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Orange and Blue – Your Audience Engagement Agency

We love partnering with charities, non-profit organisations and small businesses to achieve their goals through: audience engagement.

The key difference is focussing on what you are hoping for instead of delivering a product like a new website, social media management or even just a brochure. We’ll work with you to consider who your audience is, where they are and how to engage them. Putting together a coordinated series of products to find, build and engage that audience. Making sure that everything connects and, importantly, is trackable and measurable.

If you have commissioned print, websites and social media management before and have just been left with a feel-good factor but little return on investment, then perhaps we can offer a slightly different, more effective, perspective.

If you are looking for a ‘partner’, rather than a service provider, then let’s explore how Orange and Blue can help your business or organisation engage more successfully.

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Clare Harper

Clare’s background is mainly in marketing and admin primarily within publishing and the arts. A city girl at heart, Clare has worked in London and Paris and now enjoys travelling the world virtually from her rural office in the Cotswolds!

 

Engagement Engineer

Clare, our original member of the team with a focus on engagement, now works across the range of our clients helping to engage their audience via social media channels, direct email campaigns and website content. Clare’s background in marketing means she has a keen eye for user needs and her administrative skills means the ‘t’s are crossed and the ‘i’s are dotted.

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Michelle Aston

A Theology postgraduate, Michelle has a strong interest in religion and a passion for digital marketing having run her own online network for local mum-preneurs for the past two years. Michelle previously worked as a project manager for local government and the police.

 

Engagement Engineer

Michelle works with our wonderful clients helping to engage their audience via social media channels, direct email campaigns and website content. Michelle is excellent at thinking outside the box, researching thoroughly and making sure different aspects of a project connect.

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Sam Hobbs

Having added an MSc in Cognitive Science to a Linguistics degree, Sam’s career has included academic research in Australia and the UK alongside commercial UX/IA/Learning Design as a creator and as a leader of teams. She has also had fun working in a variety of countries and cultures from Zambia to Australia via Turkish Cyprus and Mauritius. In all roles she has specialised in helping Clients and Users achieve their aims through appropriate use of technology.

 

Information Architect and User Experience Designer

Sam is often the first person to talk with new clients, building a friendly relationship that is the foundation for good productive collaboration. With a view of working on projects from brief to actually seeing a return on investment, Sam is focused on lining everything up so both our clients and their clients are delighted with the results.

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Katie Boodell

With 6 years of experience in bookkeeping for self employment, Katie is now enjoying the challenge of a Ltd company alongside studying for AAT qualifications taking a complete U-turn on her current career within Thames Valley Police.

 

Bookkeeper and Accounts Management

In short, Katie pays the bills. Ensuring that the record keeping and financial transactions are kept in order. In addition to making sure that we can keep on delivering what our clients demand, excellence!

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Tom Orr

Tom has 7 years experience as a Front-End Developer and gained a Foundation Degree in Web Design in 2011. Prior to joining Orange and Blue, he worked for a different agencies in the North of England as a Designer and Front-End Developer, and as a freelancer spent time working remotely for clients in India, Thailand, South Korea and Japan.

 

Lead Developer and Technical Engineer

Working with the whole team from the beginning of any project, Tom brings technical and development insight where it is needed, at the design stage, then delivers it online and in your browsers – as well as maintaining and supporting the technical side of clients websites and services.

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Megan Hartley

Designer/Developer

Meg gained a Foundation Degree in Web Design in 2016, alongside working as a Graphic Designer and Web Developer for several years. Her love for all things creative has given her experience with digital design, print design, photography and web development. She enjoys getting involved with all things creative, and loves seeing a project come to life on the web or in print. Megan is excited to learn loads of new skills at her new position as a Designer & Developer at Orange and Blue

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Tarra Gilder-Rai

Tarra is an MBA qualified Manager with almost two decades of experience in analysing, transforming and overseeing businesses. Prior to joining Orange and Blue, Tarra provided management consultancy to a range of clients, following a career in the City where she worked as the right hand to the Managing Director of KBC Bank and was Director of fintech company, Complete Genius.

Business Manager

Tarra ensures the smooth running of Orange and Blue’s day-to-day business operations while promoting organisational development and business growth.

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Daniel Berry

Daniel’s background is in digital marketing and e-commerce. He is an avid sports fan who often finds his fiancée trying to drag him away from the football, rugby or cricket!

 

Engagement Engineer

Daniel works across all digital channels but has a real passion for Search Engine Optimisation and the more technical side of marketing. Daniel’s background in e-commerce helps bring a commercial mindset to projects when needed.

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Rachel Lodge

Originally graduating with a BA in Business Studies, Rachel’s interest in marketing, health promotion and the charity sector began to develop.  Later, following a passion for nutritional health and well-being, she also studied to achieve a Certificate of Higher Education in Nutritional Science.  Rachel has worked for organisations such as the NHS where she was involved in several health promotion projects.  More recently she has enjoyed volunteering for a number of charities by assisting with their marketing activities.

 

Copywriter

 

Here at OandB, Rachel works as a Copywriter which enables her to creatively use her unique set of skills as she writes and edits content for our client websites and social media channels.  Keeping the client’s overall marketing strategy in mind, she produces relevant and tailored content that draws audiences in, no matter where they are on their journey.  She is all about the detail, and loves to find a style of writing which captures the ‘voice’ of our clients, enabling them to connect with their target audiences in fresh and imaginative ways.

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Adam Dawson

Adam started off his career working as a fine dining chef. After ten years he decided it was time to persue his other love of Web Development. Adam gained a foundation degree in Web Design and Development in 2016 and has been working in the industry ever since working happily alongside multiple agencies. Adam enjoys Fishing, Music Production and anything to do with Space!

 

Web Developer

Adam loves solving problems and getting stuck into the nitty gritty code to make things work how they are intended to. He is always ready for a challenge and willing to learn anything new which will help his overall goal of making the web a beautiful and semantic place

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Vicky Hutchinson

Having over 20 years experience Vicky has a strong knowledge of creative strategy, vision and communications across all mediums. Vicky has worked within the private and public sector in both creative agencies and charities across London. She has recently moved into the country so her children know what real cows and sheep look like!

 

Creative Lead

With a passion for creative, impactful design Vicky focus’ on developing solutions that deliver both powerful yet beautiful results. Whether you need full branding or leaflets or even just business cards Vicky ensures all design ‘works it’s hardest’ and doesn’t just look pretty. Vicky is passionate about using the design process as a tool to drive positive change.