Based in London and Scotland the TMC team is a mixed bag of talent from highly experienced film makers to web developers and graphic designers. We are here for you and ready to cook up a storm for your brand.
Ian graduated from Keystone College, Pennsylvania in 1988. Prior to forming The Marketing Café in 2003 he worked
in a number of creative marketing roles with a particular focus on brand content. The experience on the client side has proved invaluable in helping to ensure TMC remains an agency very much in touch with the challenges and needs of each customer.
Ian manages the strategic development of TMC as well as the creative direction of key video and digital projects. He has a passion for brand storytelling and breaking new
ground in marketing communications.
Since graduating as a Graphic Designer in 2004, Claire has had 9 years experience working within award winning agencies in both London and Australia. After spending
5 months travelling the world, Claire has returned to Glasgow and has happily taken on the role of Creative Director at TMC. Claire leads the creative function at TMC with a particular flair for magazine layout, website design, branding and promotional marketing. She has a good relationship with clients and can quickly turn sketchy briefs into clear and concise instructions.
Cameraman / Video Editor / VFX
Mark has more than 12 years experience as a director, lighting cameraman, editor and broadcast designer. His expertise covers a wide range of productions including
terrestrial commercials, corporate videos, music videos, drama, comedy, virals and animation. He recently directed and edited a TV commercial which won the ‘Best Budget TV Campaign Award’ at the Travel &
Marketing Awards 2012. Mark has worked with the BBC, Unilever, Pfizer, Canon, Macmillan Cancer Support, Sky
Sports, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Cunard.
Having worked in broadcast television for over 20 years on programmes such as Location, Location, Location and Relocation, Relocation, Relocation Kirsty is an experienced TV Director/Producer with a passion for creative brand storytelling.
Patricia De Vries
Patricia’s knowledge is at the cutting edge of the multimedia world and she has successfully implemented online marketing campaigns across many sectors from SME’s to internationally acclaimed universities and national transport companies. She has project managed the development of more than 100 websites in a few short years.
Having qualified with a BA (hons) Fine Art from Glasgow School of Art she is able to bring that creative flair to bear when working on client digital campaigns.
Linsey graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 1999 with a BSc (Dist) in Multimedia Technology. After graduation she became involved in the development of multimedia cd-rom products in a local Glasgow company. Over time her skills naturally evolved to cover website & online system development, which is what she has been involved in ever since. An understanding of both front and back end development issues means that Linsey is able to approach a project with a firm grasp of the client requirements and development issues involved, quickly getting to the heart of the project. Linsey is committed to fulfilling each and every project, to ensure a strong online presence for all clients.
Sean Botha is a Digital Marketing Strategist specialising in Insights & Analytics, Search Engine Optimisation, Pay Per Click Advertising, Ecommerce, Email Marketing & Social Media. Sean works with businesses to help increase their return on investment online through targeted online marketing campaigns that deliver measurable results.
Donna looks after the office to ensure we are all well organised and on track. She has more than 20 years experience in office management in both the public and private sectors.
Heather is a yellow labrador with a strong liking for food. In fact many have commented on how her whole day seems to revolve around food, and so it does from porridge in the morning to cod liver oil at night with lots in between. She is of course gorgeous and completely adorable - a complete distraction really!
Dudley is quite unique in his approach to life. A Miniature Dachshund, who thinks he is much bigger than he is, Dudley is full of fun. He has a particular penchant for cuddles and the smell of Heather's ears. All in all he is another big distraction in the office.