We’re a bunch of dedicated designers, meticulous marketers and digital wizards and we love design.

We’re quite nice and love a good brew and biscuit, so read on and get to know us.

paul grogan creative director

Creative Director

Hello, I’m Paul. I’m the Managing Director of Think Design. I’m also a creative designer, I love photography and I’m a husband and dad to three kids.

I’ve combined my personality, my two passions, and twenty years experience, in to one – Think Design.

Alan head of website development

Web Design & Developer

I’m Alan, I look after website design and development here at Think Design. From building and administration of WordPress websites to technical support with hosting, databases, email and domain names.

Outside of work, my son and I have season tickets at Manchester City and we enjoy spending our free time in North Wales and the Lake District.

Ian SEO master

The SEO Master

Hiya, I’m Ian, and I oversee all things SEO at Think Design.

As well as being able to optimise and implement best practice across your website, I come from a journalistic background and can write lively content and engaging copy with a short turnaround.

Away from work, I am a married music obsessive and long-suffering Hyde United fan.


Senior Designer

Hello, I’m Neil, I am a designer with a keen eye for detail with over 25 years of experience in advertising and graphic design. My passion for illustration is key to the approach I take when begin a project.

I love to go walking in the Lake District with my family, which I don’t do nearly enough. I also love listening to rock music and going to see live bands, also with my family.

nigel senior designer

Senior Designer

Hello, I’m Nigel and a senior designer at Think Design. I have spent the last eighteen years working on various client projects for FMCG, retail, private and corporate.

Extra curricular activities involve spending quality time with my family, transporting them to their varied and extensive clubs and events (we have two daughters!). When I’m not being a chauffeur, I enjoy watching Manchester United and the Grand Prix on television.

Becky PR and Social Media

PR and social media

Hi, I’m Becky and I look after all things PR and social media at Think Design.

If you have a product, service or business that you want to launch or simply raise awareness of than I can develop and implement an integrated strategy to gain targeted exposure.

PR and social media is constantly evolving and so is your audience so it’s my job to keep on top of their changing needs and provide information in a way they want.

Outside of work, I’m a married mum of two who enjoys family life and all the adventures that brings.

rachel marketing

Head of Marketing

Rachel’s still writing her bio, in between writing amazing marketing plans.

“We have appointed Think Design Manchester to evolve our company brand and we are delighted with the results so far. Paul at Think is very approachable and has interpreted our brief to great effect.”



No matter who we produce graphic design, branding, websites and so on for, we believe it’s all about relationships and trust. This is why the smallest of startup businesses, or growing and established SMEs, to FTSE 500 companies choose to work with us.

Here is a our expanding list of clients we have helped, and continue to help, with their ongoing design and marketing requirements.

Balfour Beatty Group
Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald
Connect Plus Services
Houses of Parliament
The National Archives
Güralp Systems Ltd
Galloways Printers
Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD), USA
Cafe Culture
Inspiring Awards
The Kentown Foundation

Occam Direct Marketing
The Gramotones
Aquius Financial Solutions
David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation
St Ives Group
The Manchester Bee Company
BlueStar Marketing
Amaze One
Penrith Conference Centre
Hultons Landscapes
Dentmaster UK
Velocity PDR
The Nationwide Cycling Academy

We’ve also had the pleasure of producing awesome design work for many more businesses over the years. Too many to list but here are some of the client highlights from our collective careers.

Balfour Beatty Investments
Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK
Balfour Beatty Education
Balfour Beatty Healthcare
Mansell Construction
DMM International
Outward Bound Trust
BAE Systems
The Vegetarian Society
Calderpeel Architects

Martin Baker Aircraft Company
DMM Professional
Alfred McAlpine Slate
Museums Association
Manchester United
The Creative Circle
Moat House Hotels
Halifax plc
The Co-operative Bank

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