About us

BlackBeard Media have brought together industry specialists to help you bridge the divide of digital technology and user engagement.


What we do

We focus the design around the user, collaboratively working with our solutions to solve your problem

  • Film
  • Animated Minutes
  • Your Stories
Web Applications
  • Web Design
  • Software development
  • Mapping & Wayfinding
  • Hospital Risk Management
  • My Future Selfie

Meet the team

We are an innovative and approachable team, enthused by co-working and collaborative design.

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Guy Christiansen

Business Development / Director

Guy is a successful, dynamic and enterprising creative director with a wealth of experience managing social engagement and community development programmes for public and voluntary sector organisations. Guy has 16 years experience of project management, strategic business planning, operational and creative delivery, and commissioning, fundraising, company development, and financial governance in managing seven figure annual budgets.

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Marcus Devaney

Digital Solutions / Director

Marcus has crafted his time with Local Government to develop an impressive portfolio of digital engagement with young people in Lancashire, reshaping services to fully embrace emerging technologies towards the needs of its costumers.  Behind the scenes Marcus gets stuck into rich media projects, creating film, outcome animations, web design, ecommerce or public digital services.

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Jay Walton

Creative Engagement / Director

Jay has specialised in developing meaningful and successful relationships with communities through years of arts engagement management and facilitation with a number of VCFS and arts organisations. His drive and determination for achieving quality products makes him familiar with developing artistic and creative solutions to meet the requirements of organisations and communities. Jay is a successful project manager, fundraiser and project developer and is always open for a conversation around new and innovative ideas.


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Aaron Devaney

Associate Lead Developer

Aaron is lead software developer with extensive experience in designing, coding, testing and supporting for desktop, mobile & the web with a keen interest in the Microsoft web stack: ASP.NET, Ms-SQL, & IIS Web Servers.

He has a vast knowledge on an array of system architecture projects managing software teams developing Visualisation tools, 3D Simulations, Payment authorisation, mail clients, planning applications, web scraping data retrieval and client assessment platforms.

Aaron, leads on all bespoke project requirements overseeing the technical analysis, bringing together the system architecture to create great products for our clients.

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Dr Lee Devaney

Associate Psychologist

Lee is a Psychologist and Researcher with eight years’ experience of designing, implementing and managing research and consultation projects. Lee has advised organisations such as the EU and Northern Ireland’s OFMDFM on policy and practice to enhance civic and political engagement.

Lee has also consulted with some of the world’s leading businesses to help them build effective teams, improve employee wellbeing and develop world class leaders. Lee ensures that Blackbeard Media projects are designed to maximise on the engagement & communication in co-production with clients and directs the build, creation & implementation process.

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