Gravitating towards study with an emphasis on consumer behaviour, it is Ewan's ambition to help brands be better and develop more meaningful relationships with their customers.
Achieving exemplary results whilst completing his double degree at Monash University, majoring in Marketing and Communications, he excelled in customer insight and strategic development. His academic success saw him awarded the Monash Business School Prize in 'Buyer Behaviour in Marketing' and spend a semester at the University of Leeds' School of Media and Communications. Understanding how consumers think and act, and informing brand strategy according, has become his speciality.
With a passion for content creation and media production, Ewan worked with the digital publication, Press Start Australia, from its early independent days through its acquisition by Southern Cross Austereo. Ewan was nominated for Journalist of the Year at the 2018 Australian Games Awards, where he also hosted the Preshow and Press Start was awarded Publication of the Year. The following year, he co-hosted and produced a weekly video game segment on the Hit Network's Danny Lakey Late Night Show.
His interest in the video game industry lead him to a role at Scoleri Williams, a collective of three creative businesses including the video and animation studio, Creativa; the software development company, 7-YM; and the video game studio, Ultimerse. As their Community and Social Media Coordinator, he manages content calendars for the three brands and plays a major role strategising and coordinating the marketing campaigns the launch of a SaaS product, and a video game.
Ewan strives to make a difference. From the various leadership positions he has held, including school captaincy, and his participation in multiple volunteer programs, he endeavours to bring meaningful change and be a force for good.
Branding Writing Campaign Management Content
Social Media Design Marketing Copywriting Hosting Digital Insights
2019 - Present
Creativa Community & Social Media Coordinator
At the video and animation studio Creativa, Ewan oversees the brand's social channels and manages the content calendar. He is responsible for both social and email campaigns, and regularly contributes to discussions on brand strategy and campaign development.
2019 - Present
Ultimerse Community & Social Media Coordinator
Ewan is the Community and Social Media Coordinator for the game development studio, Ultimerse. At the studio, Ewan manages their social channels, online communities and content calendar. He is actively involved in the pitching processes, designing pitch decks and editing trailers. Currently, he is planning the launch campaign for a yet-to-be-announced project.
2019 - Present
7-YM Community & Social Media Coordinator
At 7-YM, a software development company, Ewan manages the company's socials channels and content calendar, as well as those of the company's other brands. He is actively involved in design and development discussions for 7-YM's flagship SaaS product, Eoiin Connect, a project management platform, as well as brand strategy and campaign development.
2014 - Present
Press Start Australia Host & Contributor
Since 2014, Ewan has been the regular host of The Press Start Podcast. He has produced a wide range of digital content including written news and editorial content, social content, video, live streams and podcasts. Additionally, he has hosted and produced live streams on Twitch and Facebook, hosted convention panels, conducted interviews and attended press events.
Throughout 2019, Ewan co-hosted and produced the Level Up segment of the Danny Lakey Late Show on the Hit Network.
In 2018, he was nominated for Journalist of the Year at the 2018 Australian Games Awards and hosted the ceremony’s pre-show.
Southern Cross Austereo Digital Content Intern
For three months, Ewan interned with the Digital Team at Southern Cross Austereo, Australia's largest entertainment company. During his internship, he learnt to coordinated social media campaigns, manage content calendars, create graphics and video, and actively participated in long-term strategic planning.
2011 - 2018
Toys'R'Us Australia Store Associate
At Toys'R'Us, Ewan's worked as a Store Associate with an emphasis on customer service and visual merchandising.
He also gained experience in inventory management and retail operations.
2015 - 2019
Monash University Arts & Commerce
Ewan has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) & Bachelor of Arts (BA) double degree at Monash University, majoring in Marketing and Communication, with a minor in Film & Screen Studies.
In 2016, Ewan was awarded the 2016 Monash Business School Prize for achieving the highest student score in the unit MKC2110 Buyer behaviour in marketing that year.
Ewan graduated with a High Distinction average, a WAM (weighted average mark) of 80.438 and a GPA of 3.552.
University of Leeds Media & Communications
In 2017, Ewan studied at the University of Leeds in their School of Media and Communications as part of a semester-long exchange.
Ewan completed units in Mobile Media, Media Philosophy and International Communication.
Maintaining an interest in media production, Ewan hosted three shows on Leeds Student Radio and participated on shoots with Leeds Student Television.
Balwyn High School VCE
Completing his VCE over three years, Ewan completed Units 3/4 for eight subjects, including Geography, History, Literature, Physics, Economics, Maths Methods, English and Media, graduating with an ATAR or 96.45.
In his senior year, he was elected School Captain but held numerous leadership positions including Middle School Captain (2011), SRC Rep (2013), STEP Leader (2012), Student Ambassador (2012), Interact President (2012), Year 8 Captain (2010).
Ewan was also awarded the Middle School Principal's Award in 2009, and competed at a state-level in squash and mountain bike orienteering.
Music, live shows and guitar
Movies and binge-worthy TV
Video games and technology
Basketball and squash
Camping and hiking