We have a diverse and talented team at Newicon. We actively encourage everyone here to share their opinions and expertise with the online development community.

Georgia, our new Digital Apprentice

Meet Georgia, our new Digital Marketing Apprentice

21st June, 2019

It’s time to meet another member of the Newicon team. This time, a sit-down with Georgia, our new Digital Marketing Apprentice... What’s your working background, and how did you come to work for Newicon? I studied Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, mainly because writing novels is something I’...

How to start a startup

10th April, 2019

In the latest of our Team Talk series, Joe discusses a topic close to his heart: how to start a startup. Joe's had plenty of experience in the area, so if you're looking to get going with a new business idea, then make sure you read right to the end... Over the past few years, I’ve had the pleasure...

Meet Mark, our Digital Strategy Director

21st February, 2019

From meeting the Queen, to paddling down the Salcombe estuary, to revolutionising UX — explore the life of a Digital Strategy Director. Mark Probert is one of our Directors — the people behind the wheel, driving Newicon from strength to strength. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. He’s also a d...

Meet Rich, our resident Jazz/rock Star.

24th December, 2018

It’s time to meet another member of the team. Up next, a sit-down with Rich — resident music and marketing guru… Everyone at Newicon’s talented at what they do, that’s a given. But they’re also a pretty smart bunch outside the office, too. In our new blog series, we’re going to be intervie...

The problem with target=”_blank”

14th December, 2018

A security flaw in new tabs I recently discovered that making a link open a new tab by adding a target="_blank" attribute actually creates the new tab in the same thread and browsing contexts as the previous tab. This creates a few issues. First of all, there’s a potential performance issue, thanks...

Lightbulb in thought bubble

11 (more) rules to live by in the world of software engineering

30th November, 2018

In the previous blog in this series, we asked our software engineers to offer up a few rules that they wished they’d known when they started out in the industry. They delivered 11 fantastic examples. Some were controversial, but all were written to be genuinely helpful. In fact, the team had so much...

An open book

Team talk: What storytelling, brand, and your next software project have in common

03rd October, 2018

  Here at Newicon, we’ve built a team with the skillset to help businesses at every level of a digital project — from marketing and UX design through to web, software and app development. ‘Team talk’ is a series of blog articles where we delve into the expertise of our team, and explore what in...

Meet Ross, designer for Newicon and hockey enthusiast.

17th September, 2018

At work, Ross is a designer extraordinaire. But what does he get up to outside of the office? We sat down with him, to find out. What’s your working background, and how did you come to work for Newicon? I did my degree at Weston College, in partnership with Bath Spa University (the fantastic Foundat...

Digital Transformation in action.

Meet the MD

26th March, 2018

In this team interview, we’ve managed to snag a few minutes with our busy MD, Steve O’Brien… From singing in a band to meeting the Queen, our MD’s done it all. But what he’s achieved with Newicon tops the lot. We sat down with Steve to get some insight into what he gets up to when he’s not helping t...

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