Tag: My Day Job – Creative Careers

My Day Job: Geraldine Fenn

My Day Job: Geraldine Fenn

Geraldine is a jeweller, and works out of the popular Parkhurst store, Tinsel. She specialises in one-of-a-kind pieces, but also creates beautiful ranges that reflect her fancies and aesthetic.

My Day Job: See-Saw-Do

My Day Job: See-Saw-Do

See-Saw-Do is a Cape Town based social enterprise using their design skills for good. They create engaging and visual-centred environments where children in underprivileged communities can develop and learn.

My Day Job: Jason Hobbs

My Day Job: Jason Hobbs

Jason Hobbs is an Information Architect and User Experience Designer. He’s got a lot to say on the subject, and regularly does so when he presents papers at UX conferences around the world.

My Day Job: Andrea Burgener

My Day Job: Andrea Burgener

Andrea Burgener is at the heart and in the kitchen of Joburg’s favourite eatery, The Leopard. She is well known for her creative approach, which extends well beyond the culinary, infusing her décor flair, and restaurant’s ethos.

My Day Job: Candice Wyatt-Minter

My Day Job: Candice Wyatt-Minter

Candice Wyatt-Minter is an award winning and internationally recognised hairdresser. Her cuts are distinct and unique, and can be seen gracing the heads of all the who’s who of Joburg’s most stylish trendsetters.

My Day Job: FOURTHWALL Books

My Day Job: FOURTHWALL Books

Hoping to enhance art publishing in South Africa, Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and Oliver Barstow founded FOURTHWALL Books. The company publishes beautifully designed and written books on art, architecture and photography.

My Day Job: Colus Havenga

My Day Job: Colus Havenga

Colus Havenga is originally from the Western Cape but is now based in San Diego, California where he works as an animator & stereographer and runs his own t-shirt label.

My Day Job: Agata Karolina Niemkiewicz

My Day Job: Agata Karolina Niemkiewicz

Every now and then we like to catch up with SA creatives doing their thing abroad. This week we’re interviewing Agata Karolina Niemkiewicz about her day job as a systems and product designer in Eindhoven.

My Day Job: GRIET

My Day Job: GRIET

Artist management and event design company GRIET manages cream of the crop SA artists such as Haezer, Lark, Double-Adapter, Yesterday’s Pupil and kidofdoom and has thrown the best parties you’ve ever been to. We caught up with Dom and Johan from GRIET to ask about their day job.

My Day Job: Greg Fell

My Day Job: Greg Fell

Greg Fell is in the independent film game. He co-owns a company called The African Attachment who have spent this year traveling the world filming ultra athletes and races. We found out what it’s like to have his day job.

At work at Soft Light City

My Day Job: Soft Light City

Soft Light City is Jax van Heerden – Creative Director, Johhny de Ridder – Composer & Engineer and Theunis Uys – Producer. Together they compose and produce original music for TV and radio ads. We spoke to Theunis about his day job:

Photo by Michael Ellis

My Day Job: Tecla Ciolfi

After reading about Tecla Ciolfi’s Oppikoppi experience on her music (and a bit of other stuff) blog Texx and the City, we had to find out what it takes to be a music writer in South Africa. So we asked.