We are delighted to announce Barrie Calverhas been promoted to the position of Senior Web Developer. Barrie first joined the team in 2009, working initially as a freelance web developer. His first class web front end skills coupled with his strategic approach to web development makes him a perfect fit for our Digital team. Barrie has a broad portfolio of web design experience including Greene King, Hotel Chocolat, Audi, Cambridge University, Fitz William, ThoughtWorks, Tattersalls and Shadwell Estates Ltd.
Commenting on his promotion, Barrie said: “Over the last couple of years I’ve watched with interest as KISS has grown and established and differentiated itself from all the other regional agencies. KISS has a great team – a brilliant mix of thinkers and doers who all love what they do. Being part of that energy on a permanent basis was an easy choice.”
John Dibb, Head of Digital at KISS said: “Our business model is about building a team with very deep expertise and welcoming in new people that have complementary skills and share our philosophy and passion for creating and delivering fantastic creative work. Having worked with Barrie on a freelance/associate basis we knew he was the right developer to help us reach our ambitions. Digital has seen significant growth in the last six months so having someone of Barrie’s calibre on the team will be a big asset. I wish him every success in his career at KISS.”
Barrie graduated from Anglia Ruskin School of Arts & Letters, Cambridge, with a 1st class honours in Graphic Design. He then went on to establish himself as a designer and art worker within a variety of advertising agencies. It was his passion for typography, design and creativity, coupled with his inquisitive mind that led him naturally to a move into web design and development.