Our people, and our clients, are at the heart of everything we do.
We believe in teamwork, continual improvement, excellence, and laughter.
We are a dedicated, passionate team of experienced web, marketing and IT professionals. The breadth and depth of our team’s knowledge translates into a comprehensive service offering that guarantees a competitive advantage for clients.
Our point of difference is our holistic approach to all things web; we offer services for the entire lifecycle of online business operations.
While we might all have fancy titles, they do not define us. Every single Clickify team member pitches in, rolls up their sleeves, and gets their hands dirty, regardless of whether the tasks at hand is their domain, or not. Cross-skilling, and up-skilling, are the foundations of our success.
Our culture is one of collaboration, trust and transparency, knowledge, passion, reliability, innovation and (most importantly) fun!
Meet the Team
A dynamic, energetic bunch of entrepreneurs, we thrive on challenging mainstream practices and devising new and creative ways to enhance your brand online.
Chris isn’t afraid to admit it: he’s a geek from way back, having worked in IT for over two decades. The way we see it, that can only benefit you. With Chris applying all his geekiness to your next big online project, it’s bound to succeed.
Chris specialises in web development (with a focus on WordPress), security and online marketing. With such an over-abundance of expertise, how could you not want him spearheading your next project?
Chris is passionate about keeping up-to-date with the latest web technologies. He is the WordPress Editor for SitePoint (a leading online resource for developers) and can often be found at one of Melbourne’s many tech events; he even helps manage the Melbourne SEO Meetup and the Melbourne WordPress User Meetup.
You can check out his personal blog: ChrisBurgess.com.au.
Calie is passionate about all things psychology, marketing, web, social and research.
With a focus on innovation research (both Quantitative and Qualitative), Calie has developed innovative consumer insight analyses across a variety of industries in her time working at TNS and Raspberry Innovation Research and Strategy.
In 2009, Calie discovered WordPress. Her website building hobby quickly blossomed into a business and, in 2012, Calie took the plunge and made a career change, coming onboard at Clickify to manage our innovative web projects.
Designing and developing sleek, user-friendly websites is now second nature for the super organised Calie. A stickler for detail (you should see her draw straight lines on a whiteboard!), Calie is never one to quietly accept the status quo. Calie holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology/Psycho-physiology).
Chief Technology Officer
Andrew is a highly experienced web developer with strong attention to detail and an unwavering commitment to superior quality.
His interest in programming started as a kid in the 80s teaching himself BASIC on the mighty Commodore 64. With more than 15 years web dev experience, he has delivered more web development projects (covering both server and client side technologies) than we’ve had hot dinners.
With a passion for building elegant web apps that people love using, mobile gadgetry and general geek goodness, it is Andrew’s brilliant UX creative that sets him apart from other web developers.
He has a proven ability to develop user interfaces that meet brand standards and exceed industry best practice. Andrew holds both post graduate qualifications and industry certifications in IT.
Michael commenced his SEO career in a very young industry back in 2001 with E-Channel Online, he gained over 14 years of valuable experience; witnessing many major changes in the SEO landscape as a result of ongoing search engine algorithm updates. This has dictated the ongoing need for personal development, through research and development to continually broaden and improve his skill set.
Michael has been a main catalyst in driving SEO success for many large organisations in Australia (both in-house and agency side), spanning an extremely broad range of industries including: shopping, classifieds and service websites. He has achieved a high level of SEO & SEM success for clients, with many achieving number one status in their respective fields. Additional to this, he has also conducted training of new and existing team members, on everything from strategy and methodology of search engine optimisation, through to the hands-on technical elements of complex CMSs.
Recently, he was employed as a Web Search Strategist at realestate.com.au, managing the onsite and technical SEO strategy for Australia’s No.1 real estate website. As a side-project, he has also developed the “Holiday Point” travel brand, incorporating a travel advice blog and a network of 9 location based travel information and attraction websites. This has provided a suitable platform to continually develop his SEO abilities along with gaining visibility across the entire web development and digital marketing process. Outside of the working environment, he’s given multiple presentations at the Melbourne SEO Meetup which he helped to co-organise, as well as at the SMX Sydney Bootcamp, Melbourne Hootup and the WordPress Melbourne Meetup.
