Mat Lazenby


Creative Director

Mat is the creative force behind LazenbyBrown, our founder and a key figure in the region's creative scene, a creative fellow of both the Northern School of Art and York St John University and a past Master of The Guild of Media Arts.

He's made a career helping business owners better express their true personality through design and he's evangelical on the healing properties of old dusty books, craft beer and hip-hop.

Mike Harding


Digital Director

Mike is our Director of all things digital, Mike is one of those rare beasts who somehow understands both the language of the client, the designer and the developer.

A thoughtful and expert listener, he's a master translator and excels in making technology 'just work'.

He's also a killer bassist with a love of Percy Pigs.

Josh Keys


Senior Graphic Designer

Josh has a degree in Visual Communication and his ability to follow and interpret a brief, whilst always bringing his own unique flair into the mix, qualifies him as a linchpin in the studio team.

He extends his graphic design skills to branding, design thinking and UX/UI design, and isn't afraid of a challenge to better help clients tell their stories.

Josh loves a gyros at lunch time and often rocks out to Alien Ant Farm.

Sarah Ryan


Digital Manager

Sarah is the queen of lists and gantt charts, she keeps projects on course and helps us stay ahead of the curve when it comes to digital marketing.

She has a deep understanding of the platforms we use on a daily basis to help our clients market themselves online: Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram and MailChimp.

Sarah loves her vintage Doc Martens, The Skints and Beck.

Eloise Livsey


Graphic Designer

Eloise is a graphic designer and a born plate-spinner, whilst always bringing a sharp focus to her work.

Her skills extend to graphic design, typography, web design and branding as well as being a gifted illustrator, she's always up for a challenge and has an infectiously positive attitude.

Eloise is an advisory board member for York Creatives and Art is My Career, she's loves her allotment and the Arctic Monkeys.

Andy Canter


Digital Marketing Specialist

Andy has a huge amount of experience in the world of digital marketing and SEO. He brings this thinking to almost every digital project that comes through the studio to add value for our clients over the long term.

He is expertly placed to design user experiences, wireframes and customer journeys, and also spends a large amount of his time developing and executing digital marketing strategies.

A dedicated gym-goer and long-suffering Arsenal Fan. Andy is also a co-host of a food history podcast.

Tom Smith


Web Developer

Tom comes to us after a stint at a human-computer interaction research group. His work life has been filled with cutting-edge projects from music-controlled live video editing systems to medical research apps to 3D-printed video game controllers.

Now he brings all of that creativity to bear on our clients' projects!

Tom enjoys exploring the great outdoors. He's an enthusiastic cook and a comedy nerd, and he really likes music you haven't heard of!