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When was the last time you gave your blog/website a little pampering? Has it been a while since you looked at it critically and gave it a good once over?

Very often bloggers are so busy researching, writing, photographing and collecting inspiration for posts that they simply don’t have the time or inclination to give their much loved blogs the attention they deserve.

Are you guilty of a little blog neglect? Don’t be, the solution is really not that daunting. All it takes is a critical eye & some fresh design inspiration. Even if you just want to brighten up your header, or add in a couple of fancy buttons, don't waste any time. Just do it!

Why not take a look at the Blog Makeovers I have already done in my Portfolio below and then give me a shout, I can help!

About Me

Hello, I'm Jo.

I’m a creative with extensive experience in digital as well as traditional design.

I graduated from Cape Tech (CPUT) with a diploma in graphic design. After studying I spent some time traveling the UK. With my travel bug satiated, I returned to Cape Town and started working as a designer at a small printing company. Although my expertise is now predominantly in the digital realm, I often draw from my traditional graphics upbringing and work experience to lend a meticulous eye to all work I do. After all, the devil is in the details.

I have spent the majority of my career as a designer & later Creative Director at Clickthinking. Here I gained invaluable experience in various disciplines, including strategy, technical work, project and account management, aside from my primary role as designer and managing our studio.

After eleven years at Clickthinking, I decided to embrace my craft, refresh my vision and go it alone.

These days I divide my time equally between digital work and my other passion, my brand Pretty Pretty, where I run a successful blog and create hand crafted accessories. If you are interested in doing some work with me please drop me a line here.

Over the past 11 years I have worked on numerous large international brands including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Nedbank, Mercedez Benz to name a few.

Below you can see an overview of some of the more popular brands I have had the pleasure of working on directly.



Over the past few years I have been proud to have been part of the team which has won the following awards.

Bookmarks 2010: BRONZE - Best Website - Don’t be a Passenger BRONZE - Best Social Media - I am a Stormer SILVER - Best Online - Vodacom Coach Call

W3 Awards 2009: GOLD - Travel - &Beyond - Website Launch BEST IN SHOW - Visual Appeal - &Beyond - Website Launch SILVER - Photography - &Beyond - Website Launch

W3 Awards 2010: SILVER - Visual Appeal - &Beyond India GOLD - Photography - &Beyond India GOLD - Travel - &Beyond India GOLD - Video: Design - Don’t be a Passenger GOLD - Video: Writing - Don’t be a Passenger SILVER -Website: Energy - Don’t Be a Passenger

Webby Awards 2009: OFFICIAL NOMINEE = Travel = &Beyond OFFICIAL HONOREE = Best use of Photography = &Beyond

Webby Awards 2010: OFFICIAL HONOREE - Travel - &Beyond Web Development OFFICIAL HONOREE - Best Writing - Optimal Energy

Webby Awards 2011: OFFICIAL HONOREE - Restaurant - Babylonstoren

Loeries 2009: BRONZE - Experiential - Website Launch - &Beyond Africa


It is with great honor that I have been selected to judge alongside many notable digital and design experts in both local and international awards. For the past 6 years I have very proudly been a part of the annual Loeries Judging panel, judging digital work as well as online advertising. On an international level, I was one of the first two South African people selected to participate in first round judging in the 2009 and 2010 Webby Awards. I am also currently a member of the International Academy of the Visual Arts.


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