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We're an independent
creative agency.

Dave Clark Design is an independent creative agency that delivers inspired design, digital and customer experiences for clients across Asia Pacific.

We started in 2001 with a simple aim: Listen to clients, understand their audiences, solve their problems and make them look amazing.

Our strength lies in our multi-disciplined approach, which leads to more consistent, memorable and complete experiences for customers online and offline, globally and locally.

Clients come to us for our service, as well as our ability to cut through the noise and get things done. Much of this stems from the right attitude and the right investment in senior talent. Talent that balances blue sky ideas with practicality, and creativity with processes, in order to deliver on your key metrics.

Today there are more than 70 of us doing great work, day in and day out across five studios in Auckland, Wellington, Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore.

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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.

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How we work

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Design and creativity lie at the heart of everything we do, as straight-talking brand guardians who seamlessly connect strategy, experience with delivery.

We play nicely with other suppliers, be they your ad agency or print company, to ensure brand consistency and integrity.

However we don’t silo our teams, which is good because it means they are free to collaborate across disciplines.

Information architects work with copywriters, graphic designers work with digital designers, and so on.

Whatever we do, we make sure that working with us is easy by being prepared, flexible and nice. Nice by itself is good. But nice mixed with great results – now that’s when you hit the jackpot.

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Meet the partners here since day one

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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 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 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.

 

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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.