Digital Team

Who we are

Head of Digital

I joined the University in September 2008 as a Web Marketing Officer for the College of Life and Environmental to provide web support, including day to day updates as well as developing websites to support education and research initiatives. In June 2011 I became a Team Leader as well, and was responsible for line manging the 6 college based Web Officers.

I was appointed as Head of Digital in December 2016. The Digital Team is responsible for the University's websites, social media channels and smartphone app. I am responsible for ensuring that the University's digital presence reflects our strategic aims and objectives and provide a clear and professional platform for our audiences to find the information they need.

Prior to joining the university I worked at ActionAid UK where I was the Web Editor in the Schools and Youth team for 6 years. My main responsibility was managing their youth campaigning website, which encouraged young people in the UK to campaign on issues affecting developing countries.

Outside of work I enjoy football, music and trying to stop the weeds growing in my allotment.

Tel: 01392 72 2113
Email: e.creed@exeter.ac.uk

Web Officer – College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Tel: 01392 722089
Email: alastair.g.brown@exeter.ac.uk

I am responsible for the website and related digital content for the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical sciences (CEMPS). I work closely with the college's marketing manager and external relations team. The role involves supporting a wide range of functions for the college including; student recruitment, research, press and public relations, alumni relations and outreach activities.

I started at the University in 2009 with a broader range of subjects to manage, after the creation of the 'Colleges' I became the sole web marketing officer for CEMPS. Previously I was the Studio Manager for a local web design agency, in addition to managing the workloads of the team in the office I was in a senior developer role, providing bespoke web applications and websites for a wide range of clients throughout the Devon.

I am an experienced web developer with 15 years of experience in a wide range of frontend and backend programming languages / frameworks, databases systems and server management systems. I am proficient in a number of Google's service such as AdWords, Google Analytics, API Web Services and Enterprise Apps. I keep up-to-date with the rapidly developing world of Search Engine Optimisation and Search Engine Marketing and can provide professional advice to clients and colleagues alike.

Web Officer

Team Leader for the Professional Services Web Officers

Email: helen.leslie@exeter.ac.uk

I joined the University in 2006 when the Web Team only comprised three people, making me the first Web Officer. My role provided a link between the central Professional Services and the Colleges, which was new for website management in the University. Our Web Officers have now grown to two teams and I lead the team for the Professional Services.

In my Web Officer role I work for Communication and Marketing Services, supporting the central team with varied projects including the Undergraduate and Postgraduate websites.

I come from a creative background, with a degree in Fashion Promotion & Illustration. Previous roles include graphic design, PR, and website management including multi-language sites for Schwarzkopf, plus a bit of magazine artworking at the BBC along the way. I enjoy illustration in my spare time.

Web Editor and Team Leader, Central Web Team

Tel: 01392 725773
Email: s.e.r.williams@exeter.ac.uk

I work in the central Web Team, for which I am the Team Leader. My chief focus is on web content, advising and assisting in the planning, development and maintenance of effective corporate web pages to meet users’ expectations and support the University’s business objectives. My role encompasses content strategy, user experience, information architecture (site/content structure, navigation and search performance), usability and accessibility, and advising on use of the content management system, T4.

I provide support, guidance and training on all matters concerning content management to colleagues in the Web Team and the wider community of content management system users across the organisation.

Web Developer

Tel: 01392 72 5021
Email: J.A.Aylward@exeter.ac.uk

I've been working for the University for over 20 years. When I started the latest web browser was Netscape 1.1!

I write database driven applications using PhP and MySQL, and have produced systems such as the Open Days, Campus Tours, Staff profiles, the Custom Form Builder and the Student Ambassadors Management system which has been sold to various other Universities including Kings College London and UCL.

How many Web developers does it take to change a light bulb?
None - that's a hardware problem!

Web Officer

Tel: 01392 726371
Email: m.c.dowell@exeter.ac.uk

I am currently the Web Officer for Communication and Marketing Services where I help to support various departments across the University.

I joined the University in 2010 where I worked as a Web Marketing Officer for both the Business School and DARO. I have also worked for Academic Services.

My previous roles include Web and Communications Officer for the English Rivera Tourist Board.

International Social Media Manager

Tel: 01392 725774 (ext. 5774)
Email: emily.chapman@exeter.ac.uk

Web Officer - Business School

Tel: 01392 726692
Email: p.collins@exeter.ac.uk

I am the Web Marketing Officer for the Business School, based in the Xfi Building. I am responsible for maintaining and developing Business School web pages, as well as supporting Business School staff with their web projects.

I joined the University in October 2012, having previously worked in online marketing roles for Exeter-based web agencies Optix Solutions and Website Vision.

Outside work I enjoy cycling, volleyball and repairing old Alfa Romeos.

Web Officer - Medical School

Tel: +44 (0) 1392 725422
Email: S.J.Cowling@exeter.ac.uk

Sally is Web Marketing Officer for the Medical School. She is responsible for all Medical School web-related activities, including website, intranet and staff profiles. 

Sally joined the university in 2012. She previously worked for eleven years for Archant South West as Web Editor and was responsible for a group of local newspaper websites.

Sally’s usual working days are Monday 9-5, Tuesday 9-5 and Wednesday 9-1

For any web-related queries or requests, please email: uems-web@exeter.ac.uk

Communications Assistant (Digital)

Tel: 01392 726588
Email: l.f.cronin@exeter.ac.uk

My role involves assisting with the maintenance and development of Research Services and Impact Innovation and Business' client facing websites. This involves monitoring the websites to make sure they are up to date and writing and editing new content.

