Ultimedia appoints ex JWT digital specialist, Craig Johnson, as CEO

Monday 13th December 2021 – Today, Manchester based, global digital specialist agency, Ultimedia have appointed Craig Johnson as CEO as they move into an exciting new period of growth in the Digital Experience space. 

Industry specialist Craig Johnson joins Ultimedia, bringing nearly 30 years’ of experience in helping enterprise- level brands to elevate their digital performance. Having spent his career working at big titles such as;JWT, the Guardian Media Group and Rippleffect, the former UNRVLD (previously Kagool) CMO brings a wealth of experience in growing businesses using Digital Experience Platforms such as Sitecore and Episerver. Gaining recognition for his expertise, Craig is a nominated professional in the BIMA 100. Every year BIMA 100 recognises the top 100 professionals who are shaping the future of Britain’s digital industry. 

Ultimedia recently joined The Remarkable Group, a collection of specialist digital consultancies, including one of the UK’s leading Sitecore Partner agencies. Ultimedia is the most established Optimizely Partner (formerly Episerver) who’s clients span a variety of sectors, including The Co-op, NHS and Just Group.

The Remarkable Group Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer, Paul Stephen commented, 

“Appointing Craig to lead Ultimedia into this next chapter of growth signals a bright new future for the agency. Craig was pivotal in the significant expansion of his previous agency and now we’re excited to have him on board to bring his extensive knowledge and strategic expertise to Ultimedia”.

In his new role, Craig will oversee the agency’s growth in the UK and new markets. Craig is well-known for his enthusiasm for digital and his strategic approach to helping organisations become more profitable. Craig has also received recognition for his work in developing new talent in the industry to bridge the digital skills gap, in his role at UNRVLD, Craig launched an innovative graduate scheme, in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University.

Speaking on his new appointment, Craig said, “it’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining the most established Optimizely Partner in the UK. It’s a privilege to be working with an exceptionally talented team of industry specialists in the DXP space, especially as Optimizely are leading the way with innovative technology that’s able to completely transform digital experiences for ambitious brands”.

About Ultimedia

Ultimedia is a UK based digital experience agency that specialises in the design, development and optimisation of Optimizely websites. With over two decades of experience, Ultimedia is the most established Optimizely Partner in the UK, with vast experience in getting the most out of the platform for their clients. To learn more about Ultimedia and how your organisation can levage the Optimizely visit: