Who We Are

We’re small but perfectly formed; agile in our methodology, focused in our approach, and committed to excellence in our delivery.

How can we help your business? We can design and develop engaging apps for all the major smartphones and tablets. We can create stunning online experiences that respond seamlessly for modern mobile devices. We can drive traffic and revenue to your existing site through a number of digital marketing channels.

At Createful we favour agile methodologies with rapid prototyping. We get ideas to you fast and work closely with you to develop them, until you get exactly the result you want and your customers need.

By giving you something to play with quickly, you can see the possibilities and make changes before anything is set in stone.

The best solutions evolve through collaboration with our clients.

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Are you looking for a new opportunity? We're hiring!

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Meet The Team

Kriss Bennett

Kriss Bennett

Kriss founded Createful in 2010. As the Managing Director of the business he supports the management team, staff and clients in ensuring that they can deliver the best work and solutions possible. He has a core belief in using technology to improve lives, be this through identifying new opportunities, enabling individual and group potential to be fulfilled or delivering equitable and fair access to services and knowledge. Kriss strategically leads Createful in moving towards these aims across our three areas of focus – sustainability, health and wellbeing and education – making sure that our actions, the work we deliver and the long term success of our solutions live up to our core ethics.

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Adrian Hopper

Adrian Hopper

Adrian is Createful's Commercial Director. A recent arrival on the south coast, Adrian has been working in London in the outdoor media sector for the past decade. He enjoys nothing more than long beach walks followed by a cold glass of the black stuff. If there is an Irish rugby match on TV, he is happy to forego the long walk!

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Toby Pestridge

Toby Pestridge

Toby is the Creative Director at Createful. Hailing from a background in design for both print and digital, Toby has worked for local design agencies in addition to "doing time" as a freelancer. He is notable for introducing proper coffee to the Createful office, and for managing to get static electric shocks from almost anything he touches.

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Ben Young

Ben Young

Ben is Createful's Experience Director. Having been tinkering with the web in one way or another for the last 15 years, Ben has worked with clients large and small, and loves both the visual and technical aspects of the web, with a particular passion for usability. When he’s not in the studio getting teased about his pen wallet, Ben enjoys going to the gym and dodging cars on his bicycle.

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Paul Burgess

Paul Burgess

Paul is a full-stack developer with over 20 years experience in the industry. Online since 1992, he loves all things internety, has a passion for beautiful code, and would gladly change the world if they'd give him the source code. He has no spare time. He just codes...


Jamie Homer

Jamie Homer

As Createful's Brand Director, Jamie has nearly 20 years' experience in the creative industry and has helped some of the country's most prolific clients and agencies. Working with regional, national and international clients he has applied his deep knowledge of brand and digital creative processes along with his business acumen to provide clients with impactful, innovative and viable creative solutions.


Michelle Dinan

Michelle Dinan

Michelle is a designer and front end dev at Createful, producing creative and UI concept design for web and mobile devices, before bringing it to life using HTML, (S)CSS and jQuery. She has a turbulent love/hate relationship with cake and quite a serious peanut butter problem.

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Chris Sherry

Chris Sherry

Chris is a Full Stack Developer and speaker. An advocate of developer communities, he is one of the organisers of PHPDorset and has spoken at user groups conferences including PHP South Coast, PHPUK, PHPSW and WordPress London. When not coding he enjoys Nintendo gaming, video editing and inter-digitial-agency football.

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Nicole Cook

Nicole Cook

Nicole is the Client Delivery Manager at Createful, her job is to look after our clients and keep on track of projects. She spends a fortune on hair dye and starts every day with a list of reminders in her phone. In her spare time she likes driving to pretty locations and taking photographs.

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Julia Hohleweg

Julia Hohleweg

Julia is a Junior Developer at Createful. After more than 8 years in hospitality, she decided to delve into web design and development. Having always had an interest in it, she said goodbye to life as a barista and hello to life as a developer. In her spare time, she dabbles in the culinary arts, attends the gym and plays some serious gaming.


Steven Stanton

Steven Stanton

'Stanton' (as he is known to his friends), is a developer and tech enthusiast. Originally ​trained​ in computer animation, he now specialises in ​developing for​ the Android platform. He loves making things which ​combine​ coding with creativity. His hobbies include caricaturing, gaming, devouring chocolate and generally learning new things about the world.

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Jaz Clark

Jaz Clark

Jaz has a background in traditional graphic design and is experienced in both print and digital. Her role at Createful includes assisting with UX and visual design. She loves to immerse herself in creative projects and when she's not designing she likes to draw and play the piano.


Aaron Fryer

Aaron Fryer

Aaron is a web and app developer with experience on a range of projects of varying size. A Brummie, tech enthusiast and gamer who spends his spare time tinkering with side projects. Aaron's favourite game is Sonic 3 Knuckles on the Sega Mega Drive.


Jenny Griffin

Jenny Griffin

Jenny is Createful's Office Manager. She has eighteen years office experience in London and Bournemouth, twelve of which are in the creative industry. Bringing excellent organisation skills and an eye for detail to the team, she ensures our processes run as smoothly as possible. Outside the office, Jenny enjoys spending time with her family and looking for the next mini-break destination.


We're Hiring

We're Hiring

Teamwork is key at Createful, so if you've got a desire for digital, an aptitude for apps or a creative craving, have a look at our current opportunities.