Our Team

Our state of the art studio is home to a fantastic bunch of marketers, designers, developers, client support managers, a system administrator, a finance manager, an office administrator and an operations manager.

Who Lives Here?

We are the thinkers, the dreamers, the creators and the doers. We are the coffee drinkers, the belly achers, the arm flailers and the donut eaters. We are the designers, the developers, the marketers and the organisers. We are Dara Creative.

Ann Marie Rheinisch

Account Executive

Ann Marie graduated from Athlone Institute of Technology in 2012 with an Honours degree in Business. Prior to this she gained distinctions in Administrative Procedures and Business; Secretarial Studies. She is responsible for managing and assisting on all on-going support cases.

Brian Cochrane

Managing Director

Brian has 18 years of experience in a wide range of marketing disciplines. He has worked on 200+ branding programmes, websites, marketing campaigns and bid support projects for a wide range of clients. Brian manages many of the larger projects undertaken by Dara Creative including brand rollouts, complex websites and integrated marketing campaigns for European & international clients.

Brian Maher

Creative Director

Brian is a multi award winning designer with 15 years experience including branding, brochures, websites, multimedia, advertising and illustration. He has been Creative Director on over 200 branding and website projects. He is expert at planning and managing complex branding and website projects. He has been awarded or nominated for more than 22 individual design and web awards, including an Endor Spider Award.

David Leonard-Scully

Digital Strategist

David is an experienced digital marketing professional with 5 years experience working in both digital agency and in-house roles. David holds a Master of Science in E-Commerce and a Bachelor of Arts in Business. He is experienced in Search Engine Marketing for many of our clients here in Dara Creative. His expertise is in PPC (Google Adwords certified), Analytics, SEO, conversion rate optimisation and Social Media.

Dylan Mac Kay

Designer

Dylan joined us in mid 2015 as a Designer, working alongside our busy design team. He holds a HND in Graphic Design and graduated from the Dublin School of Creative Arts in DIT with a BA (Hons) in Visual Communication. He has a keen interest in all stages of brand development, print media, typography, layout design and illustration. His focus is on creating meaningful solutions to a wide range of design problems and furthering his knowledge in all areas of design, both print and digital.

Gráinne O' Reilly

Digital Marketing Executive

Gráinne is a passionate digital marketing professional specialising in Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Analytics and Content Marketing. She holds a Masters Degree in Digital Marketing and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Multimedia. Gráinne is actively involved with various clients in Dara Creative, working within the Digital Marketing team to improve client’s online presence.

Grzegorz Kolorz

Senior System Administrator

Grzegorz joined the team in our Polish office in early 2014 as system administrator. With 16 years of experience and knowledge of RHEL server systems and network solutions, he is specialist in managing servers to ensure optimum performance. He works alongside Jeremie to ensure everything operates smoothly with our OVH cloud servers which host many of our client websites. He is experienced in Microsoft Windows Server, MS SQL server, Linux, OpenVPN and Oracle.

Harry Largey

Marketing Director

Joan Fogarty

Office Administrator

Joan is responsible for managing our reception, office administration and assisting with credit control, with extensive experience in these areas. Her past experience has given her a broad range of skills to provide the team in Dara Creative with brilliant administrative support. She has completed Diplomas in both the Secretarial and Information Technology areas.

Kamil Sawicki

Chief Technology Officer

Kamil joined the team in 2008 developing, testing, deploying and maintaining websites. He is an expert at templating complex websites to the highest standards. Other key skills include CMS development and integration including Drupal, MODx, Wordpress, and Joomla. Kamil has worked on hundreds of successful client projects for our clients over the years. Kamil also looks after numerous clients with aftercare Support Contracts, a key part of our Client Services function.

Laura Enache

Account Manager

Laura Hodson

Senior Designer

Laura joined the design team in 2007. She’s been the lead designer on numerous branding and website projects due to her flair for website interface design combined with a fresh and dynamic branding style. Her typographic skills bring a distinctive visual element to the projects she works on. Her focus is on creating websites that deliver unique UX but also achieve business objectives.

Luke McGurdy

Support Developer

Luke has over 4 years experience of front end development. He has a keen interest in furthering his skills in this area and welcomes taking on challenging new projects. Luke provides excellent service to our clients and has developed key client projects. Luke also works as a key member of our Support team, providing invaluable assistance to our clients as they continue to work with their websites and promotional activities.

Richard Domegan

Studio Production Manager

Richard graduated from the National College of Ireland with a B.A. Honours Degree in Technology Management. In his role as Studio Production Manager, Richard plays a key role in managing our production team and schedules for our clients.

Sandra Nestor

Marketing Specialist

Sandra, our in-house marketing specialist, joined us in early 2016. She graduated from University College Cork with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) and has over 5 years experience working in both multi-service agencies and in-house marketing teams. She has been involved in the development and execution of integrated multichannel campaigns for a large variety of national and international brands.

Therese Veale

Lead Designer

Therese is a multi award winning graphic and web designer with highly developed typography, illustration and animation skills. She has been lead designer on numerous branding, website and print projects including research, brand positioning, identity design and site UX / UI design. She brings 7+ years experience leading the design of large-scale projects and coordinating with multidisciplinary teams.

Treasa Flynn

Senior Designer

Treasa joined in 2000 as a key member of the design team with a particular focus on developing design quality systems and introducing project management systems for the creative team. With her 18 years’ experience she has substantial insight in a broad range of project types, with a particular focus on brand identity and its effective implementation.