Lead Web Developer
His career as a web developer began with the Munich-based company Kochan&Partner (one of the ten largest privately owned creative agencies in Germany), where he was responsible for the online presence of a wide variety of clients. His natural flair for web development was immediately obvious, progressing from a trainee to a senior system developer within a mere three years.
Since then, Jerome has honed his skills as a freelance web developer, initially in Munich, before moving to Sydney. For more information about Jerome and his experience, check out his personal site: www.jemarea.com.
Suzanna is passionate about all things tech, from UX and web design, right through to social media and CRMs.
Suzanna’s passion and dedication are infectious around the office. She has been tinkering with all things tech since she was just nine years old, building her first website before she even made it into double digits.
She has honed her skills over the years, most recently as an IT Project Manager for a large not-for-profit organisation. Suzanna is excited to join the Clickify team to assist with the management of business systems and the operations of our team.
Marketing and Communications Manager
Having worked in marketing, communications and public relations for over 10 years, Sal is well-versed in every aspect of message delivery.
Before joining Clickify, Sal spent four years in a high-level corporate comms role at a professional services firm boasting 70 offices worldwide. Prior to that, she was an account director at a boutique PR agency, working on brands like Hard Yakka, Lavazza, The Simpson’s, Ansell, QV and Red Bull.
In her spare time, Sal is Chief Wordsmith over at Wordly: a copywriting and content marketing agency.
A big believer in lifelong learning, Sal holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Postgraduate Bachelor of Letters (Journalism and PR) and is completing a Masters of Communication. She is also a Copyblogger Certified Content Marketer and has even got a novel on the go!
Micaela La Nauze
One of the newest members of the Clickify team, Micaela has come on board as a Project Manager to help ensure all our client’s projects are seamlessly stress-free.
An organisational guru, Micaela prides herself on her ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously, particularly in a busy environment. This knack for juggling competing tasks, in even the most stressful situation, comes as no surprise given Micaela’s previous experience as a head prep chef at a busy Melbourne café.
Prior to joining Clickify, Micaela was the Membership and Office Manager for the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia, the peak representative body for in-house lawyers. In this role, Micaela developed exceptional communication and customer service skills.
Micaela enjoys working with WordPress (managing a number of web projects through her own business LaNauze Designs), and regularly attends the Melbourne WordPress Meetup.
Renato has more than 10 years experience in the IT industry with a passion for Linux and Open Source. He has an in-depth knowledge on a variety of web and network technologies but enjoys focussing on web hosting, virtualisation, web operations, high availability and high performance systems.
Even though the majority of work Renato performs is on our infrastructure and behind the scenes, you will regularly find him at various technical Meetups and conferences around Melbourne.
Alex is a lifelong computer fanatic. He’s been tinkering with computers and technology since he was just two years old. His previous work experience consists of roles such as: Multimedia Developer, Freelance Web Designer and Developer, and Graphic Artist.
With an eye for visual design, Alex loves playing around in Photoshop, which is what started his journey into digital media and web design over a decade ago. A perfectionist at heart, Alex is a stickler for attention-to-detail in every project he undertakes.
Alex can be usually be found either on a computer or training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Chief Entertainment Officer
With her boundless energy and enthusiasm, Ruby has honed her entertainment expertise over years of industry experience.
Her technical knowledge knows no bounds, extending to sunset walks along the beach, endless games of Where’s the Ball, and even cuddles on the couch.
The perfect partner for any trivia night, Ruby always knows the answer to that age-old question, Who’s a Good Girl?
Her infectious attitude is guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face, and make any development woe seem insignificant. Ruby even has her own online profile if you’d like to connect with her.