Is this really a CV?

That’s up to you to decide, but it’s something.

Projects & Clients

I’ve had the pleasure of working with teams and projects all over the world.
Here are a few of the websites I’ve been involved with in the last two years, many more are shown below:
…and many more.

1999 – 2001

Cyber Security Engineer

Remote engineering for a US ISP and Hosting company. Nothing like the Matrix, but definitely exciting.

  • Vulnerability Analysis & Solution Implementation
  • Unix / Linux Server Update and Version Maintenance
  • SSH, FTP, and Mail Demon Intrusion Prevention
  • User Role Management
  • Log Analysis and Management

1999 – 2003

The Music Project

Electrical Engineer & Manager

I built a few guitar amps and ended up working in instrument repair and ultimately became the shop manager.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Sound Engineer
  • Instrument Repair
  • Customer Sales & Stock Acquisition
  • Store Manager

2000 – 2003

Phoenix Chat

COO & Systems Administrator

I managed a network of IRC systems for a UK based communications company. Leading a small team we handled dozens of client servers at once.

  • Project Development and Planning.
  • Anope Services, Network Administration and UnrealIRCd Maintenance.
  • Growth Strategy Implementation.
  • IT systems management.

2003 – 2007

JITNet Solutions

CTO & Full Stack Developer

JITNet was an ISP and Hosting company. We provided services to the North West of England and I was directing both projects and teams to increase systems productivity and client acquiisition.

  • IT & Network Admin and Operations
  • Company and Client Web Design & Development
  • Business & Project Development
  • PLESK & cPanel Hosting Server Admin
  • Unix & Linux Server Maintenance

2007 – 2009

Lionbridge Technologies Ltd.

Senior Web Analyst

I led a team that was responsible for analysing the UI/UX of websites in relation to their search query to determine the effectiveness of SEO and content matches.

  • Front-End Website UX/UI Analysis
  • Search Query Auditing
  • Website Quality Assessment
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Project Management of 150 Employees & Teams

Open University

2009 – 2011

Cert – IT & Communications

Everything from programming, hosting, networks, and IT dept. comms. Useful for all things IT related.

Cert – Higher Maths

Crucial for understanding data, predictions, and was most useful for my SEO and data analysis work.

Cert – Business Studies

Fantastic for understanding project, budgets, timelines and how business goals apply to departments.

2009 – 2011

Land Of The Zed – Game

CTO & Head of Web Development

Have you seen World War Z? Before that movie, my team and I worked with Max Brooks to develop a browser based RPG using the first iPhones.

  • GPS, Mobile & Browser Game Development
  • Google Maps API Development and Implementation
  • Team and Project Management
  • LAMP Stack Maintenance
  • SEO & PPC


2010 – NOW

Digital & Film Photographer

Started out with a digital camera and worked my way up to photoshoots and continuing to teach local photographers.

Content Creator & Writer

After a few years experience I started writing for national magazines like Digital Photographer and Nikon.

Commercial Photographer

I provide creative direction, principle photography, and editing for commercial shoots.

2011 – 2013

Utopia Pets – Game

Head of Web Development & Marketing

Another RPG project, based on character customisation and all done within the browser.

  • Laravel and Codeigniter PHP Framework Development
  • MySQL and Redis Database Management
  • ImageMagick and Javascript Intergration
  • Javascript and CSS3 Game Development
  • Content and Marketing Strategy

2012 – 2015

Fedora Linux

Brand Ambassador

After working on the Fedora Linux website, I joined their ambassador team to help promote the operation system across the UK.

  • Website Design & Development
  • Promote and Market the Fedora Linux message, brand, and products
  • Liaise between Fedora Projects and Communities
  • Organise and Participate in Fedora Linux Events
  • Demonstrate and Illustrate Fedora Linux Software

Chester University

2015 – 2018

HND – Photography

Honing my skills in photography I provided photos for event & venue companies, businesses around the UK, weddings, and local governments while obtaining my HND.

BSc Degree – Fine Art & Design

Due to my excessive portfolio, I was offered a BSc in one year of study. Successfully completing digital graphic design and fine art portfolios along the way.

2017 – 2019

Walker Workshops

Content Director & Photography Tutor

With photography taking off, I developed several courses that taught camera skills, photo editing, and commercial client relationships for photographers. It saw great success and I’ll absolutely do this again.

  • 1-2-1 and group photography tutoring.
  • Course content creation.
  • SEO & PPC marketing strategy.
  • Business management.

2018 – 2019

ReAgent Chemicals

SEO Manager

I worked with the CEO, content creators, and web team to create marketing campaigns, backlinks, and improve SEO for over 25 websites within the company.

  • SEMRush management
  • Technical SEO & On-Page analysis and issue resolution
  • Marketing Strategy and Keyword Research
  • Link Building & Backlink Auditing
  • Competition Analysis

2019 – 2021

Patch Media

Head of Web Development

I joined Patch as a Client Marketing Director and quickly progressed to create our own web dev department.

  • Manage web development and technical SEO team members.
  • Liaise with clients on feature requests, bug fixes, and project management.
  • Create and action strategies for Technical SEO.
  • Maintain dev ops, local staging servers, and hosting environments.
  • Project & team management through Agile & Scrum strategies.
  • Typical marketing direction for client websites.

Some of the websites and brands I worked with during my time at Patch include:,,,,,,,,,,, Merlin Entertainments, Brown-Forman.

2021 – 2022

StatsDrone Inc.

Head of Marketing

  • Perform SEO auditing, analysis, and reporting.
  • Conversion rate optimisation analysis.
  • Create and implement marketing and content campaigns and strategies.
  • Identify new digital business strategies and opportunities.
  • Identify opportunities for increasing the client base.
  • Analyse and report on key marketing metrics in order to generate market research, campaign results, and forecasts.
  • Generate actionable insights for marketing and development teams to improve all digital properties.

2022 – 2023


Director of Search Marketing

  • Oversee all aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search campaigns (PPC).
  • Monitor trends and changes in the SEO and PPC landscape and make recommendations for changes/improvements to our campaigns.
  • Work with our web development team to ensure our websites are optimized for search engine ranking.
  • Develop marketing strategies to increase brand awareness.
  • Conduct market research to identify opportunities and trends.
  • Analyse data to inform marketing decisions.
  • Negotiate contracts with partners, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Design and execute A/B tests to optimize marketing campaigns and track campaign performance.
  • Drive website conversions by implementing effective CRO strategies.
  • Content Strategies for copywriters and editor teams.
  • Competitor analysis and research.
  • User flow and behavioural analysis through heatmaps user mapping tools.
  • Establish effective customer acquisition strategies.
  • Social Media paid advertising campaign strategies and management.