What We Do


Digital Strategy & Analysis

Digital Strategy & Analysis

We plan, develop and execute successful digital strategies; based on your business, acquisition revenue goals.

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Marketing & Design

Marketing & Design

We are Google fanatics; so in addition to great design, we have experts in optimisation and Search Marketing.

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Ecommerce

E-Commerce Websites

We are User Experience ambassadors. Consulting on how to achieve highly converting E-Commerce websitess.

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About us


We are Bear & Co., Digital Strategy and Ecommerce specialists; passionate about exceptional UX design and customer centred optimisation.

King's of Digital. It's a bold statement, but we are confident enough to stand by it. Our philosophy is to work to deliver beyond the industry standard; to lead the way and never compete or compromise on excellence

Our key areas of expertise are : Web Design & Development, Digital Strategy, Search Marketing, Performance Optimisation and Brand Development.

The majority of our projects are built or developed in Magento, Vender, Episerver and Wordpress. Our team have experience working across a multitude of platforms.

Originally founded in 2002, our primary focus was to consult evolving brands on how to better optimise their sites for increased conversion.

Our Approach

Planning & Analysis60%
Design & UI 70%
UX Testing & Development 85%
Ongoing Marketing90%

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Our Team


Bear & Co. resources experts, each fully adept in specific areas of digital marketing, search, web design and Magento development and design.

Ayo Ogunde

Ayo

STRATEGY DIRECTOR

CTO

Stephen

CHIEF TECH OFFICER

Jessica

Jessica

HEAD OF MARKETING

Branding & Creative

JC

BRAND & CREATIVE

Digital Marketing

Brunette

DIGITAL MARKETING

Social Media

Michael

SOCIAL MEDIA

Digital Marketing

Cheska

COMMUNICATIONS

Paid Search Marketing

Jiho

SEARCH & DISPLAY

Bear & Co. Services


Digital Consultancy

From improving site conversion rates and user experience to growing your social presence and retention efforts.

Web Design

We use best practises when designing or re-skining websites, we can improve your current site or redevelop from scratch.

Campaign & Multichannel Strategy

From e-mail marketing and social media campaigns to acquisition strategy, we can create winning campaigns to suit.

Performance Analysis

We have sound experience in PPC, SEO, Affiliate Marketing, Re-marketing Marketplace, CS and Display Advertising

Web Development

Magento is our core CMS platform, we also have experience developing Joomla, Episerver, Wordpress, & Bespoke CMS sites.

Social Media Planning & Management

We build brand authority and awareness through strategic social media planning, collaboration and advertising.

Our Skills


At Bear & Co.,we tailor our offering according to your business needs

HTML5 & CSS

We have you covered; and we're readily prepared for the future of eCommerce, including HTML 6,7,8.. and beyond.

Coding & Development

Magento is our favorite CMS platform, with its many features and room for adapting your requirements. Using best-practise and end-to-end testing before any site launch.

Responsive Design

We believe in responsive design and mobile optimisation; therefore we design and develop with future proof methods.

Bear & CO. timeline


Our story in under five minutes

  • 2014
  • The Company

    We rebrand as Bear & Co. and relaunch our website, social pages and acquire more resources.

  • Apps and Technology

    We co-developed our first App, and introduced new internal technology to provide faster and more reliable systems and hosting.

  • Business success

    Awarded 'SA Digital Innovation Design Award' for conceptualising an interactive interiors application in collaboration with SKE Africa.

  • 2007
  • Our Headquarters

    We opened our new office in Convent Garden and welcomed even more clients to our portfolio.

  • Resource Expansion

    We expanded our offering to include strategy, web analysts and system architecture to improve our offering to our clients.

  • 2002
  • Our first projects

    Our earliest clients included Barclays, Mystlye Window and an array of start ups and online retailers.

  • An Idea was Hatched

    With the digital market growing, our founder established a small consultancy with a mission to grow online retail business with minimal cost and maximum ROI.

Our Method


Creating a feel-good, friction-free digital experience is both a science and an art. It's never about just producing "something that looks good" – that's a given – but about creating an experience that works for your customers and performs for you. There's no guesswork. We test everything to prove it works.

Yes, Our aim is to find the 'nugget of truth' that exists in every business and to build a platform from which a digital presence can be built. In order to do this, we work closely with our clients to extract the key information in order to arrive at the best possible strategic and creative brief.

Your requirements are unique; so our starting point is to bring together stakeholders in your business, examine the needs and attitudes of your customers, and get to the heart of your organisation.

Design has to be engaging, accessible and drive users to the point of conversion. In practical terms it should adhere to brand guidelines, adapt to screen resolutions, provide a base from which to build a consistent online brand language, and be flexible to the needs of the technology behind it. Above all, it should be unique and creative.

We group each of your target audiences by 'need' and 'attitude' to help us prioritize and address each of their requirements, then characterise a typical person to represent each one. These are called personas. From this we create user flow diagrams to map their possible paths through your website from entry to conversion.

