Patrick Gibbs

Head of Technical Design

Patrick graduated from the University of York with an MSc in Archaeological Information Systems, and has worked for The Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture since 2003. He provides design and technical expertise for the creation of C&C's digital resources, including Images of Salvation (2004), Pilgrims and Pilgrimage (2007), The English Parish Church through the Centuries (2010) and English Cathedrals and Monasteries (2013).

Patrick is also involved with the Centre's interpretation scheme work, and has created both digital and graphical outputs that are currently installed at Auckland Castle, Carlisle Cathedral, Crowland Abbey, Glastonbury Abbey, Holy Trinity Micklegate in York, the Houses of Parliament, Lichfield Cathedral, Wakefield Cathedral, Winchester Cathedral and Worcester Cathedral.

His technical specialisms include web design (HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, MySQL), Adobe Flash development (Actionscript 3), 3D visualisation (3DS Max, Marvellous Designer), photography and the design of interfaces for interactive digital products. He is currently a PhD researcher in the University of York’s Archaeology Dept studying methods of quantifying human interactions with digital heritage interpretation. He is also Director of heritage-sector IT specialists Heritage Technology.