We Are Social expands with six new hires

WAS.jpgWe Are Social, Australia's only full service social media marketing agency, has today announced a number of new appointments which have been made as a result of the agency's ongoing expansion.
Danny McGillick has been appointed to the role of creative technologist. McGillick will be responsible for Facebook and mobile development in Flash/Unity. Prior to joining We Are Social he was with TBWA/DAN (formerly Tequila) for five years as a creative technologist, and was also a front end developer at Massive Interactive.
Chris Bridgland has joined as an account director. Bridgland will work on the Kia Motors and Roadshow Films business, providing strategic direction on these key accounts. He was previously with Holler London for over two years as a senior marketing strategist, responsible for successful brand campaigns for UK clients including Mercedes, Red Bull and Peroni.

Kate West has joined We Are Social in a digital producer role. West will manage a range of challenging and diverse interactive/digital projects at We Are Social. Her previous experience has included roles as a producer at Chook, Network Ten and Fairfax Digital.

Luke Adlam has been appointed to the role of developer. Adlam will work on development projects at We Are Social. Previously he was lead developer at Virtus Media Group for 18 months.

Juliette Olah has joined as social media content manager. Olah's role will be to manage social media content for Ebay Fashion. Having a skilled background as a fashion journalist, and designer, Olah brings to the position expert knowledge of fashion and trends, as well as online copywriting and content creation. Previously, Olah worked as social media content manager at digital agency VML.

Alica Kroupa has joined the team as senior account manager. Kroupa will work on the Expedia Australia/New Zealand accounts and across a number of other business development projects. Prior to joining We Are Social, Kroupa was based in London for two years, where she was part of the social media team at Brands2Life, responsible for clients including Sony UK and Appletiser.
Says Julian Ward, We Are Social managing director: "We're delighted to welcome these talented new recruits to our fast-growing team and look forward to the valuable contributions they'll no doubt make to our clients' business." 
We Are Social has offices in eight countries including the UK, USA, and Singapore, and employs more than 280 staff.

(Pictured: Danny McGillick, Chris Bridgland, Kate West, Luke Adlam, Juliette Olah, Alica Kroupa)


Abrye said:

Daaaaayummm. Check out these hotshots! What a bunch of rippas!

Bill Dingmanager said:

head swapsies!

pseudonym said:

Must be experts, look at the size of their brains!

Ho ho ho hum said:

and yet more hamsters for the social media wheel

Russty said:

Danny is a seriously talented chap.

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