SMILE is proud to work for some of the world’s most influential brands that shape cities and define lives; universities and colleges.

We provide advice to forward-thinking senior leaders on how to exceed their organisational targets by creating user-focused, digital-first strategies. Our team of experts work on high profile websites with complex system integrations.

Taking out-of-sector insight and applying it to create measurable online experiences. Our creative services are evidence-based and our digital product offering enables our clients to be more competitive, by saving time and creating content that is more personalised, timely and authentic.

And we’ve been doing it for over a decade, learning the language, refining our craft, and in turn – shaping the sector.

Our Team

Nathanmonk SMILE,About

Nathan Monk

Co-founder and Solutions Architect

Mattlees SMILE,About

Matt Lees

Co-founder and Creative Director

Jon SMILE,About

Jon Bates

Account Manager

Chelsey SMILE,About

Chelsey Contier

Support Engineer

Elliott SMILE,About

Elliott Barnicle

Lead Designer

Matt SMILE,About

Matt Oakley

Back-end Developer

James SMILE,About

James Glendenning

Full-stack Developer

Justyna SMILE,About

Justyna Sergiew

Front-end Developer

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How sunderland.ac.uk tells a story with their new hero video

A photo of Jane Oswald in front of a screengrab of a hero video
This time, we're joined by Jane Oswald (Head of Marketing) from University of Sunderland to discuss our top stories: US unis doubling marketing spend; University of Sunderland making students the star of its story in a new hero video; And the renaissance for print publications at universities.