About usGet to know us a little better
Wired is a Christchurch web design and development company with over 20 years experience working on an wide range of web development projects. We predominantly use WordPress and PHP, but also use ASP.NET for a few custom developments and manage a few older ASP Classic sites.
We believe that business success on the web is driven by the users’ experience. This means that your site must be built to meet your website users needs, so they are more likley to become your customers and ensuring a return from your online investment.
So whatever your web development project, we have the expertise and experience to get it up and running smoothly.
Over 20 years of Wired websites
See the evolution of the Wired website since the very begining back in 1996.
Over a thousand
websites designed and developed so far, and counting…
Meet the team The who’s who of Wired
Michael Baddeley (Mike)Managing Director
Mike started the business 20 years ago, having recognised the power of the internet as a marketing tool. With a solid family background in business and retail, he has a very good understanding of how to use the web for business. He is in charge of marketing and internet consultancy. Mike’s key roles are designing web strategies through consultation with clients, and managing the development process.
Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Economics (University of Otago)
Nickalaus Clark (Nick)Lead Developer
Nick’s focus is on developing new products and solutions, with a bit of project management thrown in. As part of this, Nick examines client requirements and suggests possible solutions. He works closely with the client until a satisfactory outcome is achieved, whether involving existing tools or creating new ones.
Bachelor of Business Computing (CPIT)
Cook EumSenior Web Developer
Cook has been a senior developer at Wired for quite a few years now, and has worked on many of our most significant website and application development projects in that time.
Bachelor of Commerce in Computer Science and Information Technology (University of Canterbury)
Miles MacfarlaneWeb Developer
Miles began making shopping websites and client-edited content systems in 2000. He started with a large company in 2002, developing content management, data entry and reporting systems for their intranet. In 2008 he moved to Wired as a developer of database-driven websites and intranet systems.
Diploma of Computer Engineering (Avonmore)
Joseph WilsonWeb Developer
Joseph is full stack Web Developer with 5+ years of experience in ASP.NET, MVC and SQL. Since joining the team he has also become proficient in WordPress, making him a great asset.
Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies (CPIT/ARA)
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
Stuart Webb (Stu)Lead Web Designer
Stu has been with Wired for since the mid 2000s. He is a very skilled interface designer and website builder, creating HTML and CSS designs that maximise the user experience while connecting the site with underlying databases and complex information structures.
Diploma in Digital Design (CPIT)
Kitty Nicol Web Designer
Kitty is a talented web designer and our resident WordPress specialist. She also works with sites using the Magento e-commerce platform.
Diploma of Graphic Design (Natcoll)
Bachelor of Visual Communication (CPIT)
Sam Pryor Web Designer
Sam’s primary areas are design, build, content management, web analytics, SEO and HTML newsletters. Sam is a skilled animator. He has a background in print and web design, and in large-format imagery.
Diploma of Multimedia (Natcoll)
Diploma of Graphic Design (Natcoll)
Graduate Diploma in 3D and Animation (CPIT)
Strategic partners Supplementing our core strengths
Since 1995 we have been building strong relationships with people we trust and enjoy working with in some of New Zealand’s leading IT organisations. This supplements our core web business skills with the strengths of others to better meet your business requirements.