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Jimmy lives and breathes Advertising. His first gig in media was a DJ at Radio 2NZ Inverell in 1984, soon after Marconi invented the wireless. Originally, being a Melbourne lad, he loves his AFL footy and his beloved Saints. He is growing olive trees at home, with the hope of one day making chilli olives to go with a nice glass or two of shiraz. To say he’s a creature of habit is an understatement, but we wouldn’t have our Boss any other way.
James also serves on the Board of the Hands Across the Water charity.
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Michael is part of the MM furniture. His extensive experience in retail advertising makes him well-equipped to offer clients a full service advertising solution, covering all areas of Strategy, Creative, Media and Digital. Backed by this wealth of knowledge — and coupled with the determination to deliver – he always brings the very best results for our clients.
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Tony has been working in the advertising and marketing industry for over 25 years. He has an extensive background in retail marketing and all things process and production. In his role as Operations Manager TC plans, directs and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the business. He’s responsible for ensuring and improving the performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of all departments and organisational operations.
On weekends he enjoys quality time on the PS4.
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Justine has been a Merchant for over 15 years working with some of Australia’s most well known and loved retail brands. Her passion is identifying new and innovative ways for clients to create insightful campaigns that leverage content to engage audiences whilst also driving retail sales.
When not at work, Justine is a busy and proud mother of two who loves being near the ocean, eating out with family and friends, shopping and a good audiobook.
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As Media Merchants Group Account Director, Angela has been a proud Merchant since 2007, helping both the media team and MM’s valued clients to achieve their very best. Having worked across an array of clients, Ange’s experience within media is extensive and she is a firm believer in attacking each task with a positive attitude and a smile!
A very blessed mum to her young son Jack, she loves nothing more than spending time at the beach with her husband Deon, Jack and their cavoodle, Billie!
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Thomas has been working in the digital media and online advertising space for over 6 years and has a strong passion for all things within the digital spectrum.
In his spare time, Thomas is an avid sports fan, rollercoaster junkie and an aspiring globetrotter. He has a strong love/hate relationship with food and has occasionally been known to overindulge in binge-watching TV shows.
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Brisbane’s Account Director, Gary, joined MM in 2007, after 17 years in TV Land. He’s an old-fashioned type who prefers connecting over the phone, however has embraced the digital revolution with open arms. Gary likes Pina Coladas, getting caught in the rain, and negotiating white hot deals with our media partners.
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As an Art Director and dedicated Merchant, Emilie works hand-in-hand with our clients and the design team to bring concepts to life and deliver stand-out creative solutions that will ultimately lead the consumer to the store.
Apart from her love of design, photography and illustration, Emilie has a weakness for chocolate and cheese, a passion for travel, and has been known to devour a good book in one sitting.
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With over 25 years of design, creative, print, and production management, Bradley loves being surrounded by a passionate, hard-working and creative team. With a strong customer focus, and always driven by the impending deadline, nothing is greater than producing top level creative on time, and on budget.
When recharging the batteries, Chardy loves spending his time with his family and friends, camping along the northern NSW beaches, and is always keen for an early morning surf!
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Adil is our Head of Search who has recently joined us in the Sydney Office. He comes with a strong technical and digital marketing background. He has helped Global brands achieve their stretch targets with his creative approach to digital marketing mix.
In his spare time, he likes to travel, stroll by the beach, reading books and playing Ping Pong.
Interesting fact: he walked on the London Fashion Week as a Model!
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With a passion for media, Krystal joined Media Merchants after studying Public Relations at QUT. Her favourite things include beach camping, a large glass of Pinot Noir and of course, her loveable pooch, Merv. You will find her on the weekends either renovating her new home or relaxing at Peregian Beach.
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Camille joins us in the MM Sydney team hailing from Brisbane, she joins the team with a wealth of knowledge, talent and highly finessed skills with over 10 years of Brand and Marketing Management experience. A keen connoisseur of fine coffee, wine and beachside walks – you might just find her on the weekend engrossed with uncontrollable excitement at the dog park saying hello to all the pups 🐶
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Bec is a jack of all trades in the marcomms industry. Hailing from an advertising agency background before a stint client side, she joins media merchants with a passion for media strategy. With a degree in Marketing also under her belt, her focus is top-notch account service and getting the best value for her clients.
