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GDM

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Gentleman's Agreement

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Marketing

The beauty of marketing through the internet today is all the wonderful data created through interaction. No longer can you be blindly creative and 'hope' it works. You can be highly creative, quickly review, iterate and improve on an ongoing basis to achieve results. We ensure that strategic objectives are met through market focussed user experience design and innovative digital marketing strategies.

About Chris

"Chris has helped Instinctive Creations grow from a start-up company of three people to the eight person team you know today and he’s amazed by the evolution of the company."

Chris is a passionate football fan, he’s a 5-a-side maestro who supports Sheffield Wednesday.

Chris is a bit of an adventurer participating in the gruelling 12 mile assault course known as Tough Mudder, as he puts it “It was tough and muddy.” Not only did he have the ordeal of a twelve mile run, he also had to face twenty five excruciating challenges such as the Electroshock Therapy Run and the Half Pipe Climb.

Chris is a skiing enthusiast having skied in Austria, France and Switzerland. His greatest skiing moment was breaking the 60mph mark, which doubles up as his scariest skiing moment too! Chris’ personal challenges don’t end there as he has climbed Scafell Pike and Mount Snowden and around all that renovated his whole house.

Chris has helped Instinctive Creations grow from a start-up company of three people to the eight person team you know today and he’s amazed by the evolution of the company. His proudest moment here was raising £4,000 for Comic Relief with a couple of charity videos the company made.

About Simon

"He’s worked hard to make his way up the ranks of Instinctive Creations, starting as an apprentice and going on to become The Senior Marketing Executive."

Simon is a successful musician, in bands Organ Freeman and Lovecraft. He has played all over the United Kingdom and his career highlight was supporting Ms. Dynamite, and messing around with her ready salted crisps because he was told not to.

An ardent collector of film cameras, Simon has a collection of cameras worth thousands of pounds. He has a great fondness for all of his cameras but his favourites are his Rolleicord, Bronica ETRS and Rolleiflex TLR.

He’s worked hard to make his way up the ranks of Instinctive Creations, starting as an apprentice and going on to become The Senior Marketing Executive.

Simon performed his first skateboard jump outside Prenton Park, when he was twelve.

When asked about his proudest achievement he replied, “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing”

About Bex

"She reckons that the SEO business will start to be measured by shares and organic reach rather than Google Bots."

Bex is Instinctive Creations rising star, since beginning her modelling career for a bit of fun she has worked with clothing brands like Hysteria Machine, Planet Zero and Candyholic, and she’s been featured in the world’s number one alternative magazine, Bizarre, twice. This is a look book video she was in recently for Anything Goes Apparel.

Bex is currently obsessed with The Hunger Games series, and she’s reading up on native American culture and spituality. She fears the world may end up being controlled by a robotic Skynet like corporation, but until then she reckons that the SEO business will start to be measured by shares and organic reach rather than Google Bots.

About Felicity

"While working at Instinctive Creations she is most proud of her gift guides, and the development of her skills in Photoshop."

Fliss is a Film Studies graduate of Leeds Trinity. When she’s not dissecting the brilliance of Rear Window,she’s off taking photos around the seaside town of West Kirby, where her family have started, Le Bizz, a card and gift shop. The shop also stocks some of her photos which have been printed into cards.

Fliss is an avid reader and she’s always looking for different and new music. She loves David Nicholls’ One Day and Veronica Ross’ Divergent, her latest music recommendation is singer song-writer, Lauren Aquilina.

While working at Instinctive Creations she is most proud of her gift guides, and the development of her skills in Photoshop, she’s now a Photoshopping Wizard.

About Michael

"At Instinctive Creations he has started Skate Skool, a lunch time skateboarding team that meet at the New Bird skatepark next door."

Michael is a writer who likes to read JD Salinger and watch Jurassic Park, he is also a huge fan of director Wes Anderson and writer Kurt Vonnegut. On his days off, Michael runs literary arts collective, The Wild Writers. The collective put on unique events, nights and workshops around the North West, such as their latest writing/wrestling competition, SANCHO PANZA.

Michael is a keen cyclist, and in 2013, Michael cycled from Liverpool to Paris for the Sue Ryder Hospice Charity. At Instinctive Creations he has started Skate Skool, a lunch time skateboarding team that meet at the New Bird skatepark next door. Michael’s Vine animation club, is also getting popular as the team write and create animations with cardboard boxes, white tac and action figures.

Technology

We use technology every day. It governs how we work, communicate and relax. For us, technology is an outlet for creativity and innovation, allowing us to implement and iterate quickly on ideas, and turn concepts into reality. We make use of the most recent technologies, and have a strong focus on security and efficiency.

About Liam

"Liam is the elder of the McElroy brothers, our fraternal team of dazzling Web designers, and he’s a man with many fingers and pies."

With his brother, Adam, he is starting an online business where game developers can buy stock images, sounds, music, code and characters to fit in their games.

Outside of his working life Liam likes gaming, eating out, studying abnormal psychology and reading horror literature. It by Stephen King is currently keeping him awake at night, as Pennywise the evil clown is giving him nightmares. His favourite games played in recent times include Limbo, Super Meat Boy and Hotline Miami.

About Adam

"Adam is the younger of the McElroy brothers, with an equally inventive eye for business, design and quality code."

