About us

Learn more about Portside history and values

As a company Portside offers a complete suite of online and offline design, development and marketing services. We offer our clients outstanding customer service and are driven by the desire to deliver consistent digital and print services to individuals and local businesses of all sizes.

Portside staff are highly experienced and have the energy, skills and enthusiasm to achieve sustainable and credible returns for our clients. Specialists in local lead generation, we have gained a warranted reputation for helping companies in Newport grow their businesses leveraging the power the internet.

Your long term creative partner

We have clients that have stayed with us for over a decade. You can safely consider us your long term creative partner that will cater to all your online and offline media needs.

Over 20 years in design and marketing

Founded by Mark Griffin, Mark has over 20 years experience in an extensive range of media production and marketing services. This includes: graphic design, web design, internet marketing and video production.

Mark Griffin | Portside
Mark Griffin | PortsideManaging Director
After studying Graphic Design at his local University in Newport, Gwent, Mark went on to work as Creative Director for a number of companies. He also lived in London where he co-owned a video production company and film studio. High profile clients included BT, Blackberry, Lloyds Bank and others. Mark is a founding member and Director of Portside and has over 20 years experience in the design industry.

Local reputation for getting the job done—well!

Portside has garnered a local reputation for delivering exceptional digital media and internet marketing campaigns. This encompasses; SEO, PPC, CRO, e-commerce, web design, copywriting and more.

Our clients can be comfortable knowing a highly ethical and reputable digital media, design and internet marketing company is handling their day to day initiatives. We help many clients obtain more traffic, more leads and ultimately more sales through increased online visibility and enhanced customer relationships and loyalty.

Client examples

  • Tankology



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  • 2020 Dreams


    2020 Dreams

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  • Newport City Martial Arts


    Newport City Martial Arts

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  • Newport Denture Clinic


    Newport Denture Clinic

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