Chris Lown-Smith

Head of Web Development

Chris joins the Reach team as our Head of Web Development. After looking for a new challenge to get his teeth into, Chris was drawn to the fantastic projects he could be part of and is excited to get started on some of his own.

Having started as an apprentice 13 years ago, he then spent time as an in-house developer for an adventure travel company. Later, Chris moved to a property marketing agency, where he worked for several years before becoming a much-anticipated part of Reach Digital. He brings with him high-level experience in languages such as PHP and JavaScrip as well as great expertise in using the Laravel framework and extensive knowledge of React. These key skills were established through a desire to find the best methods for problem-solving.

In his career so far, Chris is proudest of the bespoke Content Management Systems he has built according to client needs, including complex JSON APIs that serve third-party applications.

Away from the keyboard, he loves to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether bouldering in the mountains, hiking in the hills or just some gentle gardening, heโ€™s always looking to get out and about whenever he can.

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Read the case study of the work we've done to support Colchester-based tech recruitment company Whitehall throughout our ongoing relationship ๐Ÿค–

We've also recently launched their brand new website and migrated it from .co.uk to .com ๐ŸŒ

https://reachdigital.media/projects/whitehall/

Read the case study of the work we`ve done to support Colchester-based tech recruitment company Whitehall throughout our ongoing relationship ๐Ÿค–

We`ve also recently launched their brand new website and migrated it from .co.uk to .com ๐ŸŒ

https://reachdigital.media/projects/whitehall/
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The new website launches keep on coming ๐Ÿš€

One of the most recent websites we've released into the world is this one for Primary Education ๐ŸŽ“

It was great to be able to improve the online presence of a company that does such great work in using sport to change the lives of young people โšฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‰

https://primary-education.co.uk/

The new website launches keep on coming ๐Ÿš€

One of the most recent websites we`ve released into the world is this one for Primary Education ๐ŸŽ“

It was great to be able to improve the online presence of a company that does such great work in using sport to change the lives of young people โšฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‰

https://primary-education.co.uk/
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Whilst it's safe to say that the launch of Google's new AI Overview feature didn't go exactly to plan (see eating rocks and putting glue on pizza), did you know that many of the screenshots that went viral were fakes? ๐Ÿ˜ฒ

Whilst Google has outlined the need to continue to take risks even when things don't go to plan, the strategy of faking AI Overviews for social engagement has proved that there will always be people out there looking for any way to get an upper hand online ๐ŸŽฉ

https://searchengineland.com/google-search-ai-mistakes-progress-443228

Whilst it`s safe to say that the launch of Google`s new AI Overview feature didn`t go exactly to plan (see eating rocks and putting glue on pizza), did you know that many of the screenshots that went viral were fakes? ๐Ÿ˜ฒ

Whilst Google has outlined the need to continue to take risks even when things don`t go to plan, the strategy of faking AI Overviews for social engagement has proved that there will always be people out there looking for any way to get an upper hand online ๐ŸŽฉ

https://searchengineland.com/google-search-ai-mistakes-progress-443228
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Looking to showcase your business from a new perspective?

Take to the skies and capture your brand with stunning drone videography ๐ŸŽฅ

Whether it's a bird's-eye view of your premises or a timelapse that quickly demonstrates what you do better than anyone else, we'll use professional quality footage to put your business in the spotlight ๐Ÿ’ก

https://reachdigital.media/drone-video-production/

Looking to showcase your business from a new perspective?

