Luke Wotton : Digital Experience
Luke is a Cambridge art school graduate with a degree in technology. He combines the two with a flair that breathes life into brand campaigns in an otherwise clinical digital world. Luke decided to make the leap to add design to his portfolio of skills just as the internet matured and was crying out for designers who understand that good digital experiences need to be designed for and around people.
He has spent over a decade designing digital experiences for Tesco’s, Next, Npower, RioTinto, Europcar and has a life-long mentor in Tom Karen, the designer of the Raleigh Chopper who also mentored Sir Jonathan Ive, Chief Design Officer at Apple Inc.
Luke is a trained typographer and was publishing articles about responsive design before it was widely accepted by the digital world.
James Wylie : Digital Strategy
In 15 years of digital agency life James has held most positions from digital strategy through to commercial & client services – which is why he is adept and creating digital solutions that deliver successful commercial results.
James was awarded a sponsorship from the Arts Council of England to set up a recording studio. This led to a career as a studio engineer, producing dozens of releases featuring on compilation albums for the likes of Ministry of Sound (London) Moonshine Music (Los Angeles) and composing for Hasbro’s Pokémon launch campaign.
During this time James developed a keen interest in multimedia, quickly establishing himself as a specialist producing event presentations for BT Retail, Defra (Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs), The Police Federation of England & Wales, Operation Trident and the DTI (Department of Trade and Industry).
He designed and developed cutting edge retail technology using interactive projections that allowed customers to search for property through the windows of estate agents, even in broad daylight.
James was the architect behind a multi-lingual ecommerce platform for Japanese sportswear giant Mizuno Sports, and his work in the professional services sector has seen him lead digital strategies for global Recruitment heavyweights such as Adecco, Capita, First Point Group, and Fircroft.
This work led him to be awarded industry accolades for website of the year several times as well as several aWWWards nominations. He has also given talks on UX design and has judged content marketing awards.