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What is the secret sauce that makes a company great? For KIJO its Kulture.

What is Kulture

KIJO was started around a simple idea. Create a design agency that combined cutting edge technology with simple visuals. Master the craft and enjoy the process of creation. Kulture is the embodiment of these ideals into the very core of the agency. From the way we conduct our work, to the team members who join us, to every decision we make. Kulture is what makes KIJO what it is today and guides us to be what we want to be tomorrow.

Kulture Work
Kulture Mug
Kulture Team

The Story Behind The Name

The story starts around 15 years ago when brothers Kirk & Jordan started helping local businesses develop their websites & market themselves online. The KIJO name is a combination of the initials of these two founders.

Story Behind the Name - KI
Kirk is one of the co-founders of KIJO. His day to day role is heading up the business development and client relationship areas of the agency. Kirks experience in forging new relationships with forward thinking clients contributes to the agencies growth.
Story Behind the Name - JO
Jordan is the other co-founder of KIJO. His role as creative and technical director sees him oversee all the work that is produced by the agency. Jordan’s keen eye for design and technical knowledge ensures the agency continues to push boundaries.

The Team

Team work makes the dream work. Our talented team members embody the KIJO Kulture - pushing creative and technical boundaries everyday.
Kirk Thompson
Kirk has over 20 years experience in sales and the technology sector.
Jordan Thompson
Jordan has over 15 years experience working with web technologies. He created his first website when he was just 11.
Adele Project Manager
Adele Reynolds
Project Manager
Adele prides herself on delivering projects on-time and in full. She brings a keen eye for attention to detail to every aspect of a project ensuring it’s smooth running.
Mike - KIJO Team
Mike O'Raw
Lead Designer
Mike is naturally creative in all forms of design. Ranging from websites to video production.
Aaron Headshot
Aaron Warner
Lead Developer
Aaron prides himself on creating efficient and effective solutions to the most complex problems.
Johnathan Sales
Johnathan Butters
Business Development Executive
John's passion lies in helping businesses of all sizes realise their potential online - utilising his 7 years experience in Business Development.
Megan - Growth Consultant
Megan Bradley
Growth Consultant
Megan adds a creative spark and energy to all our Growth campaigns.
Liam Terry Designer
Liam Terry
Liam has skills in digital design and also has an keen eye for good quality print design.
Jack Developer
Jack Pywell
Enjoys creating clean and innovating solutions to make tedious business tasks quick and simple.
Lynsey KIJO team
Lynsey Davies
Office Assistant
Lynsey helps to keep the studio organised utilising her background in project management and administration.

Kulture Statements

Statements that shape our approach every project. Present or future these statements are timeless.
01 Perfect the Experience
Where the Users Are
Devices come and go. Mediums change as technology changes. One thing that will always stay consistent is the user at the centre of everything we do.
02 Ruthless Simplicity
Sometimes saying no is harder than saying yes. The pursuit of creating simple and elegant solutions is what drives us.
03 Combine Product
& Feelings
Design should connect with users. The experience should be visceral and emotive.
04 Foundations Built
for Tomorrow
We strive to make decisions on every project that we will look back on as solid and effective. No trendy choices here.
05 Build The Future
Digital technology and how we use it has the potential to change the world. Let's take advantage of it. The future is now.
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Our Location

The KIJO office is a stones throw from the Jewellery Quarter area of Birmingham City Centre. You'll find us in Assay Studios on Newhall Street.
Assay Studios 1
Assay Studios 2

Awards & Recognition

Award winning and effective.

Awards - CSSDA – Best UI
Awards - CSSDA – Best UX
Awards - CSSDA - Special Kudos
Awards - CSSDA - Best Innovation
Awards - The Drum
Awards - Web Guru
Awards - BIMA
Awards - Google
Awards - Apple