Take to the skies and capture your brand with stunning drone videography ๐ŸŽฅ

Whether it`s a bird`s-eye view of your premises or a timelapse that quickly demonstrates what you do better than anyone else, we`ll use professional quality footage to put your business in the spotlight ๐Ÿ’ก

https://reachdigital.media/drone-video-production/
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๐Ÿš€ New Website Launch ๐Ÿš€

The Marketing Force website is another recent project that we're proud to share ๐Ÿ˜Š

Featuring some intricate drone footage, the rebuild has breathed new life into their online presence. Check out https://marketingforce.co.uk/ if you're looking for any highway traffic site sponsorship ๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ

๐Ÿš€ New Website Launch ๐Ÿš€

The Marketing Force website is another recent project that we`re proud to share ๐Ÿ˜Š

Featuring some intricate drone footage, the rebuild has breathed new life into their online presence. Check out https://marketingforce.co.uk/ if you`re looking for any highway traffic site sponsorship ๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ
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One of the latest projects launched by the Reach team is the Moqueta website ๐Ÿš€

Moqueta specialises in flooring installation and repairs for train carriages and other rolling stock, so head on over to check out their swish new online home ๐Ÿ˜

https://moqueta.co.uk/

One of the latest projects launched by the Reach team is the Moqueta website ๐Ÿš€

Moqueta specialises in flooring installation and repairs for train carriages and other rolling stock, so head on over to check out their swish new online home ๐Ÿ˜

https://moqueta.co.uk/
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Whether it's a one-off project or ongoing development, Reach Digital can ensure your website is as eye-catching and enticing as any shop window should be ๐ŸชŸ

Call us on 01473 937988 โ˜Ž๏ธ or contact us via the website https://reachdigital.media/code/web-development/

Whether it`s a one-off project or ongoing development, Reach Digital can ensure your website is as eye-catching and enticing as any shop window should be ๐ŸชŸ

Call us on 01473 937988 โ˜Ž๏ธ or contact us via the website https://reachdigital.media/code/web-development/
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Want your brand to appear where the conversation starts? ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

Ask our SEO expert, Oliver, how Reach can help you create and implement a comprehensive strategy ๐Ÿ“ˆ

Call 01206 580202 โ˜Ž๏ธ or contact us via the website https://reachdigital.media/growth/seo/

Want your brand to appear where the conversation starts? ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

Ask our SEO expert, Oliver, how Reach can help you create and implement a comprehensive strategy ๐Ÿ“ˆ

Call 01206 580202 โ˜Ž๏ธ or contact us via the website https://reachdigital.media/growth/seo/
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๐Ÿšจ New Starter Alert ๐Ÿšจ

A warm welcome to Chris Lown-Smith who joins the Reach Digital team as our new Head of Web Development ๐Ÿ‘‹

Having already increased the number of people called Chris in the office by 100% on his first day, he's looking to create similar levels of improvement to our clients' websites ๐Ÿ“ˆ

https://reachdigital.media/about/chris-lown-smith/

๐Ÿšจ New Starter Alert ๐Ÿšจ

A warm welcome to Chris Lown-Smith who joins the Reach Digital team as our new Head of Web Development ๐Ÿ‘‹

Having already increased the number of people called Chris in the office by 100% on his first day, he`s looking to create similar levels of improvement to our clients` websites ๐Ÿ“ˆ

https://reachdigital.media/about/chris-lown-smith/
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Happy Birthday to our Finance Director, Ruth Delaney! ๐ŸŽ‚

Have a fantastic day ๐Ÿฅณ

Happy Birthday to our Finance Director, Ruth Delaney! ๐ŸŽ‚

Have a fantastic day ๐Ÿฅณ
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The window graphics have been added to the new office ๐Ÿ˜

It's feeling more and more like home ๐Ÿ 

The window graphics have been added to the new office ๐Ÿ˜

It`s feeling more and more like home ๐Ÿ 
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We're excited to announce the completion of another project and this is a big one! ๐Ÿฅณ

The new Whitehall Resources website is live and has been completely transformed with the user in mind.

There's now more focus on the companies they work with and more in-depth content for the third arm of their recruitment business - Data.

https://www.whitehallresources.co.uk/

We`re excited to announce the completion of another project and this is a big one! ๐Ÿฅณ

The new Whitehall Resources website is live and has been completely transformed with the user in mind.

There`s now more focus on the companies they work with and more in-depth content for the third arm of their recruitment business - Data.

https://www.whitehallresources.co.uk/
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