In her spare time, you’ll find her taking photos of her puppy, watching the odd NBA game or spending her house deposit on smashed avocado.
Shaun has been a Merchant for
Shaun is always endeavouring to improve his skills in the many aspects of design; from brainstorming new ideas, sketching them out and developing the final artwork. He’s always ready to solve any problem and face any challenge.
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Sarah has been a member of the Merchant family since 2011 and hasn’t looked back. While her job title has changed throughout the years, the one constant she’s been able to maintain is being the biggest pop culture nerd. She’s loves discussing all things sci-fi and fantasy, but she’s at her happiest with she can talk anything Disney or Harry Potter (#RavenclawPride).
Sarah’s brain is 90% creativity and 10% remembering to look after herself, so when she’s not designing, crafting, costuming, baking, painting, writing, or photographing something, you’ll find her getting her cardio on at the gym or binge watching the latest show with her loveable husband, Damian.
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This quiet individual is found in the suburban garden habitat. ‘The Anna’ is most comfortable blending into the fruit trees. Some say she has been sighted riding a bike or enjoying a brew in a coffee shop during her spare time.
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Aidan brings a wealth of knowledge to MM’s TV Department, from editing and animation to Australian TV regulator negotiation tactics; there is very little he can’t do!
In his spare time he enjoys hitting the mountain bike trails, followed for a well earned ale and a game or two of Overwatch.
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Pru is a favourite in the Brisbane MM office, not only because she handles all of the MM finances, but because her caring and problem-solving nature has earned her the affectionate title of “Mamma Pru”. She’s also been known to moonlight as a dancing extraordinaire at MM’s infamous Christmas parties.
When she’s not busy taking care of everyone else, Pru enjoys French phrases, Sunday drives with her beloved Richard, , and enjoying a glass of chardonnay
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Brisbane’s Studio Manager, Kazza, is a self-confessed outdoor and food junkie. She loves escaping to the golf course, enjoying a couple of wines on the 19th hole, and venturing up or down the coast to ride a wave or two.
When she’s not scooting around in the golf cart, she’s delegating and briefing her Creative crew on the day-to-day activities, plus making sure all deadlines are upheld, so we can keep delivering world-class service.
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A self confessed “closet nerd”, Jana has always been into art and technology. She has a particular fascination with Japanese culture; loving all things kitsch and unique. A keen illustrator and video gamer as a kid she was inspired to choose a career in graphic design. Her passion for geeky things is balanced out with her love of outdoor sports, so when she’s not behind the computer screen you can find her running around a tennis court or navigating the snowy slopes of a mountain on skis.
Nicola has been a Merchant for
With a Business and Communications degree behind her, you’ll find Nicola working amongst the media department. When she’s not at Media Merchants, you’ll find her indulging in snacks, searching for new weekend adventures, or bingeing the latest Netflix show. Her recent European adventure has her planning where she will go next.
Emily has been a Merchant for
As someone who studied a Marketing and Entertainment double degree at university, Emily loves all things Media and some could say it’s in her blood.
She can rarely go a day without chocolate and admits her guilty pleasure is binging on the latest reality TV show. On the weekends, she spends a lot of her time with her adorable pooch Spencer and loves nothing more than putting her feet up with a glass of Pinot Grigio and a good cheese platter.
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Bona fide geek and creative genius, Cindy isn’t afraid to let her artistic streak run wild in all avenues of her life. With a colourful background ranging from magazine publishing to retail design, and diverse studio work for various organisations – Cindy has experienced it all in every medium. She’s an avid lover of comics, all things sci-fi, wormholes, Bigfoot and video games. And in her free time can be found drawing, gaming, rockclimbing or running wild with all the doggos.
Katie has been a Merchant for
A graphic designer with a growing interest in photography and web development, Katie loves to explore the creative world. Last year, she made the leap into the TV department, and is keen to master the magic of editing.
