London-headquartered Escape Studios — a visual effects, animation and games art training and teaching institution — has selected West Yorkshire-based integrated agency The Bigger Boat (TBB) to design and deliver a revitalised digital presence as it seeks to develop its business and creative propositions.

Having sought a recommendation from headless content management system (CMS) specialists, Storyblok, Escape Studios was put in touch with The Bigger Boat — as one of only a handful of approved partners, and experts in headless website construction, UK-wide.

With a specific set of requirements, including a CMS which integrates with existing sales and lead generation software, Escape Studios also wanted a site which champions accessibility at its highest level.

Amid competition from various other contenders, TBB was deemed the perfect partner to deliver the brief. Andrew McCaul Managing Director at TBB, comments: “There can be an outdated perception that talent lives solely in London – but as I’m sure many northern agencies would agree, that’s simply not the case.

“As Storyblok’s recommendation and our client roster would attest, we strive to stay ahead of the curve in our field — and as experts in headless website construction we’re delighted to have been chosen to deliver what will be a visually stunning site, with functionality that ensures a seamless user experience — both from an internal and external perspective.”

Seeking a platform which celebrates the often internationally acclaimed work produced by students and staff at the studio, the website will provide a captivating insight into the wealth of creative possibilities unlocked by choosing it as a place of study.

Of the experience working with the team at TBB, Cameron Richmond website manager comments: “We chose to work with TBB not only because of their expertise in headless, but because they are genuinely nice people who were personable, responsive, and patient, from the very start.

“In all of the communication we have had, TBB have listened, taken on board our requests and carried them out, whenever we have been unsure, they have always been willing to offer support or guidance.

“This is what, in my opinion, makes a great partnership and we’re looking forward to continuing to work alongside the agency into the future.”
Established in 2010, The Bigger Boat is a 23-strong agency based in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, working for B2B and B2C brands including Little Tikes, Celloglas, Deuren and BeFibre.