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Meet the Tyxan Team

Will Evans

Will Evans

Managing Director

Job role:

50% talking to clients, evaluating their requirements, advising on the best way to achieve their goals using the web
30% working with the team, project planning, evaluating solutions, quality checking
20% keeping up with technology in the development space and how it can help our customers

Unusual facts:

As a child, I appeared in a Disney movie (no, not an animated one!)

Phrase most likely to say:

"If you look at it like this...."
indie
Indie
paragliding
Paragliding
chinese
Chinese
man-bites-dog
Man Bites Dog
cats
Cats
celery
Celery
Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor

Lead Developer

Job role:

40% keeping the team on track with current projects and keeping clients up to date with progress
30% project planning, business operations & process management
30% coding, maintaining & optimising websites

Unusual facts:

My childhood rock band once appeared on TV

Phrase most likely to say:

"Have you got everything you need?"
indie
Indie
hiking
Hiking
burritos
Burritos
K-PAX
K-PAX
dogs
Dogs
odd socks
Odd Socks
Chris Evans

Chris Evans

Senior Developer

Job role:

80% Planning and building new websites along with maintaining existing ones, including identifying and troubleshooting issues
15% Assisting with other ongoing projects
5% Ensuring that clients are satisfied with the current targets of the project/discussing any issues and/or fixes that need to be dealt with

Unusual facts:

I share a flat with 3 chinchillas

Phrase most likely to say:

"Will do!"
rock
Rock
boardgaming
Boardgaming
swedish-meetballs
Swedish Meatballs
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
video gaming wiht friends
Video Gaming with friends
U2
U2 (The Band)
Shaquille Mayers

Shaquille Mayers

Web Developer

Job role:

70% Planning, building, and maintaining websites
20% Assisting different projects
10% Learning and keeping up with new technologies

Unusual facts:

I was in Argos catalogues as a child model and I was also in an Asda advert

Phrase most likely to say:

"No probs"
R&B
R&B
Gaming
Gaming
Pizza
Pizza
Lord of the rings two towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Sports
Sports
cooking
Cooking
Alan Evans

Alan Evans

SEO and Content Manager

Job role:

70% Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Analytics

20% Development/content

5% Photoshop/image manipulation

5% Constant learning/research

Unusual facts:

I held a 2nd dan Black Belt in Karate in my younger years

Phrase most likely to say:

"Sounds good to me"
dance & old school garage
Dance and Old School Garage
watching football
Watching Football
indian
Indian
pulp fiction
Pulp Fiction
kids
My Kids
cold callers
Cold Callers
Rafal Wilinski

Rafal Wilinski

Web Developer

Job role:

40% Turn the design into visual elements that users see
30% Identify and troubleshoot various website issues and coding problems
30% Site maintenance

Unusual facts:

I was a Policeman for a year

Phrase most likely to say:

"sorted, ready to review"
rock
Rock
Martial arts
Martial Arts
ribbs & beetroot soup
Ribs & Beetroot Soup
the expendables
The Expendables
being a dad
Being a dad
being photographed
Being Photographed
Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas

Web Developer

Job role:

80% mainly work on WordPress and Ecommerce customisations,  builds and operational support.
10% Setting up / maintaining new Servers / Cloud web servers and web sites. Server side performance monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning.
10% Doing new quotes for Clients including the technical feasibility of new solutions. Planning, monitoring and implementation of web site projects.

Unusual facts:

I was born in Germany

Phrase most likely to say:

"I'll release that to Live now!"
pop
Pop
fishing
Fishing
indian
Indian
the green mile
The Green Mile
eatting
Eating
washing up
Washing Up
Heather McInnes

Heather McInnes

Graphic Designer

Job role:

30% User research and gaining a better understanding of our clients and industry
40% Designing aesthetically pleasing and fully functional websites
30% Managing and developing Tyxan’s social media platforms

Unusual facts:

Can drink endless amount of piña coladas

Phrase most likely to say:

"Let's take this design to the next level!"
any music
Any Music Welcome
travelling
Travelling
medium rare fillet steak
Medium-rare Fillet Steak
harry potter
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
cats
Cats
clowns
Clowns
Christian Guest

Christian Guest

Project Manager

Job role:

50% Project managing development of new sites
30% looking after our customers ensuring they get the best service
20% thinking of new and improved processes and systems that can make us more effective and provide an even better level of service to our clients

Unusual facts:

I'm a keen barebow archer and own several longbows

Phrase most likely to say:

"Fair enough"
classic rock
Classic Rock
MMORPGs
MMORPGs
Steak in blue cheese sauce
Steak in Blue Cheese Sauce
The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption
being a dad
Being a dad
Raw onion
Raw onion
Lucas Zuchinalli

Lucas Zuchinalli

Web Developer

Job role:

70% Planning, building, and maintaining websites
20% Assisting different projects
5% Ensuring that clients are happy (and if they are happy, I’m really happy)
5% Learning and keeping up with new technologies.

Unusual facts:

I left Brazil in my final Uni year and never return to get my diploma (should be there somewhere)

Phrase most likely to say:

"Sure, let's do it"
Indie Rock: Folk
Indie Rock/Folk
Gaming
Gaming
Fried Chicken
Fried Chicken
Into the wild
Into the Wild
Seaside
Seaside
Disorganization
Disorgnisation
tyxan rocket