Chris Bell, a former Derby County in-the-community football coach has joined eCommerce website developer and online marketing specialists Purpose Media as a website developer.
Chris spent three years working as a football coach before retraining in website development. He now has over five years experience and is a fully trained expert in front end website development. This specialist knowledge will further improve website performance, load times and SEO results for Purpose Media customers. Chris’s experience of coaching will also enable Purpose Media to take more apprentices who Chris can mentor towards being the next generation of web developer.
Prior to joining Purpose Media Chris worked for two local agencies and worked on a number of website development projects for local companies including Toyota.
Commenting on his appointment Matt Wheatcroft, Purpose Media Managing Director said, “I liked the fact that Chris had previously worked in coaching as these skill are very transferable. We pride ourselves on providing advice that ensure our clients are successful online, and as an experienced developer he can use these skills to help us to bring on board more apprentices and provide career opportunities to more local youngsters.”
Chris is 29 and has 2 children. He lives in Belper and is a massive fan of Derby County. When not watching football he can normally be found playing. He is a level 2 qualified Football Coach and Level 1 qualified Futsal coach.