Web specialist increases staff numbers by a third

Preston-based firm Bespoke Internet has significantly boosted its staff numbers by a third due to a vast increase in workload.

The web specialist, which has been running for more than a decade, has recently employed another four members of staff taking the total number to a record high.

And as confidence rises and demand keeps soaring, the company has plans to create more jobs in the near future.

Steve Brennan, managing director of Bespoke Internet, said: “After a string of successful client wins, we’re really pleased to have the team grow in just a few months and to see such a high calibre of skills come in-house. Bespoke has some very exciting plans for growth in the near future and we hope that all our clients reap the rewards of the level of expertise coming on board.”

Darren Wilson joined the ranks as creative director and brings with him 21 years of experience in both in-house and agency level marketing. He has an incredible amount of knowledge and skills in design, for both web and graphic, and he is a gung ho snowboarder.

Bespoke also welcomes John Trimble as optimisation manager, who has more than five years experience in digital marketing. Santo Gigliotti also joined the team as web developer and has ten years experience in this area.

And the fourth new staff member, taking the total to 12 employees, is Lauren Grice; a highly proficient and experienced writer that specialises in writing innovative content for the web. She has written for a vast array of clients across all industry sectors.

Bespoke offers specialist web build, marketing and consultancy services including website design, optimisation, consultancy and bespoke CRM.

Steve Brennan added: “Despite recent hard times for many businesses across the UK, we have found that more and more companies are concentrating their efforts on getting the latest cutting-edge technology to improve their services. That’s where Bespoke come in.

“Because our service is focused so heavily on results, we’re able to offer a low-risk but high-return option for business locally and nationwide. We strongly feel that web is too important these days to not use a web specialists.” Ed Matthews-Gentle, creative industries development officer at Creative Lancashire, said: “It’s fantastic to hear about Bespoke's continued growth and development into one of the region's most ambitious and significant agencies.”