Meet the team

The Team

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    Sara Pugh

    Managing Director

    Sara is the co-founder and managing director who built Eight Wire into one of Cornwall’s most successful marketing and design agencies. Winner of multiple business awards, she was elected to membership of the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD).

    As well as helming the agency, she can often be found delivering workshops, coaching and lecturing undergraduates in various elements of business.

    When Sara is not working she's normally sailing or enjoying long walks and good food.

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    David Harley

    Marketing Executive

    David has a wealth of experience in ecommerce conversion optimisation, Google platforms, SEO auditing and strategic marketing - taking a goal-orientated approach to website builds and marketing projects.

    If he’s not in the office, you’ll most likely find him kitesurfing when it’s windy and at the wakeboard parks when it’s not.

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    Jamie Smith

    Business Strategist

    Co-founder of Eight Wire, Jamie is a business coach who works with businesses on value proposition, customer segmentation, business modelling and digital marketing. A graduate in English and linguistics of Exeter University and an experienced journalist he is passionate about communication and still gets upset about misplaced apostrophes.

    Outside work he'll normally be found sailing, cycling and kayaking and looking for people to make an ultimate frisbee team.

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    Adam Barrett

    Digital Marketeer

    With a background in customer journies, UX and digital marketing, Adam enjoys an analytical and customer-centric approach to his work. He has experience in a wide variety of industries from specialty coffee to cycling and has a BA (Hons) in professional musicianship.

    Outside of work, you will find Adam surfing his local break or at home recording music.

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    Izzy Eldridge

    Marketing Executive

    Izzy's background is all about customers which has made her passionate about building and maintaining strong relationships. Her experience in sales and events means she brings excellent communication skills to the team. She is putting these skills to good use, managing social media accounts and PR.

    Outside of the office, you'll most likely find Izzy out on long coastal walks with her dog.

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    Emma Dredge

    Studio Manager and Administrator

    When Emma isn't honing her razor-sharp admin skills on keeping Eight Wire's systems and processes ticking along smoothly she can be found running her own business, Paint and Glaze, or mucking about in boats enjoying time with family and friends.

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    Joel Taylor

    Web Developer

    Joel has a passion for coding and design. Previously working as a freelance programmer, sound designer and composer. He has also commercially released multiple apps & games to the world. After finishing his MA in Game Design at Falmouth University he has turned from making games to making websites.

    In his own time Joel is found writing music and rollerskating.

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    Andy Perron

    Web Developer

    With more than 15 years of extensive, professional web development experience, Andy excels at coding in all website programming languages.

    He has a wealth of experience creating websites for a range of organisations and once worked as lead web developer for Cornwall NHS.

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    Danny Pitts

    Web Developer

    Danny has experience coding across the board and was able to showcase these skills while achieving his BA (Hons) in digital media at Falmouth University. As well as developing his own game he’s also built apps and websites.

    Outside of coding, you may find Danny scaling leisure centre climbing walls, outside bouldering, gaming or reading.

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    Ishaq Olah

    Web Developer

    Having studied computing, Ishaq has an excellent knowledge of ones and zeroes. He also has a real passion for game development and has worked on a few small projects for fun.

    Ishaq is a keen gamer and has achieved the #1 score in Britain for a mode in Tetris Effect. In his spare time you will most likely find him competing to keep this title and playing other video games.