Nine years as Marketing Manager for the embedded division at Inova Computers, also in Kaufbeuren, Germany. Here I covered all aspects of Marketing Communication, programming of the corporate website (php, Java & MySQL), all product literature, press articles, cover stories, editorials and artwork, corporate stationery, presentation slides and all product marketing co-ordination within the global sales structure. In addition, I was responsible for product management including pricing, lifecycle analysis, market research, product awareness – which included sales training, and market penetration. Finally, I also compiled quotations for global sales partners, managed key accounts and co-ordinated market requirements with engineering.
Now, as a freelance professional I concentrate on php-based bi-lingual (responsive) website design, brochure and datasheet design and maintenance, (photorealistic) 3D visualization, exhibition planning and attendance, press co-ordination etc.
Freelance specializing in Joomla! based CMS web design and implementation (creating modules, plugins and components leveraging on my programming experience in the past), 3D artistry and specialist desktop publishing.
Inova Computers GmbH
Jan 1999 - Feb 2008 (9 years)
managed all marketing- related activities in the Embedded Division of Inova Computers GmbH (Kaufbeuren, Germany) until being made redundant through insolvency.
PEP Modular Computers GmbH
Sep 1994 - Jan 1999 (4 years, 3 months)
Responsible for high-tech industrial computing product datasheets, catalogues, user's manuals, flyers, posters, newsletters, corporate newspaper and all matters evolving around photography and print.
1982 - 1986
1981 - 1982
1979 - 1980
Bachelor of Science Degree (B. Sc.)
Plymouth Polytechnic / University
4- year sandwich based course with hands-on work at the Wessex Water authority in Dorset (England)
O.N.D in Technology
Ordinary National Diploma - equivalent to 3 'A'- Levels awarded with commendation scoring 76% in Maths and 80% in the Principles of Technology