David William Beck

Digital Marketing Executive at Rentokil Initial.

As a Digital Marketing Executive, I crafted website content for international clients such as Rentokil, Initial, and Ambius. I project managed the creation of multilingual sites using the Magnolia CMS working with an external agency, building out site structure, content, forms, video, and image production. I followed Agile principles, coordinating with teams using Jira, ensuring high-standard websites within two-week sprints. I handled ad-hoc tasks for international partners and provided feedback on Magnolia builds. I upskilled colleagues through training sessions and collaborated globally, migrating businesses to the Magnolia platform.

Website Developer and Marketing Consultant at Monitor Ltd.

At Monitor Ltd, a technology solutions provider, I researched the IT services industry, created a marketing plan and assisted in developing a WordPress website. I produced marketing material including a magazine advert, brochures and created thirty blog posts of around a thousand words each. I also managed social media, advised on paid social advertising and designed physical media.

Graphic and Website Designer at Arrow Precision.

At Arrow Precision, a manufacturing and events company, my job included web development, social media, optimising the Google Ads account, creating graphic content using Illustrator & Photoshop, and photography.

Microsoft Developer and TechNet Community Manager at Microsoft UK.

I created and curated content for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, assisted colleagues with paid and organic channels such as Microsoft Surface UK, built relationships within the community and reported on channel and content performance. I also trained in advertising law, geopolitical awareness, GDPR, brand strategy, endorsements & privacy. Additionally, I researched and solved the community’s technical problems and supported Microsoft’s commitment to accessibility. My posts had the highest engagement in the Microsoft UK marketing team and I attended and supported events such as #TechDaysOnline, Connect(), Microsoft London Reactor events, and Future Decoded.

Programmer and Marketing Specialist at iSat Ltd.

During my time at iSat Ltd, A satellite communications infrastructure SME, I gained solid experience in Python development, Social Media Marketing and management, marketing copy creation, strategy, planning, and implementation as well as other ad hoc roles and company requirements. Marketing activities have included creating written copy and graphics content such as brochures and promotional banners for tradeshows & events, communicating with industry publications, building & designing the company website and datasheets as well as the host of other jobs such as purchasing, sales, helping to create, print, and organize company tenders.

BA Honours Game Cultures (2:1) Graduated 2010.

My degree at London South Bank University covered critical and practical video game 2D and 3D design & development, marketing & advertising, media studies, and cultural studies. I used a wide range of software such as the Adobe Suite, 3DSMAX, and Maya, Unreal Development kit using both PCs and Macs. I worked closely with other students in multi-disciplinary environments on projects. Dissertation: ‘To what extent can the Unwritten Rules of Social & Massively Multiplayer Online Games configure the gamer?’ (2010).

Read my dissertation Here.

Personal Interests and Activities.

In my free time, I enjoy painting, writing, going to the gym, computer games, gardening, and farming in Spain on a family smallholding. I also love travelling; especially walking holidays and traveling around Europe. I’m also learning the Python programming language and I’m writing a book called ‘Copper Blood’.