In the last twelve months, we’ve celebrated our sixth birthday as a company, had staff nominated for publicised awards and worked with a number of a great companies both near and far. 2017 was most certainly great for Tad Web Solutions and we capped off the year by opening up a new position in the company to grow our development team. In doing so, we’re able to work with more great companies and continue to deliver more quality websites and effective web-based software to more businesses.

January 3rd saw us usher in the New Year and with 2018 comes a new member of staff – Zak Durrani joins our team as a developer. A recent graduate of Teesside University, Zak has hit the ground running and is already establishing himself with our existing clients and playing an active role in a number of ongoing projects.

What did you do before joining Tad Web Solutions?

Went to Middlesbrough college, stayed there for 6 years as a student and employee. At my time there I completed a Btec in software development, under took database development work as a contractor and afterwards they took me on as a Higher apprentice while doing a foundation degree for three years with an option to do a one year top up at Teesside university.

Completed my Higher apprenticeship in May 2016 and went to study a bachelors degree in computer science.

How did you get into programming and online software?

My interest originally came from my dad, watching him develop software influenced my decision to go study and gain employment with in the same industry as he was working in.

What has been involved in your first week with Tad Web Solutions?

Familiarising myself with different systems and reestablishing my knowledge of web development. Meeting new work colleagues and customers.

What’s your favourite thing about what you do?

Favourite thing would have to be the design aspect of web development. The programming fundamentals are essential for the software to work and meet the customer requirements.

What’s your key to success?

Motivation and preparation.