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Josh Saunders

Warner Music Group
Head of Tech & Creative
Experienced and award-winning (Cannes Lion / Webby / FWA / Drum / MusicAlly) Web + Mobile + Social campaign and product producer, for all of Warner Music UK. Team Lead of UX/Design and Development team known as Firepit Tech. Expert tech production manager for web and mobile projects with 17+ years experience

Driving a forward thinking fan-engagement/acquisition focus, using streaming partner APIs such as Spotify's Web API. Dept output includes: custom web applications (LAMP, React/Node), websites (Wordpress), mobile apps (native and hybrid), Alexa Skills for Amazon Echo, digital advertising units, and AI/ML projects. I work with the Heads Of Digital/Social Managers in Warner Music UK (Atlantic, Warner Bros, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner), supporting and co-devising projects for campaigns such as Gorillaz, Dua Lipa, Coldplay, Liam Gallagher, Rita Ora, Muse, Lily Allen, Kylie, Enya, Paul Weller, David Guetta, Iron Maiden, Tinie Tempah, and Blur. I liaise with partners at Apple Music, Facebook, Amazon, Spotify. I procure 3rd party digital creative suppliers (agency and freelance), create best practice documentation, run digital-creative RFP processes, manage quality control.