semantic® - Web. Design. Business.

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Back in 1997 we choose to focus on doing great work for great clients. No advertising. No sales team. Just service.

18 years later we remain oversubscribed, with web and strategy clients around the world - all through word of mouth.

How we choose Clients

Now booking for March 2017.

Great clients

We never advertise. All our work comes from recommendations, repeat business and long-term relationships.

Let's make a plan

Our clients typically look for help in one or more of these areas. What do you need?

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Websites + online business systems

Responsive, content-managed sites that use design, technology and psychology.

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Engaging content and campaigns

Copywriting, design and animation that drives user engagement.

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Analysing, testing and optimising

We test our work, and yours, to iterate towards the highest possible conversion.

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High-level strategy and consultancy

With digital it's easy to spend all your time in the weeds. We help you break out.

Great service as standard.

It's brutally simple. Our only source of business is the quality of our work and the happiness of our clients.

Our story

Our story began in 1997 when Nick left IBM's New Media Lab to "go freelance". Mike joined a little later to start Semantic, and we've grown organically ever since.

In 2016 we are reaching a real milestone, with 2nd generation Semantian's taking over the day-to-day management of the business.

That's when you know a culture has taken root.

Want to work at Semantic?

We hire rarely, but our approach is simple. To do great work for great clients we need great people.

We value friendliness, talent and experience – in that order. Interested? Show us what you've got.

Neil Lewin

Neil Lewin

Managing Director. Calm, efficient and cheerful. Joined 2007.

Email Neil, call 02380 111545, connect on LinkedIn

Mike Gillett

Mike Gillett

Graphic designer with 20 years of experience building websites.

Email Mike or call him on 02380 111543

Chris Moses

Chris Moses

Coding god, designer and app developer. Joined 2005.

Email Chris or call him on 02380 111544

James Martin

James Martin

Developer, designer and snow boarding instructor. Joined 2009.

Email James or call him on 02380 111546

Chip Mooney

Chip Mooney

Ex-soldier with a work ethic to match. Extreme sports enthusiast. Joined 2011.

Email Chip or call him on 02380 111547

Elliot Choules

Elliot Choules

Web Ninja and Semantic support guru! Joined 2015.

Email Elliot or call him on 02380 111549

Stephen Gardiner

Stephen Gardiner

Semantic's wise elder statesman - huge executive experience. Joined 2009.

Email Stephen or call the team on 02380 111540

Jason Elkin

Jason Elkin

Developer and infrastructure expert. Joined 2012.

Email Jason or call him on 02380 111548

Nick Warren

Nick Warren

Owner and Chairman. Founder, 1997.

Contact Nick by email, call 02380 111 542, connect on LinkedIn.

How we choose clients?

We only grow our Client List when the right kind of person comes along. Cards on the table – here's what we look for:

  • Personality –  friendly people who value real expertise
  • Commitment - budgeting at least £30k/year
  • Long-term – looking for a long-term partner

We typically have around a 3-month pipeline of work. Still interested? Brilliant. Email Neil or call him on 02380 111545.

Email Neil