I totally love the Internet and the opportunities it affords for one-on-one communication. I also have extensive experience in the advertising industry:
• Ten years as freelance Writer/Photographer/Designer . Clients include Volkswagen, Audi, SAB, British Airways, American Express [through Ogilvy], Weylandts and MWeb [through M&C Saatchi Abel], City of Cape Town [through Derrick], Matrixads, Artists One Artists Management, Org de Rac Organic Wines, Glen Carlou Winery, Cape Diamond Wines.
• Four years as Concept Editor and Senior Copywriter responsible for content, concepts and sound at Internet company Forwardslash. Oversaw the work of five copywriters. Also started designing in all major design software.
• Eight years as Senior Copywriter at big ad agencies working on accounts like Colgate Palmolive, South African Breweries, Old Mutual, Firestone, Media 24 and Pick & Pay Financial Services.
• Work has won numerous accolades , including Loeries, Lions and the prestigious New York One Show Awards.
• First novel , Fast Forward from Schoonwater, published by Double Storey Books.