Ascendancy Web Advertising has added a brand new net developer, junior net developer and digital advertising assistant to its crew to fulfill the continuing enhance in demand for digital providers following the pandemic.
The corporate lately moved to new premises in Newport to assist facilitate its development and is working carefully with a rising variety of companies, following the Covid-19 lockdowns and subsequent restrictions, to assist them step-up and meet their e-commerce wants.
Helen Culshaw, Ascendancy founder, mentioned: “These are thrilling occasions for the corporate and we’re delighted to welcome Karen Naylor, Tom Mitchell and Mary-Jane Harris to the crew – three necessary additions which is able to assist us meet our dedication to an ever-increasing consumer base.
“The rise in the usage of digital and on-line exercise following the March 2020 lockdown and the previous 12 months has been exponential and we’re working with quite a lot of purchasers to make sure their advertising is the place it must be to fulfill this want.
“One other facet of our work in the meanwhile is offering a collection of webinars to assist e-commerce companies throughout the UK. That is proving extraordinarily necessary for corporations popping out of the pandemic and covers a spread of subjects from how one can enhance product pictures to making a system to make sure a streamlined returns course of.”
Internet Developer Karen Naylor has labored for various completely different companies, instantly for small firms on in-house initiatives in addition to operating her personal e-commerce enterprise. She has beforehand achieved some freelance work for Ascendancy.
She mentioned “My job at Ascendancy entails turning web site designs into absolutely practical web sites. I am actually into what they name the ‘back-end’ applied sciences, in order that’s integrating web sites with different software program to finally make issues extra environment friendly.
“This will vary from completely different fee programs, transport options, accounting software program, inventory administration, reserving programs or CRM software program.
“I am completely delighted to have joined the crew completely and love the number of initiatives that I’ve seen lined up already. All e-commerce web sites would possibly look like they’re the identical, however every enterprise has completely different issues they wish to remedy and behind the scenes they are often very completely different.
“I hope that I might help Ascendancy develop their net crew even greater and higher. This appears like an surroundings the place I can spill out concepts on how one can use new applied sciences to unravel enterprise issues.”
Away from work, Karen is a eager gardener and grows plenty of fruit and greens on her allotment – and enjoys turning her produce into jams and pickles.
Junior Internet Developer Tom Mitchell joins the corporate straight out of sixth kind and beforehand accomplished work expertise at Ascendancy.
He mentioned: “My job entails many various actions in net improvement and I’m presently concerned in coaching and work akin to updating WordPress to take among the load off extra senior members of workers and to assist develop my expertise additional.
“I really like how my job really goes in the direction of one thing significant versus faculty the place the work you’re given is simply a part of a course. Working at Ascendancy is a superb alternative for me to learn to construct refined web sites from scratch and in addition assist the enterprise to develop.”
In his spare time, Tom has an curiosity in historical past and significantly in World Battle ll and the chilly conflict. He additionally enjoys computing and has constructed his personal PC.
Digital Advertising Assistant Mary-Jane Harris accomplished work expertise in managing and advertising the social media and web site for a London vogue model earlier this 12 months, which she totally loved – it was this expertise that made her resolve to pursue a profession inside digital advertising.
She mentioned: “My job entails creating content material for corporations in addition to selling their enterprise to achieve new prospects on-line. My favorite a part of the job is the inventive facet akin to writing blogs and content material for touchdown pages as I’ve all the time loved writing.
“I actually get pleasure from working for Ascendancy and someday hope to be excessive up throughout the digital advertising trade, specialising in creating and growing content material for manufacturers.”
Outdoors of labor, Mary-Jane enjoys performing and singing after having skilled singing classes for round seven years in a spread of various kinds.