The personas, user flows and prototype provide a basis to identify content, pages and structure, from a customer's perspective. We use card sorting techniques to help identify the sitemap, navigation, labelling, content architecture and calls to action across the website in relation to each persona. The output? A copy map on which we can base the content creation.

We make the web development process easy. We use cutting edge technology which speeds the process and makes it more robust. As well as being fluent in HTML, CSS, PHP and Javascript, our developers have the rare ability to translate complex technical matters into straightforward plain English.

There has been a distinct shift in search marketing over recent years, away from traditional link building and towards real digital marketing. With an all encompassed approach, our agency creates solid, bespoke frameworks for creating and distributing content for clients across all industries.

We don't just create content, we give it a purpose; attracting new audiences through SEO, developing brands and website authority along the way through creative banners, infographics and advertising as well as building communities through social channels.

The CRO process starts with identifying the problem. Need more signups? Sales not as high as you'd hoped? By reviewing your analytics data and conversion funnels, we can pinpoint the issues your site is facing.

Establishing a set of indicators gives us something solid to measure. Once we reach your targets, we'll know the strategy is working.

The world's biggest websites adjust themselves every few seconds. We're constantly tweaking our prototypes and testing them on real users, again and again. We look for facts to let us know what works.

Many of the world's greatest scientific discoveries were completely unexpected. Like Steve Tyler, we don't want to miss a thing, so we check and review the results of every test. When something works, it's implemented on the live site. Experience is everything.

Bear & Co. Careers



You might be a scientist. You might be an artist. Or both. But whether you use your intuition or a tried and tested system, it's the drive to find a better way, a better life and a better world that gets you up in the morning. Along with:


Training & Development

Training & Development

Career development is important to us, we make sure you continue to grow.

Bonus Scheme

Bonus Scheme

Work hard, make a difference to our clients, share in the rewards

Drinks on Friday

Drinks on Friday

We wind down for the weekend with relaxed Friday drinks

Focusing on the development of multiple websites and working closely with the senior management team, this new role will also require the creation of internal systems and processes needed to design, test and deploy new sites and applications, allowing the company to stay ahead in multiple competitive marketplaces.

Skills & Requirements

- PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MySQL, XML
- Extension development & customisation
- Documentation & time-management
- Front end & back end development
- Responsive web design experience
- Linux Server installation & config
- SagePay and PayPal integration
- Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
- PCI-DSS Card Security requirements

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As part of the leadership team, you will head up the client services team and report into the CEO. You will oversee the growth and development of an extensive portfolio of clients with a focus on delivering world class work and fostering the development of your team along the way. This is a people focused agency with a reputation for delivering incredible work and having fun whilst doing it.

Key Responsibilities:

- Responsible for delivering market leading solutions
- Identifying growth opportunities for clients
- Expanding key business accounts & leads
- Managing team utilisation & profitability

Key Skills Required:

- Experience working in the digital industry at a GAD or CSD level
- Experience working on international or global accounts
- Financial services experience is preferential
- A positive, driven approach to work
- A natural ability to lead your clients and your team

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Focusing on the development of multiple websites and working closely with the senior management team, this new role will also require the creation of internal systems and processes needed to design, test and deploy new sites and applications, allowing the company to stay ahead in multiple competitive marketplaces.

Skills & Requirements

- PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MySQL, XML
- Extension development & customisation
- Documentation & time-management
- Front end & back end development
- Responsive web design experience
- Linux Server installation & config
- SagePay and PayPal integration
- Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
- PCI-DSS Card Security requirements

Apply Here >

We make the web development process easy. We use cutting edge technology which speeds the process and makes it more robust. As well as being fluent in HTML, CSS, PHP and Javascript, our developers have the rare ability to translate complex technical matters into straightforward plain English.

User Experience Architect – UX, UI, Wireframes, Android

This role is offering the successful candidate a vibrant and creative working environment. You will gain the opportunity to work with some high profile brands, formulating the experience vision, strategic approach and re-designing the experience architecture across multiple channels.Key requirements.

Skills & Requirements

- Produce quality detailed wireframes with clear interaction principles
- Must have knowledge of user behaviour and best practice patterns
- Possesses the ability to articulate ideas, concepts and solutions
- Experience in presenting and delivering the solution to clients
- Minimum two years Android Development experience
- Able show examples of live apps on Apple & Google Play store

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The world's biggest websites adjust themselves every few seconds. We're constantly tweaking our prototypes and testing them on real users, again and again. We look for facts to let us know what works.

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CONTACT US


Get in touch with Bear & Co. today to discover the depth of our services, or even if just for a friendly coffee

Address

Bear & Co. Shelton Street
WC2H 9JQ

Phone

+ 44 (0) 843 886 8494

Email

hello@bearand.co
careers@bearand.co

Web

www.bearand.co

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