Motionlab has made seven new hires after a period of what it calls “substantial growth”.

The Preston agency’s website development team has been bolstered by the appointment of junior developer Jordan Doyle, front-end developer Mike Booth and full stack developer Sebastian Ciocan, who moves from Romania.

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Kam Abass from Manchester’s SMRS and Joe Jackson, from Northern Monkey Media, join the account management team. The pair will be supporting existing clients including, Johnson Cleaners and FIT Show, as well as working with new clients Cuffe & Taylor, Sugarvine, The Grand Venue and GB Group.

Andrew Baillie joins as senior developer from ecommerce musical instrumental retailer, Venditan, and completing the seven is Barrie Heaton, who joins Motionlab’s creative studio from Johnston Press.

Motionlab CEO Simon Iredale said: “It’s a really exciting time at Motionlab HQ. As well as a number of high profile regional and national account wins, we’re investing heavily in our own development initiatives.

“As well as our Orvelo platform, we have a brand new venture due to launch in September which will provide an additional string to our bow. We’re delighted to welcome seven new faces to the team as we push forward with our proposition as one of the North’s leading agencies.”