Clear Signal is a tight-knit team of senior design, account management and web professionals based in our studio, The Black Barn, just outside Basingstoke in Hampshire.


James Goodwyn, Founder and Managing Director
Managing Director James had 20 years experience in design and communications before co-founding Clear Signal with Spencer in 2005. His expertise has evolved over the years from designer and creative director to a managing director and client relationship role. He has a wealth of experience having managed numerous brand, marketing and communications programs for organisations such as Finlays Group, The Thomas Miller Group, Power Efficiency, Jane Packer Delivered and Aspire Global Network.

 

Spencer Ide, Founder and Creative Director
With strongly defined design principles and technical understanding, founding partner Spencer has developed a wide range of creative skills over 16 years in the design industry. From brand creation to messaging and strategy, Spencer works closely with his clients to create the most effective solutions. He has art directed brand projects for clients as diverse as The Office of Prime Minister, Pepsico, Chestertons, Finlays Group and Pure Search, and combines brand identity and campaign strategy expertise with dedicated technical knowledge for web and digital projects.

 

Richard Wallington, Associate Director - Digital Marketing
Richard is a hugely experienced director level Marketer with over 30 years B2B marketing experience with companies including Bowater-Scott (now Kimberley Clark), 3M and Antalis, including international roles based in Europe. Richard has particular expertise in digital marketing (with professional digital qualifications) and undertakes various speaking and training engagements. Richard was the digital marketing ambassador for the Chartered Institute of Marketing for the South East region between 2013-17 and until recently also chaired the eCommerce and data standards team for the UK office products trade association (BOSS Federation). For the last  five years Richard has worked as a consultant specialising in SEO, Pay-Per-Click, Website Optimisation and Content Marketing for B2B businesses and has a wealth of marketing experience and a broad digital marketing knowledge to provide best practice advice for clients.

 

Greg Sloman, Technical Director
A hugely experienced IT systems manager, project manager, webmaster and web developer, Greg has 20 plus years experience in the digital communications industry. Expertise includes web and content management systems development (HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, Linux), database integration and management, web server administration and security. He has worked closely with Spencer for over ten years on a vast number of web projects and they make a formidable web design and development team.

 

Marina Jones, Account Manager
After an active and varied career in marketing communications, market research, branding, executive administration and project management, Marina has an excellent background to undertake her active account management role for us here at Clear Signal. Proficient and task-oriented, she can use her natural organisational skills to the full - and at the same time, having worked as a service-user as well as a service-provider, she readily understands client expectations and proactively pursues their requirements.

 

Alisdair Cameron, Senior Designer
With a super-sharp eye for detail, Senior Designer Alisdair has fifteen years experience under his belt in the world of print and design, working for numerous global clients such as Disney, AXA, Duracell and The Thomas Miller Group. Starting out in repro and then moving towards a studio environment, Alisdair has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to design, retouching and print production. This knowledge is complemented by a passion for web design and production with which he has excelled at a frightening rate.