We bring brands to life for successful clients. We're a brand and experience agency, proud of our design focus. So while we talk strategy and relentlessly test solutions, our focus remains firmly on doing. Because we know your business relies on customers interacting with beautifully designed experiences, without delay.

Right now there are nearly 60 of us, in studios across Auckland, Wellington, Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore. Working as a single agency, and guided by four partners who have owned the business and worked together since 2001, our approach is simple: listen to clients, understand their audiences and solve their problems.

About us

How we work

How we work

Besides producing high quality work, we strive to make clients’ lives easier. How? By delivering on the ‘s’ word. Service. There, we said it. Service. Nestled within the walls of an agency, it’s easy to forget the challenges clients face but we always keep them front of mind.

How we work

We’ll always try a new idea where we think we can get a better result, but we ultimately respect client opinion. We’re open and flexible about our processes. And we work harmoniously with appointed suppliers, including advertising agencies, to best ensure brand consistency and integrity.

Talk to us about our services

Brand

Brand creation
Brand delivery
Consumer communications
Internal communications
Investor communications

Experience

Websites
Applications
Mobile
Emerging platforms
Motion graphics
Content development
Displays and exhibitions
Retail environments

Key people

Dave Clark

Principal

A practising designer for more than 30 years, Dave is responsible for the branding and design of many of New Zealand’s most iconic brands, including Air New Zealand and the All Blacks. He is a past DINZ president and recently received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Designers Institute of New Zealand for his work in furthering New Zealand's design culture. Dave remains key to our strong agency culture. He makes sure our values are applied to everything we do.

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Andy Brown

Group General Manager

Andy is responsible for the overall performance of all four DCD offices. As a qualified designer with a background in advertising, design and production there’s no one better placed to understand the many facets of our business. When Andy’s not working side by side with senior management on matters of strategy and project management, he’s taking care of the finer details of resourcing and operations.

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Andrew Smith

GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Andrew leads all creative teams across the Asia-Pacific region. As a part owner of the agency (alongside Dave, Andy and Jonathan) he’s also a businessman who is keenly aware of the job design has to do in motivating and persuading customers to act. Highlights from his 15-year career include the re-brand of ANZ’s Private Banking, the launch of Countdown’s Signature range, and the roll-out of major sponsorship packages for both the Australian Open and Shanghai Masters.

+64 9 300 1613

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Jonathan Tillick

Group Digital Director

Jonathan sets the digital strategy and the tone of the user experience for our digital team. Led by the design and user experience of a solution as much as its technical foundation, he ensures a customer’s interactive experience is relevant, authentic and rewarding. A key part of Jonathan’s role is to help clients shape what they want to get out of a project and then develop a content-driven strategy for our in-house team to realise – be it an app, website or more specialist digital solution.

+64 9 300 1612

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Dave Clark

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Dave Clark

Principal

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Andy Brown

Group General Manager

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Andrew Smith

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Andrew Smith

GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR

+64 9 300 1613, Email

Jonathan Tillick

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Jonathan Tillick

Group Digital Director

+64 9 300 1612, Email