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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Meet The Team

Kriss Bennett

Kriss Bennett

Kriss is the founder and managing director of Createful, having started the business in February 2010. He has a passion for mobile technology and innovation, and after more than 15 years working in the industry writing countless lines of code, he still enjoys every aspect of building apps. With an eye for detail he's also a pixel perfectionist.

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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 "real 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 Designer. 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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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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Shane De Jager

Shane De Jager

Shane is a Senior developer that has over 10 years’ experience in the digital industry, building and maintaining bespoke CMS systems as well as open source versions. With a degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Shane specialises in PHP software development and technical implementation of web and digital development projects.

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Dwayne Slootmans

Dwayne Slootmans

Dwayne is a Web & Mobile Developer at Createful. Being very fond of Apple products led him down the path of iOS development, which he has been doing for over 2 years. He was born and raised in Belgium, had an international experience in Romania and subsequently moved to the UK, mainly to 'enjoy' the weather. In his spare time he likes to travel, work out and binge on various television series.

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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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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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Christina King

Christina King

Christina is Marketing Executive at Createful. After falling in love with Bournemouth during her Advertising degree, Christina settled on the south coast to put her passion for marketing and social media into practice. Outside of work, you'll find her on the beach, or cooking up something Greek in the kitchen.

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Martha Lynn

Martha Lynn

Martha is Createful’s Business Development Executive, her role is to establish new relationships and ensure all clients receive a highly professional level of service. Throughout her Creative Events Management degree she focused on creative marketing and business strategy. She is a Bournemouth native who can be spotted reluctantly driving around in a bright green car. She is a self-confessed foodie and an advocate of carbs.

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Abbie Vobes

Abbie Vobes

Abbie is our Office Manager at Createful, her role is essentially to manage the office and ensure we are up-to-date on the latest legislation. With a strong background in HR and a slightly OCD attitude - she dots the 'i's and crosses all of the 't's for us. She also has a strange addiction to stationary and anything soft and cute.

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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.

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