The team behind CoolStays

Why work with us?

Big Blue Sea is a boutique digital agency based in Brighton. Together, our team call upon decades of experience in building brands and businesses on the web. When the project demands it, we bring in trusted experts and geeks to join the team, but the permanent major players at Big Blue Sea are detailed below...

Nick Wills

The co-founder of Big Blue Sea, it's been almost 20 years since Nick first logged in to the Internet and he's been there ever since. Cutting his teeth in Music, CAD, Multimedia, Design, Development and Business administration, his agency experience is a role call of well known companies including BT, BBC, Dorling Kindersley, Imation and News International. A graduate in Architecture, Nick brings a potent blend of form-meets-function to his approach that has found an ideal home helping businesses to make the best of online.

John Stables

A graduate in Politics and Economics, John first carved out a career in the travel industry as a sales manager of the award winning Lotus Travel Group and director of his own villa rental agency. In 2001 he was tempted by Nick into the New Media world as sales director of a London based Web agency where they presided over five years of explosive growth before co-founding Big Blue Sea. John's keen sense of entrepreneurship has been helping us help our clients ever since. If there's a business opportunity to be had John will have already seen it!

Steven Bannister

A Brighton-based graphic designer, Steven now has a decade of experience producing print, logos and websites for design agencies, local businesses and Blue Chip clients in London and Brighton. "Web design is where my career first started in 2000, designing websites for charities in Brighton. I then branched out into print design, and have since produced a broad range of printed material with a diverse range of clients from international brand names to small local businesses."

Tim Wills

Tim has been in the web business since the internet's infancy, co-founding DSVR, a pioneering webhosting company that brought revolutionary virtual server technology to the UK market. Tim subsequently steered the company through to acquisition by an AIM-listed PLC in 2004. Since then he has been acting as advisor and tech director to a number of online startups, and has managed the web development and execution strategy for a host of clients across Europe.

Ben Hall

Ben has been involved in the PR and digital industry since its inception, delivering world-class consultancy and digital services. Ben advises clients across the globe on how to enhance their online image and reputation; improve their experience and maximise the benefits of the digital landscape. His passion is combining the best emerging technologies with innovative and creative thinking. His clients have ranged from iconic individuals and global sports stars to leading brands and philanthropic organisations.

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