Manchester digital recruitment

Manchester

Mancunians are many things; hardworking, lively and welcoming. Our team is no different. Since 2012, we’ve been placing great candidates all over the northwest. We’ve built up our reputation by partnering with some of the most attractive digital brands in the area. Over the last few years, we’ve invested in helping community led tech events to flourish and thrive.

Rob Sugden

Rob Sugden
Rob Sugden

Rob Sugden

Expertise: Senior Appointments

Location: Manchester

Rob is ECOMs Director for Manchester. He leads our teams across the North & Midlands operating in Digital Tech, UX & Design, Product & Project and Marketing & eCommerce. He’s had over 15 years of recruitment experience in Manchester, building an extensive network. Over the years Rob has created a reputation for working with the best candidates and the most interesting companies! He’s passionate about Manchester’s digital scene and has loved being part of its ever evolving journey. Outside of work when he’s not spending time with his family, he can be found Rock Climbing or enjoying Manchester’s amazing music scene.

E: rob.sugden@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0033

Joe Parker

Joe Parker
Joe Parker

Joe Parker

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Joe has worked at ECOM since 2012 and is one of the founding members of the Manchester office, he initially joined as a Consultant and over the course of the last seven years has been promoted a number of times leading to his current role as a Managing Consultant.

As a Managing Consultant, he’s responsible for both leading a team of recruiters and helping experienced software engineering professionals find new opportunities in Manchester with a focus on cutting-edge Web, Mobile, Digital and Social technology.

His success is a testament to his intimate market knowledge, his honest approach to business and the strength of his relationships.

E: joe.parker@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0015

Jake Sharrock

Jake Sharrock
Jake Sharrock

Jake Sharrock

Expertise: Product / Project

Location: Manchester

Jake Sharrock is a Senior Product Consultant, who works solely with Product Managers and Product Owners in the North West. Jake has first-hand experience on both sides of the fence, (previously being an in-house recruiter) this has given him insight of what his clients need, making him extremely efficient in finding talent. Jake sees the positives in every situation, looking for solutions rather than problems and making friends rather than contacts. He throws himself into things with ridiculous enthusiasm. Jake is from Wigan originally, so you will usually find him in a bakery looking for pies.

E: jake.sharrock@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0047

Deke N’zeeb

Deke N’zeeb
Deke N’zeeb

Deke N’zeeb

Expertise: Marketing / e-Commerce

Location: Manchester

Deke N’zeeb is our Client Services Consultant at ECOM covering Account Management, Strategy/Planning and Business Development - he works with the top Digital, Creative, Media & PR Agencies in the North West. Deke joined ECOM early in 2018 after a successful stint at a competitor, before recruitment he was in a Sales & Support role at the UK largest Student Accommodation providers, he has seen some things….and can tell some stories…..His ability to support and sell is the perfect springboard into recruitment. His laid back persona hides his fierce competitive streak that can be seen on a weekly basis at Curry Club which Deke takes very seriously, if there is an office cooking event the silent assassin always strikes.

E: deke@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0009

Cameron Whitwam

Cameron Whitwam
Cameron Whitwam

Cameron Whitwam

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Recruitment Consultant at ECOM, specialises in helping experienced software testing professionals find new permanent roles in Manchester. Cameron is currently on his placement year from Manchester Metropolitan University whilst studying Business Management. In his spare time, Cameron loves to play competitive golf whilst being an avid Liverpool football supporter. He is a keen advocate for attending software testing meetups and in particular the Liverpool Tester Gathering and the North West Tester Gathering.

E: cameron.whitwam@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0026

Jimmy Sutton

Jimmy Sutton
Jimmy Sutton

Jimmy Sutton

Expertise: Design / UX

Location: Manchester

Jimmy is a contract UX Recruiter for ECOM (across the Midlands and Northern UK). He’s been with the company for 3 years and recruiting into the Digital/ICT contract market for over 4.5 years. Jim graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a BA in Business Management and is the organiser of UX Sessions: an interactive UX meetup & workshop, based in our Manchester office. In his spare time, you’ll find him getting sunburnt in surprisingly cold weather, usually whilst hacking his way around a golf course.

