here we begin
If you want adaptability, ask me about how I became a Digital Account Manager.
If you want resourcefulness, ask me about the time I designed a world-class user experience for a logistics company — in 4 hours.
If you want ability, ask me to hand-code a webpage, visualise some data or write some kick-awesome text.
If you want knowledge, ask me about marketing, websites, design or Search Engine Optimisation.
If you want experience, ask me what I've been doing for the last 8 years.
my professional life
I lead marketing for a fast-growing Brisbane IT consulting firm who specialise in cybersecurity, networking and cloud computing for enterprise.
I co-host The FOMO Show, a fortnightly podcast covering blockchain, emerging markets and future tech.
Digital marketer, responsible for search engine optimisation and digital advertising. Drove significant digital growth, most notably increasing high-value search traffic by 45% year-on-year.
equimedia employed me before, during and after University.
I started out as an intern, where I worked across the teams in market research, affiliate management, brand monitoring, copywriting, SEO and campaign optimisation.
Then, as part of their graduate program, I worked in the following roles:
Getting ads online and to their target audience in the most profitable way possible.
Implemented real-time bidding (RTB) campaigns, which involved ad trafficking, campaign setup & targeting and site tracking setup for major clients.
Managed, reported on and (most importantly) optimised RTB campaigns, maximised conversions and ROI.
First point of contact for our insurance and medical services clients for the design, build and optimisation of websites.
The role involved web development project management and relationship management.
Research, copywriting and design for digital content for clients in the legal, charity, financial services and technology sectors.
Starting at 14, I designed and developed websites for small businesses.
Design-wise, I'm at ease in the Adobe Suite. If you need something designed, I'm the guy to call.
schools I went to
Studied marketing, graduating with a first class degree with honours. I also designed on the side, read a lot and learnt how to cook an incredible chicken curry.
Studied Maths, French, Business, Latin & Greek. Got into reading newspapers. I also did rock climbing, shooting and editorial work for the economics magazine.
Entered with a music scholarship (singing, piano, organ & double bass). Sold Coca-Cola and crisps. Learnt French, Latin & Greek. Attempted Russian. Built a proxy server for free internet - 40% of campus traffic ended up going through my servers. Annoyed the IT team.