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Founded in 2008 by Liam Crean — a graphic designer and web developer — South Pole Creative offers design and development services for both print and screen. These include soup-to-nuts branding and identity work, websites that are powerful and easy to operate and quantifiable on-line marketing campaigns to engage with your customers.
South Pole Creative’s core skills lie in the design and development of websites - taking great care to build on a framework for growth, using principles in design, standardisation, structure, speed and ease of use.
This approach goes hand in hand with the software chosen, experts in WordPress and ExpressionEngine — both market leading content management systems that allow you, the client, complete control over your website. We also do complex custom web development projects as and when you need them.
Collaboration & Agencies
Need design, coding, or CMS integration?
South Pole Creative is proud to be a partner and founder of the collaborative unit Embloc - a decentralised studio for like-minded developers and designers. South Pole Creative contracts the design and code specialists at Embloc to a ensure all our projects are a roaring success. This means that only the right people are involved and we think that is reflected in the resulting work created. Work you can be proud of and your customers will love. Embloc’s key partners include Base Online, Mark Gerrard, Mike Mackay and Studio Mister
In addition to Embloc South Pole creative also collaborates with many other designers, studios and freelance professionals, working with them to deliver on a variety of web design and development projects. These include the kind folks at Six, Darren Firth, Emil Olsson, Jay Friendly, James Kemp and Yolk Creative.
Why South Pole?
Tom Crean, Antarctic explorer, Unsung Hero and immensely brave man. An inspiration to South Pole Creative — helped by Liam’s family ties to the South West of Ireland. Tom Crean has fuelled a fascination for travel and adventure, the glory years of world exploration and a strong sense of responsibility to help keep our wild habitats healthy. As a result South Pole Creative donates as much of its profits as it it can to further polar research and global conservation.
Branding, website design and CMS development for this Harrogate-based Photographer
Front end development and CMS integration for an international photography studio based in London
Design of a new identity, business cards and one-page website for new UK marketing business
Design, website development and promotional campaigns for this successful UK-based home furnishings retailer.