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Meet the Yardies – Yogesh and Tricia

25th October 2019 by Scott McPate | News & Events

Last month we caught up with Lauren and Beth, next up we have two more Yardies to get to know. From the Cardiff office this month we have Yogesh Shinde and from Edinburgh, we have Tricia Wilson answer a few questions.

Yard is an award-winning agency based in Edinburgh and Cardiff and it’s good to get to know the people behind the scenes that make the agency tick.

Yogesh Shinde - Web Developer

What office and team are you based in?
Cardiff office, developers team

How long have you worked at Yard?
2 years 1 month

Recommend a TV series that we all need to watch!
Game of Thrones

What’s your favourite or most memorable ad/marketing campaign?
You’re not you when you’re hungry. (Snickers)

Describe what your typical day looks like from start to finish.
A simplified version of my typical day is: wake up, head to the gym, go to the office, code, develop, office fun, head home, play video games, cook and eat dinner, sleep.

What projects are you working on at the moment?
Yard Web Crawler and BAU work

What’s the best thing about your job?
I love my job because my colleagues care about me and my professional development as a person.  We work as a team and support each other on a range of projects helping us to gain positive feedback from clients.

What’s the biggest challenge you face in your job?
Recently I was handed over a journey tracking project last minute and had only a short time to implement the tracking. Thankfully, I managed to complete the work and apply the correct tracking before it was due to launch.

When I’m not at work, I…
I play games and travel to new places.

What are your five top tracks of the moment?
Senorita, Girl Like You, God’s Plan, Highway to hell, Magenta Riddim


Tricia Wilson - Senior Account Manager

What office and team are you based in?
Edinburgh, Account Management

How long have you worked at Yard?
3 months.

Recommend a TV series that we all need to watch!
The Amazing Race is such a good show, couples competing in challenges around the globe. I encourage everyone to watch all 31 series 😉

What’s your favourite or most memorable ad/marketing campaign?
This is an oldie from the 90’s but I still think about it when I eat Hula Hoops.

Describe what your typical day looks like from start to finish.
I start my day looking through our WIP’s and scheduling work. Then its client comms, calls, meetings and strategy work. With lots of cups of teas mixed in throughout the day.

What projects are you working on at the moment?
Christmas will be here before we know it, so right now I am planning ahead for Christmas campaigns and 2020.

What’s the best thing about your job?
I really enjoy my job, there is always something interesting going on. I mostly enjoy meeting up with clients and entertaining, I also love working on digital campaigns and getting to try new things!

What’s the biggest challenge you face in your job?
I could do with more hours in the day.

When I’m not at work, I…
I am with my two beautiful boys, mostly running them between play dates and sports classes! I also try to get to the gym as often as possible.

What are your five top tracks of the moment?
I like a big mix of music from 90’s pop to country, my top tracks right now are:

  • Famous (Mason Ramsey)
  • Written in the sand (Old Dominion)
  • This is it (Scott McCready)
  • Year 3000 (Busted)
  • Love on Top (Beyonce)

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