When she’s not at work, you can find her sifting through old records or having a drink with friends. Goal orientated, Katie’s five year plan includes indulging in her Wanderlust, having a beer with Dave Grohl, and finding the perfect shade of green.
Kristin has been a Merchant for
Kristin is one Graphic Designer with many adrenaline packed hobbies. She rides motocross bikes, wakeboards and trains in Jiu Jitsu. On top of that, her ideal holiday is going snowboarding. She’s also a regular at the gym and when it’s time to unwind and relax, she’ll jump right into some PC gaming.
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Many people grow up wondering what they’ll be when they’re older, but not Giuls. He always knew: “Whatever Gotham needs him to be … ”
If you couldn’t already tell, Giulian is our resident fanboy. He’s the kind of guy that can recite the entire filmic canon of everything from Game of Thrones to The Dark Knight, but still has to sing his ABCs to know what letter comes next.
With a strong passion for Advertising and a hugely creative brain, he is an expert in all things Marketing and spends every waking moment discussing it – this and his love for all things Italian!
He’s full of flair, enthusiasm and probably pasta, so expect his youthful exuberance to make him shine a bright light over Gotham’s skies!
Sam has been a Merchant for
After 5 years of serving with a smile at Woolworths, 24 year old Sam Dodson is ready to explore the multi-faceted advertising industry with the help of MM. The Macquarie University Bachelor of Media graduate, proud ex-woolies checkout chick and father of puppy pug Archer enjoys his creative outlets. These include, but aren’t limited to photography, writing (mainly poetry), or simply singing in the shower.
Nothing makes him happier than going on random adventures with his trusty side-kick Archer the pug and friends, or just going for a cruise in his car with anyone else who wants to tag along, the more the merrier, always.
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Mook studied her Bachelor of Business at Bangkok university in Thailand. Now she’s studying diploma Graphic Design at TAFE in Sydney and works as a part time with MM.
In her spare time, Mook loves spending her time in the sunshine reading or watching YouTube, and swimming in the summer season.
Bree has been a Merchant for
Having recently completed her Media & Communications degree at QUT, Bree has joined the Media Merchants team pursuing her passion for advertising. When not typing away at her desk, you can find her chasing the sunshine, making an endless list of her next travel adventures and overindulging in cheese platters & chocolate.
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Benjamin Neil Smith
Hi I’m Ben! Originally from the NSW Central Coast, now settled in Brisbane. I’ll never take myself seriously however I will always be 100% committed to my work. I love the snow, soccer and exploring new places!
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Having worked in advertising, marketing and communications, Tina has come back to doing what she does and knows best – writing! She loves a good self-help book to get through the commute.
A yogi and a flexitarian, she loves to try new vegetarian/vegan restaurants over the weekends. If she’s not thinking about saving, she’s thinking about her next trip overseas.
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Yaning(Tutu) is a Graphic Designer with over five years experience in digital and print design for clients and companies. she is easy going and multi interest person, she loves music, watching Netflix, nail art and outdoor activities.
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After a few years in retail and Admin roles, Rebecca recently completed her Diploma in Graphic Design and is looking forward to utilizing her new skills and creativity in the MM TV department.
When not working, Rebecca enjoys drawing and listening to podcasts. She is also a fan of watching cute animal videos on Instagram.
Jade has been a Merchant for
I’m an identical twin, lived in eight countries, a Latin Dancer, have an American accent and love Japanese food … and perhaps eat too much chocolate!
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Hailing from Bodø in Norway, Charlotte moved to Sydney at the beginning of 2016 and has decided to stay for good. Since then, she has completed a bachelor’s degree of Advertising and Digital Media and it brought her to working with us!
A keen baker and pianist, Charlotte also enjoys playing video games, and getting out for a meal and a few drinks with friends.
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Elland is our resident Rockstar PHP Developer 🤘 from the Philippines. In the industry for almost 12 years now, Elland loves smashing goals. In his spare time, he enjoys playing console games (PS4) like Witcher 3, Tekken 7 and Overwatch. Elland is also an avid DOTA 2 fan and loves collecting carnivorous plants as a hobby!