I also help to manage Research Services and Impact Innovation and Business' social media accounts and support colleagues in their use of social media. 

 

Web Officer - College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Tel: +44 (0) 1392 722614
Email: H.M.Evans@exeter.ac.uk

I am responsible for all of the websites within the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

I joined the University in 2010, after gaining ten years of Communications experience in both private and public sector roles.

Web Officer

Email: L A.M.S.Howell@exeter.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1392 722853

Web Marketing Officer - Education and Student Engagement

Tel: 01392 726197 (ext. 6197)
Emailf.hughes@exeter.ac.uk

I am currently a Web Officer for Communication and Marketing Services. I am helping to support various departments across the University.

I joined the University in 2012, working first as a Web Marketing Officer for Academic Services and later Education and Student Experience.

Prior to joining the University I worked as a website production editor for BabyCenter.

Web Officer, College of Humanities

Tel: 01392 72 3695
Email: A.Kaal@exeter.ac.uk

Chinese Social Media Officer

Tel: 01392 722783
Email: z.li@exeter.ac.uk

I joined the University of Exeter in September 2014 as Chinese Social Media Officer for the University. With the assistance of my colleagues, I have set up some of the most popular Chinese social media channels for our University, including Sina Weibo, Wechat, Youku and Renren. I am responsible for managing and monitoring our Chinese social media, liaising with different Colleges and departments to obtain latest news and tailor it to suit various Chinese social media channels. Cooperating with my colleagues, we are building a Chinese website and will manage the website once it finishes.

Before I joined in the University as an employee, I studied MSc Marketing at the University of Exeter Business School. In 2013 I graduated from Xiamen University in China, as a double-degree bachelor (BA in English Language and Culture and BSc in Economics).

I am originally from Tianjin, the economic centre of Northern China. I have previously worked (both part-time and in the Marketing Department) for Centaline Strategic Management Limited and Xiamen Daily News.

Tel: 01392 725016
Email: d.lott@exeter.ac.uk

I'm responsible for the design and frontend development of the University's main website and related websites. I also immerse myself in current web technologies and trends in order to keep my skill set up to date. This helps future proof our websites and give the best web experience to the various user demographics we cater for.

I joined the University in October 2011 from a leading web agency where I was Creative Director. Previous roles include studio manager and lead designer/developer.

Off campus I enjoy playing music, mountain biking and landscape photography.

Digital Project Manager

Tel: 01392 725875
Email: Andrew.M.Morgan@exeter.ac.uk

Web Marketing Officer - Campus Services

Tel: 01392 725446
Email: j.s.morrison@exeter.ac.uk

I oversee all the websites that come under Campus Services, which covers a diverse range of units including Accommodation, Cafes, Car Parking, Estate Services, Grounds, Estate Patrol, Sustainability and Sport.

I work closely with all the teams in CaS, the CaS Communication Manager, and the Central Web Team.

I joined the University in 2008 after several years working in the web industry including roles at Royal Holloway and Dartmoor National Park Authority.

Outside of work I enjoy photography and run my own pyrography micro-business.

App Manager

Tel: 01392 722120
Email: b.richards@exeter.ac.uk

I manage the University's growing app portfolio, establishing guidance and policy and overseeing new and existing developments in core apps such as iExeter.

Before joining the University in 2011, I worked in web management in local government and the leisure industry. Off campus I enjoy brewing and organising specialist beer tasting events.

Social Media Manager

Tel: 01392 722061
Email: c.s.sweet@exeter.ac.uk

My role is to manage and lead the development and delivery of social media presences to support the University in its strategic objectives. I am responsible for creating and managing content suitable for a range of media channels and for the development of strategies, policies and guidance to fully realise the potential for communication with students, staff, partners, stakeholders and the wider public.

I joined the Web Team in November 2014 after spending 10 years working in the Marketing Office where I was Undergraduate Marketing Manager. Prior to joining the University of Exeter I worked for the University of Derby and in publishing in Brighton.

Web Officer - College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Tel: 01392 725811
Email: j.m.tanner@exeter.ac.uk

I maintain and develop the websites that represent the College of Social Sciences and International Studies. I work closely with the central CaMS team and the College ERICA team to create a consistent approach across all communications.
I moved to Exeter and joined the University in 2007, following years of varied marketing roles for Fisher Scientific UK in the Midlands.

Web Systems Support Officer

Tel: 01392 723140
Email: M.Williams@exeter.ac.uk

I started working at the University in December 1990 when I joined as a Clerical Assistant in External Relations. My role later developed into typesetting various University publications including the setting and costing of job advertisements for our Personnel Office saving the University external typesetting charges.

In 1997 I started to learn the basics of HTML and then went on to update and manage our web publications such as the University Calendar and various prospectuses. In 2000 I was involved with rolling out a new web design across the University and since then have been involved in four web redesign projects across the University website.

In 2003 I became part of the Web Team with the appointment of Rob Mitchell, our line manager.

Part of my role now is ensuring the web content management system, Site Manager (T4), provides a reliable service to the University’s community of web publishers and that it works as effectively and efficiently as possible. I manage all aspects of the CMS functionality and liaise with the vendor TerminalFour to organise upgrades and troubleshoot technical issues within the system. I also help and advise colleagues within and outside the web team on certain functionality and arrange T4 drop-in sessions for our users. As part of the central team I also update our main corporate pages and co-ordinate the on-line University Calendar.

I am also the gatekeeper for our team within SID and ensure Helpdesk support calls are passed on to colleagues within the team. I also look after Siteimprove where we aim to reduce broken links and misspellings across our web pages.