There is no substitute for ‘time in the saddle’ and we trust that our list of satisfied clients will speak volumes for our experience. The company has a proven track record working for a wide range of clients from local start-ups in South Africa to large nationals covering all aspects of digital marketing with impact. A friendly approach helps us to create long lasting relationships with our clients that ensure continual success.
A good connection means everything. We strive for every client engagement to be personal and the best experience possible – all while creating products which are two steps ahead of the competition.
Meet the team that makes it happen:
GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
It all started with a desire to understand human behaviour and answer the challenging question – “why?”, as well as the thought of leveraging human insights to build brands. Clint previously trained as a Medical Engineer but decided to switch career paths to the exciting world of marketing and communications. He has extensive cross-functional marketing and online/digital experience garnered over the past 12 years. His strengths lie in strategy – retail marketing and corporate communications.
Clint is the founder/Managing Director of the Black Snow Group, which, since its inception, has grown to be recognized as a diversified business with the following divisions in addition to Black Snow Digital.
Nic started his career in 2009 working as Operations Manager at an agency which specialised in traditional print after having completed his BCom Honours degree in Business Management at the University of Pretoria. He joined the Black Snow team in 2013, bringing a wealth of experience with him, and very quickly immersed himself in the digital realm.
Nic’s can-do attitude, unending patience and ability to charm any client makes him an invaluable asset to the team. With his sparkling wit, wide smile and unfailing aptitude for making any awkward situation that much worse, Nic is without doubt the heart of the Black Snow team.
Jana is Black Snow’s resident Jack-of-all-trades. She started out in 2013 as an Account Executive, quickly taking over the role as production manager and has most recently put her love of the written word to good use by adding content management to her portfolio.
Jana isn’t one of the more vocal members of the Black Snow team but she has her finger on the pulse of the business and you can always be sure that she’ll have the answers to all questions Black Snow.
HEAD OF BLACK SNOW ICT
A mature, confident and highly trained Client / Server / Web / Linux / Microsoft / Transmission consultant with excellent experience gained in the field of data communications. Highly motivated and enthusiastic, able to work under pressure to the strictest deadlines, working shifts and unsociable hours. Possesses excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and have proven to be a goal-orientated, diligent, and resourceful consultant. Certified in Microsoft, Compaq / HP, Dell, Cisco, A+ and Lucent.
HEAD OF CONNECT
For as long as Mike can remember, he has always had an interest in building new brands/businesses He experienced his first taste of owning his own business while still at University, where he started and ran a Phantom Shopping and Customer Satisfaction Tracking company which included some very big household brands as clients. From there, his interest led him to the cycling industry dealing with import/distribution before co-founding and then building one of the bigger cycling retail brands in SA by the name of Complete Cyclist.
Mike has always had a creative mind, a fact which has served him well over the past years with his extensive experience in various business interests.
IT SECURITY CONSULTANT
Until recently, Franz headed the information security division of a large multi-national company for Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa, based out of Dubai, UAE. During this time he advised companies and national governments on how to best secure themselves against Advanced Persistent Threats.
He has deployed some of the largest security solutions in the African and Middle Eastern markets. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has spent the last eight years focusing on information security, primarily within the finance & energy sectors.
IT SECURITY CONSULTANT
With experience in both business and technology projects across multiple industries, Christian’s areas of interest are Access Control, BCM and DR and Information Security Governance and Risk Management.
His strength lies within the banking industry, having been involved in various technology projects at most of the major banks in South Africa as well as the rest of Africa and Europe. He has also been involved in multiple IT deployments at all phases of the SDLC.
Alwyn originally studied and worked as a graphic designer, evolving to the role of front-end developer and now works as a full-time back-end developer. Alwyn has over 6 years’ experience in this field, which includes 4 years of agency experience, and has worked for some of the larger corporates including Times Media.
Alwyn’s unflappable calm and zen-like approach to all matters digital have quickly made him the go-to-guy in the studio. He handles websites with the finesse of a seasoned Jedi Master and, being gifted in all ways of the digital force, Alwyn is truly Black Snow’s Obi-Wan.
Ewan is the long standing member of the Black Snow Digital studio. Having completed his BSc in Computer Systems, Ewan joined Black Snow and has been with us ever since. His skills as a developer have grown with leaps and bounds, making his self-proclaimed title as “The Best at Everything” not far off the truth.
As evidenced by the above, Ewan’s dry sense of humour and positive attitude make him invaluable to the team, his ability to plough through and get the job done can always be relied upon. We think of Ewan as Black Snow’s “Little Engine that could!”
With a background in Social Media Marketing and having just obtained her BCom degree in Marketing Management, Keyler has over 3 years’ experience working on blue chip retail clients. Her strengths lie in social media strategy and implementation, digital trends and content curation.
Keyler’s passion for the industry and drive to stay abreast of the latest apps and digital trends helps keep Black Snow on the cutting edge and at the head of a highly competitive market. With her live-wire personality, ready smile, and go-getter attitude we just know that Black Snow’s clients are in good hands.
With over 4 years of agency experience, Amori’s career began in 2012, working as a graphic designer. She soon felt the need to spread her wings and decided to make the move over to UX design.
If Alwyn is our Obi-Wan, then Amori is our Han Solo. With a whole lot of talent and a streak of rebel, Amori’s designs hit the mark every time.
Lauren is Black Snow’s All-American girl! She has over 10 years’ experience as a graphic designer, 9 of which were spent in the States. Her approach to design is multi-faceted, using design and content as a means to inspire and energise function.
Lauren’s unending creativity and boundless energy are an inspiration to all the Black Snow team members. Her bubbly personality and infectious laugh never fail to brighten the day. Simply put, Lauren is concentrated awesome.
Lena is the real stalwart at Black Snow. She forms the backbone of the team, making sure that the office runs smoothly and allowing the rest of the team to function at 100% all the time. She’s always ready with a cup of tea or coffee and, without Lena, Black Snow just wouldn’t be the same.