Digital Developer and Marketing Professional , working in the communications infrastructure sector, with over a decade of experience managing various commercial projects and collaborating with clients and colleagues to deliver impactful campaigns and collateral across print and digital.
After graduating from the University of Wolverhampton in 2010 with First Class BA Honours in Interactive Media, I have since occupied a series of professional digital and marketing related roles, working alongside teams of experts to produce engaging websites, distance learning courses and marketing campaigns, using a wide variety of specialist multimedia production techniques.
Marketing Manager – Business Partners
Apr 2020 – Present
CityFibre is the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform and working within the company’s award-winning Wholesale Marketing team, I’m involved day-to-day in managing a wide variety of ‘through’ marketing campaigns with our channel partners across the country, while also contributing to various print and digital marketing activities internally, including; advertisement design for trade publications, marketing collateral production and email/web development – all of which help to promote our fast, reliable and high quality wholesale products ‘to’ our channel partners throughout the UK, enabling them to satisfy their customers’ increasing demand for gigabit capable full fibre connectivity.
Aug 2019 – Apr 2020
Mar 2012 – Aug 2019
I worked for the University of Nottingham on a variety of different initiatives, but most notably on the BBSRC funded AgriFood Training Partnership (AFTP) project, a consortium of six leading UK based universities offering high-level online training courses, underpinned by cutting-edge scientific research, for people employed within the agrifood sector in the UK and overseas.
My role primarily involved supporting academic staff from all six AFTP delivery partner institutions to produce online distance and blended learning courses and assessment materials. My other day-to-day responsibilities included maintaining the AFTP website (Drupal 7 CMS) and associated CRM system (Civi), while also actively marketing these AFTP courses to prospects, including; devising promotions and campaigns, social media content creation, brand development, and producing print and digital marketing collateral.
Media & e-Learning Content Developer
Sep 2010 – Feb 2012
Working as part of a creative media development team on the HEFCE funded University Modernisation Fund (UMF) project, I delivered interactive online course enhancement throughout the institution working alongside academic staff to design and produce e-Learning materials for undergraduate students. These materials included websites, digital tutorials, animations, instructional videos and podcasts which were used internally as part of a blended learning teaching strategy and released externally as OER (Open Educational Resources).
BA Interactive Media – First Class Honours
Sep 2007 – Sep 2010
The University of Wolverhampton’s (Bachelor of Arts) Interactive Media degree course was one of the first of its kind to be established in the United Kingdom. During three years of practical study, I had the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in interface and interaction design, image composition, web and e-learning design and development, digital sound editing, streaming media, video production and critical and creative thinking.
Tools & Technologies
- CSS Winner – Site of the Day
- ‘The Web Designer’s Idea Book, Volume 3’ by Patrick McNeil (ISBN-13: 978-1440323966)