Above all at Intimation Creative, we are a team.
Every individual in the company brings passion, energy and enthusiasm to every project. We are a mix of ages and experience that provides us useful perspectives when aiming at different audiences. At the outset of liaising with new clients we take great care in sharing our capabilities, our culture and our people with you.
"We understand your goals to ensure everyone else does."
Steve Sadler FCIM
Steve is the founder of Intimation Creative. He has twenty years experience working in graphic design, multimedia and web design & development coupled with notable consulting experience. Having held senior management roles & directorships within creative agencies and consultancies since 1996, Steve is also currently contracted as marketing strategy consultant to the East Lothian Council’s Business Gateway. Steve was awarded a Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2017.
A graduate of the prestigious Poynter Institute for Visual Communications in Florida, Andy began his career in 2001 with CPD Interactive, specialising in info-graphics and design for FMCG and has specialist knowledge in the food & drink and wildlife sectors. Andy is a Director of Intimation Creative and heads up the Newcastle team. Andy is also currently contracted as marketing strategy consultant to the East Lothian Council’s Business Gateway.
Based at our Newcastle studio, Karl re-joined Intimation as Creative Director in 2018. He has a pivotal creative role within our design team in both studios, and heads up our design team working on creative marketing campaigns, mentoring Intimation’s designers and driving the company’s creativity forward. Karl previously worked with Intimation as a key member of Intimation’s design team, spending almost six years in our, then, Gateshead studio. During this time Karl developed important business relationships with a number of Intimation’s clients which are still going strong to this day.
Lisa has worked with Intimation Creative since its inception and is a key member of our creative team. Having launched Rubber Lips PR in conjunction with Intimation, Lisa now heads up our PR & social media team, working closely with clients to develop their promotion and PR across a range of media.
With twenty years of design experience, our Dunbar Studio Manager, Robin, has been with Intimation since the very early years. He has extensive knowledge of graphic design across a wide range of media, with in-depth knowledge of creating designs for FMCG markets. Speciality skills in packaging design, has afforded Robin the opportunity to work closely with a number of Intimation’s ‘Food & Drink’ clients.
Kevin has been involved in website development since the late nineties and has created, implemented, managed and provided full support for several highly successful e-commerce sites and multi-user content management systems. Possessing such a working knowledge of Internet based technologies, he has also provided a consultancy service to many major UK businesses on a design and technical basis.
Kerr graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University, securing his degree in Graphic Design for Digital Media, with Distinction. Kerr brings to Intimation, a wealth of experience in graphic design, video production, animation and UX / UI design. Kerr’s love all things sleek and minimalistic with a keen typographical influence and he is never short of fresh, exciting creative ideas to throw into the mix.
Mattie has spent over 5 years studying design across the North East resulting in a committed Northumbria graduate with a passion for branding and all things creative. His devotion to design began as a child, idolising his dad's illustration and photography skills leading him to pursue a career in the industry. Mattie is a typography fanatic with a passion for hand-type, lettering and calligraphy. When he’s not at his desk he can be found illustrating the walls of our Newcastle studio with bold typography designs.
Bringing an exciting range of design skills to the Intimation team, Jake is a creative professional with over 5 years’ design experience. Holding a degree in graphic design, Jake’s skillset lies primarily within producing creative work from brief, through inception to end design. He enjoys the daily challenges, both briefs and software presents, taking his inspiration from exhibitions, art galleries and live performances. Two of his favourite communities for keeping up to date on design news are behance and dribble and Jake loves working with other creatives within the industry.
Craig has been working on the web for almost twenty years, building websites and web-apps for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Whether working to turn our designer's fantastic ideas into reality on the front-end, or getting stuck into a programming challenge on the back-end, the result is the same - carefully-crafted code that works well and delivers results for our clients.
Jonathan has been working in Web Development and IT Application Support roles for the past seven years. Having recently joined Intimation as a Web Developer, he brings his passion and enthusiasm for back-end and front-end web technologies, mixed with a strong knowledge of PHP, WordPress and other modern web technologies. When Jonathan is not knee deep in code, he can be found going for a run in his home town of South Shields and enjoying time with his family.
Wendell previously worked for Intimation and rejoined as a Web Developer, and has been working in Web Development and developed various Web-Based System Applications for small-to-medium scale businesses. He is also able to provide customer support for issues that require technical expertise. Having the knowledge and strong experience of PHP, WordPress, Shopify, and PrestaShop platforms, his passion and eagerness in learning more for back-end and front-end web technologies is endless. Volleyball is his hobby and having the position as middle hitter/blocker keeps him motivated and plays hard. Playing volleyball keeps him mentally, physically and emotionally fit.
Aiden has been studying multiple types of media over the past 5 years including, graphic design, photography, animation, video editing and more achieving a high Merit extended diploma in graphic design. However, Aiden decided to expand on his skills and has found a strong interest for digital marketing. With the knowledge he already had on the subject, he has since been developing on his skills at Intimation in the Newcastle Studio as a Digital Marketing Assistant.
Essential to our team, Moira joined our team in 2012 to look after everything accounts related. Moira has worked in the accounting industry for many years, with extensive experience in business accounts and finance, including long spells within TSB and Clydesdale Banks
Steve Sadler FCIM
Director of PR - Rubber Lips
Head Of Digital
Senior Web Developer
Digital Marketing Assistant