Managing Director / Creative Director

Steve Osborne

Steve leads the creative direction of all projects at SO. He has a wealth of experience, having worked on identity and branding communications for over 25 years, with clients including Ducati, Hornby, Institute of Fundraising, Cambridge University, and over fifty other higher education institutions, winning several major awards on the way.

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Director of Digital

Pete Everitt

Pete heads up our digital department. Learning his trade as a web developer over 12 years ago, Pete has worked for some of the leading award winning agencies in Yorkshire and the Midlands. Progressing from pure development into the arena of digital marketing, Pete has helped numerous businesses achieve their business and marketing goals online.

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Production Manager

Neil Osborne

Neil has over 30 years’ experience of managing and directing studio output. From leaflets to major publications and online advertising, he is at the heart of our quality control and delivery.

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Client Services Manager

Ginette Casey

Ginette has over 20 years’ experience in design and production management, having worked in London agencies, charities and higher education. Ginette oversees SO’s Margate studio and assists clients with communication planning, brand strategy development and project management.

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Content Manager / Copywriter

Loris Clements

Bringing expertise based on 20 years’ writing and marketing experience,  Loris specialises in providing a highly creative and professional service to our clients.

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Web developer


Joel is a first rate genius and all-round nice guy. This must be true, and not anything to do with the fact that he maintains the SO website.

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Emma, Jo and Isobel

Responsible for creating and art directing the final image and roll out of our clients’ brand communications, our design team has extensive and award-winning experience, most notably within the UK education sector.



Jack Osborne

Keeping it in the family, the lovely Jack takes care of SO’s finance and book-keeping systems. He’s also a mighty fine guitarist.


Reception / Admin

Sally Wharton

Sally is the cheery voice on the phone and will track us down for you when we’re in our ‘creative sessions’!


Studio Dog


Frank has only 1 years’ experience of being a dog and brings his enthusiasm and fear of stairs to the studio to keep us all cheerful. He even plays football.