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Narrative led brand and design development to give ambitious companies the killer edge. View case studies Drop us a line  

We are a creative agency in Bristol

Would you like to turn your brand into a blockbuster?

A powerful brand is like a well-crafted movie. The narrative, messaging, character, and design are expertly combined to create a unique and memorable customer experience.

Co-founded by an acclaimed scriptwriter, Hide the Shark uses professional storytelling techniques to action award-winning brand development.

Through logical creativity, strategic thinking, design, copywriting and razor-sharp project management, we’ll help you increase your brand resilience, hit business objectives, and gain ‘top billing’ in the marketplace.

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Emotionally connect with your audience

All of our projects hide the complexity beneath the surface, resulting in an engaging proposition, robust messaging and impactful design to help take ambitious organisations to a new level.

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How we do it A three step approach that builds to success
No. 1 Defining your Brand

BRAND CONSULTANCY, POSITIONING AND MARKETING STRATEGY

Why will your audience pick you?

Through internal and external consultancy, research, workshops and interviews, we’ll help to define your value proposition, articulate your uniqueness through a bespoke brand narrative, and put a value-led strategic plan in place to ensure that we action the Brand Identity phase effectively.

Competitive Audit

  • BRAND/COMPETITOR AUDIT
  • AUDIENCE INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS
  • PURPOSE & PERSONALITY
  • PROPOSITION DEVELOPMENT
  • MISSION, VISION, VALUES
  • TONE OF VOICE

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No. 2 Creating your Brand

BRANDING, REBRANDING, VISUAL IDENTITY & CREATIVE CONTENT

Visual Brand Development, tailored to your audience

Our acclaimed print and digital design know-how will provide you with a comprehensive suite of dazzling brand collateral.

Brand onboarding Workshops and Guidelines will ensure that your team understand the new direction and can sell your product or service with confidence.

  • VISUAL IDENTITY
  • TONE OF VOICE
  • BRAND GUIDELINES
  • CREATIVE COLLATERAL
  • WEB DESIGN
  • COPYWRITING
  • BRAND ONBOARDING
  • STRATEGIC AND CREATIVE DIRECTION

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No. 3 Releasing your Brand

Creative Marketing Content and Campaigns

Announcing your Brand with impactful Content and Campaigns

We’ll unify your visual and verbal messaging with story-driven content designed to work seamlessly across all platforms.

  • Creative Direction/Strategy
  • Marketing Direction / Strategy
  • Stationary and Branded Templates
  • OOH Print Production
  • Digital Advertising Creative
  • Copywriting
  • Photography and Film
  • Launch and Ongoing Campaigns

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BESPOKE WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

Engaging your audience with accessible web design

From landing to contact in as few clicks as possible – our precise, logical, intuitive and visually striking web design puts the user journey first.

A structured approach will push your key messaging to the surface, help you tell your most powerful story, and provide an engaging showcase of your best work.

Enjoy watching your entirely SEO Optimised site rise to the top of Google.

  • UX / UI
  • WEB DESIGN
  • WEB DEVELOPMENT
  • SEO OPTIMISATION

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Hide the Shark's talented team has made our rebrand project such a positive experience. They delivered so many elements to a tight deadline, captured the essence of our brand philosophy brilliantly, and brought Old Mill to life with their unique style of storytelling. The result is a bold, modern, engaging brand that sets us apart. Kim Barnard Group Marketing Manager. Old Mill.
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We strive to produce compelling work that makes an impact. If you need help with branding, messaging or creative development, drop us a line.

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