The Team

Our talented in-house designers, developers and marketers work well both as individuals and as members of a collaborative team and they pack a pretty mighty punch!

Here are the key people in our agency - the creatives, the strategists, the techies and the doers. These are the folk you're likely to come into contact with when you choose work with us.

Have a glance over our profiles below to find out a bit more about us.

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Kate Eady

Kate

Managing Director

Kate Eady

Managing Director

After 14 years as a graphic designer, I founded Space Creative in 2002 and now ensure the day to day running of the business. I still love getting involved in client projects when I can and making clients feel excited and enthusiastic about design. The best parts about working here are the people – clients and our team. I'm married with two children and two dogs and have always lived in Yorkshire, though you'll find me walking in the Lake District or wandering around art galleries on city breaks as often as I can!

e: kate@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Ed Storey

Ed

Creative Director

Ed Storey

Creative Director

A born and bred Yorkshire man, I'm married with two boys and have a Labrador called Molly. Since finishing my HND in Graphic Design in 1997, I've had 18 years in agency-side graphic design roles, the last 8 of which have been at Space Creative. I oversee the whole process of taking an initial brief; pricing; providing creative direction and support to the team; and managing our suppliers. We're lucky to have a great range of clients who keep our work interesting and varied and I particularly love it when we all get to work on a big project together and seeing the journey that it takes.

e: ed@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Kate Crawford

Kate

Marketing Director

Kate Crawford

Marketing Services Director

Aside from a brief stint as a student, I've lived and worked in Yorkshire my whole life. I'm married with two sons and have 15 years' marketing experience, holding Chartered Marketer status continuously since 2008. I've officially worked for Space Creative since June 2015, following four years of freelancing here. My role includes overseeing all marketing services for clients, from occasional copywriting to strategic consultancy. I particularly love coming up with brand new copy and branding concepts and seeing them develop through our design team before the buzz of pitching them to a client or potential client.

e: katec@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Mike Smethurst

Mike

Senior Designer

Mike Smethurst

Senior Designer

I started working for Space Creative in 2005 and am now one of the lead designers in the studio seeing concepts through to creation. This could be anything from literature to exhibition materials, branding to packaging, but it's not just creative stuff, I also make a cracking cuppa if I do say so myself! I love that one day I'm working on marketing materials for a UK leading healthcare provider and the next day packaging for potatoes – it's just so diverse. I was born, raised and educated in Yorkshire and love working here and still live here... with my Australian wife!

e: mike@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Martin Holmes

Martin

Web Designer

Martin Holmes

Web Designer

After graduating with a BA Hons in Graphic Design from Lincoln University, I took my first graphic design role at Space Creative in 2002. As we've grown as a business, I've worked up and I now look after design for anything digital such as websites, social media pages and e-news campaigns. I also head up the videography and animation services we provide and particularly enjoy working on these projects. I love working with such a nice team of people who all share the same drive and values and then chilling out in the evening with my fiancée.

e: martin@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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James Brunyard

James

Designer

James Brunyard

Graphic & Web Designer

Whether it's vehicle livery, signage or an advert, walking down the street and seeing something I've designed is an amazing feeling! I love that I get to work with a great team of people who all work really well together to tackle any challenge or project. I started working at Space Creative in 2012 and am a graphic designer in the digital team. So I create initial visuals and designs for websites (including this one!), animation assets and electronic communications before my techie colleagues do their magic with coding and development.

e: james@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Alex Brandsen

Alex

Web Developer

Alex Brandsen

Web Developer

Originally from the Netherlands, I moved to York in 2009, but now live in Leeds with my girlfriend and our pet cactus called Carol! I started working for Space Creative in January 2011 after doing some freelance work in the office. My role fundamentally involves making websites work. I do everything from integrating content management and eCommerce system functionality to bespoke coding. I also convert website designs from flat visuals to HTML pages. I love learning new things and working in the relaxed atmosphere of our studio with a good group of team spirited people.

e: alex@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Helen Suttle

Helen

Office Manager

Helen Suttle

Office Manager

With two teenage sons and a couple of crazy dogs, you'd probably be forgiven for thinking I came to work for a bit of peace, but I have so many hats to wear it's definitely the case that I go home for a rest! I thrive on the variety though, so I'm not complaining! I love that I can be planning marketing campaigns one minute, writing office procedures the next and chatting to clients a minute later. I was one of Space Creative's first employees in 2003, so I've seen the company change and grow a lot in that time and can't wait to see where we go next.

e: helen@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Mandy Wilson

Mandy

Accounts

Mandy Wilson

Bookkeeper Extraordinaire!

