From Fast Food Crew to Marketing Manager, Web Designer weaves lives in the desert


In Middle East, Filipino Information Technology expert Lex Tandog spent almost ten years of working. His first assignment was in 2004 in Saudi Arabia as I.T./Technical Support/Web Designer and Developer. He completed four years in Saudi Arabia. He started working in Dubai last 2008. 

From being a Waiter and Service Crew at Biggs Diner in Naga City in his home province of Camarines Sur, his life changed.

Now as a Marketing Manager in City Vet Hospital, he is in charge of developing, planning, and executing the digital strategy for the business. He is also a freelance web designer.

“I manage both the digital marketing and e-commerce operations of the business, which means managing all channels including SEO, SEM, social media marketing, e-mail marketing, display advertising and display retargeting.”

“We have a passionate and dedicated team which recognizes the needs of the increasing population of dogs and cats in Dubai and neighboring Emirates. We also have specialist veterinarian to cater to the needs of falcons, other avian species and exotic pets. We also own the biggest dog training school in Dubai with pet hotel and pet relocation services. Our dog school is named Doggies Palace.”


IMG_3984THE BLOGGER. Ulysses Espartero is a journalist, speechwriter and publicist who traces his roots from two Philippine jewels – Laguna and Antique.  While in Dubai, he enjoyed his expat life documenting the struggles and victories of migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council states. In 2014, he released Precious Gems in a Desert of Gold, the first and only coffee table book about Filipino achievers in the United Arab Emirates. Connect with him on facebook.


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