BlueArc is a leading, award-winning digital agency with a proven record of delivering tailored Web Content Management, Ecommerce and Mobile solutions.
Renowned for deep technical expertise and ability to solve unique business challenges, BlueArc's digital strategy and services portfolio includes design and development for websites, intranets and extranets; mobile solutions and custom .Net applications.
As a trusted digital partner, working closely with a broad range of clients, BlueArc connects customers online, improves business efficiency and provides a foundation for growth.
With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, BlueArc prides itself on delivering outstanding results with great customer service and is a trusted partner for a broad range of Australian clients including Sydney Cricket Ground Trust (SCG), BridgeClimb, Upskilled and a range of key local government departments.
We deliver solutions for a digital world.
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Scott PorterChief Executive Officer
Scott is the Group CEO of BlueArc Group, comprising sister companies ArdentDigital and BlueArc.
As Group CEO, Scott combines strategic business and financial acumen with a passion for digital technology.
Scott fosters a culture of creativity and collaboration at BlueArc to inspire innovative digital solutions for BlueArc clients across a range of industries including Retail, Construction, Finance, Local Government, Not-for-Profit and Tourism.
Passionate about using technology to deliver real business value to clients, Scott provides thought leadership in the areas of digital strategy, web content management, web applications and online marketing.
With over 20 years' experience in digital communications and the IT industry, Scott has contributed to the success of multinational companies, including Microsoft. As Director of Microsoft OEM Business, America's (North & South) and South Pacific Regions, Scott implemented innovative business development programs which ensured the consistent and long-term growth of the business in more than 20 countries.
Prior to Microsoft, Scott worked for Lotus Development, UK Regional Headquarters, in a variety of senior management roles across sales and marketing.
Scott is a former NSW Board member of the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA) as well as the past Vice Chairman on its Industry Development task force.
Chad CravenGeneral Manager
Chad has over 15 years' experience in the digital space. As General Manager for BlueArc, Chad combines his extensive business understanding with his vast experience delivering large commercial digital projects to achieve measurable and meaningful business results for clients.
Passionate about bringing the potential of the digital world to clients, Chad brings fresh insights and ideas to the process of digital planning. He provides strategic direction around current and emerging digital platforms to drive innovation and build enduring business models.
Prior to BlueArc, Chad was Solutions Manager at one of Australia's first web development firms in the early 1990's. In this role, he helped synthesise digital strategies and solutions for many of the country's top-tier legal firms and accounting practices.
Following this, Chad established CreativEngine, a digital agency and one of the BlueArc founding companies.
Chad works collaboratively with clients to define the scope and recommended approach for major digital initiatives, drawing on his specialised background in the areas of Web Content Management, Ecommerce and Mobile enablement.
James MallochTechnical Director
Prior to joining BlueArc, James Malloch held the position of Development Manager at QAS (UK), a market leading supplier of data accuracy solutions used by more than 9000 companies worldwide.
It was here that James consolidated more than fifteen years of commercial software development experience, creating flexible bespoke database and telecommunication systems. Here, his clients included blue-chip companies including Shell International and Marconi Plc; a multi-regional designer, manufacturer and supplier of telecommunications and information technology equipment and services.
At QAS, James was responsible for managing the applications division, encompassing public network operators, Internet service providers, large corporations, government departments, utilities and educational institutions.
James' practical application of standards and methodologies gives us confidence in his directives for the development, production and design of software and interactive solutions for all our clients.
In his role as Technical Director for the BlueArc Group, James offers experience and knowledge to a team that respects his commercial integrity, and his consistent approach to maintaining and advancing our clients' most important asset – their technology investment.
BlueArc is a Microsoft Gold Partner and one of the select few to have achieved the prestigious Gold Web Development standard by demonstrating the highest level of technical skill and customer satisfaction in the delivery of online solutions.
Our Microsoft Gold Partner status is testament to our technical expertise. We are one of only a few Microsoft partners' digital agencies across the globe, to have achieved the prestigious Gold Web Gold Application Development standard which requires us to demonstrate the highest level of technical skill and customer satisfaction in the delivery of online solutions.