HdK brings together 25 years of arts marketing experience with a team of specialists including web designers, a social media expert, web programmers, animators and a film maker to offer solutions in all aspects of digital marketing.
We’re proud of our website now and the work is paying off.
Dr Justin Hunt, Chisenhale Dance Space
Hans and all his workers are lifesavers – genuinely!
Katy Manuel, Dance Umbrella
Crucially HdK were the most value, in terms of cost and trust.
Simon Thomas, Singalonga
They are part of my team – the extended family
Annabel Dunbar, Producer
I enjoy working with HdK and quality of service which is why I keep returning
Sam Matthews, Artis Foundation
Over the years we have worked with a variety of clients, inlcuding:
Hans de Kretser
Director and Project Manager
Hans has a background working in arts organisations like English National Opera and Sadler's Wells where he specialised in digital marketing when it all started. Since then he's helped over three hundred arts organisations with their online presence.
Raf has been part of HdK Associates for over 10 years. An MA graduate from Central Saint Martins, Raf specialised in Communications Design and Digital Media. He understands all aspects of design, including user experience and branding.
Content Producer and Digital Consultant
Sophia manages the social media campaigns and advertising strategies for our clients at HdK. She has an extensive background in marketing, working predominantly in the Not-For-Profit and Arts sector.
Bridget works closely on campaigns, social media strategies and updating websites. She's also a friendly voice on the telephone. Bridget's background is in theatrical arts, but has also worked on higher education policy reform.
Digital Project Co-ordinator
Nick has over eight year's experience as a website developer, and so is here to help manage our digital projects, also offering prompt, friendly support to our clients. With a background in performance (he used to puppeteer Joey in War Horse at the National Theatre), Nick brings with him a great insight into the arts sector.
Leonardo is a senior graphic designer with nine years experience in the creative industry specialising in editorial, typesetting and layout, branding. His work has been featured in Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Time Out London as well as on design platforms like Creative Review and Design Week.
Film & Editing
Peter has been filming and editing trailers and features for HdK for over 12 years. He began his career in the UK TV industry in 1995 and progressed into production and worked on reality TV, short documentaries and film productions as well as making films for the public, arts and corporate sector sector.
Working for organisations such as Theatre Royal Stratford East, Soho Theatre Company and Talawa Theatre Company and many senior management roles, Kate is currently working as the financial manager for Culture&, and several independent artists in addition to HdK.