Friday Sundae is a creative digital production studio, specialising in education, games and gamifed content. We work in the interactive space for broadcasters, museums, agencies and educators.
The studio was created by husband and wife team, Rachel and Anil Glendinning. From their beginnings in their living room, Friday Sundae has grown to include a multi-disciplinary team from a broad range of industry sectors. Among us you’ll find game developers, writers, marketeers, artists, animators and educators. Together we create projects that delight our clients and their audiences alike.
Rachel is the co-founder of Friday Sundae. She’s a Production Director with over 15 years in delivering engagement and digital marketing communication programmes for companies including Airbus, Environment Agency, Aviva and Royal London.
Rachel brings a wealth of corporate engagement expertise to our games and interactive experiences for stakeholders, customers and clients.
Anil is a BAFTA nominated Creative Director with a background in AAA games development for clients such as Microsoft, Disney, Lucasarts and the Cartoon Network.
He’s a veteran in interaction design and gamification and loves working with brands and connecting people through engaging, gamified content.
Sigurd drives the Technical strategy at Friday Sundae. He’s been involved in the digital media industry for 20 years, working on an impressive range of titles and platforms. His previous clients include BMW, Audi, Airbus and Microsoft.
With his analytical and pragmatic approach, and a focus on technical excellence, Sigurd leads the development teams to find the best technical solution for each project.
Sam is a Unity development veteran with extensive experience in Both Unity Engine and Unreal. He has a background augmented reality, virtual reality and robotics and the “toys to life” industry.
With a First Class degree in Games Technology and an MSc in Commercial Games Development, Sam is a talented and versatile developer and designer.
Web Dev Lead at Friday Sundae, Alan brings over a decade of experience in children's digital media, including for the BBC and the Cartoon Network.
He’s an experienced, practical all-rounder in digital media product development, skilled in the entire interactive development process. From early production to post-release maintenance, on countless digital projects over the last 14 years.
Claire is highly experienced art director who works across both 2D and 3D art. She has a background in games development, but has also led the art on numerous web, app and public space projects of the years.
Her previous clients include the Cartoon Network, Imperial War Museums, Glasgow University, Channel 4 and many others.
Friday Sundae owes thanks to many organisations and individuals for the help and support over the years. Without the right advice at the right time, we may not be here today.
Because of this, we believe in Paying it Forward. That is to say, if we can help you, and you’re playing a part in making this world better, then we’ll do our best to help. Paying it Forward means helping others to help others. It’s the belief in positive energy, the exponential growth of wellness and the connectedness of people across the world.
Friday Sundae was co-founded by husband and wife team, Rachel and Anil Glendinning. Their different backgrounds impressed upon them the importance of opportunities for children from disadvantaged backgrounds, through education and mentorship.
Friday Sundae work with community groups within their adopted home town of Bristol. If you are an organiser of such a group or have an idea of how we might help provide opportunities for local kids, we’d be happy to hear from you.
Friday Sundae is based in the beautiful city of Bristol, in the south west of England. Bristol is a city with a long history of social activism and consciousness, and something that we feel proud to be a part of.
We support local charities that focus on social mobility and providing opportunities for young people in Bristol and the Southwest. If you are an organiser of a charity that aligns with our ethos and have an idea of how we might help, we’d be happy to hear from you.
Among us you’ll find game developers, writers, marketeers, artists, animators and educators. Together we create projects that delight our clients and their audiences alike.
For us, product design is an on-going process of iteration through usage analyse and feedback. Using this methodology, Friday Sundae deliver products and experiences that exceed expectations.
There’s always a lot going on with Team Sundae. Check some of our latest news and get some sneak peeks at our latest projects, collaborations and experiments.