Why choose Pitched? The answer is simple: we’re experts at what we do…
Our team of designers, developers and IT specialists not only have years of experience producing class-leading websites for holiday parks but also know a thing or two about the tourism sector.
We have worked directly for some of the smallest and biggest holiday park operators in the UK – and we haven’t just been supplying them with stunning websites and digital marketing services. Our team have collected glasses, worked reception desks, manned the telephones and even managed holiday parks in the past. So, it’s fair to say we know it inside out and back to front.
This knowledge of the tourism sector, combined with our technical expertise, means we offer the most comprehensive website design and marketing package to holiday parks and campsites in the UK.
Meet the team
Pitched consists of talented bunch of designers, developers and promotional experts. Here’s a few key members of the team who are likely to head up your project.
Ian brings vast experience of the industry to the table. With an expert knowledge of holiday park data and an intricate understanding of all things IT and code, there’s little Ian doesn’t know about creating websites for holiday parks. It is this passion for the industry and website development that led Ian to design and deliver one of the best on-line booking systems for holiday parks in the UK – Pitched Booking. Before launching Pitched, Ian worked for several holiday parks and campsites. Starting at the age of just 15 at Mullion Holiday Park, owned by Weststar Holidays (Deborah Meaden, Dragons Den) in the bars department before rising to become entertainments manager at Sea Acres Holiday Park and subsequently traversing to their larger sister park at White Acres .
Andrew is a man with extraordinary design skills. From logos and branding to buttons and text, he will make sure your website sings from the rooftops. A pixel perfectionist with a strong eye for detail, Andrew heads up our creative team and always seeks to push the boundaries with every new project he commands. He joined the team in 2010, having previously served for 12 years in one of the South West’s leading sign and display organisations. There he forged the path from junior designer to senior designer and ultimately project manager overseeing projects including most notably designing the National Trust UK Estate Signage and Wayfinding scheme following their rebranding in 2008/9.
Ian’s better half provides a steady hand, valuable support and brings a quiet determination to the team. With a keen eye for detail, Jo provides strict planning and vital communication between the client and extended team, ensuring projects are delivered on time and with efficiency. Like Ian, Jo brings huge operational knowledge and experience of the holiday park industry to the team. Before taking a full time role with Pitched, Jo supported husband Ian with admin and accounts assistance whilst heading up pay roll, accounts and previously reception at Hendra Holiday Park, one of the largest independent holiday parks in the South West.
Mike is charged with crafting inspirational website content that not only engages users but also pushes your website to the top of Google’s search rankings. As well as producing SEO content, Mike’s role also sees him manage Google AdWords Pay Per Click accounts for a variety of clients, along with their social media activity. Mike joined Pitched in late 2015, moving to us after 11 years as a journalist in Yorkshire and Cornwall. His journalism career saw him work for one of the biggest weekly newspapers in the country, serving as its news editor from 2010 as it won several major industry awards. A keen writer, Mike blogs for us on the holiday park industry, reporting on news and trends.
Martyn joined our team in December 2017 to head-up business development and in particular oversee the expansion of our class leading software, Pitched Booking. He is no stranger to the industry, having spent over 20 years at leading Cornwall holiday park, Harlyn Sands. With huge experience through all aspects of park operations including the last 5 years as General Manager, Martyn’s arrival provides further proof that Pitched is the stand out agency for holiday parks and campsites.
Rowan joined our design team in late 2017, fresh out of University and bringing a new point of view to our work process. Rowan brought with her some experience of the tourism industry, which further helps her understand the experience from different perspectives. Rowan is an enthusiastic designer and creative thinker, and enjoys solving any creative need. She’s got a keen eye for detail and enjoys the challenge of creating individual designs within the holiday park industry. In her spare time she enjoys taking long walks with her dogs and exploring Cornwall.
Like Rowan, Beth joined Pitched in late 2017 and has become an integral part of our team. Since graduating from Falmouth University in 2015 with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, Beth has interned for range of clients including Cornwall and Devon Police, Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union (FXU) and Wolf Rock Marketing. Combining her love of illustration with design, Beth has produced an array of print and digital material and lives by the mantra ‘inspire thought, initiate action’. Beth has a keen eye for detail and is an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) in InDesign and Illustrator, so you’re in safe hands…