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Photo Retouching & Virtual Digital Makeovers

Digital Make-over & Photo Re-touching Service – Johannesburg – I specialise in the digital repair of damaged and faded photographs as well as Virtual Digital Makeover & Professional Touchup Services. Our services include anything from simple restoration to extensive reconstruction work as well as additions to and the replacement or removal of people, objects or a background. Services also include colour and contrast adjustments, cropping and the scanning of images & photos, negatives, and slides. Please see attached images for samples of my work – 084 374-7444

The Thought

We focus on transforming South African Startups into game changers in their respective industries by building brand love.

We do this by crafting considered visual identities & conceptual campaigns for your business & brand around it’s core belief & purpose.

Ernst van der Merwe

Award-winning integrated (TTL) Creative Director and Head of Creative across both the Johannesburg and Cape Town offices of Creative Spark—the 70-strong digital specialist arm of the M&C Saatchi group of companies in South Africa.

With over 10 years in the marketing and advertising industry, Ernst has worked on a number of blue chip clients, such as Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Lexus, Danone, Philips, Kimberly Clark, Vodacom, MTN, DStv, Showmax and Investec Private Bank, to name a few.

As of late 2017, Ernst has assembled and led the new technical/interactive design department of Creative Spark—adding user experience design, copywriting and and user interface design and testing specialities to bolster the agency’s already strong marketing offering.

Ernst has served on industry advisory panels for a number of South African tertiary institutions—most recently The AAA School of Advertising and North-West University, and sits on both the Agency and Marketing Councils of the IAB.

Creative Boutique Ad Agency and Marketing Consultants
We create the dots that you connect
We are Big Game Holy grail hunters

Digital Puppy

Try us for graphic design, website design and hosting. Get website hosting from only R19.99 per month, and a complete website designed for only R99.99 per month. We have very affordable packages for all business sizes and types.

Absolutely AV

Video production services including vidoegraphy and video editing.Complete video service including sound equipment , cameras and voice overs.Advertising for small to medium companies on YouTube or broadcast media.

Absolutely AV
FOMO Entertainment Advertising

FOMO Entertainment Advertising is a creative agency which caters for those who have a Fear Of Missing Out, be it missing out on being on your customers lips, social media or establishing your brand. We service for creative phobias because “fear” brings the flight response in all of us to aim for the stars.

We specialise in:
•Research & Strategy
•Media Strategy
•Media Buying
•PR & Sponsorship
•Branded Entertainment and Content
•Digital Marketing
•Social Marketing
•Creative Content Creation
•Brand Positioning
•Guerilla Marketing

FOMO Entertainment Advertising. Advertising you will not miss out on!

Follow us on:
Twitter: @fomoent
Facebook: FOMO Entertainment
Instagram: @fomoent_ad or @fomoent

The creative counsel

TCC has gathered some of the country’s finest minds to make up the over 1500 strong staff complement that run over 300 campaigns nationally, every year. Our shiny client list boasts a number of international giants as well as proudly South African brands from just about every category and industry.

We’ve also spent wads of cash on world-class infrastructure, custom-developed campaign management solutions and gathering the latest trends and insights from around the world – all so our clients don’t have to!

So don’t look at us as an ad agency, but rather a brand partner to fight with you in the trenches of the modern-day landscape and deliver real, never-before-seen solutions that will change the way your consumers act or transact and achieve your brands objectives.

Copywriter Intern

• Exceptional advertising ability
• A portfolio that reflects creative copywriter proficiencies.
• Excellent command of the English language.
• Computer literate (MS Word, Internet, email etc)
• Degree/AAA or Vega school qualification advantageous
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Write and copy for through-the-line campaigns
• Ability to write direct communication pieces with direct principles
• Copy checking
• Ensure deadlines are met
• Present work to creative Director
• Work together with Art Director/ designer to generate effective, innovative and compelling creative concepts.
• Pro-actively identify creative trends and opportunities.
• Responsible for conceptualising, writing and producing effective, innovative advertising work.
• Must be noticed by target group.
• Client must be impressed by the work and applauded by the advertising industry
• Responsible for producing copywriting work on assigned clients/accounts/projects and campaigns
Personal Abilities:
• Resilient- Can accept set backs
• Ability to accept guidance and criticism