A NEW recruit has joined the ranks of a go-ahead Whitefield design agency.

Dan Strayer has signed up as SEO and digital marketing manager for Bury New Road based Think Design.

He has more than 13 years' experience in social media, marketing and SEO.

Bosses have tasked him with heading up the SEO element of the business to support existing and new clients make the most of their websites.

And he will also be ensuring those same clients meeting new reporting requirements being launched by Google this month.

His appointment has coincided with Think Digital celebrating its fourth year in business.

Paul Grogan, the firm's managing director, said: “Offering an SEO-focused service isn’t new for us.

"But Dan’s role is specific to improving the level of detail we needed to meet SEO requirements for our clients, and has been designed to launch our new digital content marketing service, which ties directly into SEO."

Mr Grogan said he sees Dan as a "natural fit" for the outfit, as their team expands to eight.