CREW is a friendly, London-based agency made up of experienced, creative people who love to generate engaging words & unique creative in print & digital formats to get customers interested & make our clients shine.

We work with some of the UK's most successful media owners, as well as small, local businesses. Whoever the client, we take pride in offering a brilliant & honest service to suit any brief or budget.

Metro / Open University

Metro were running a branded content campaign for the Open University. We produced copy & editorial designs & layout for the paper, then converted this into an app which we designed, built, tested & published via the Metro Newsstand. This campaign ran on both phone & tablet for 6 weeks.

Hearst Magazines UK

The client was celebrating it's 100 Year anniversary & we assisted in project managing the entire anniversary. Part of the celebrations included an ad agency competition. We designed a DM to be sent out as an invite to the competition, along with a microsite for the competition & an online ad campaign.

Hearst

The client required a responsive tablet app that would illustrate the positives of advertising on Hearst digital platforms. We helped to write, design, built & tested the app.

The Daily Telegraph

We assisted the in-house creative department with designing a set of adverts to go in paper. We also wrote copy for the ads & sourced imagery.

Haymarket / Nike

Haymarket creative team designed the campaign for Nike. We then built this responsive campaign & added tracking to the site to allow for success matrics to be reviewed & reported to client.

Metro - Clout

Metro were a major sponsor of AdWeek. We were tasked with helping invent a Metro brand to promote their involvement in the event and expanded this into a full magazine-style app available from the Metro Newsstand. This project included design, development, testing, publishing, copywriting, subbing, editing, image sourcing, interviews, etc.

The Daily Telegraph

We were asked to assist the creative department with delivering an editorial suppement. This included design, layout, copywriting, subbing, editing.

Haymarket / HTC

Haymarket creative team designed the campaign for HTC. We then built this responsive campaign & added tracking to the site to allow for success matrics to be reviewed & reported to client.

Peregrine Media

The client hosts events & creates supporting supplements & reports around a central theme. We designed & built the website, run by our own internal CMS. We also designed the supplements, supporting with copywriting & editing services.

Hearst Magazines UK

The client wanted to set up an external communication, PR & marketing tool to streamline their communications with internal & external clients & retail partners. We developed the strategy & designed the site.

EMAP

The client required a new tool to assist with selling advertising across all brands. This was to run as a subdomain on their main domian. The site is branded per client and run by our own internal CMS.

Hearst

The client required a responsive tablet app that would illustrate the positives of advertising on Hearst digital platforms. We helped to write, design, built & tested the app.

Haymarket / Nike

Haymarket creative team designed the campaign for Nike. We then built this responsive campaign & added tracking to the site to allow for success matrics to be reviewed & reported to client.

Reuters

We developed the strategy & assisted in the launch of a new global travel channel on Reuters main website. We also wrote & developed the content strategy for launch.

Metro / Weetabix

Metro were running a branded content campaign for a product launch for Weetabix. We shot the images, produced the copy & initial layout for the paper, then converted this into an app which we designed, built, tested & published on Metro Newsstand for 6 weeks.

Hearst Magazines UK

The client was celebrating it's 100 Year anniversary & we assisted in project managing the entire anniversary. Part of the celebrations included an ad agency competition. We designed a DM to be sent out as an invite to the competition, along with a microsite for the competition & an online ad campaign.

Cancer Research

We were asked to devise a follow-up campaign for the Race for Live event. This comprised of a personalised DM which led to a personalised microsite that directed individuals to their Just Giving pages. All target activity was tracked, reported & ran on desktop, tablet and mobile.

Metro / Clout

Metro were a major sponsor of AdWeek. We were tasked with inventing a sister brand initially, then expanding this into a full app to be served from the Metro NewsStand. This project included design, development, testing, publishing, copywriting, subbing, editing, image sourcing, interviews, etc.

Haymarket

Stuff Magazine ran a competition for entrants to design a cover of the magazine. We built the app that ran on tablet & desktop. Each user could create their own cover which was then shared on to social media channels. We also added tracking for the campaign.

Hearst Magazines UK

The client wanted to set up an external communication, PR & marketing tool to streamline their communications with internal & external clients & retail partners. We developed the strategy & designed the site.

Services

Digital

Our cost-effective, end-to-end digital service is perfect for any digital marketing or promotional campaign with creative, content & development for desktop, mobile & tablet

Creative Ideas

We believe the most successful advertising & marketing campaigns are formed by developing a strong & resilient core idea - so this is what we offer all our clients!

