Who we work for
We work with a breadth of clients from superbrands to start-ups (and many in between).
Giles is a founding partner and the Business Director at Purpose. His passion lies in both brand and business. Initially focusing his career on a firm grounding at the heart of marketing to ensure he has a clear understanding of what ‘keeps clients awake at night’. Over 20 years in the industry, a diverse mix of clients and running his own businesses has given him a strong understanding of the ‘bigger picture’ that confronts clients. He is at his happiest working closely with the board of businesses and really understanding the business and the associated challenges.
Executive Creative Director
Rob is a founding partner and Executive Creative Director at Purpose. He has over twenty years experience in brand building; specialising in brand strategy, brand identity and communications design. Rob consults for some of the world's biggest and most successful brands including: Apple, Aviva, Cancer Research UK, Epson, Orange, and Virgin Atlantic Airways. He is a seasoned design leader, speaker and presenter: a board level leader, a judge at many industry design award schemes and a regular visiting lecturer.
Executive Creative Director
Stuart is an Executive Creative Director and responsible for the creative reputation of Purpose, alongside Rob Howsam. Over the last two decades he has acquired a wealth of experience in creating, delivering and managing brands. Working with a rich and varied number of clients and through effective collaboration, he has been recognised in many industry awards, gaining over 60 to date. Stuart is a frequent conference speaker and in 2011 was appointed UK Expert for Graphic Design at WorldSkills. In 2012 he co-founded messaging app ‘Traces’, which is currently being launched internationally.
With over 11 years experience in the creative industries, Becky works at the heart of the studio ensuring that everything runs seamlessly. She focusses on operational effectiveness, studio resourcing and developing an inspirational Purpose culture. With a background in Account Management and a personal passion for illustration, she enjoys applying both commercial thinking and creative flair to studio challenges.
Client Service Director
With nine years industry experience, Josie has led many large-scale brand strategy and identity projects, from research through to activation, for a broad range of clients. In her role as Client Service Director, Josie is responsible for leading our Client Service team, and ensuring that all of our clients receive the proactive and efficient client service that Purpose is known for. Josie also works closely with the Board on internal matters, contributing to steering the direction of the business, and driving business development initiatives forward.
Chris Wood is Chairman at Purpose. He works closely with the board of Directors to support them and the agency’s ambitious growth and differentiation strategy. Chris has over 30 years’ experience in the marketing industry, and contributes to Purpose’s client portfolio by drawing on his extensive experience across many sectors.
Production Director – Purpose Works
Terry is a founding partner and the Operations Director at Purpose. Highly experienced in design for print and delivering highly complex international campaigns, Terry has managed the Epson Europe account for 18 years, covering B2B and B2C brand marketing from creative delivery, brand implementation through to production. As Operations Director he is also responsible for ensuring the company continues to run smoothly on a daily basis.
Who we’re looking for
We are always on the look out for talented individuals, whether it’s for a permanent, freelance, or placement positions, so please do get in touch, we’d love to hear from you. You’ll find all our contact details on our Where page.