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After graduating with a Bachelor of Art History from The University of Sydney, Sarah decided to pack her bags and move to London. She has spent the last couple of years travelling around Europe enjoying all the art galleries, restaurants and bars on offer.
A big fan of live music, vintage clothing, and catching up with friends over wine, Sarah is enjoying rediscovering all her favourite spots in Sydney.
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Lindsey joins the MM Sydney team recently moving from Brisbane. Completed her Bachelor of Business – Marketing at QUT and has since travelled around the world spending 7 months in UK & Europe before backpacking around South America.
On the weekends you will find her out with her friends for wines, dinners, concerts or at the beach. She is always keen for a laugh, will say yes to a margarita 100% of the time and make travel plans without thinking about any of the logistics.
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Having recently completed her Business Marketing degree at QUT, Rani has joined the Brisbane MM team kick starting her career in the media industry.
When not in the office, Rani is typically out socialising with friends over a wine, coffee or cheeky cocktail. If the sun is out shining then a trip to Noosa is always on the cards, followed by a late afternoon gelato of course!
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Jessica is all over anything pop culture, and is always up for a Star Wars debate! When she’s not at work, or burning things up at the gym, you’ll find her at home cozying with her cats, Rei and Draco, playing Nintendo!
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Leo is a creative and analytical problem solver with experience in the development of innovative marketing strategies across the globe. His contribution to these regions has been in start-ups, small, medium and large organisations. Throughout his seven years of qualifications and working experience in industries such as travel, fitness, hospitality, manufacturing and retail, Leo has acquired skills in all phases of marketing, including digital marketing, international marketing and advertising.
In his free time, Leo loves to practice different outdoor activities with his wife and mates, read books and encourage people to dance to Latin American music regardless of their background.
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Ken has been working in IT Industry for over 8 years and has a strong passion for e-commerce industry and frontend development.
Ken hobbies are playing Dota, Rainbow six, Cooking and biking.
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Stephanie is a dedicated cat mum of two with a love for photography, specialty coffee and camping.
When she’s not at work, you’ll find her on the wall at Urban Climb or slowly (but surely) making her way up a nearby mountain with her fur-children hitching a ride on her back.
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Sherteo Niño B. Casido
Sherteo loves to bike around APOL(Any Part Of Luzon) and playing computer games like FPS, RPG and MMORPG. He has been a Full Stack Developer for 11 yrs.
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When Siena isn’t at MM she’ll be at the beach if it’s good weather. Otherwise, she’ll be at a bar with her friends or watching the newest Netflix documentary, preferably crime.
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Grace joins Media Merchants with a strong passion for Advertising, Digital Marketing and is keen to learn. In her spare time, you can catch Grace having dinner with friends, at a gig, shopping or baking her special choc-chip cookies!
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Mahsa is a mum of a curly haired boy, she enjoys being in nature and having a bbq if the weather is nice. She also loves gardening and enjoys watching TV shows is her spare time, mostly drama and crime.
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Zain is a true 80s kid and a bit of a geek (which is good). He loves comic books, cartoons, video games, movies, books and action figures. He also likes to play Cricket on the weekends. Right now he’s learning to how to ace being a parent to a beautiful daughter.
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Holly has completed her Dual Bachelors Degree in Communications & Journalism, bringing over 2 years experience in account coordination in the advertising & print industries.
She is a cringe-worthy cat mum who spends most weekday nights covered in cat hair, whilst binge watching her latest obsession on Netflix.
Holly can be found most weekends taking advantage of the outdoors, dragging anyone she can to accompany her on her next spontaneous hike or beach trip. She is a big believer in putting yourself out of your comfort zone, and is always up to give anything a go!
When Holly isn’t at work, you can find her online shopping for unnecessary homewares and scrolling endlessly through Instagram.
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Catherine joined Media Merchants team to pursue her passion for advertising & media!
