Why invest in digital?

Our people

Meet the team at D4

  • Meet the Team at D4

    D4 is led by six brand and digital specialists, all dedicated to delivering one mission – making your brand fit for a digital world.

    Our key people create every element of work in house. Then we put together a bespoke team according to the requirements of each individual project. From front­-end developers to iPad specialists, copywriters, printers or photographers, we direct them to deliver outstanding results.

  • Justin Williams

    Justin Williams
    Creative Director

    Justin is an internationally experienced Creative Director specialising in the development of brands into digital environments. He has worked with many blue chip clients including BT, Habitat, Hilton Hotels, NBC, Lloyds TSB, TDIC and SuperValu and for international agencies such as Huguenot, Omnia, WAA, Landor Associates and DMB&B Worldwide.

  • Paul Herron

    Paul Herron
    Digital Strategist

    Paul has worked in both design and industry for over 20 years. His passion is to move industrial brands forward in the digital world. He has experience in the manufacturing, engineering, technology, drinks, gambling and air transport sectors for international brands such as SITA, John Smith’s, William Hill, Sports Direct and Saint­Gobain.

  • Jeremy Hoke

    Jeremy Hoke
    Senior Developer

    Jeremy leads the development of all digital projects. For over a decade he has led web development, mobile app development, user-centred design and SEO projects. He works in PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript, jQuery and WordPress for clients such as Sony, Sports Direct, 505 Games and Sheffield Theatres Trust.

  • Sarah Haynes

    Sarah Haynes
    Project Manager

    Sarah keeps D4’s clients informed of progress on their campaigns. She makes sure all projects are delivered on time and to budget. She has extensive project management experience and specialises in social media and SEO. With a degree in Media Production, Sarah has clients across metallurgy, cryogenics, engineering and brewing.

  • Matthew Hall

    Matthew Hall
    Senior Creative

    Matt has over 18 years of experience as a multidisciplinary designer, expert in both pixel and print. He brings brands to life online and offline. Previous clients include corporate heavyweights such as KPMG, Disney, Activision and Sony. Closer to home he’s worked with Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Westfield Health and South Yorkshire Housing Association.

  • Alice Herron

    Alice Herron
    Finance Manager

    Alice has over 12 years of experience in public sector finance. She has specialist knowledge of funding for advanced manufacturing in the Sheffield City Region. Her expertise of private and public funding helps our engineering, manufacturing and technology clients access research grants for activities such as exporting and marketing.


We have one mission — to make your business perform better in a world that is changing fast.

  • Now is the time to invest in digital.

    After 3 years of making industrial brands fit for a digital world, we’re taking things to the next level. Our work gives our clients the advantage in today’s global economy. And now we can prove it.

    Now is the time to invest in digital.
  • Gastech 2014 Korea

    In April, Justin and Paul visited South Korea for Gastech 2014, the world’s largest LNG exhibition. We wanted to share with you their experiences, so take a look at what they got up to…

    Gastech 2014 Korea

From our blog

What we like, what we don't like, and everything in between.

Design Legends: Otto Neurath and Gerd Antz, we thank you

Design Legends: Otto Neurath and Gerd Antz, we thank you

Posted by on 30/01/2015 in Art, Design, Digital, Industry | No Comments

This has been in the pipeline for sometime now and as it’s a New Year I thought it would be a good time to publish this long neglected blog. As two does not constitute a series I have finally reprised my ‘design legends’ theme. 

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Why we’ve decided to delete our Facebook fans

Why we’ve decided to delete our Facebook fans

Posted by on 23/01/2015 in Digital, Social media | 3 Comments

Once upon a time, there was a small design agency who wanted more people to like them on Facebook. So they invested in some Facebook advertising, and before they knew it, they had more than 1,000 likes.

Angels sung! Rainbows shined! And everyone lived happily ever after.

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Why You Should Upgrade to a Responsive Website in 2015

Why You Should Upgrade to a Responsive Website in 2015

Posted by on 22/01/2015 in Design, Digital, SEO | No Comments

Today, more and more people are using the internet on mobile devices — such as phones and tablets — to find the products and services they’re looking for (yes, that includes your website’s visitors as well), so not having a mobile-friendly website could be turning away a large chunk of your potential customers.

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