founder & technical director
Mike initially began his career in sales it was here he forged a solid process and market aware skill set. Mike's ability to handle raw sales data was to set in motion his early adoption of the next wave in marketing, the online search market in early 2000. Coupled with his friendly client handling and an experience of day to day business practices, Mike can very quickly cut through to the client's needs and leverage the online market to deliver fantastic results. Mike draws from both his technical knowledge and traditional marketing expertise to form the other half of the company's leadership team.
founder & creative director
Luke began his career in 1998 working as a freelance graphic designer for Plymouth College of Arts & Design, where he also studied. Luke brings passion and drive to the Inspira team, helping to steer projects and solve issues. You'll often find Luke chatting to clients whilst offering simple solutions to technical and complex challenges. Luke's experience ranges both large and small advertising agencies with roles in both creative and client facing positions. Luke has worked in a creative capacity with many well known brands such as Honda UK, BT Openzone, Covonia, Shloer, Vi-Spring Beds, Intel, Commission Junction, Mountfield Mowers.
Mike gained a BA (Hons) Graphic Design Degree at Southampton Solent University, working part time during his degree Mike was responsible for handling much of Stagecoach's day to day graphic design requirements and large print runs. After graduating Mike looked for a more challenging, diverse and creative environment and joined the Inspira team in 2008. He has since brought a great deal of talent, accuracy and hard work to the company. Mike's attention to detail and intrinsic understanding of the web allows him to excel in creating elegant print and online work. His strengths lie in creating exciting brands and user interface designs, that are not only fantastically realised but intuitive to use.
Mike(3) is working with us while completing his foundation degree in Computing. A quiet team member with a solid work ethic, he has skills sets across PHP, Liquid, CSS and Web Development. Mike spends most of his time setting up the initial builds for ecommerce and website CMS while supporting our coders during builds
junior graphic designer
Will approached inspira digital after graduating from Plymouth University. We were impressed with his portfolio of work and knew he could become a valuable asset to our creative team. Will has always been creatively minded with a flare for visual composition. He is greatly inspired by skateboard culture, is spiritual and political within his perspective and strives for greatness inside and out of his work.
Dan first came to inspira for a weeks work experience in 2013, we were so impressed with his skills that we snapped him up immediately! He has now become a vital member of the team, working for inspira while also continuing his education by working towards a foundation degree at Plymouth University, based out of Petroc, Barnstaple. Dan has ambitions to become a Viking and sail the world in a longboat. He is also irritatingly good at everything he does, including clay pigeon shooting and squash.
After graduating Plymouth University with a BA (Hons) in Illustration, Chris decided that one degree wasn’t enough so he returned to Plymouth to complete a Computing degree. He still illustrates, but his prime focus at present is Web orientated. Chris joined Inspira Digital as a freelance developer and has since become a vital member of the team working on a wide range of projects.
Cristina is one of our most recent team members formally a teacher turned very able web developer. Cristina found her way to inspira after moving to the relatively warmer climes of North Devon, after 2 years with the web agency alexmany.com in Scotland. Cristina is a very talented, cool headed developer who can turn her hand to both visual front end and complex back database tasks, helping inspira to deliver our projects with great success and accuracy.