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Creative design and branding professional from Cape Town, South Africa, relocating to Ireland with my Irish wife, and looking for opportunities in Dublin with full eligibility to work in Ireland. Passionate about effective communication with 14 years of experience on large brands at leading agencies both locally a… Read More
Creative design and branding professional from Cape Town, South Africa, relocating to Ireland with my Irish wife, and looking for opportunities in Dublin with full eligibility to work in Ireland. Passionate about effective communication with 14 years of experience on large brands at leading agencies both locally and abroad, with 5 years in a management role leading creative teams.

Notable brands worked with include South African Breweries, British American Tobacco, Coca-Cola, Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Sun International, Abu Dhabi Tourism, Volkswagen and Standard Bank. Current Design Head at Leo Burnett Cape Town, former Head of Design at J. Walter Thompson Cape Town, and Studio Head at Ogilvy & Mather – overseeing designers, guiding and mentoring junior creatives in the studio as well as quality control and visual consistency across our clients' brands.

Experienced in building a creative environment for teams to work in, while overseeing ideas and projects from start to finish, with strong print and digital design experience. Loves a good brief and a tight deadline. Core capabilities include brand strategy and planning, design, art direction, graphic design and creative direction. Led teams developing brand identity systems and comfortable with copy and overseeing copywriters.

Business experience includes 2 years in a startup, as a partner, learning invaluable entrepreneurship skills and gaining a deeper understanding of the business of creativity. Awards include Loeries (Africa and Middle East), Lürzer's Archive and Creative Circle (South Africa). Aspirational triathlete in spare time, enjoying running and cycling. Read Less
  • Design Head
    Leo Burnett — Cape Town, South Africa
  • Head of Design
    JWT Cape Town — South Africa
  • Studio Head
    RedWorks, Ogilvy & Mather — South Africa
  • Senior Designer
    Ogilvy & Mather — Cape Town, South Africa
  • Senior Designer
    Coley Porter Bell — South Africa
  • Designer
    Fortune Promoseven — Bahrain
  • Junior Designer
    Draftfcb — South Africa
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4 x Loerie Finalists (2015)
1 x Creative Circle (2015)
1 x Bronze Loerie (2013)
2 x Lürzers Archive (In book, 2012)
1 x Pendoring Finalist
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