Welcome to my blog and portfolio website.
Prior to Monitor LTD, I managed Powerball Ltd’s traditional and digital marketing. My job included web development, social media, optimising the Google Ads account, creating graphic content using Illustrator & Photoshop and photography.
Prior to that, I worked at Microsoft UK as the community manager for Microsoft Developer UK and TechNet UK Twitter and Facebook accounts.
I used Sprinklr and Opal social media tools and assisted colleagues with paid and organic channels such as Microsoft Surface UK. I curated and created content, built relationships within the community and reported on channel and content performance.
I 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.
Before that, I worked as a Programmer and Marketing Specialist at iSat Ltd.
A satellite communications infrastructure SME.
During my time at iSat Ltd, 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 ( 1 | 2 ) and promotional banners for tradeshows & events, communicating the press with industry publications, building & designing the iSat 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.
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 driving around Europe. I’m also learning the Python programming language and I’m writing a book called ‘Copper Blood’.
To find out more please contact me.