E: jimmy.sutton@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0003

Daniel Kirk

Daniel Kirk
Daniel Kirk

Daniel Kirk

Expertise: Product / Project

Location: Manchester

Recruitment Consultant aspiring to be a leader in the contract Digital Transformation space. Currently anything Agile Delivery is his bread & butter. Daniel joined the business in September 2018, with 2 years recruitment experience. Prior to recruitment, Daniel worked within the financial sector and overseas for a large travel organisation. Currently chasing the opportunity to become a guest Lecturer at a local university but when switching off, Daniel enjoys socialising, football and the odd beverage. Daniel believes life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well. Daniel is highly competitive and always wants to win as well making mates within business.

E: daniel.kirk@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0004

Gareth Pike

Gareth Pike
Gareth Pike

Gareth Pike

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: North West

Gareth Pike is a Principal Consultant at ECOM who specialises in the Software Engineering sector across the North West of England. This is Gareth’s 14th year in the recruitment industry so he has definitely been around the block! Over the past 5 years he has focussed on helping organisations with their recruitment of Open Source software engineering candidates, predominantly across the Java, PHP and Python technology stacks. Gareth graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a degree in Information Technology Systems which has definitely helped him throughout his IT recruitment career. In his spare time Gareth has a very busy family life being the dad to two sports mad young boys Leo & Zac, which involves lots of homework duty and being a part time football coach! Aside from family life his other major passions are following Man United FC where he is a season ticket holder and raising funds for Motor Neurone Disease which is charity close to his heart. Gareth feels integrity is one of the biggest things people should demonstrate in and out of working life and prides himself on this.

E: gareth.pike@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0042

Alice Bailey

Alice Bailey
Alice Bailey

Alice Bailey

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: North West

Alice is a contract consultant, focusing on Software Development. With joining the industry within the last year, Alice is full of fresh ideas and mindset. Alice graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Psychology which she has used positively in her recruitment career. An avid pianist, foodie and comedian. Alice is incredibly interested in the ever evolving tech sector, combining her love of gaming outside of work with her desire to learn more about uprising trends. Born and raised in Milton Keynes, she’s a long way from her roots. However the rainy city is beginning to feel like home. Alice is the first person in the office, and the last to go home, armed with a coffee and a bacon roll, she tackles the world of recruitment with a smile on her face.

E: alice.bailey@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0012

Nic Wylie

Nic Wylie
Nic Wylie

Nic Wylie

Expertise: Design / UX

Location: Manchester

Nic Wylie is the Manchester UX permanent consultant, who works solely with UX designers, UI Designers & User Researchers. He joined the business in January 2019 after 18 months’ previous experience in recruitment. Nic has a love for gadgets and pretty much anything that involves tech. When not in the office you can normally find him attending one of the many UX meetups trying to take in as much information about the market. Before recruitment Nic managed gastro pubs in West Sussex, so has a love for food and can be easily persuaded to have the odd beverage or two.

E: Nic.Wylie@ecomrecruitment.com

Stevie Allen

Stevie Allen
Stevie Allen

Stevie Allen

Expertise: Marketing / e-Commerce

Location: Manchester

Having spent two years as a marketer, Stevie took his expertise into the world of recruitment where he now focuses on client side roles for Marketing & Ecommerce in the North-West. Over the last 3 years, he’s established a huge presence in the market and his network spans across Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire, Cheshire and Yorkshire. Outside of work, Stevie produces electronic music, is an extremely passionate blue and absolutely loves Chinese food.

E: stevie.allen@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0013

Jonathon Smith

Jonathon Smith
Jonathon Smith

Jonathon Smith

Location: Manchester

After spending a couple of years in Healthcare recruitment, Jonathon is now focussing on the permanent recruitment of Frontend /Javascript Developers for clients in and around Manchester. After studying Business Management, Economics and Maths at college, he passed up on the option of University to dive head first into the world of work. His favourite part of the job is meeting up with candidates and clients alike to build better relationships with the people he aims to help. Outside of work, you may find Jonathon watching Salford City FC, crying over Manchester United’s downfall or trying and failing to convince himself to go to the gym.

E: Jonathon.Smith@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0068

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