She cannot go a day without coffee & her guilty pleasure is binging the latest season of Real Housewives! On the weekend you will find her either at the gym or the beach, or simply catching up with friends over a large glass of pinot grigio.
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Guen has 10 years of experience in freelancing who specializes in web development. She doesn’t love IT at first but she got her way up to learn new things every day by herself. Wearing different hats for different clients in the digital world is her forté. A strong empowered woman in IT that loves the beach, sunsets, winter, and self-care.
And a mum of two beautiful girls too!!
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When he’s not in front of his computer, Bran is out of town traveling, road tripping, or climbing another mountain in PH. Bran is always excited to try new things and misses riding extreme-themed park rides.
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Vera was born in Moscow, Russia. As a young pianist, having graduated from a musical academy she was offered a spot in the Moscow Conservatorium, but instead decided to follow her heart and went for a Bachelor followed by a Masters of Design with a major in Graphics and a minor in Fashion. All her life she was drawn to art, music and nature. In Moscow, she worked as a graphic designer for over ten years and then as an Art Director for five more. She traveled the world and eventually decided to settle in Australia where she continued her career in Graphic Design.
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Katelyn is on the home stretch of completing her Bachelor of Business majoring in marketing and management at Griffith University. When she is not at Media Merchants, you will find her at the beach or at a local café enjoying brunch with her friends.
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Tamara has spent the last 4 years working as a freelance photographer for real estate marketing and she recently graduated from UOW with a degree in English Literature and Linguistics. She is now using her artistic skills and eye for detail to explore the engaging world of advertising at Media Merchants.
When Tamara isn’t at MM she’s busy spending her time out socialising with friends, relaxing at home with her dog or occasionally reverting back to her photography roots by bothering everyone in her life and forcing them to model for photos.
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Jane is an Advertising Coordinator by day at MM and a Podcaster by night with a series about career orientation for Vietnamese youngsters. Jane started falling in love with Advertising since her Year 8 Physics Teacher forced the whole class to watch John Lewis’ Christmas Ads.
With a passion for performing art and live production, Jane and 50 other Vietnamese students produced 4 musical plays on Seymour, Nida & Bryan Brown Theatre during their university years.
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After a long few years of soul searching and a 3 year degree, Seb decided a role in advertising was the way forward for him, Traveling and eating at incredible restaurants all over Australia and the globe with his partner is his passion. Seb is also incredibly passionate about the tech industry and old Japanese sports cars. He loves video games (Notably: Dota 2, Warzone, and BF2042) and his 20 year old Cat.
Seb is happiest with his girlfriend and friends at a nice restaurant or traveling for a weekend away, he is most at peace listening to some music on a drive or a nice D&D podcast.
Seb is a big fan of playing D&D, and has been in an ongoing campaign for going on 2 years now. (Bards for life)
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Ziggy joined Media Merchants in 2014 as an Intern after graduating from Puppy School. She currently works in all departments and is famous for generating a lot of energy, particularly when Billie is in the office. On weekends, Ziggy enjoys going for drives down to the beach and playing ball. Her big party trick is putting two tennis balls in her mouth at once and running around the yard.
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Flynn is a true working dog at heart and loves being on building sites and around people. He is a ball of energy and his favourite thing is to go to the beach and play ball in the ocean whilst duck diving in waves. He has no fear & can go all day everyday !! His focus and determination is next level and doesn’t give up. He loves cuddles, sleeping, frisbees, balls and a good stick never goes unwanted.
Billie has been a Merchant for
Billie has been a familiar furry face in the Brisbane office since 2010. Sweet and shy, Billie loves nothing more than a cuddle and a sausage roll (if she happens to come in to work on someone’s birthday celebration!). Spoilt to bits, who could resist that face!?
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Merv is a loveable pooch who loves nothing more than chasing sticks and playing hide & seek.
Louie has been a Merchant for
He loves to chase the ball and go for long walks. His favourite treat is BBQ chicken with gravy. Louie makes us all happy when we come home he is just so full of energy and happiness to see us it puts a smile on our family and friends faces.