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Nerds? Desk Jockeys? Think again.

Despite the fact we find the nomenclature 'Nerd' and 'Geek' terms of endearment, the staff at Submarine don't fall in to the stereotypical image of an IT professional, data engineer or graphic designer, glued to our computers screens, desk ridden for 12 hours a day. In reality we are a rather active bunch.

You might be surprised to find out that four of our staff are gym users. Don runs regularly including lunchtimes, Charlie enjoys body pump on an evening and Paul, cycles a regular 50 miles a week having completed 1800 miles in the last 7 months without the aid petrol or an electric battery. Norman and Lou enjoy the cliff paths, gardening and growing their own vegetables and Yuri is developing an interest in digital music. 

Nerds? Desk Jockeys? Think again.
Alex has a key interest in fitness and you can often spot him down at the Marina Health club off the Esplanade in St Peter Port. His dare devil nature recently took him 3000 feet into the air for a sky dive above Guernsey!  That may be a step too far for the rest of us. We will stick to Microsoft Flight Simulator thank you... at our desks. 

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Paul Brown

Paul Brown

Paul is a creative professional who gained his BA Hons degree in graphic design & multi-media at Bradford University in England after studying fine art under Hockney alumni, Grant Devine. An early career in television and an interest in technology led him to combine graphic design with digital media including video and animation which he applied to touch-screen kiosk applications for Zanussi and Polygram in the 1990's. This led to work with interactive CD and DVD, including a ground breaking international product in 1997, The Great Highland Bagpipes working with Scottish Heritage and the Glasgow Piping Centre.

In 1998, he developed the North of England's first desktop digital video edit suite working directly with Apple (hardware/OS) and AVID (edit software). In 2000, his web based application for social housing (which utilised kiosks for outreach communities) won 5 national technical awards including 'Best Use of Technology'. Between 1999 and 2010 he developed the successful Northern creative agency Bluemoon providing solutions for a wide range of national and international clients including Tesco, M&S, Puma, Foxes Biscuits, Sulzer and Hesco Bastion. 

In addition to his work as a professional designer, Paul has led brand, marketing and communication teams including 5 years in off shore HNW finance managing 9 offices across Europe and an appointment as Global Brand & Marketing Director for Insight Vacations where he directed the launch of Luxury Gold as a stand alone premium 5 star brand. Paul worked closely with the Canada based digital team and senior executive of parent company The Travel Corporation which includes Red Carnation Hotels (on Guernsey) and Contiki, a mobile centric brand targeting the under 30's and particularly the forthcoming Generation Z.

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Submarine are a technical and creative solutions provider based on the island of Guernsey near the French coast. Our field of operation is generally the Channel Islands although we do service clients with wider operations within Europe.