Thoughts

Builders

I write for Builders, the DIY giant, on an on-going basis. This includes their website, print advertising, posters, in-store collateral and more. The brief is to bring the advertising into line with the new corporate tone, as well as to inject…

Builders

Builders Warehouse is synonymous with DIY. I’m helping the marketing team implement the new brand tone of voice, ensuring it’s consistent, whatever the medium. I have also been writing all their copy for press and online. And they’re a nice…

Nandos Loja

I’m helping the team at Nandos’ merchandising arm, Loja. It’s great fun working on such a lovely brand, creating and maintaining a unique voice. I’m writing the copy for their website and social media platforms. And, of course, enjoying the…

Cushman Wakefield Excellerate

Excellerate Brand Management handles all the marketing for top South African malls, including Sandton City and Eastgate. I worked on their pitch for Old Mutual’s mall portfolio (Gateway, The Zone, Cavendish Square). I came up with EBM’s positioning of being the…

Hunt Lascaris TBWA

I have been working at Hunts Lascaris as a freelance senior copywriter. My accounts include Nissan, MTN, Standard Bank, Distell and many more. They’re a great bunch to work with and we’ve been doing some great work.

Joe Public

I have just finished another stint as senior copywriter at Joe Public. I worked on many accounts from Mercedes Benz to Merck Pharmaceuticals.

Acer

Acer has just launched the world’s thinnest laptop, the Swift 7. I helped them trumpet this achievement with a series of cool radio ads.

FCB Johannesburg

I’m at FCB Jozi as a freelance senior copywriter. I’m working on many accounts, from Cell C to Sasfin. They’re a good bunch of talented people so I’m happy to be here:)

Smollan

Smollan is an international retail solutions company which covers five continents. It’s known for delivering growth to clients by covering every aspect of brand management at point of purchase. I’ve been writing collateral for them to show just how global they are.

McCann Johannesburg

I have just finished a stint as freelance Creative Director at McCann Johannesburg. I helped oversee the teams and conceptualised work on my own and with my art director. I worked on accounts including Chevrolet and Mastercard. McCann have a bunch of…

Ogilvy

I have just finished a pitch for Ogilvy Uganda. They are securing a major client, Umeme, the country’s main electricity utility. It was good to work with a professional and friendly team.