Chris has extensive experience in roles requiring strong communication skills, self-motivation, leadership, creative thinking and technical abilities.

Current Skills

  • Digital Marketing
    • Hootsuite
    • MailChimp
    • PPC/CPM
    • SEO
    • WordPress
  • Web
    • CSS / HTML
    • JavaScript
    • Google Analytics
    • Google Webmaster Tools
  • Technical
    • PHP
    • SQL
    • Linux
    • Apache
  • Creative
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
    • Inkscape
  • Office
    • Excel

2010 – current :

Creating and running a publishing business with a distinctive brand using grassroots digital marketing. This grew a strong fan community which fed into our writers’ mentoring program. Our brand message was supported by targeted PPC / CPM advertising, email campaigns and included running two successful Kickstarter.

The foundation of the business is, the store and portal to the business’s online assests. The performance of the website and marketing campaigns are constantly reviewed using Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools.

2004 – 2010 : Blogger

Creating and running a variety of blogs to generate advertising revenue. Via SEO I achieved top three rankings on a number of high traffic keywords. The blogs ran advertising using Google AdSense and monitoring its performance with Google Analytics. I developed and supported the site running WordPress on a Linux server, using CSS / HTML and PHP as well as writing all the site’s content.

F1F9 (UK) Limited

2001 – 2004 : Technical Director

Establishing a start-up company developing spreadsheet analysis software for the banking industry. The role involved taking the lead on technical aspects of the business as well working closing with the Marketing Director to develop a brand message and online presence.

1998 – 2001 : Tregenza Consulting

Providing technical guidance and software development for a range of client companies.

WICS Limited

1997 – 1998 : Technical Director

Company director involved in all aspects of the business.

1994 – 1997 : Software Manager

Responsible for the fifteen members of staff working on the company’s health and safety related applications.

Altim Medical Services Limited

1993 – 1994 : Project Manager

Overseeing the installation of departmental and hospital-wide computer systems. The role included pre-sales, contract negotiation, software design, purchasing hardware as well as co-ordinating the development, installation and training teams.

1992 – 1993 : Support Manager

Leading a team of six support analysts.

1990 – 1992 : Support Analyst & Software Trainer

Providing telephone and on-site support to clients of the company’s specialised medical software for genitourinary medicine and oncology departments.

Krypton Computers Limited

1988 – 1990 : Programmer

Developing software stock control systems.

Chinal Consulting Group

1986 – 1988 : Programmer

Working on data collection and analysis software.

Ermo Computers Limited

1984 – 1986 : Junior Programmer

Developing bespoke database applications.