KAT Marketing, of Colchester, has made two appointments.

James Beattie has joined the team as digital marketing executive and Kate Hall as a web designer.

Katie Skingle, director, said “A strong digital presence is fundamental to any business and our newest team members expand our busy digital team that design vibrant and engaging websites and produce the content to drive traffic to our clients business to boost conversions.”

Kate is an experienced web designer, a regular contributor for the likes of Buzzfeed and Metro and a published author.

James started his career as a journalist and news reporter before moving into marketing.

He has worked in telecoms, automotive and public relations industries.