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Meet the Team

Steven Piper

Steve Piper

Managing Director

Steve started the business back in 2001 from his home in Essex before moving down to sunny Southsea in 2007. By day, he’s here in the Si studio, focusing his time on developing and growing the agency, by night he’s a cooking addict, doting husband and father of two. Steve’s a fully fledged triathlete, with several under his belt now.

Alex Crooks

Alex Crooks

Lead Developer

Alex oversees all of our front and back end builds, ensuring they maintain the high quality we expect. He’s a developer with a keen eye for design and perfection. In his spare time, he loves touring on his motorbike, gaming, and when he can, throwing himself down snow covered mountains.

Oli Northam

Oli Northam

Lead Technical

With strong experience in IT and backend development, Oli provides the nuts and bolts for all our web applications as well as ensuring that our technologies are all up-to-date and secure. In his free time, Oli likes to create experimental web apps, listen to his expansive collection of dodgy 90’s music and occasionally play Dance Dance Revolution at the arcade (don’t ask).

Tom O'Malley

Tom O'Malley

Lead Designer

Tom heads up our design output, which started with our amazing rebrand. A pixel perfectionist, illustrator and ideas guy, he’s creative to the core. He loves getting inspired by travelling, exploring and taking photographs. When not busy being a designer, Tom can be found on the water or on a board; surfing, paddleboarding or longboarding the concrete waves.

Mike Watkins

Mike Watkins

Developer

Formerly a graduate from the University of Southampton, Mike provides brilliant technical support to our clients. He’s a meticulous coder who’s all about the details. When he isn't busy coding, Mike enjoys gaming, bee keeping and building Robots to take over the world.

Ash Stevens

Ash Stevens

Developer

Ash is one of our front end developers, you'll usually find him dabbling with the JavaScript flavour of the week. If he's not making things on the web, he's probably listening to a podcast about doing so, or trying to photograph something artsy to post on Instagram.

Jack Innes

Jack Innes

Designer

Creating websites from a young age, Jack is a Photoshop guru with an eye for innovation and pixel perfect design. When he’s not designing or gaming, you can probably find Jack browsing Reddit or seeking inspiration on Dribbble.

Danny Walker

Danny Walker

Developer

As a former graduate from the Arts University College at Bournemouth, Danny pairs his ability to code beautiful websites with a sharp eye for all things design. If he's not building websites, you can usually find him gaming, reading, or losing at ping pong.

Vashti Barnicoat

Vashti Barnicoat

Office Administrator

Having recently relocated from Cornwall to Portsmouth, Vashti joined Si digital with an extensive knowledge of all things administration and excited to learn all she can about the world of Digital Marketing. An avid fan of The Great British Bake Off, Vashti spends her time out of work aspiring to bake like Mary Berry, attempting to bodyboard when the sun shines, and drinking copious amounts of green tea.

Joe Cavalla

Joe Cavalla

Business Development Manager

Joe is a highly experienced Project and Business Manager, with strong customer facing experience. Success as the Studio Head for one of the UK’s most established independent game developers has been complemented by significant achievements within Technology Transfer. Coupled with an enduring passion for the digital arts, Joe has continued to push boundaries - always striving to combine art and technology in the most innovative ways possible.

Manisha Verma

Manisha Verma

Project Manager

Manisha has been a client facing project manager since graduating from the University of Brighton in 2011. Some of her project management skills include keeping super organised, communicating regularly & remaining focused on the end result. When not managing projects, Manisha is either hitting the shops or planning her next trip abroad.

Sid

Office Robot

Sid heads up our lab and is the Si digital resident robot. His current role is to pick up balls under instruction from visitors across the world. When not playing games, Sid likes to relax with a can of WD-40.

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Timeline of Si events

Ping Pong Leaderboard

Competition is fierce at Si HQ to make it to the top of the Ping Pong Leaderboard. Keep up-to-date with the current champion using our live leaderboard (and see who is just not up to scratch!).

Ping Pong

Stats

Leaderboard

  1. Danny
  2. Alex
  3. Tom
  4. Steve
  5. Joe
  6. Manisha
  7. Ash
  8. Vashti
  9. Jack
  10. Oli

Biggest Winning Streak

Tom - 15

Most Improved Player

Ash

Steve's Archnemesis

Tom

Alex's Archnemesis

Tom

Tom's Archnemesis

Alex

Oli's Archnemesis

Ash

Ash's Archnemesis

Danny

Jack's Archnemesis

Ash

Danny's Archnemesis

Tom

Vashti's Archnemesis

Steve

Joe's Archnemesis

Alex

Manisha's Archnemesis

Tom
 
 

Highest Scoring Game

28
Alex
30
Tom

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