Our agency is only as good as the team that drives our vision. We are truly excited to introduce you to the Agency 9one1 professionals. Each individual adds to the richness and the diversity, unique in their approach to strategy, client service, conceptualisation, design, copy and creative flair
Apart from being one of the founders of Agency 9one1, Michelle is the kind of young entrepreneur who believes that the boss is the one that works the hardest. True to her motto and famous last words, “Don’t worry, I’ll sort it out for you,” her energy, enthusiasm and warm heart is all you’ll need to see your campaigns soar.
Her experience in client services means that she perfectly interfaces with clients and the creative team, without any loss in brief translation and outputs occurring. Her strategic thinking is second to none, as she has a deep understanding of what makes a brand successfully tick-over. Her know-how and unique skills set enables her to follow through on her theoretical thinking that enables her digital marketing, brand, communications, production, events and project management campaigns. Also known as the ‘Crisis Queen’, if you ever have a brand emergency that you want successfully resolved or a smooth sailing account, you’ll want Michelle on your team.
Blazing onto the Agency 9one1 studio scene is our new director, Noluthando, a self-confessed fashionista who hails from a fashion and advertising background.
Through her wide and varied experience, and sharp business acumen, she has help shaped the processes within the agency, further enhancing studio and production efficiencies and taking our agility up a notch.
Noluthando's quick creative mind and passion for the advertising and fashion industries has deeply inspired the team to reach new heights, and from this new vantage point, to see things from a different perspective.
Precious, affectionately known as PJ, is a highly experienced project manager and client services executive. Her experience from being an agency ‘suit’ also tips into the creative sphere, as PJ has also acquired vast experience in filmmaking, production, scriptwriting and captioning.
A member of Gen-Z, also known as the "digitalnatives". Boitumelo is a digital marketing and social media enthusiast. She is continuously learning the latest tricks and techniques to help brands become more visible, her goal is to create high-quality, authentic content for clients that illustrates who they are and what they stand for.
Jeje is the ultimate team player, who is best described as a real people's person. He forms the perfect interface between client, agency and the creative team, helping each individual form a cohesive part in all the projects that they engage in. He prides himself on delivering exceptional results for particularly challenging accounts, from government to private sector. One of JeJe's notable achievements has been in toning down negative public sentiment for SANRAL through strategic and creative brand interventions.
Elton is an award-winning TTL, digital and direct copywriter, designer and creative director. He specialises in concept origination and creative copy, and is also a qualified Global Reporting Initiative annual report writer, having received his accreditation in 2017 from the GRI in the Netherlands. He has amassed a total of 20 local and international awards over the span of his career, including an Echo Award, several Loerie andAssegai Awards, Bookmark awards, Caples and others. He has been a Assegai Awards final round judge for6 consecutive years, and is proficient in creating through-the-line, concept-driven copy.
A young, energetic and dynamic thinker, Sakhile is the embodiment of all things design, and has immersed himself in the art of striking the perfect balance between the aesthetic, form and functionality. His design style is fluid, adaptable and intelligent, which makes his creative output through digital, graphic design, animation, UX Design and multimedia fit perfectly for any brand’s personality and identity.
Aldridge is the consummate digital, graphic design, illustration and photography professional -nothing matters more to him than outputtingthe best work possible. He is diligent in making sure that his design style, design concept andphotography all seamlessly match the various brand identities of the various brands that areunder his expert care.
Boniswa is the young, funky and highly talented creative behind the agency’s graphic design executions, digital artwork and Illustration. Her love for splashes of colour, and her own take on design aesthetic is truly inspirational. Boniswa’s drive comes from her heartfelt desire to create meaningful, relevant and impactful work thatunderscores each brand’s unique identity and DNA.