Meet the Team

Behind the scenes, we have an excellent team who are the brains and the gears of the company. Keeping us on our feet, with a vibrant, can-do attitude. Our teams specialise across the board in digital areas; covering UX/UI, Creative, Digital Marketing, Digital Strategy, Ecommerce, Analytics, Web Development.

Our consultants have a uniquely pro-active approach which includes headhunting, networking and using social media. This allows us to make certain that we’re tracking down the best candidates on the market. Have a look at how each of our enthusiastic team contributes to Blu, find their contact information attached.

Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson

Director

I am the Director at Blu Digital and follow the simple role of recruiting top talent to high quality standards within the digital sector. I recruit within the digital marketing and digital strategy space, recruiting for FTSE 250 businesses and Global organisations. We have established ourselves as the partner of choice and are proud to say that we exceed expectations and  empower our people to deliver a high quality service to our clients. 

Originally from the Lake District I am the only country bumpkin and Northerner in the office. I love sport and am an avid follower of Sale Sharks and Liverpool FC.

Sarah Jane Balch

Sarah Jane Balch

Operations Manager

My focus is to make sure that the office runs smoothly, project manage exciting new ventures at Blu Digital and organize everything from amazing incentives to a night out with the team! I wear many hats, so organisation for me is key. I also oversee the Operations of the business from Finance, HR Policy and Procedures to Internal recruitment.

Apart from spreadsheets and highlighters, I love anything music related, i'm often found dancing at concerts, festivals and events. Not too much of a wall flower, I also love to box!

Chloe Ford

Chloe Ford

Recruitment Team Leader

I specialise in recruiting and headhunting for client-side digital marketing and ecommerce roles, focusing on, but not limited to retail and travel. Channels I typically cover are PPC, SEO, CRO, trading and merchandising and CRM. Outside of work I am a wannabe gym-bunny, an amateur foodie, an avid red-wine drinker, a curious globe-trotter and fashion lover.

Trish Mistry

Trish Mistry

Internal Recruitment and Marketing Executive

I am the Internal Recruitment and Marketing Executive who is in charge of the social media marketing, copywriting and content marketing. I also deal with the Internal Recruitment for Blu Digital. Out of the office I am a film and TV addict watching everything under the sun, I’m also a huge tennis fan and I enjoy checking out new bars in my spare time.

Shakara Rose

Shakara Rose

Senior Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for digital marketing positions and head up agency side recruitment here at Blu Digital. Having worked with a wide variety of agencies, I have specialist knowledge of top agency talent.  I pride myself in knowing the pace of the digital space and how this shapes the growing demand for candidates with diverse skill sets. I take the time to build lasting relationships with my clients and candidates and this affords me with the market knowledge to work efficiently and effectively. If you are recruiting for PPC, SEO, Display, Biddable or Programmatic positions or are looking for your next career move agency side get in touch on 02037941833

Simon Jowett

Simon Jowett

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Here at Blu I specialise in Web Development contract recruitment both for client and agency side. Originally hailing from York, I join the team as the second northerner. Outside of work, I’m a Leeds fan for my sins and spend most my time either playing or watching sport.

Dominic Watkins

Dominic Watkins

Digital Recruitment Consultant

Here a Blu Digital I specialise in recruiting for client side roles that are based outside of London across Digital Marketing, Ecommerce and Digital Product positions. Working on positions solely outside of the M25 I've rapidly developed into a human satnav, and get a chance to work with some of the biggest names in digital. I'm a huge fan of useless knowledge, random facts, West Ham and my idea of a perfect Sunday is spent in a pub with friends.

Robyn Chidwick

Robyn Chidwick

Digital Recruitment Consultant

I resource for digital marketing and ecommerce roles here at Blu Digital and work with some exciting brands.
I joined Blu Digital after completing a Biology Degree. Outside of work, I enjoy keeping active and healthy, shopping and nights out. 

Kamal Gore

Kamal Gore

Technical Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in head hunting and placing web developers from junior to senior level, in both Agency and Client facing companies. I always make sure I am up to date with the latest technology trends in the web development industry, and this has led to me building a unique candidate pool of talented developers covering a range of technologies. Throughout the week, I try to keep fit and eat healthily, but by the weekend I prefer a double vodka. 

Jacob Wickett

Jacob Wickett

Digital Recruitment Consultant

I recruit for the Digital Marketing and Ecommerce roles in London. When out of the office I can be found in cocktail bars and walks in Hyde Park!

Charlotte Hooban

Charlotte Hooban

Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for Digital Marketing and Ecommerce, client side roles. I moved to London after completing a degree in Psychology and love the fast paced lifestyle. Outside of work I am well known for my love of TV, shopping and snacking. I love being part of the Blu Digital family and being able to learn from some of the best people in the recruitment world. 

