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The Blaze Team

We are a friendly and close knit team of developers, designers and print specialists with experience spanning over 20 years in delivering high-end web and print media. A local company with global reach, our clients range from small businesses to registered charities and multi-national corporations.

With long established roots in Taunton, Somerset, and a new studio in Seaton, Devon, we avidly support local business and clients further afield with the same level of enthusiasm.

Get on board with Blaze Concepts and you’ll soon discover why we are not your average digital, design and print agency.

Wayne Tooze - Director

Wayne Tooze

Director

Wayne has been in the web and software development industry since 1997. He graduated with BSc in Business Information Systems and worked for a variety of software houses developing systems for The...

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Andrew Real - Senior Web Developer

Andrew Real

Senior Web Developer

Andrew brought his HTML, CSS, PHP and JavaScript skills to the team in 2014. During 19 years working in the audio / visual industry Andrew developed a passion for technology and helping traditional...

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Pete Jeffery - Senior Web Designer

Pete Jeffery

Senior Web Designer

Pete joined Blaze in 2011 as an apprentice and has grown with the business. Today he is the senior web designer for the team, casting his creative eye over the majority of our client projects. He has...

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Bradley Cross - Ecommerce Developer

Bradley Cross

Ecommerce Developer

Brad joined the team in 2012 as an apprentice and has evolved with the business. During this time he has gained advanced skills in HTML, CSS, PHP and MySQL and is now able to take on the coding of...

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Andy Rapps - Web Developer

Andrew Rapps

Web Developer

Andy first joined the team in 2013 as an intern on a one year placement from Plymouth University. In 2015 he graduated with a BSc in Digital Art and Technology, winning the IBM Smarter Planet Award...

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Matt Real - Web Developer

Matthew Real

Web Developer

Matt joined the team in 2016, and after completing a 2 year apprenticeship, is now a fully fledged developer and a great asset to the team. Matt works closely alongside Senior Designer, Pete, on...

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Tom Driver - Web Designer

Tom Driver

Web Designer

Tom joined the team in 2016, and after completing a 2 year apprenticeship, is now a fully fledged web designer, and is continuing to develop his programming skills, soaking up knowledge like a...

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Kieran Wayne - Creative Designer

Kieran Wayne

Creative Designer

Kieran joined the team in 2016. He has been working in the professional graphic design industry since 2013, initially as an intern within London and Bristol agencies, and finally settling in Devon....

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Lee Brindley - Web & App Developer

Lee Brindley

Web & App Developer

Lee joined the team in 2014 bringing with him sound knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript and the .NET platform. He has since been applying his software development experience into creating powerful web...

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James Petrie - Animator

James Petrie

Animator

James has been assisting the team for many years. He has been working as a professional illustrator since 1994, where he worked for a publisher in Oxford. He started animating his work around 16...

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Paddy Magrane

Copywriter

Paddy is a copywriter with over 20 years’ experience in marketing and advertising. He has been assisting the team since 2015. His words have helped to sell a wide range of products, including...

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Viv Townsend - Photography & Film

Viv Townsend

Photography & Film

Viv has been working with the team since 2009. He studied at Falmouth School of Art and graduated in 1994. He has a wealth of photographic and film experience covering areas from promotional film to...

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