Serif is one of the world s leading independent publishers of desktop publishing and design and graphics software for making professional effects and publishing capabilities accessible to all levels of personal computer users. The company is privately owned and has operations in Europe and North America. Serif offers a software range for desktop publishing, digital imaging, drawing and graphics, 3D effects and animations and Web publishing. The company provides its products direct to customers through its contact centers in the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as through traditional retail channels and the Internet. Serif has more than 230 employees at its head office of development and European sales center in Nottingham, England, and its Internet development and North American sales operation in Hudson, N.H. The company was founded in 1987.