Selby born and Selby bred (though I have also lived in West Africa, Malaysia, the USA and London), I've looked after Space Creative's books, billing and payroll since 2005. Aside from general opinion giving (which I really love), I also like working here for the green tea and pretty surroundings! I have three children, a young grandson and an accidentally acquired dog called Morris! When my head isn't stuck in Excel, you'll probably find me partying or motorcycling. Failing that - try the pub!

e: mandy@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Jen Kealey

Jen

Designer

Jen Kealey

Designer

I started working for Space Creative in July 2014 after graduating in Graphic Design with a BA Hons from Northumbria University in Newcastle. As a creative designer, I love the wide variety of things I get to work on and seeing something I've designed being used - rather than just on my screen. As well as delivering design work for clients, I also design most of Space Creative's own promotional materials and campaigns.

e: jen@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Kate Eady

Kate Eady

Managing Director

After 14 years as a graphic designer, I founded Space Creative in 2002 and now ensure the day to day running of the business. I still love getting involved in client projects when I can and making clients feel excited and enthusiastic about design. The best parts about working here are the people – clients and our team. I'm married with two children and two dogs and have always lived in Yorkshire, though you'll find me walking in the Lake District or wandering around art galleries on city breaks as often as I can!

e: kate@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

Ed Storey

Ed Storey

Creative Director

A born and bred Yorkshire man, I'm married with two boys and have a Labrador called Molly. Since finishing my HND in Graphic Design in 1997, I've had 18 years in agency-side graphic design roles, the last 8 of which have been at Space Creative. I oversee the whole process of taking an initial brief; pricing; providing creative direction and support to the team; and managing our suppliers. We're lucky to have a great range of clients who keep our work interesting and varied and I particularly love it when we all get to work on a big project together and seeing the journey that it takes.

e: ed@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

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Kate Crawford

Kate Crawford

Marketing Services Director

Aside from a brief stint as a student, I've lived and worked in Yorkshire my whole life. I'm married with two sons and have 15 years' marketing experience, holding Chartered Marketer status continuously since 2008. I've officially worked for Space Creative since June 2015, following four years of freelancing here. My role includes overseeing all marketing services for clients, from occasional copywriting to strategic consultancy. I particularly love coming up with brand new copy and branding concepts and seeing them develop through our design team before the buzz of pitching them to a client or potential client.

e: katec@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

shoes
football
Mike Smethurst

Mike Smethurst

Senior Designer

I started working for Space Creative in 2005 and am now one of the lead designers in the studio seeing concepts through to creation. This could be anything from literature to exhibition materials, branding to packaging, but it's not just creative stuff, I also make a cracking cuppa if I do say so myself! I love that one day I'm working on marketing materials for a UK leading healthcare provider and the next day packaging for potatoes – it's just so diverse. I was born, raised and educated in Yorkshire and love working here and still live here... with my Australian wife!

e: mike@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

shoes
football
mountain
Martin Holmes

Martin Holmes

Web Designer

After graduating with a BA Hons in Graphic Design from Lincoln University, I took my first graphic design role at Space Creative in 2002. As we've grown as a business, I've worked up and I now look after design for anything digital such as websites, social media pages and e-news campaigns. I also head up the videography and animation services we provide and particularly enjoy working on these projects. I love working with such a nice team of people who all share the same drive and values and then chilling out in the evening with my fiancée.

e: martin@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

shoes
football
mountain
James Brunyard

James Brunyard

Graphic & Web Designer

Whether it's vehicle livery, signage or an advert, walking down the street and seeing something I've designed is an amazing feeling! I love that I get to work with a great team of people who all work really well together to tackle any challenge or project. I started working at Space Creative in 2012 and am a graphic designer in the digital team. So I create initial visuals and designs for websites (including this one!), animation assets and electronic communications before my techie colleagues do their magic with coding and development.

e: james@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

shoes
football
mountain
Alex Brandsen

Alex Brandsen

Web Developer

Originally from the Netherlands, I moved to York in 2009, but now live in Leeds with my girlfriend and our pet cactus called Carol! I started working for Space Creative in January 2011 after doing some freelance work in the office. My role fundamentally involves making websites work. I do everything from integrating content management and eCommerce system functionality to bespoke coding. I also convert website designs from flat visuals to HTML pages. I love learning new things and working in the relaxed atmosphere of our studio with a good group of team spirited people.

e: alex@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

shoes
football
mountain
Helen Suttle

Helen Suttle

Office Manager

With two teenage sons and a couple of crazy dogs, you'd probably be forgiven for thinking I came to work for a bit of peace, but I have so many hats to wear it's definitely the case that I go home for a rest! I thrive on the variety though, so I'm not complaining! I love that I can be planning marketing campaigns one minute, writing office procedures the next and chatting to clients a minute later. I was one of Space Creative's first employees in 2003, so I've seen the company change and grow a lot in that time and can't wait to see where we go next.

e: helen@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

shoes
football
mountain
Mandy Wilson

Mandy Wilson

Bookkeeper Extraordinaire!

Selby born and Selby bred (though I have also lived in West Africa, Malaysia, the USA and London), I've looked after Space Creative's books, billing and payroll since 2005. Aside from general opinion giving (which I really love), I also like working here for the green tea and pretty surroundings! I have three children, a young grandson and an accidentally acquired dog called Morris! When my head isn't stuck in Excel, you'll probably find me partying or motorcycling. Failing that - try the pub!

e: mandy@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

shoes
football
shoes
Jen Kealey

Jen Kealey

Designer

I started working for Space Creative in July 2014 after graduating in Graphic Design with a BA Hons from Northumbria University in Newcastle. As a creative designer, I love the wide variety of things I get to work on and seeing something I've designed being used - rather than just on my screen. As well as delivering design work for clients, I also design most of Space Creative's own promotional materials and campaigns.

e: jen@spacecreative.co.uk    t: 01904 727800

shoes
football
mountain

Space Creative acquired by the
Wrapped Agency

Space Creative has been acquired by the Wrapped Agency. Please visit the Wrapped Agency Website for any enquiries.