Our Team

We keep our team small, and focused on our key specialisms. It means our clients work one-on-one with familiar faces that all share the same philosophy and passion for what we do.

Our Team
  • Greg Smuk

    Greg Smuk

    Technical & Sales Director
    Begrudging Halifax town supporter and enthusiastic jam sandwich eater.

    Greg co-founded Splitpixel in 2008 with honest values in mind. Being fair, open and offering value for money were top of the list, never wanting to see clients get ripped off.

    As sales and technical director, Greg oversees the quoting and specification side of our web projects – he’ll figure out what you need and make sure you get it.

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  • Charlie Herke

    Charlie Herke

    Studio Director
    Nitpicker, bag hoarder, film forgetter.

    Charlie co-founded Splitpixel in 2008 out of a desire to offer something more. Something exciting and creative, but also something that would put customers first.

    That original inspiration is still an essential part of who we are. As studio director, Charlie oversees operations, keeping things on track, and making sure our clients are always getting the best from us.

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  • Jon Kidger

    Jon Kidger

    Development Director
    Former non-league superstar for Dalton Dynamoes AFC.

    Jon is Splitpixel employee number one – he’s been with us since 2010 as our lead developer. Originally a custom-coding proponent, Jon has embraced WordPress like no other.

    Since taking it on, Jon’s led the charge on developing our in-house WordPress CMS, Battenberg, which pushes the boundaries of what we can do for our clients.

    His football days behind him, he has given himself over wholly to a life of code.

    Jon’s Favourite Build – Mercury Theatre

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  • Rob Marshall

    Rob Marshall

    Creative Director
    A big deal on the Yorkshire pub folk jam session scene.

    Rob joined Splitpixel back in 2011 as our lead designer, bringing more than a decade of experience with him, and specialising in digital brand development.

    As our creative director, he’s responsible for… the creative direction of the business. You know, the way stuff looks – both for Spitpixel, and for our clients.

    Brand development with hiya!

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  • Lauren James

    Lauren James

    Head of Content & Web Projects
    Has heard of more bands than you but doesn’t realise no one cares about that.

    Ren is a content writer, editor and strategist who has created web content on everything from manufacturing to music, stoves to sex toys, architecture to asbestosis… you get the idea.

    As well as leading the content team, Ren is also responsible for the delivery of web projects across the studio, planning and co-ordinating the many moving parts that make a website actually happen.

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  • Carlos Pinheiro

    Carlos Pinheiro

    Head of Marketing
    The search king of Portugal.

    Carlos is in charge of all things search as our resident SEO specialist, as well as co-ordinating the wider marketing team. His head for spreadsheets and numbers is unrivalled. His smile is infectious. His briefcase is very stylish.

    As a forward-thinking strategist, he’s always on the lookout for opportunities for our clients.

    Frutos of Carlos’ work – Canal Engineering

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  • Ash Kwil

    Ash Kwil

    Senior Developer
    Pug owner, woodworker, gamer, fixer.

    Ash is our specialist full stack developer, building and managing huge networks and databases for our clients. Integrations, booking systems and databases are his specialities.

    As our resident tech nerd, he also spends a lot of time supporting our clients with server and maintenance issues, as well as building and fixing all of our PCs for us.

    Extensive integrations – PMP Recruitment

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  • Amy Waldren

    Amy Waldren

    Senior Designer
    World traveller, coffee lover, enigma.

    Amy is a creative web designer specialising in unique solutions and user behaviour, and takes the lead on many of our graphic design and print projects too.

    Amy brings her skills as an illustrator to our design team, greatly improving the creative scope of what we can offer to our clients.

    Our most popular design in recent years – ThickSkin Theatre

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  • Ash Beardsall

    Ash Beardsall

    Senior Digital Marketing Executive
    Fantasy football fanatic, king of keywords, great with graphs.

    Ash joined us in 2020 and plays a key role in our marketing team. Ash specialises in SEO and PPC, helping clients grow their online visibility and improve conversions.

    Ash is results driven and channels his unrivalled statistical skills into his work (and his fantasy football team). When not knee-deep in data, you’ll find him at the gym or kicking a ball about.

    Maximising enrolments with OCA

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  • Gonçalo Braz

    Gonçalo Braz

    Web Developer
    Gamer, cat daddy, potentially a vampire.

    Our web developer across the sea, we all pine for Gonçalo. Hired during lockdown, he’s still planning his big move from Portugal to Yorkshire with his two cats as soon as he can.

    Gonçalo specialises in custom WordPress development, integrations, and theme building. After working as a freelancer for several years, he made the move to join us here at our agency where he’s got stuck into our projects.

    AA accessible builds with Magpies

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  • Ell Powell

    Ell Powell

    Senior Content Writer
    Hyperactive movie nerd and GIF connoisseur.

    Ell’s favourite website is Thesaurus.com. Ell can write about pretty much anything; rumour has it, Ell wrote the universe into existence.

    Ell specialises in creative copywriting for websites and social media and is a passionate advocate for accessibility and inclusivity in all forms.

    Ell’s introduction to accessibility in digital marketing

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  • Max Brierley

    Max Brierley

    Web Developer
    Baby of the house, back for good.

    Wunderkind Max did work experience with us way back in the day, and we’ve been trying to get him to come home ever since.

    A lover of niche indie rock, a builder of websites, a cheerful little chap. But most of all, a great sport when we take our insecurities re: growing older out on him.

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  • Eleanor Kilduff

    Eleanor Kilduff

    Digital Content Creator
    Coffee-powered social media icon, understands how Tik Tok works.

    Eleanor is our social media specialist, managing our clients’ various channels and creating engaging content that makes an impact across different platforms.

    With a background in graphic design, Eleanor’s passions lie in the visual side of content, bringing a designer’s eye to every aspect of the stuff the content team does.

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  • Seth Jackson

    Seth Jackson

    Digital Marketing Executive
    Supermarket meal deal expert.

    Seth takes care of the SEO side of our web projects, from site crawls to keyword research, on-page optimisation, audits and testing.

    His favourite places are, in order of preference: Sheffield, Norway, Kettering.

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