d4 has one mission – to make your business perform better in a world that is changing fast. We are one of the UK’s leading industrial branding consultants. We solve complex marketing challenges for engineers, manufacturers and distributors through brand, online, exhibition and marketing design.

We’re a proven, highly experienced consultancy team with global ambition. Since 2011 we’ve successfully helped launch and market British industrial brands all over the world. We’re no-nonsense people, fancy offices or flashy company cars are not our style. At d4 all you’re paying for is top-level brand and digital expertise that adds value to your business.

Our people

Having worked in both design and industry for over 20 years, Paul Herron’s 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, Unilever, SportsDirect and Saint­-Gobain.

Paul Herron

Managing Director

Justin is an internationally experienced creative director specialising in the development of brands into digital. 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.

Justin Williams

Creative Director

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.

Matthew Hall

Senior Creative

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 WordPress, PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript and jQuery for clients such as Sony, Sports Direct, 505 Games and Sheffield Theatres Trust.

Jeremy Hoke

Head of Digital

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.

Sarah Baird

Project Manager