Creative agency drp has added four more digital professionals to their drpdigital team at their head office in Hartlebury, Worcestershire. Paul Tunnicliffe has joined as digital project manager, Jodie Watson as front-end developer, as well as Jamie Stansfield and Dean Quinney as new developers.
Paul Tunnicliffe joins as digital project manager and has over 10 years’ experience managing digital projects and campaigns, bringing some valuable skills into the team. He has managed the delivery of major web, app and mobile projects for the likes of Homeserve, BBC, Subaru, Disney, Nickelodeon and National Express, and most recently has been acting as an Agile coach for various corporates and digital agencies. His role at drp will be creating new Agile development processes, streamlining project delivery, encouraging productivity, and continuing to create effective digital products.
Tunnicliffe commented: “I’m delighted about joining drp, the reputation and longevity of the company speaks for itself. What really excites me though, is the company’s passion for its digital offerings. I’m looking forward to doing my part in continuing drp’s tradition of delighting its clients.”
As front-end developer, Jodie Watson will be working on drp projects working on the interactive customer interfaces of apps and websites. She previously worked with ecommerce company Gemporia – or ‘Gems TV’ – the jewellery-shopping channel it is also known as – on large projects such as re-building the products page.
Jamie Stansfield and Dean Quinney have joined drpdigital as developers and will be working with the digital team to build and maintain solutions for their range of clients and projects. The notable clients Jamie has worked with in previous roles include: Microsoft, Dell, Tesco, Accor Hotels and Disney Land Paris. Dean has worked with Worcester County Cricket Club, Bear Grylls and Drayton Manor.
Ben Wallace, director of drpdigital, commented: “It’s fantastic to see our team growing, especially the drpdigital team, where we have seen six new starters and two in-house promotions this year alone. I look forward to seeing our division grow further as we take on more projects for our extensive mix of clients.”
drp is continuously expanding the team, and currently has 184 highly specialist professionals in three different U.K. offices. The expansion is expected to continue to grow organically during 2017, seeing further growth in all areas of the business. Within the last four years, drp has seen staff retention of 90%.