• 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.

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  • 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”
  • Benjamin Maynard
    Creative Director

    Benjamin Maynard

    Creative Director

    Ben’s our Creative Director with 17 years experience in web, UI/UX and digital marketing for companies like MTV, Seagate, SAP and eBay. Ben has founded numerous successful startups, and knows how to get results through design.

    Ben’s role at ExciteMedia is to lead our design team in creating high quality, modern designs that really connect with people. When not pushing pixels around, Ben enjoys spending time with his family, building and playing guitars and watching the Formula One. This one time, he met The Goodies.

    • Ben has over twenty guitars, a collection that doesn’t seem likely to stop anytime soon.
    • Ben is tragically addicted to Formula One, and one day dreams of following the championship around the world for a year.
  • Lee Wallis
    Head of Digital Marketing

    Lee Wallis

    Head of Digital Marketing

    Lee brings 10 years in online marketing to Excite, with 4 years experience running his own digital agency. Lee is our CRO expert and has helped multi-million dollar property companies like Diamond Resorts grow their sales.

    Lee, our very own British expatriate (yep, he’s a pom), understands how to transform an under-performing website into an online lead generating machine! With over 10 years experience in the digital marketing industry, Lee spends his time amongst our webIQ team, continuously optimising websites to generate more leads and sales for our clients.

    • Lee knows when you’re bluffing at the poker table.
    • Lee’s travels have taken him to Spain, Turkey, Cyprus, Italy, India, Japan, Indonesia and of course his new home, Australia. Next stop… Las Vegas!
    • Lee is obsessed with the digital currency Bitcoin and believes one day his Bitcoin stash will be worth millions. As of September 2017, 1 Bitcoin is worth $5,170 AUD.
  • Polina Shilenina
    Account Planner

    Polina Shilenina

    Account Planner

    Polina has launched more than 70 websites, working with global players like REIQ, Nike EMEA and Sberbank, Russia’s largest investment bank. Polina’s remarkable abilities also see her working with the WebIQ team.

    Polina spends her days at Excite Media pushing web design projects over the line and helping businesses implement their long-term digital marketing strategies with WebIQ. When she does leave the office, her usual habitat is a movie theatre where they show anything with subtitles, or at the nearest rock climbing gym (she is still gathering confidence to climb mountains that are not colour-coded).

    • Polina has only come off her scooter once, which she considers a great personal achievement.
    • Polina has visited exactly 32 countries.
    • Polina’s office duty is to ‘make everyone feel like they are funny’.
    • Polina has a Bachelor of Management, Master of Project Management and is Google Analytics Certified
  • Shane Rose
    Account Lead

    Shane Rose

    Account Lead

    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
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

Web Design and Digital Marketing Brisbane

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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