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Connor McAuley Managing Director
Connor has been in the business of design and marketing for over 15 years and as the industry landscape changes and adapts so does Connor’s technique. Under Connor’s leadership Kaizen Brand Evolution has grown from a small Ireland – focussed studio to a much larger business working with major international, national and regional clients in London, Dublin, and Belfast.
Outside of business Connor is a keen Skier and electronic music expert.
Martin McAuley Managing Director
As partner in Kaizen Brand Evolution Martin channels his experience into making positive, creative change amongst our network of clients. He believes that relationships and reputation are the key factors in the success of Kaizen Brand Evolution, not only for our clients, but within our team as well. He develops clients such as BMW, Charles Hurst, Mount Charles and Robert Roberts to name but a few.
Martin is a keen sportsman, so if he’s not in the office you can find him on the badminton court, golf course, or running the New York Marathon.
Lynsay Spence Head of Brand
Lynsay has been building brands and directing creative teams for over 12 years. Leading major national and global projects has equipped her to look at a creative problem on a different level, developing strategies that focus on brands reaching audiences. Her astute management skills mean that projects are delivered, on time, on budget and most importantly on brand. She has worked with a diverse range of clients through the years including BBC NI, RSPB, Baker Street, Mount Charles Group and the Institution of Civil Engineers. Believing planning is key to any project, Lynsay gets under the skin of briefs, challenging creative problems to map the best solution for clients.
Lynsay is addicted to patterns and is often found at festivals, believing outside is the best side.
Glenda Johnston Creative Account Manager
An account manager with over 4 years experience in print, design and publishing Glenda thrives on working with clients who have big ambition. Her skills lie in helping people get to where they need to be, whether it’s through a full re-brand or a new ad campaign. Glenda gets to the core of the business to see how we can help.
She loves travelling to new places and exploring new food sensations. If you catch Glenda out in the wild watch out, you could end up on Instagram. She loves a wee selfie!
Darren Vincent Creative Account Manager
Darren is a Creative Account Manager with over 6 years experience. Having started working life in Northern Irelands leading sales teams and creative studios, Darren has spent the last few months adapting to Kaizen culture, mostly working with top end creative clients.
Darren enjoys figuring out what a brand needs to raise its bottom line utilising the studios expertise in creating engaging brand strategies and brand materials in print and digital. Darren collaborates with creative team members in delivering briefs and making sure expectations are met and clients are excited with the outcome.
Darren likes film and is a big Iron Maiden fan.
Ryan Stanfield Design Director
Ryan leads the branding team that create and manage some of Ireland and the UK’s most recognised brands such as Mirror Media, Boojum and Slim’s Healthy Kitchen. After numerous years in branding agencies Ryan has learnt that designing for the client, building relationships and getting to the core of the business is key when undertaking any brief. Here at Kaizen Brand Evolution he makes sure that the studio output is contemporary and inventive. His approach allows the team to grow and clients to lead in their field.
Ryan also is a specialist in branding and typography.
In his free time he plays lead guitar in a punk band.
Lizi Daley Web Designer / Team Leader
Web designer at Kaizen Brand Evolution Lizi ensures that all digital content and websites are forward thinking and progressive. She likes to push the envelope with functionality online while keeping the user in mind at all times, this approach excites the client and when executed successfully secures long standing relationships.
Lizi has a cat ‘Nala’ who she fuss over a little too much, and in her free time she likes to look up cat video’s on Youtube, oh! and did I mention she likes cats.
Shaleen O'Neill Designer
Fresh faced and ready to rumble, Shaleen joined Kaizen Brand Evolution following her astonishing End of Year show at Ulster University 2016. With specialisms in brand creation, art direction and copywriting Shaleen is comfortable in any creative medium with the studio. Shaleen not only brings creativity to KBE but also her family farming roots back home in Strangford where the dairy cows are branded with her family mark.
Alex Seawright Designer
Alex joins Kaizen Brand Evolution following a solid foundation of design and digital agency experience across Northern Ireland after graduating from the Graphic Design & Illustration course at Ulster University. Alex has a firm understanding of how branding can stand out in print and on screen with a reel of animation experience and identity craft. Alex’s knowledge of typography and how to use it is a fantastic asset in a studio full of typo-maniacs.
Outside of the studio you can find Alex at the nearest comic-con or playing table-top games.
Ciara Topping Designer
Fresh off the blocks from University, Ciara has been fortunate to work on some really creative projects on brand strategy, visual identity and brand transformation engagements. At Kaizen Brand Evolution, Ciara creates brands, layouts for print and digital outlets and delivers meaningful change across organisations. Ciara has worked across corporate, hospitality, health, fitness and beauty since joining the studio.
Ciara’s power lies in strategic and beautiful design, thorough and collaborative creative processes, helping the team deliver outstanding design with purpose. Ciara is passionate about design thinking and the art of storytelling and how it can help solve business problems.
Outside of the studio Ciara enjoys long walks on the beach with her red setter Stella and regularly attending gigs across the country.
Dean Machala Designer
Dean is a designer with experience garnered in multiple creative agencies following graduation from the graphic design course at Preston University. Having come from a strategic design course Dean is in the process of building a strong foundation as a multi-disciplinary designer, expanding his skill set and horizons. Dean’s interests lie strongly in design and creativity, notably outside of work brewing his range of craft beer ‘Wardrobe’.
Outside of design Dean is a connoisseur of Dutch techno and a regular on the underground rave scene.
Esther Blair Designer
Esther is a second year university student from Ballymena and is studying graphic design and illustration at the Ulster Art College and is with Kaizen on a one year placement. Esther wanted to work with Kaizen because she wants to advance her knowledge of graphic skills and learn industry level skills.
When Esther is not following her passion of graphic design and typography she likes to spend her time in the north coast exploring the seaside, hiking or in cafe’s trying to find the best flat white.
Matthew Beggs Digital Marketing Apprentice
Matthew graduated from Ulster University with a degree in Media Studies and Production. He now works with Kaizen whilst learning a trade in Digital Marketing. Fascinated by how all forms of digital media can be used to shape opinions and enhance a business’ performance. Matthew takes care of our social media and writes blogs for our website.
Matthews a bit of a vintage soul, he is a massive film and tv buff and loves exploring NI with his camera.
Daniel Lemon Digital Marketing Apprentice
A recent Ulster University graduate, Daniel joins Kaizen with a background in Creative Advertising, allowing him to bring knowledge of both Marketing and Design. Having worked with clients such as Derry City and Strabane District Council and the NI Chest, Heart and Stroke Foundation, he is ready to kick start his career.
Outside of work, Daniel spends his spare time with his headphones on and camera in hand, trying to get the perfect shot for his photography website.
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