Adam is currently creating a new and original game development oriented business with his brother Liam. Here, independent game developers will be able to buy stock sounds, music, images and characters to quickly add to and improve their games. He also wants to start teaching coders, with interactive training courses online. With all this under his belt, Adam is always looking to pursue more online business activities.

Adam loves getting new clients on board at Instinctive Creations and has been a diligent worker in helping towards the client pitches.

Adam likes gaming and is a massive fan role playing games like the critically acclaimed Last of us and the fantasy world of Skyrim.

Mexican food is Adam’s go to delicacy and he loves eating out, especially at Savina on Duke street. In the future Adam plans to do some worldly travelling, with New York in his sights.

About Damian

"He’s an electronics and tech fanatic. Every day he gets hyped by the amazing creations being developed or coming to market."

Damian has a first class degree in Computer Technology, Embedded Systems and Electrical Programming from Liverpool John Moores University, and he’s an electronics and tech fanatic. Every day he gets hyped by the amazing creations being developed or coming to market.

He’s fascinated with the financial world. He gets really excited when it comes to the financial market and trading. What started off as a hobby exploring penny stocks, he has gradually moved in with the big boy game, Forex. ”Trading a market of currency pairs which runs 24/5 not only gets your heart pumping but also trains your mind to make decisions quicker.” He’s a regular Wolf of Bold Street!

A lot of Damian’s spare time is spent studying the financial world, but every Saturday he will play badminton, swim or simply use the gym.

Damian holds American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist, Warren Buffet in very high regard. A man who built his success from a single pinball machine and has a tendency of going to meetings holding an ice cream in his hand.

Strategy

Strategic thinking is a key part of our process at IC. We take a long term, sustainable approach to both our IP products and clients.We strive to achieve long term, sustained growth and ROI for all our partners. We want to work with highly ambitious, hugely talented people and organisations that have the same vision for success as we do.

About Leon

"Leon prides himself and his team on the environment they have worked to create at Instinctive Creations."

Leon has long been a supporter of grassroots business, arts and creativity. After building his own successful business he has always felt the importance of helping other start-ups. Leon now mentors young entrepreneurs at the Chamber of Commerce Start Up programe and is part of the monthly funding organisation, Awesome Liverpool, where each month he and nine other investors help support a new creative idea in the city.

Leon is a keen sportsman playing nearly every sport you can throw a hat at, including squash, tennis and football. With his 5-a-side football team he has gone from the lower league divisions right up to the top of the first division table, where they are sitting pretty with eight wins out of eight. Leon’s heart is always at Anfield, where his dearest Liverpool FC play.

Leon prides himself and his team on the environment they have worked to create at Instinctive Creations. “The atmosphere here is amazing. We work hard and we have fun doing it. Everyone is a friendly and interesting character and I couldn’t be happier working with them.”

About Gillian

"Gillian is passionate about inspiring others to achieve their goals in either a business or personal capacity."

She has an ever a diligent work ethic and more self-motivation than anyone we’ve ever met. If something needs changing, she doesn’t sit around, she changes it.

Gillian has a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and a degree in Law and runs her own business, Hatherlow HR, where she provides outsourced HR services to businesses.

Outside of work she likes to keep fit in the gym, go for adventures on her bike and make a splash when she’s out windsurfing. Gillian also enjoys reading historical novels after recently going back to the Thomas Hardy books she was 'forced' to read at school. She now enjoys them for the historical perspective and the storylines that to this day, you can still relate to.

About Chris Haynes

"Chris’s role at Instinctive is to consult on innovation as well as keeping us abreast of whats happening at central and regional level in the public sector technology space."

Chris graduated with a BSC and BEDs in Applied Computing from Sheffield Polytechnic, Manchester Polytechnic and Birmingham University. He has gone on to work with a range of high profile public sector contracts including running the multi million pound security system for the UK, The Government Gateway, during his time working at the cabinet office. Chris has worked with a number of brilliant people and successful companies through holding high level positions both in local and central government. His last position in the public sector was as head of networks and telephony for DWP. Now, Chris is the Managing Director at Hough Fold Associates where his co-workers and employees have described him as a, “Dynamic leader,“ with a “passion for innovation.” Hough Fold Associates aims to connect and advise private sector organisations in the technology sector on how best to approach working with the public sector.

Chris loves to get away and has visited many different places around the world. He supports Bolton Wanderers and has high hopes that this year The Trotters will claw their way to at least a mid-table championship position.

About Alan

"Alan is our genius."

At college he received the highest ever score for the North West, when he passed his BTEC in Computer Science with a triple distinction, and at university he received a first class BA in Computer Science & Digital Animation. Alan also speaks four languages, French, Japanese, Yoruba and English, and has previously worked with industry leaders Apple.

Whilst studying, Alan was involved in both Consumer Training and Sales with Apple in Liverpool. It was from here, where Alan was spotted by a Senior-Vice President and was offered a job in the Company Headquarters.

Alan deferred the start of his scholarship awarded Quantum Computing Postgraduate degree at Oxford University to work as a Software Engineer for Apple in Cupertino, California. During his time here, he worked on several internal projects, most notably a major inventory management tool for Apple Retail for use with over 20,000 employees.

He is the Managing Director at Sparks Revolution a company that do digital stuff for clients like The Everton Free School, Apple consultancy and The University Hospital of South Manchester. Alan is an enthusiastic philanthropist, and does a fantastic amount of work for the Make a Wish Foundation.

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