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Flow Creative bolster their motion, branding and animated storytelling offering with two senior hires and a promotion

Flow Creative announced the appointment of two critical hires, and an internal promotion to bolster their senior team. Clare O’Mahoney, ex Modern Designers, starts as Head of Creative Production, Matt Volp, ex Havas, starts as Head of Animation, and animator and illustrator Winston Tsang, who has been an animator at Flow for four years, starts as Art Director. The appointments come as Flow’s offering evolves and strengthens the branding, motion and narrative animation capabilities at the agency.

Matt Volp will head up Flow’s Animation team. With over 10 years experience in motion design both as freelance and in-house, Matt has worked for, and collaborated with, some of the biggest brands and studios in the world including Columbia Pictures, Manchester United and Nike. As a talented animator, Matt also enjoys the technical side of animation and building custom made tools and resources for the animation industry. Matt will lead the motion team focusing on creating moving brand systems, as well as memorable animated stories.


Ex Modern Designers’ Studio Manager,Clare O’Mahoney has been appointed Head of Creative Production at Flow Creative. In her new role Clare will oversee all client accounts and ensure a smooth creative operation of Flow studio as it evolves its offer. With over a decade working in the cultural and design industry in Manchester, Clare also is also the co-founder of the Pilkington Club, a network designed to support women in their careers at all stages.


Winston Tsang, previously of Hungry Sandwich Club in Leeds, started with Flow in 2019 as an animator, and has worked on illustration, animation and art directing animation projects for the studio since. This promotion will see Winson lead the art direction for all of the agency’s projects, especially the narrative, character-led animation work.


Karl Doran remains Creative Director at Flow, leading the studio’s advertising and campaign work, and guiding the team to produce exceptional films and motion-led branding as well.


Speaking about the new appointments. Flow Creative, Founder, Karl Doran said: “As Flow evolves as a creative agency and the ways in which we can help our clients expands, it is essential we have talented leaders in the team in all areas of focus. We are delighted to bring Clare onboard who will steer the ship with her creative production, branding and client services expertise. Matt will ensure our motion team is delivering world-class motion design for brands and stories, and Winston has been with us for years and is the perfect person to lead our character-led animation projects. Together Clare, Matt and Winston will ensure we offer amazing service and creativity to all our clients.”


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About Flow Creative Flow Creative is a purpose-led creative agency that specialises in branding, motion design and animated storytelling based in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The agency enables brands to connect with their audience by crafting character led brands and stories with feeling. Flow Creative was founded by Karl Doran in 2016 as a creative agency delivering high quality campaigns without the bureaucracy of a network agency. Working as a creative partner with organisations who want to change the world for the better, Flow Creative has created award winning campaigns to enable them to achieve their goals. With a team of talented motion graphic designers, graphic designers and illustrators Flow Creative work with Greenpeace, World Wildlife Foundation, BBC, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and many more game changing organisations.

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