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Pleased to Meet You Networking Event: 29th April

Digital Union Networking Event
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News: New funding means more interns for North East businesses

North East graduates are helping the region’s digital business grow whilst gaining valuable work experience thanks to an enterprising scheme from the University of Sunderland. Five businesses based at Gateshead’s Northern Design Centre have employed local graduates through the University of Sunderland’s Graduate Internship Scheme,…
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Daykin & Storey
Daykin & Storey was born from the September 2013 merger of two Northeast-based digital agencies: Azure (run by Angela and Pete Daykin) and Virtuoso (Maureen and Gary Storey). Each boasted a decade plus specialising in different fields: Azure designed and built, Virtuoso branded and marketed. Working with businesses and organisations of all sizes from SMEs and start-ups to PLCs and Non-Profits or Membership organisations, Daykin & Storey have full-service capabilities, but specialise in designing and delivering medium- and long-term digital marketing strategies for our clients. We’re most comfortable handling outsourced marketing on behalf of organisations to deliver strategy, develop brand, (re)design websites and achieve business objectives across a range of marketing channels: email marketing, content marketing, search engine optimisation, social media marketing, pay-per-click, AdWords and metric analysis/conversion rate optimisation. Our marketing team is ably supported by Daykin & Storey’s design types and build geeks. Designers take care of creative design, print (business stationery, exhibition materials, leaflets, magazines, books), illustration, animation, video production and website design. Developers, meanwhile work across software, business process and website development, developing applications for touchscreen devices, software-as-a-service hosted apps and a range of online projects: eCommerce, content managed, mobile/responsive or purpose-built and programmed websites on a number of popular Content Management Systems from WordPress to SilverStripe, Magento to Lemonstand.
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