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  • Thirst was founded on a love of beverage and branding

    What started as two friends in 2015 has grown into a global team with offices in Glasgow and New York building the world’s best and most ambitious beverage brands.

    Over the years horizons and capabilities have broadened, but the philosophy at the heart of our work has stayed strong:

    You need to believe it
    You need to understand it
    You need to feel it

    Our core capabilities

      • Research
      • Opportunity Platforms
      • Design Sprints
      • Ltd Ed Strategy
      • New to World Products
      • Brand Extensions
      • Innovation Roadmaps
      • Futures
      • Brand Strategy
      • Portfolio Architecture
      • Creative Strategy
      • Voice
      • Naming

       

      • Visual Brand Identity
      • Packaging
      • Brand World
      • Structural Design
      • Illustration
      • Visualisation
      • Motion
      • Campaign Strategy
      • Creative Platform
      • Through the line Activation
      • Film
      • On & Off trade
      • GTR
      • Experiential & Physical Space
      • Sustainability Strategy
      • Product & Packaging Audit
      • Sustainable Design
      • Structural Design
      • Materials Selection
      • Sustainability Communications
      • Consumer Education & Engagement

    Global team of experts

    All bought to life by our collective of culturally diverse, multi-disciplinary, hand-picked specialists chosen for their skillset and passion, mixing fresh perspectives with wisdom of experience and commercial acumen.

    Chris Black

    Group Managing Director & Co-Founder

    Glasgow

    Matt Burns

    Executive Creative Director & Co-Founder

    Glasgow

    Bailey James

    Managing Director of North America

    New York

    Claire Barrett

    Head of Strategy

    Edinburgh

    Lynsey Pritchard

    Client Leadership Director

    Glasgow

    Laurie Offer

    Growth Director

    London

    Nicci Dearden

    Commercial Director

    London

    Polly Lindsay

    Creative Director

    London

    Sam Cutler

    Creative Director

    London

    Alina Pîrvu

    Strategy Director

    Bristol

    Laura Ford

    Strategy Director

    London

    Sam Evans

    Strategy Director

    Berlin

    Sean Lingwood

    Associate Creative Director

    Derbyshire

    Jo Stein

    Account Director

    Glasgow

    Fran Somerville

    Account Director

    Glasgow

    Sarah O’Toole

    Account Director

    New York

    Ben Dantzic

    Account Director

    Glasgow

    Lorna Ferguson

    Marketing Manager

    Edinburgh

    Melissa Preston

    Design Director

    Edinburgh

    Claudia Morris

    Design Director

    Brighton

    Chris Nokes

    Design Director

    Bristol

    Steph Crockett

    Culture & Talent Manager

    Glasgow

    Janina Vihanto

    Creative Services Manager

    London

    Michelle Matuza

    Production Director

    Glasgow

    Adam Chilton

    Senior Strategist

    Uncategorized / New York

    Hannah McDermid

    Senior Strategist

    Uncategorized

    Craig Balbirnie

    Production Manager

    Edinburgh

    Eamon Cameron

    Design Lead

    Glasgow

    Rachel Porter

    Lead Designer

    Glasgow

    Rachel McMullan

    Senior Account Manager

    Glasgow

    Glen Thorpe

    Design & Culture Lead

    Barcelona

    Hattie Windley

    Senior Designer

    Glasgow

    Adam Vettraino

    Senior Designer

    New York

    Alex Page

    Senior Designer

    London

    Jake Rimmer

    Senior Designer

    London

    Rex Harby

    Senior CG Artist

    Tessa Hill

    Strategist

    Leeds

    Elaine Polanski

    Studio Manager

    Glasgow

    Rachael Craig

    Account Manager

    Glasgow

    Eilish Ferguson

    Account Manager

    Glasgow

    Kirsty Struthers

    Designer

    Edinburgh

    Louis Peters

    Designer

    Glasgow

    Victoria Maher

    Designer

    Manchester