MyKreative
DESIGN & MARKETING
THAT WORKS
Creative ideas are just the start. We deliver those ideas and turn them into an effective communications strategy.
About Us
Who are we? We’re a multi-service agency that’s making big waves. Our creative agency is your flexible friend; we offer a tailored, bespoke service, we move quickly and work tirelessly to make sure our campaigns succeed. We work alongside you to deliver the very best for your brand.
We put together a carefully chosen dedicated team for each job. You always speak to the people who are working on your creative and can rest assured we are committed to each and every job we do. Our dedication and immersion into all the brands we with work with makes for a more rewarding process, more openness and better results. It is the reason why 90% of our work has come from referrals. Since starting up, we’ve had fantastic success. Every single one of our customers have been delighted with their campaigns and as such continued to use us year after year with outstanding, measurable results. Our testimonials are evidence to the service we provide. Part of our success is down to how we operate. No sales people, no account managers and no unnecessary costs. MYKreative now proudly boasts a long list of clients from small local companies to large national and international clients, through a range of sectors including food, tourism, manufacturing and retail.
MIKE HOLDEN – DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Mike has gained over 20 years’ experience working in the demanding advertising industry. Employed as a graphic designer and a Creative Director of one of the area’s leading and long-standing advertising agencies, Mike has been responsible for a range of clients with individual marketing budgets of in excess of £500,000 per year. These included the prestigious National Marine Aquarium, Theatre Royal Plymouth and the multi-store Fairway Furniture. He was responsible for the complete re-brand of the National Marine Aquarium, taking it from a small local tourism audience, to a truly global marketplace, opening up new funding opportunities from Government organisations, as well launching many new brands and products – again, nationally and internationally. Mike spent a short period in London working with a Packaging design agency whose clients included Adidas and McEwan’s, before moving back to Plymouth, Devon. Today, Mike is Director of MYKreative in Plymouth which he has been operating successfully for over 5 years. His dedication and hands-on approach to every single account he looks after is second-to-none. He is results-driven and has gained an excellent reputation for his highly successful marketing and design campaigns across a varied business sector, locally, nationally and internationally. He is reliable, trust-worthy and always a source of new, inspirational ideas.
MELANIE COWIE – MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Having nearly 20 years’ experience working in the media, Melanie Cowie is a well-known freelance writer, PR and marketing consultant. Having initially started her career in radio, Melanie has worked on both sides of the media and has acquired excellent contacts in both broadcast and print. Through her role managing the sales and marketing of the National Marine Aquarium, Melanie ran a busy press office and an international marketing campaign – culminating in the ‘Sinking of HMS Scylla’ an artificial reef off the Cornish coast. The marketing and PR of which reached an audience of tens of millions, across the globe.
For the past 10 years, Melanie has used her experience to manage a cross-sector range of clients’ campaigns as well as contribute regularly as a feature writer for a range of magazines and newspapers. Over this time, Melanie has become well known for her knowledge, skills and a thirst for knowledge. Over the past 5 years she has developed a highly successful social media system with MYKreative, handling a small, exclusive number of clients at any one time. Melanie’s social media skills, combined with her writing skills and marketing knowledge have resulted in campaigns that are joined-up and have had proven results which are highly sought after. She works with several clients in Devon and Cornwall on a range of marketing initiatives from social media, blog writing, marketing and PR. She has been described as ‘a breath of fresh air’ and often forms part of companies’ marketing team.
WEB AND VIDEO PARTNERS
We have created a working partnership with GSL Media who have a team of experienced and talented web designers and film and video producers who love building imaginative and creative websites and creating innovative film and video. They take any concept, however simple or complex that MYKreative design for our clients, and turn it into a website that you will love and one that will last. With many years of experience and hundreds of websites under their belt, we are sure we can create the right solution. MYKreative will manage this process meaning you still deal with the same person on a day to day basis ensuring the project goes smoothly.