Alfie Slade

Alfie Slade

Technical Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in Web Development recruitment at Blu Digital, I joined the team after finishing my degree, attracted by the fast-paced and highly rewarding environment that Blu Digital offers. In my spare time I row competitively for Furnival Sculling Club, however when not in the boat I enjoy putting my feet up and enjoying a drink or two.  

Dorian Stead

Dorian Stead

Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for Digital Marketing positions and building relationships with agencies across London. Being a business graduate helps me to understand and deliver for our essential client requirements. I make it paramount to build long standing relationships with both clients and candiates in order to build expertise within the digital market and help deliver the best results. 

In my spare time I enjoying exploring new cities and new experiences combined with socialsing and enjoying time with the family. 

Ali Abbas

Ali Abbas

Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for Ecommerce, Digital Marketing and, client side roles. Having recently finished my Accounting and Business with Arabic degree at Portsmouth University,  I was seeking a fast paced environment back in London. I have enjoyed joining Blu Digital as it's like a family here; with only the best seniors and the MD to learn from. Outside of work, I enjoy playing and watching football, going to the gym, festivals and am a huge family man! 

Alex Mallen

Alex Mallen

Design Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for Design candidates and working closely with clients to get the perfect match. I joined the team after travelling the world for 8 months spending most of my time down under (Australia), I've worked in sales and had similar roles throughout my career. The fast-paced nature opportunity to progress in recruitment is what I strive for and look forward for the future at Blu Digital Recruitment. In my spare time I like to go gym and watch the football with my family and friends.

Richard Yamoah-Afrifa

Richard Yamoah-Afrifa

Marketing Executive

As a Marketing Executive at Blu Digital.I joined the team after a brief work experience placement. My job is to ensure all the relevant content is going out on all of our digital platforms on a daily basis. I look forward to helping Blu Digital become the very best. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family and friends, watching football and other TV series. 

Thomas Shwenn

Thomas Shwenn

Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in Web Development recruitment and have a vast knowledge about the industry and what makes a fine candidate for my clients. In my spare time I love playing football and going to the gym. I am an avid Liverpool fan and enjoy a good match day with a few beers. I am very family orientated and have a French bull dog called Poli.

Jay Lewis

Jay Lewis

Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in Digital Marketing recruitment, specialising in roles such as CRM, PPC, SEO and Ecommerce. I love sports I am a Manchester United fan but watch any game I can even if it is NFL or rugby as well. I joined Blu digital after completing my degree in sound design. During my spare time you can always find me in the gym. 

Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson / Director

I am the Director at Blu Digital and follow the simple role of recruiting top talent to high quality standards within the digital sector. I recruit within the digital marketing and digital strategy space, recruiting for FTSE 250 businesses and Global organisations. We have established ourselves as the partner of choice and are proud to say that we exceed expectations and  empower our people to deliver a high quality service to our clients. 

Originally from the Lake District I am the only country bumpkin and Northerner in the office. I love sport and am an avid follower of Sale Sharks and Liverpool FC.

Sarah Jane Balch

Sarah Jane Balch / Operations Manager

My focus is to make sure that the office runs smoothly, project manage exciting new ventures at Blu Digital and organize everything from amazing incentives to a night out with the team! I wear many hats, so organisation for me is key. I also oversee the Operations of the business from Finance, HR Policy and Procedures to Internal recruitment.

Apart from spreadsheets and highlighters, I love anything music related, i'm often found dancing at concerts, festivals and events. Not too much of a wall flower, I also love to box!

Chloe Ford

Chloe Ford / Recruitment Team Leader

I specialise in recruiting and headhunting for client-side digital marketing and ecommerce roles, focusing on, but not limited to retail and travel. Channels I typically cover are PPC, SEO, CRO, trading and merchandising and CRM. Outside of work I am a wannabe gym-bunny, an amateur foodie, an avid red-wine drinker, a curious globe-trotter and fashion lover.

Trish Mistry

Trish Mistry / Internal Recruitment and Marketing Executive

I am the Internal Recruitment and Marketing Executive who is in charge of the social media marketing, copywriting and content marketing. I also deal with the Internal Recruitment for Blu Digital. Out of the office I am a film and TV addict watching everything under the sun, I’m also a huge tennis fan and I enjoy checking out new bars in my spare time.

