Meet the Team

As specialists in their own fields, our team is made up of a great group of people, whose wide range of skills, qualifications and experience enable us to provide an all-round, high-quality serviceto our clients.

Matthew Rayner

Matthew Rayner

Job Title: Web Project Manager

Description: Matt joined DBS in 2008 as one of our Digital Marketing Specialists. He has always had an underlying passion for web design and development so stepped up as Web Project Manager in 2014.

Likes: Keeping up to date with the latest technology, finding a good deal, keeping fit, eating out and BBQing

Dislikes: Insanely hot weather, sprouts, gardening, my awful memory (thank you to do lists!)

Thomas Hounsell

Thomas Hounsell

Job Title: Web Developer

Description: Thomas has been a Web Developer for DBS since 2011. He has several years of experience with developing and hosting websites. Thomas is an expert with coding and loves developing web-based solutions that solve business ideas.

Likes: Formula 1, a thought-provoking book

Dislikes: Anything excessively noisy, things that take longer than they should

James Hopkins

James Hopkins

Job Title: Digital Consultant

Description: James joined DBS in 2011 as a Digital Marketing Specialist and became a Digital Consultant in 2019. James's role as our Digital Consultant includes working with businesses to understand their problems and offering solutions that best match their needs.

Likes: Spending time with family and friends, travel, politics, theatre, gin, animals, food

Dislikes: Snails, other drivers, Marmite, celery, unkindness

Julie Priestley

Julie Priestley

Job Title: Managing Director

Description: Julie joined DBS in 2001 and has since become Managing Director she has driven DBS forward since it became an employee owned company in 2017.

Likes: Fitness, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Reading and Gin

Dislikes: Snakes, Traffic Jams

Becky Gilpin

Becky Gilpin

Job Title: Digital Marketing Specialist

Description: Becky joined DBS in 2019 as a Digital Marketing Specialist. Becky has extensive experience of a wide range of digital marketing strategies and her specialist areas are content marketing, email marketing and social media management.

Likes: Reading, baking, travelling, watching live music, gin

Dislikes: Rudeness, sweetcorn, sharks

Dan Atkinson

Dan Atkinson

Job Title: Digital Marketing Manager

Description: Daniel joined DBS in 2015 as a Digital Marketing Specialist and became our Digital Marketing Manager in 2019. Daniel has strong skills in Google Analytics, Google Ads, SEO and paid social media advertising.

Likes: Progressive music, beaches, Billy Connolly, architecture, interior design

Dislikes: Bad choices, following a terrible football team, time

Julie Priestley

Job Title: Managing Director

Description: Julie joined DBS in 2001 and has since become Managing Director she has driven DBS forward since it became an employee owned company in 2017.

Likes: Fitness, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Reading and Spiced Rum

Dislikes: Snakes, Traffic Jams

Matthew Rayner

Job Title: Web Project Manager

Description: Matt joined DBS in 2008 as one of our Digital Marketing Specialists. He has always had an underlying passion for web design and development so stepped up as Web Project Manager in 2014.

Likes: Keeping up to date with the latest technology, finding a good deal, keeping fit, eating out and BBQing

Dislikes: Insanely hot weather, sprouts, gardening, my awful memory (thank you to do lists!)

James Hopkins

Job Title: Digital Consultant

Description: James joined DBS in 2011 as a Digital Marketing Specialist and became a Digital Consultant in 2019. James's role as our Digital Consultant includes working with businesses to understand their problems and offering solutions that best match their needs.

Likes: Spending time with family and friends, travel, politics, theatre, gin, animals, food

Dislikes: Snails, other drivers, Marmite, celery, unkindness

Thomas Hounsell

Job Title: Web Developer

Description: Thomas has been a Web Developer for DBS since 2011. He has several years of experience with developing and hosting websites. Thomas is an expert with coding and loves developing web-based solutions that solve business ideas.

Likes: Formula 1, a thought-provoking book

Dislikes: Anything excessively noisy, things that take longer than they should

Dan Atkinson

Job Title: Digital Marketing Manager

Description: Daniel joined DBS in 2015 as a Digital Marketing Specialist and became our Digital Marketing Manager in 2019. Daniel has strong skills in Google Analytics, Google Ads, SEO and paid social media advertising.

Likes: Progressive music, beaches, Billy Connolly, architecture, interior design

Dislikes: Bad choices, following a terrible football team, time

Becky Gilpin

Job Title: Digital Marketing Specialist

Description: Becky joined DBS in 2019 as a Digital Marketing Specialist. Becky has extensive experience of a wide range of digital marketing strategies and her specialist areas are content marketing, email marketing and social media management.

Likes: Reading, baking, travelling, watching live music, gin

Dislikes: Rudeness, sweetcorn, sharks

We pride ourselves in having a strong team with extensive knowledge across all areas of internet marketing, website design and website development.

We take pride in the work we do for our clients to ensure that we are creating the best results possible for them.

We work closely with our clients and keep them up to date through every stage of a project to ensure we are delivering the best we can. We are approachable and always available if our clients have any question

About Us

Founded in 1986, DBS began as a print advertising agency. Over the years, the firm has evolved into a fully-fledged digital marketing business which has grown year after year. We’ve worked in partnership with our clients to help grow their brands using web design and digital marketing

We understand that you’re busy running your business, and that even if you had time you probably wouldn’t know where to start.
That’s why our clients came to us...

You deserve to work with a digital agency you can trust, who get results, and have your company’s increased revenue as their priority

Lead Generation

Lead Generation

e-Commerce

e-Commerce