Manchester digital agency MadeByShape has announced a duo of hires as it continues to expand its client list. Tallulah Phillips and Joe Buckley have joined as Account Manager and Web Developer respectively.
Coming from EKM in Preston, Phillips brings with her eight years of account management experience which will be essential in delivering the agency’s high standard approach to client service. In her new role, Tallulah will also oversee the operational aspects of the business, including client deadlines, implementing efficient processes, workflow challenges and team productivity.
With six years’ experience, Buckley joins MadeByShape from First Internet in Altrincham, where he held a similar role. As the agency’s newest web developer, which integrates Craft CMS and Shopify, Joe will be responsible for supporting client projects, including Slick Willies and Chorlton Fireworks, and helping the team complete more projects as his clientele is growing.
Phillips said: “Coming from a more corporate role, I was looking forward to getting back into the creative world and working with a wide variety of really exciting clients. Just looking at the MadeByShape website and seeing the type of work the team produces shows how passionate they are about what they do, and I wanted to be a part of that.
Buckley added: “This role is the next step in my career progression. It combines an exciting, cutting-edge technology stack with the responsibility of taking control of my own projects, in an industry that I love. The agency’s portfolio includes a variety of projects, ranging from international clients to smaller independent clients, which allows me to really develop my skills in a multitude of sectors.
MadeByShape currently has 19 employees, following a period of steady year-over-year growth. The agency was founded in 2010 by Andy Golpys and Jason Mayo and has become a recognized leader in the creative and digital industry, including e-commerce and organic search engine optimization.
The team works on brand development, web design, web development, SEO, and content writing. He has won awards for his innovative approach to online experiences and works with companies of all sizes and across the world, from start-ups to global organizations such as the NHS, L’Occitane and 20th Century Fox.