Shakara Rose

Shakara Rose / Senior Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for digital marketing positions and head up agency side recruitment here at Blu Digital. Having worked with a wide variety of agencies, I have specialist knowledge of top agency talent.  I pride myself in knowing the pace of the digital space and how this shapes the growing demand for candidates with diverse skill sets. I take the time to build lasting relationships with my clients and candidates and this affords me with the market knowledge to work efficiently and effectively. If you are recruiting for PPC, SEO, Display, Biddable or Programmatic positions or are looking for your next career move agency side get in touch on 02037941833

Simon Jowett

Simon Jowett / Senior Recruitment Consultant

Here at Blu I specialise in Web Development contract recruitment both for client and agency side. Originally hailing from York, I join the team as the second northerner. Outside of work, I’m a Leeds fan for my sins and spend most my time either playing or watching sport.

Dominic Watkins

Dominic Watkins / Digital Recruitment Consultant

Here a Blu Digital I specialise in recruiting for client side roles that are based outside of London across Digital Marketing, Ecommerce and Digital Product positions. Working on positions solely outside of the M25 I've rapidly developed into a human satnav, and get a chance to work with some of the biggest names in digital. I'm a huge fan of useless knowledge, random facts, West Ham and my idea of a perfect Sunday is spent in a pub with friends.

Robyn Chidwick

Robyn Chidwick / Digital Recruitment Consultant

I resource for digital marketing and ecommerce roles here at Blu Digital and work with some exciting brands.
I joined Blu Digital after completing a Biology Degree. Outside of work, I enjoy keeping active and healthy, shopping and nights out. 

Kamal Gore

Kamal Gore / Technical Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in head hunting and placing web developers from junior to senior level, in both Agency and Client facing companies. I always make sure I am up to date with the latest technology trends in the web development industry, and this has led to me building a unique candidate pool of talented developers covering a range of technologies. Throughout the week, I try to keep fit and eat healthily, but by the weekend I prefer a double vodka. 

Jacob Wickett

Jacob Wickett / Digital Recruitment Consultant

I recruit for the Digital Marketing and Ecommerce roles in London. When out of the office I can be found in cocktail bars and walks in Hyde Park!

Charlotte Hooban

Charlotte Hooban / Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for Digital Marketing and Ecommerce, client side roles. I moved to London after completing a degree in Psychology and love the fast paced lifestyle. Outside of work I am well known for my love of TV, shopping and snacking. I love being part of the Blu Digital family and being able to learn from some of the best people in the recruitment world. 

Alfie Slade

Alfie Slade / Technical Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in Web Development recruitment at Blu Digital, I joined the team after finishing my degree, attracted by the fast-paced and highly rewarding environment that Blu Digital offers. In my spare time I row competitively for Furnival Sculling Club, however when not in the boat I enjoy putting my feet up and enjoying a drink or two.  

Dorian Stead

Dorian Stead / Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for Digital Marketing positions and building relationships with agencies across London. Being a business graduate helps me to understand and deliver for our essential client requirements. I make it paramount to build long standing relationships with both clients and candiates in order to build expertise within the digital market and help deliver the best results. 

In my spare time I enjoying exploring new cities and new experiences combined with socialsing and enjoying time with the family. 

Ali Abbas

Ali Abbas / Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for Ecommerce, Digital Marketing and, client side roles. Having recently finished my Accounting and Business with Arabic degree at Portsmouth University,  I was seeking a fast paced environment back in London. I have enjoyed joining Blu Digital as it's like a family here; with only the best seniors and the MD to learn from. Outside of work, I enjoy playing and watching football, going to the gym, festivals and am a huge family man! 

Alex Mallen

Alex Mallen / Design Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in recruiting for Design candidates and working closely with clients to get the perfect match. I joined the team after travelling the world for 8 months spending most of my time down under (Australia), I've worked in sales and had similar roles throughout my career. The fast-paced nature opportunity to progress in recruitment is what I strive for and look forward for the future at Blu Digital Recruitment. In my spare time I like to go gym and watch the football with my family and friends.

Richard Yamoah-Afrifa

Richard Yamoah-Afrifa / Marketing Executive

As a Marketing Executive at Blu Digital.I joined the team after a brief work experience placement. My job is to ensure all the relevant content is going out on all of our digital platforms on a daily basis. I look forward to helping Blu Digital become the very best. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family and friends, watching football and other TV series. 

Thomas Shwenn

Thomas Shwenn / Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in Web Development recruitment and have a vast knowledge about the industry and what makes a fine candidate for my clients. In my spare time I love playing football and going to the gym. I am an avid Liverpool fan and enjoy a good match day with a few beers. I am very family orientated and have a French bull dog called Poli.

Jay Lewis

Jay Lewis / Digital Recruitment Consultant

I specialise in Digital Marketing recruitment, specialising in roles such as CRM, PPC, SEO and Ecommerce. I love sports I am a Manchester United fan but watch any game I can even if it is NFL or rugby as well. I joined Blu digital after completing my degree in sound design. During my spare time you can always find me in the gym. 

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