Sure Media, Dean O'Brien, Haydn Howard, Chris Turnock, Ben Lovatt, Laura Taylor

About Us

Dean O'Brien, Managing PartnerSure MediaLead Developer

Since graduating university (BSc Computing Science + Mathematics), he has been predominantly employed in the HE sector developing eLearning solutions to support a major UK university. He now works collaboratively with design agencies to develop bespoke websites, using a range of technologies depending upon the exact needs of the client. These include Flash, XHTML, MySQL, PHP, ASP, together with SEO techniques and CMS integration. Searching for unique Newcastle website design at an affordable price? We have a multi-talented team of creative & technical minds for web design in Newcastle upon tyne. 12 The Broadway, Tynemouth, Newcastle, UK, NE30 2LE

Haydn Howard, Managing PartnerSure MediaLead Designer

Haydn has over 10 years' experience in the field of Interactive Media, being involved in all elements of production and working on projects for major clients such as Audi, BNFL, Citroen, Northumbria University and the NHS. His strengths are not only in his design capabilities but also his knowledge of leading a team to produce high quality interactive content and being a key contributor to award winning projects in both academic and industry areas.

Ben Lovatt, Managing PartnerSure MediaSystems Design

Ben is an experienced systems designer and software engineer. He has worked successfully in both private and public sectors, primarily serving higher education. From bespoke Student Administration Systems to fully online distance learning courses, Ben’s focus has always been on the quality of the product and ensuring it effectively integrates with the client’s existing enterprise systems.

Laura Taylor, Managing PartnerSure MediaProject Management

Laura has worked in both the public and private sectors and has project managed many e-Learning projects and developments; ranging from those requiring the production of learning materials for standalone courses or modules to those requiring full programme deployment. For the last seven years Laura has been involved primarily as a project lead however, she also has experience in contributing to staff development, training and workshops. During her career Laura has produced learning materials and provided training and assessment for a number of businesses including Newcastle College, Amec Engineering, White Young Green Engineering and Northumbria University as well as working collaboratively on projects with Kellogs, Penspen and the Lawn Tennis Association. Laura has broad experience of technical project management, largely using agile techniques and has completed Post Graduate in Distance Learning and Project Management for Virtual Learning Environment Project Managers training.