Problem solvers

What we do couldn’t be simpler. We solve problems. Our focus is always on what you need, what you can afford, and what works. Nothing more.

Our talented team of experienced professionals cover brand, content, digital and creative. Skills we blend project by project so you get the best out of us every time.

If you’re a small to medium-sized business with a marketing problem you don’t know how to tackle, we can help.

Key people

Gary Brindley

Website Design | UX/UI Design

Gary has worked with digital media since 1992 when he founded his first business producing motion graphics for video production units. Since then, Gary has focussed on identifying new technologies and trends, examining how they can be applied to help clients achieve their goals.

For 10 years, Gary was delivering websites and digital strategies for FE colleges across the UK, focussed on increasing student applications. This involved developing websites, apps and tools which integrate the client’s website with backend MIS systems, enabling seamless experiences for students searching for, and enrolling on, courses.

This experience is now put to use helping SMEs with a broad range of marketing activities, all focussed on achieving the best results and ROI.

Jill Hogan

Brand | Content

With 20 years experience in senior marketing communications roles spanning arts, design, education and business, Jill has led strategic branding projects, marketing communications programmes, multi-channel campaigns and large-scale events for the likes of Arts Council England, Mozilla, Ravensbourne University London, South East London Chamber of Commerce and many others. Recently, she has also worked on the brand strategy for the Royal Institute of British Architects and Teach First.

Having worked ‘client-side’ for large organisations most of her career, Jill understands what clients are looking for and what drives success. She understands how to achieve buy-in from your board to your front line staff, and demonstrate results for your marketing activity.

Jill is a member of the Chartered Institute of PR, a school governor vice-chair, former non-exec director of the South East London Chamber of Commerce and former regional chair and national member of the BBC Trust’s Audience Council England.

We make our clients happy

“I couldn’t recommend Step3 more highly, we put off working with developers for so long, fearing that we would get nothing but a generic and arms-length experience, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Thank you!”

Sarah Worth, Highly Sprung Performance Co.

“The team at Step3 communicate in a language you can understand, are easy to deal with and work with you to solve problems. I can’t recommend them highly enough if you need a new website!”

David Solecki, Puretone

“From brand design through to our marketing campaigns, the Step3 team have created a solution that fully resonates with our target client base. This has been delivered through a structured approach, involving all key stakeholders, achieving cost and timeline objectives. From a complex starting point, the solution creates clarity and scalability for the future.”

Adam Hayes, MD, Cidori

“Working with Step3 Digital is not just an investment in your website, it’s an investment in your company, in your staff, and in your mission.”

Hazel Sealeaf, Open Theatre