Digital agency experiences a period of rapid growth

Left to right, Phil McEwan head of marketing, Adrian Willings senior search strategist and Zhanna As

Left to right, Phil McEwan head of marketing, Adrian Willings senior search strategist and Zhanna Askarova senior advertising strategist - Credit: Archant

Three new appointmenta at digital agency Crafted in Ipswich

A leading Ipswich digital agency has announced the appointment of three new senior staff members.

Crafted, based in Ipswich, have made three key appointments after experiencing a period of rapid growth.

Phil McEwan has joined as the Head of Marketing, recently moving up from Essex and bringing with him a wealth of experience working both agency and client side across a range of industries.

Overseeing the busy marketing department and working closely with Crafted’s commercial director, Phil will be focussing on developing the agencies marketing strategies as well as supporting relationships with brands across the UK and beyond.

Phil said: “I’m thrilled to have joined Crafted at such an exciting time for the agency. Moving to Suffolk was an easy decision to make, East Anglia is a veritable hive of digital activity and Crafted has an impressive portfolio and well established digital capability. I cannot wait to help develop the next phase of the agency’s marketing plan and keep driving the brand forward and upward.”

Adrian Willings has also joined the agency as Senior Search Strategist, to help further strengthen the agency’s Online Marketing arm. Adrian said: “I’ve always seen Crafted as one of the biggest and best digital agencies in East Anglia, so it’s great to now be a part of the organic search team. “There’s a lot of dedicated and skilled people here at Crafted, working together daily to come up with new ideas and ways to improve results for our client base. It’ll be great to see how the team (and Crafted) grows in future and I’m excited for what lies ahead.”

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Zhanna Askarova joins the Search Team as Senior Advertising Strategist.

She has an extensive background in PPC search marketing having worked with clients such as Google and Cisco.

Zhanna said: “I am delighted to be welcomed into the team as a Senior Advertising Strategist. Crafted has a very strong reputation within the industry, a great working culture and professional development opportunities. It’s a pleasure to be a part of this award winning team”

CEO Ian Miller added: “It’s been a great start to the year for Crafted. We’ve worked through a period of re-structuring to ensure that we have the individuals we need in key positions to meet our clients evolving needs and our new team-members, coupled with some significant new client wins puts us in a great position to push on through the rest of the year and continue to prove ourselves as one of the best agencies in the region.”

Crafted is an independent, full-service digital agency offering services in digital marketing, design, development and online marketing.