Design

We have a talented bunch of graphic & digital designers who have all worked with well-known brands & will ensure your business or campaign looks fabulous.

Editorial

Our network of highly-acclaimed & accomplished journalists are on hand to deliver your brand or marketing message in a believable & credible way across any platform.

Copywritting

CREW’s experienced copywriters will ensure your marketing copy hits the target with a strong blend of powerful, motivating & persuasive words.

Project Management

We offer a complete project management service for the effective delivery of all our client campaigns & solutions.

We are YOUR CREW!

CREW offers an end-to-end solution for any brief, but you can choose from one or a combination of our services, we are just happy to explore new ideas.

Whatever the brief, we will ensure you get engaging, relevant & targeted content from a network of specialist wordsmiths, brought to life by a team of highly experienced graphic, print & digital designers, developers & project managers. We also unite a network of specialist suppliers for print, events, video/TV production.

Join Us

Sarah Newton Boyd

Sarah is co-owner & MD at CREW. With over 20 years experience in the media & advertising industry she knows a thing or two about marketing. Previously a Director at the Telegraph Media Group, she has overseen promotions for some of the UK's largest brands. A strategist & problem solver, Sarah has also worked in the advertising, sponsorship & promotion departments of events, PR agencies & B2B magazines.

Michael Mursell

Michael is the co-owner & MD & the creative brains behind CREW. He has 20 years experience in the creative industry & brings a wealth of creative knowledge & experience to CREW. From corporate identity creation & brand building to specialised design & project consultation for some of the largest brands in the world. Michael is experienced, hands-on & creative.

Jamie MacDow

Jamie is CREW’s Digital Director & what this man doesn’t know about digital marketing isn’t worth knowing. His experience started in digital design, but he has been working as a front man across the digital landscape for as long as anyone can remember – a good 18 years. He’s also run his own businesses, but for now, Jamie is happy directing everything digital at CREW!

Rena Constandinou

Rena is CREW’s Lead Graphic Designer & what a leading lady she is. Naturally creative, she can turn the most basic of briefs into award-winning creative. Brilliant at conceptual ideas & creative development, there’s nothing in print, graphic, brand or advertising that Rena can’t do. Having worked for 10 years as a graphic designer she brings style & form to any campaign. Well in fact, she styles everything from herself to her homemade cakes!

Dany Somoza

Driven, great fun & always maxes out at 100%, Dany is our multi-disciplined creative graphic design maker. With over 10 years experience in graphic design, he’s a corporate branding & advertising specialist, having worked within agencies & as a freelancer in London & even had a stint at running his own agency in Spain! He loves print, but can pretty much cover off any creative graphic work with a smile!

Tina Wei

A lady of few words, but when she speaks everyone listens! Tina’s expression through digital design is, in our humble opinion, the best in the business. Quietly creating genius designs, usually with little to go on, her digital vision is excellent. She’s worked with CREW since our launch & provides all our clients with access to first-rate digital design & advertising across all digital platforms.

Alanna Kos

As the youngest member of our CREW, Alanna has great energy & drive. She’s a natural graphic designer, so despite her years she’s already had the experience of working in the design departments of international brands. Alanna approaches any design brief with fresh thinking & new creative perspectives. She’s our go-to girl on any design brief!

Kirk Robertson

Ever met a web developer with a creative flair? You have now! Kirk not only brings to CREW a wealth of digital developer expertise, he happily combines detail with originality. This man hates to hide behind the code, but is master of it! Nudging on 10 years experience in web development & code writing he has the ability to bring our clients closer to understanding how things tick.

Mario Andryszczuk

CREW don’t have digital developers that just sit in a corner! Mario is part of the CREW because he loves marketing, design & digital development in equal measures. With stacks of experience of managing digital & marketing campaigns in his homeland, Poland. Mario understands how the code fits into the bigger picture & is a master of Open Source projects.

Nicole Gonçalves

Nicole is one of those amazing web developers who live, breath and has a passion for new technology. She loves to be at the core of what drives an application and has a nack for CSS, HTML and all things beautiful. If it's new or cool, Nicole will know about it!

Having a desire to work in an exciting, creative environment?

When available, job roles will be posted her along with a summary of core skills required. So keep an eye out!

Freelance

We are always happy to hear from talented freelancers in the fields of digital development, illustration, editorial and copy-writing, as we believe in pulling the most appropriate and strongest talent together, alongside our own teams for best results. Interested? Don't call, send us a CV, summary of your work and expected daily and hourly fees, we will endeavour to confirm receipt.