Ulster, Northern Ireland Screen, and Warner Music Ireland, among others. His concert photography has captured high-profile acts like Radiohead, Beck, St. Vincent, and Johnny Marr. Colm holds a BA in Film Studies from Queen’s University, Belfast.

Colm is a filmmaker, photographer, and musician rooted in Northern Ireland’s arts scene. He has collaborated with BBC Radio Ulster, Northern Ireland Screen, and Warner Music Ireland, among others. His concert photography has captured high-profile acts like Radiohead, Beck, St. Vincent, and Johnny Marr. Colm holds a BA in Film Studies from Queen’s University, Belfast.

Conor Greene

Junior Creative

Conor brings his considerable skills to bear on our graphic design work. He’s passionate about helping you develop and integrate creative design solutions that speak to your audience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ulster University, where he focused on graphic design and illustration.

Conor brings his considerable skills to bear on our graphic design work. He’s passionate about helping you develop and integrate creative design solutions that speak to your audience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ulster University, where he focused on graphic design and illustration.

David Kernaghan

Marketing Director

David’s expertise spans strategic planning, digital strategy, and content creation. He has held pivotal roles at Randox Laboratories, Randox Testing Services, and Brookvent. As Marketing Director at Big+Bold®, he plays a crucial role in customer engagement and promoting our services while ensuring that our creative solutions exceed client expectations. David holds a BSc (Hons) in Marketing from Ulster University.

David’s expertise spans strategic planning, digital strategy, and content creation. He has held pivotal roles at Randox Laboratories, Randox Testing Services, and Brookvent. As Marketing Director at Big+Bold®, he plays a crucial role in customer engagement and promoting our services while ensuring that our creative solutions exceed client expectations. David holds a BSc (Hons) in Marketing from Ulster University.

David Nurse

Managing Director

David’s professional history spans leadership, strategy, and digital innovation. He’s a graduate of Hyper Island, Sweden. His career path started when he developed an award-winning app before moving into strategy and subsequently becoming the Deputy Managing Director of McCann Ireland. He has crafted holistic brands and campaigns globally. The Chartered Institutes of Marketing and Public Relations have recognised his work with several awards.

David’s professional history spans leadership, strategy, and digital innovation. He’s a graduate of Hyper Island, Sweden. His career path started when he developed an award-winning app before moving into strategy and subsequently becoming the Deputy Managing Director of McCann Ireland. He has crafted holistic brands and campaigns globally. The Chartered Institutes of Marketing and Public Relations have recognised his work with several awards.

Dearbhla Boyle

Insight and Planning Director

Dearbhla boasts a diverse career spanning marketing, planning, and the legal profession. Her strategic thinking and analytical mindset ensure our work is effective and relevant. She holds an MSc in Management, a Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University Belfast, and certificates from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Chartered Management Institute.

Dearbhla boasts a diverse career spanning marketing, planning, and the legal profession. Her strategic thinking and analytical mindset ensure our work is effective and relevant. She holds an MSc in Management, a Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University Belfast, and certificates from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Chartered Management Institute.

Jonny Loughridge

Creative Strategist

Jonny’s extensive skillset includes graphic design, illustration, photography, typography, motion design, and brand strategy. He graduated from Ulster University with a BDes (Hons) in Graphic Design and a place on the Dean’s List. He is passionate about understanding organisations’ relationships with audiences and translating these insights into subtle yet powerful brand expressions.

Jonny’s extensive skillset includes graphic design, illustration, photography, typography, motion design, and brand strategy. He graduated from Ulster University with a BDes (Hons) in Graphic Design and a place on the Dean’s List. He is passionate about understanding organisations’ relationships with audiences and translating these insights into subtle yet powerful brand expressions.

Klaudia Lisek

Senior Designer

Klaudia’s subtle understanding of user behaviour and astute eye for aesthetics allow her to blend the art of visual storytelling with the science of UX. She excels at working with clients to understand audience goals and intentions and translates them into elegant yet practical designs. Klaudia holds a BA (Hons) in Creative Imaging from Liverpool John Moores University.

Klaudia’s subtle understanding of user behaviour and astute eye for aesthetics allow her to blend the art of visual storytelling with the science of UX. She excels at working with clients to understand audience goals and intentions and translates them into elegant yet practical designs. Klaudia holds a BA (Hons) in Creative Imaging from Liverpool John Moores University.

Martin Pollock

Head of Development

Martin is a passionate, full-stack web developer with experience across many sectors and a penchant for implementing challenging and inventive designs. He works closely with clients, art directors, and content creators to deliver websites for a new era in which technology and creativity blend seamlessly. Martin holds a BA (Hons) in Web and Multimedia from Teesside University.

Martin is a passionate, full-stack web developer with experience across many sectors and a penchant for implementing challenging and inventive designs. He works closely with clients, art directors, and content creators to deliver websites for a new era in which technology and creativity blend seamlessly. Martin holds a BA (Hons) in Web and Multimedia from Teesside University.

Matthew Lavery

Creative Director

Matt has a rich background in art direction, graphic design, and motion design. He is known for his innovation, design philosophy, and skill at blending typography, motion, and graphics. Matt is passionate about collaborating with clients to discover their brands’ essence and expressing it through arresting creative treatments. He holds a BDes from Ulster University.

Matt has a rich background in art direction, graphic design, and motion design. He is known for his innovation, design philosophy, and skill at blending typography, motion, and graphics. Matt is passionate about collaborating with clients to discover their brands’ essence and expressing it through arresting creative treatments. He holds a BDes from Ulster University.

WHAT WE VALUE
Collaboration
Effectiveness
Agility
Community
Curiosity
Collaboration

We harness our diverse strengths, integrating expertise from a spectrum of disciplines. This meeting of minds is the foundation for innovation, allowing us to develop and execute unique creative outputs for our diverse clients.

Effectiveness

Our client’s success is our success. We leverage comprehensive research and apply strategic thinking to inform our creative output to ensure our work captivates and moves audiences. This approach helps us build transparent, long-term relationships with our partners and clients.

Agility

The business landscape changes quickly, but creativity and craft need time to build effective outputs. That’s why our quick-thinking team stays updated with developing trends—in our industry, clients’ sectors, and the economy. We’re informed, coordinated, positive, and proactive for our clients.

Community

We care for each other and our clients by fostering a supportive environment and transparent relationships. We endeavour to support everyone’s growth and well-being—our colleagues and the people we serve. We draw out, develop, and celebrate each person’s unique contributions.

Curiosity

We’re lifelong learners excited by change and motivated to understand industries, audiences, and ideas. We approach our client’s needs with intellectual energy and humility. Our findings give integrity to the brands we build and provide us with the raw materials for practical solutions.

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