How we work

We have broken the traditional agency model. We don't insert the extra layer of inaccessibility that 'business development' people or account managers tend to introduce.

You'll have access to anyone in our company, whenever you need it. During the alignment and IA phase of your project, you'll be working directly with S8080's directors.

Then, once it's time to start the creative elements of your project, you can speak directly to the designer who is working on it. You can chat about database structures with our technical team lead or discuss the intricacies of accessibility with our implementation team.

Of course, you can still go through our project management team if that is easier.

Chris Cowell and Matt Howard, S8080’s Directors

Your main contact - S8080’s Directors


  • Definition of work scope
  • Cost assessment
  • Proposals
  • Pre-implementation briefings
  • Account management

Chris Cowell, Creative Director

Implementation – Creative Director

Work scope:

  • Creative briefing
  • Adherence to guidelines
  • Contractual issues
  • Creative development
  • Business and marketing objectives
  • Integrated management system (IMS)
  • Manages creative team

Matt Howard, Technical Director

Implementation – Technical Director


  • Specification
  • Information architecture
  • Technical implementation
  • Manages technical development team
  • Manages ux team
  • Manages project team

Project/support – project manager

Work scope:

  • PRINCE 2 and agile project management
  • Quality assurance
  • Support issues
  • Testing
  • Training

S8080 are by a long way the best digital agency I’ve ever worked with. 

They worked with us, very much in partnership, in a very supportive way on a very large complex project with lots of issues (none of their making). 

They were at all times very positive, solutions driven and we felt they were always there to help – above and beyond what one would normally expect of an agency. 

Working with them my whole team and I developed trust and respect for their expertise on both the creative and technical side. We really enjoyed working with them and would love to do so again.

Jane Gleave, Head of Communications & Marketing, CITB

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If you would like to chat about how S8080 could help you design and develop your web site, contact us or email

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