• Website design

    Website Design

    We have over ten years of experience designing websites.

  • Online marketing

    Digital Marketing

    Getting new leads and sales to your site is our speciality.

  • Logo and branding

    Logo & Branding

    Building a brand that speaks to your customers is what we do.

  • Wordpress

    WordPress

    We’re experts at the world’s most trusted web platform.

  • Print graphic design

    Print Design

    Business cards, brochures, posters and much much more.

  • Responsive web design

    Responsive Design

    We build websites that work on all kinds of devices.

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Meet the Team

  • Nathanael HubbardNathanael Hubbard
    Nathanael Hubbard
    Managing Director | Founder
    Nathanael Hubbard

    Nathanael Hubbard

    Managing Director | Founder

    Nathanael is our co-founder and Managing Director, who along with Scott Maynard has built Excite Media into one of Brisbane’s premier agencies over the past 12 years. Leading a team of 35 close-knit digital experts, Nathanael is passionate about helping people and businesses discover what they want, why they want it, and how to achieve it.

    Nathanael is passionate about helping businesses and organisations dream big and succeed. His weapon of choice is digital marketing. When Nathanael isn’t meeting with clients or learning more about business and marketing, he can be found writing songs or playing in his band.

    • Nathanael enjoys nudging things one pixel at a time until they look ‘perfect’
    • Nathanael thinks he can predict the weather better than the professionals
    • Nathanael has a Masters of Information Technology and a Bachelor of Popular Music.
    • Scott Maynard
      Managing Director | Founder

      Scott Maynard

      Managing Director | Founder

      Scott, Excite Media’s Technical Director is a qualified engineer with 16 years programming experience. Scott jumps into support calls when needed to ensure we continually better our service and solutions.

      Scott gave up his dream of being an olympic athlete when he realised that he had no discernible sporting talent. Fortunately he’s found a rewarding role at Excite Media, where you’ll find him manning the BBQ, or working in the “Geek Zone” where he manages the technical team.

      • Scott once drank a whole bottle of mint sauce
      • Scott (along with 3 other Excite team members) broke a Guinness World Record for the longest ever darts marathon
      • Scott’s “Useless Skill” is catching items that fall out of the fridge
      • Scott’s hobbies include, drums, guitar, soccer, golf and speed-clicking.
      • Scott’s car was once used in an ad! It was the ‘before’ image for a lottery advertisement.
      • Scott has a Bachelor of Electrical/Computer Systems Engineering with First Class Honours
      • Andrew Pitchford
        Director of Client Engagement

        Andrew Pitchford

        Director of Client Engagement

        Andrew has a knack for solving complex business challenges through digital. He was the Director of a NZ web agency and leverages years in broadcasting, advertising and community services for our clients.

        Old man Pitchford is our Digital Strategist, with a 20 year broadcasting career connected to management roles in marketing and communications.

        A true early adopter that loves swimming in the technology space, Andrew is highly regarded as a public speaker across marketing and non-profit interests.

        • Andrew is a movie addict and the original “Family Guy” who built his first website in ’95.
        • With his four children now grown up, his new brood is a collection of Pop Culture Pop Vinyl collectibles.
        • Chris Taylor
          Director of Operations

          Chris Taylor

          Director of Operations

          Chris is our Operations Manager, with a degree in business and experience with companies like CBA and Ricoh, Chris is the first to fill in for a sick colleague or take on extra work to support the team.

          “Adversity”:  A difficult or unpleasant situation.

          Chris’ definition of Adversity:
          A Collingwood supporter living in Brisbane.

          The above has given Chris a strong ability to develop long lasting relationships (even in the case of AFL related abuse), and perhaps this is the reason that Chris has been appointed as Excite Media’s Production Team Manager.

          • Chris is part of the Excite Media team that broke the Guinness World Record for the longest ever game of darts.
          • Chris is the founder of the office saying: “a splash of flash”
          • Shane Rose
            Director of People & Culture

            Shane Rose

            Director of People & Culture

            Shane is our Online Marketing Manager who has been working in digital marketing for 8 years, helping 100’s of Australian SME businesses get top Google rankings and maximum ROI from their PPC campaigns.

            Shane is our resident Online Marketing Specialist. He divides his time between leading our Online Marketing team, Project Management and constant learning to keep up-to-date with this ever changing industry. Get to know Shane and you’re sure to be told a story that takes a lot longer to tell than it should. You’ll probably hear him talking about The Mighty Hawks, his skills as a local Social Netball legend or the latest music he is listening to (ask him about his “5 listen guarantee”).

            • On the weekends, if he’s not donning some lycra and hitting the roads on his bicycle then you’ll probably find him camping or at the beach
            • Tracey Ferreira
              Marketing

              Tracey Ferreira

              Marketing

              Part numbers nerd, part strategy seeker and full curious creative, Tracey’s role here at Excite Media is to help our clients get more clients, revenue and brand awareness for less money, effort and stress. Simple, really.

