Gemma Stringer

Founder and chief doodler

Gemma has 13 years’ experience in marketing led design, and set up Bubblegum 11 years ago. Understanding what makes people tick and being able to quickly grasp your target market, Gemma works on more of our startup and brand development projects. She is also there to kick everyone into touch, but they don’t usually need it!

LOVES: Tea and sarcasm
HATES: Jerusalem artichokes and spiders
WANTS: A Ferrari and a house that cleans itself


Aidan Gill

Doodler and advertising design guru

Aidan has worked at Bubblegum for 4 years and manages the advertising and publication design department. He is also the key man for many of our retainer clients, ensuring the day-to-day projects are completed on time and with a smile. Prior to Bubblegum, Aidan spent 8 years working at a south west newspaper group designing adverts and page layouts, and managed the advertising design team.

LOVES: His family
HATES: Mice in his garage
WANTS: To go back to St Lucia


Holly Howson

Illustrator extraordinaire

Holly is from Hello Paperclip and joined the team in 2015. Her illustration work is second to none, and she’s brought another dimension to Bubblegum and what we can offer. She works with clients across the spectrum from branding projects to full scale illustrations for websites.

Running and coffee…lots of coffee
HATES: Slugs and marmite
WANTS: A good nights sleep and to travel the world


Teresa Gray

Writing and stuff

Teresa has been working with Bubblegum on and off for years. She’s here to help our clients understand their own stories, and then pick the right words to tell them. Teresa has lectured for many years on creative writing practices and is currently just prepping her first novel for publication.

LOVES: Good music and even better wine
HATES: Narcissism
WANTS: To live by the sea and write more books