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Meet the team: Owen the Dev Guy

Owen is one of the Big Lemon co-founders, he’s the lead dev and enjoys to entertain the studio with his seemingly limitless dad jokes. Twitter, Facebook or Instagram? Twitter. @OwenTheTwit. Follow me! Although I don’t post as much as I should. It’s pretty much how I get my news. Describe your perfect day Probably getting up early and being productive. It annoys me when I don’t [Continue reading...]

Meet the team: Kieran the Design Guy

As part of our weekly articles we’re sharing some extra information about our awesome team. We’ll be releasing a bit about each team member weekly, starting with one of our co-founders, Kieran. Kieran is one of the Big Lemon co-founders, he leads all things brand and design, on the weekends (and evenings) he enjoys thrashing down mountains on his bike. Twitter, Facebook or In [Continue reading...]

We won the Creative & Digital Business of the Year in Caerphilly award!

On Friday 17th November, we attended the Caerphilly Business Forum Awards 2017, and we won the award for Creative and Digital Business of the Year! This award recognises those businesses in Caerphilly that are operating in the highly important creative and digital sectors. The judges were looking for creative and digital companies that have achieved growth and strong financial [Continue reading...]

Eight amazing apps we wish we’d built

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and we’re definitely inspired to imitate these eight apps. Slack Who can imagine a working world without Slack? I certainly can’t. Slick, fun to use, and time-saving to boot. Check out Slack. Wunderlist I would get nothing done if it wasn’t for Wunderlist. Wunderlist TrackMyMove A Welsh proptech company founded by a [Continue reading...]

How to get a design internship and turn it into a job – without a degree

I got my job at Big Lemon with no design degree and little experience – here’s how I did it I chose to do an illustration degree at the Cardiff School of Art and Design, because it’s what I enjoyed and what I was good at. I love illustration and I loved my degree, but it’s not the kind of course that gives you the pick of jobs. After attempting the freelance illustrator life – [Continue reading...]