              • When she’s not adding to her 5073 pins on Pinterest or watching ballet on YouTube, you can find Tracey planning her next art project, or honing her Year 9 Global Studies skills.
              • Tracey was the Australian Young Direct Marketer in 1996 and sat next to Lester Wunderman (the man considered the father of modern-day direct marketing) at an awards dinner in New Orleans.
              • Tracey has a Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Agri-Business and a Masters of Business Administration.
              • Jordie Sampieri
                Graphic Designer

                Jordie Sampieri

                Graphic Designer

                Jordie is our coffee addicted designer, who loves to create practical and elegant designs for our clients. Besides spending time with her two dogs Pixie and Wilson, Jordie is also a serious gamer who can’t get enough of Japanese culture and design.

                Jordie has a knack for being able to create elegant, engaging and highly effective website designs for our clients. Skills which she has learned from some of her studies in the industry.

                • Bachelor of Arts – Majoring in Interactive and Visual Design
                • Certificate III in design fundamentals
                • Jordie is an avid Final Fantasy fan.
                • Jordie is still half-heartedly trying to learn Japanese. Kon-ni-chi… ahh forget it…
                • Chris Harris
                  Graphic Designer

                  Chris Harris

                  Graphic Designer

                  As a designer with a true passion for the outdoors, Chris loves getting outside to go camping, surfing, rock climbing, soccer, tennis and pretty much any sport or activity he can.

                  • Chris has lived and worked on 3 continents and travelled over 50 countries around the world.
                  • Chris spent a year as ski bum in Canada.
                  • Chris is a bit of a board game geek and is currently designing his own strategy card game.
                  • Chris has a BSc Business Management from the University of Manchester.
                  We’re a friendly bunch of peeps, why not get to know all of us?
                  • How would you rate the quality of your finished project?

                    We’re absolutely thrilled with the site and the entire collaborative experience with Excite Media. In fact, I’ve been singing their praises whenever an opportunity presents itself.

                    Christine Houghton, Cell Logic

                    www.cell-logic.com.au

                     

                  • How did you feel about working with the team at Excite Media?

                    Excite Media gave a professional front to my small business. They are the only organisation I know that actually deliver when they say they will.

                    Jan Hogarth, Placemate

                    www.placemate.com.au

                     

                  • Is there anything that Excite Media could have improved during your project?

                    To make cakes push through the screen every time I hit the home button. Other than that, nothing. Although, I have no doubt that if anybody could have made the cake thing happen, it would be Excite Media.

                    Karen Young, Hey Sigmund

                    www.heysigmund.com

                  About Excite Media

                  Excite Media are Brisbane based web designers that have been producing high quality website design, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Google AdWords campaigns for over 10 years. With over 1,200 websites being professionally designed and built, the Excite Media team of web designers and fellow professionals can offer the perfect solution for your next website design project.

                  We are based in Petrie Terrace, Brisbane but if you can’t make it to our office for a website consultation, don’t worry! Whether your business is based in Indooroopilly, Kenmore, Taringa, Toowong, Milton, Brisbane CBD or beyond, we can bring our web design expertise to you.

                  • Wordfence Plugin: Saving the Internet One Security Flaw at a Time

                    On the second of September this year, without most of the world knowing, one of the most significant threats to internet security was discovered. While business continued as most for most, the good folks over at Wordfence uncovered a major security flaw that had the potential to throw a significant portion of the internet into complete disarray.

                    Five days after the Wordfence security plugin identified the vulnerability, a solution was issued to tackle the problem immediately. By the 21st of September, threats were no longer present to sites and the investigation was concluded.

                    Only recently this information has been disclosed, but consumers want to know how they can protect themselves against a similar attack. Read the full article…

                  • Site Speed – Making or Breaking Your Website

                    It’s a very rare person who would tell you that a slow website doesn’t grind their gears.

                    In fact, there is absolutely no one in the Excite Media Team who would happily twiddle their thumbs and watch wheels spin while a website loads. We live in a fast-paced world where we want things sooner rather than later. That’s why page speed is so critical to a good user experience (UX).

                    It doesn’t matter how great the content is, how flashy the graphics are, or even if you have an ace video playing – speed is key.  Read the full article…

                  • Going the Distance for our Remote Clients

                    Learning our client’s business through complete immersion, Web Project Manager Polina, travelled to the Northern Territory

                    A couple of weeks ago I had the unique opportunity to steal away from my desk at Excite and head to the outback for one of my clients. I was invited by the Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation (Laynha) to visit a number of their remote sites in the Northern Territory. To say I jumped at the opportunity is a bit of an understatement!

                    The type of project Laynha had in mind posed some real challenges and understanding precisely how the group integrated with the local community was critical to fully comprehending what they were trying to achieve. Read the full article…

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