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While studying Computer Science at Exeter University, Al and a couple of course friends started up Optix Solutions. Al has a passion for creating lasting business relationships and is usually one of the first faces of Optix you will see. In his spare time you will find Al networking, golfing or supporting the Exeter Chiefs.
James is the more creative of the two Directors as he has a background in design and print. He has an eye for all things aesthetic, and involves himself with the design/UX process as much as possible. James loves animals and can often be found on the moors with his dog.
With 10 years in the digital media industry, James is always looking for new opportunities to drive the business forward, and strives to deliver an outstanding service through project management. James is relaxed by nature and enjoys surfing, football, photography and spending time with his family.
Key Account Manager
With over 16 years of experience, Kris is the true lynchpin of the business. Her superstar attitude means both clients and colleagues are kept completely delighted. Plus, her expertise in web development and digital marketing means she’ll be your first port of call when you need a helping hand.
With years of experience working in strategic and tactical digital sales, Ben is fanatical about delivering results and always has his client’s best interests at the forefront of his work. Ben is constantly looking for new and creative approaches to digital and will often extend his work hours to accommodate for extra research.
Head of Digital Marketing
Thomas has worked for a number of high profile agencies and uses his experience to ensure his clients get the most out of their digital marketing budgets. Thomas is results driven and passionate about statistics. In his spare time you will find Thomas walking his dog or visiting Dartmoor.
Digital Marketing Manager
Dan has been in the digital marketing industry for 6 years now, both as a freelancer and working at Optix Solutions. Dan specialises in content marketing, social media and search engine optimisation. Plus he’s also a qualified gym instructor.
Digital Marketing Manager
Simon joined us after spending several years in the third sector, working for a range of local and national charities. Passionate about social media marketing he has overseen many successful appeals and campaigns. When he isn’t working, he can be found in the cinema or contemplating the perfect burger.
Digital Marketing Manager
Cutting her teeth in the commercial world by working on multi-million pound e-commerce websites and for one of the world's most luxurious car manufactures; Mercedes-Benz, Kate specialises in creating some of our best email marketing and creative campaigns. Away from the office you’ll find her in the gym, snow skiing in the Alps or water skiing down the English Riveria.
Digital Marketing Executive
Chris loves exploring the world of digital and tech - as well as writing about trends in digital marketing. With a degree in biology, he understands the importance of a scientific mindset when it comes to digital analytics, paid advertising, and conversion rate optimisation. Away from the office he also enjoys watching films, going to the gym, and spending time outdoors.
Head of Design
Robin has 9 years’ experience in the design industry and 10 years from a freelance capacity, he holds a BA Honours in Photo Media & Design Communication and is passionate about high quality design. In his spare time you will find Robin watching films and down at the local golf range.
PA to the Directors
Hanna is enthusiastic and prides herself on excellent customer service whilst looking to drive the business forward and improve the marketing journey for clients. Hanna completed a marketing apprenticeship in the agricultural sector and has a passion for charitable fundraising and organising events.
Front End Developer
Rich has been with Optix for 7 years now and in that time has moved from a back end developer to a front end developer. He holds a BA Hons in Computer Arts and spends some of his spare time at the gym.
Dean started developing websites at the age of 15, since then he spent 8 years as a freelancer and working in various positions in the web development industry, acquiring industry-standard skills in creative solutions and development workflows. When Dean’s not coding at work he’s usually coding at home and playing video games.
Rick has been working in technology since 2000. He has many years experience as a database administrator and as a programmer for both web and desktop environments. He has a keen passion for electronics and all things tech.
Ben is a freelance accountant who specialises in commercial management, preparation of management accounts, production of financial reports and business consulting. He’s been with Optix for 5 years now and is passionate about good food and dining.
Lizzy’s positive outlook on life brightens the Optix environment. With years of administration and finance experience, she sets her organisational mind to keeping everything in order and will likely be the first point of contact when you call into the office. She is also qualified in sports massage therapy and spends a lot of her free time working with athletes and training in the gym.
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