About Me

PROFILE

I have extensive experience rooted in the commercial digital signage (DOOH), digital media and IT/Computing industries, working for over fifteen years developing digital signage networks, software development, hardware integration, web development, applications and web sites, general IT consultancy and training for a wide range of companies and projects in the the Health, Retail, Military, Construction, Transport, Events and other sectors.

Throughout my career, I have gained comprehensive rounded experience and proven commercial application in the following areas:

  • Business development,
  • Account management,
  • Software and hardware development,
  • Hardware architecture design and integration,
  • Innovative technical solutions,
  • Project management,
  • Consultancy,
  • Installations,
  • Troubleshooting and Maintenance,
  • Training,
  • People management,
  • Support and after sales.

You can read more about my experience and projects in the My Work section, and specifically about my digital signage consultancy and technical experience.

I am a technical project development manager with additional commercial skills in software development, installations, maintenance, scoping, business management, client management and delivering a range of projects from the beginning through to the end.

John A Cove

Experience

CV

CURRENT POSITIONS

J.A.C. Digital Ltd

2011 - present

Managing Director

Successfully delivering digital media and signage solutions in the retail, educational and commercial sectors.

J.A.C. Web Hosting

2011 - present

Owner

A specialised division to J.A.C. Digital Ltd that provides hosting that boasts proven 99.9% uptime.

Digital Media Technologies Ltd

2016 - present

Software Developer and Hardware Integrator

Bespoke software integration with digital signage systems and third party system using APIs, scraping or scripting and any means necessary! Hardware integration and programming. Digital signage installations, maintenance and equipment preparation prior to installation.

Screen Media Technology Ltd

2011 - present

Specialist provider of retail technology solutions across a whole range of market sectors, with a special focus on In-Store Marketing and Point-Of-Purchase Display. Implementation, management and supporting multi-faceted marketing technology concepts and Digital Screen Media networks.

Retro Computer Sales

2002 - present

A retro computer refurbishment and selling business with an online shop and eBay store.

Interfuture Systems Ltd

2011 - present

Expanding Interfuture's team by delivering web and software development / SEO / online advertising / GUI development and graphic design.

EDUCATION, PARTNERS AND AWARDS

SCALA

2009

Official Partner

Scala digital signage platform official certification - achieving 100% in my final exam, and winning an official Scala mug!

Savant

2012

RGB Comms

Introduction to the possibilities that await you in the world of Savant.

B.Sc Hons

2000

First Class with Honours

Computer Science and Business Management. Course representative for two years of the course - ``Voice of the students``.

GCSE

1987 - 1993

8x GCSE passes in IT / Chemistry / Biology / Physics / Maths / English / French and C.D.T.

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

Although IT and computing consumes the majority of my life, I have a very keen interest in music, 1980s movies, skiing, photography and Atari ST retro computer collecting.

I am also a dedicated squash player, playing in my local squash team and taking part in tournaments and club leagues.

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Although I am kept busy, I am always keen and interested in being involved in new projects.

My Work

WORK EXAMPLES

Expertise

EXPERTISE

My Clients

MY CLIENTS

A SELECTION OF MY RECENT CLIENTS

Get in Touch

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO

Please give me a call on 07525 134199 to discuss your requirements.

I work from my home office in East Grinstead, West Sussex with regular visits to London, Ware and Manchester.

TESTIMONIAL
"Working on our new Ritva Westenius website has been a huge challenge with emails flying, dealing with not just one but two hysterical woman, photographs going up then going down, changing our minds, changing our minds back again…..Nevertheless throughout the process John has maintained his professionalism with sound calm advise and honesty. John Cove is the most gentle of men & could not be recommended more highly."

CHENCA WILLIAMS, RITVA WESTENIUS.
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