D&J is a specialist agency, founded in 2016 by Richard Fitzgerald and Julie Liatos. After years of working well together in some of South Africa’s leading creative agencies, Richard and Julie had a vision to run light and work smart. This allowed them to forge their own path, founding a boutique agency that’s agile, solutions- and results-driven with crafted creative.
Growing and needing to expand the team, D&J welcomed Julia Makhubela in 2019, an experienced client service lead that had worked with the D&J team prior to joining.
Since opening its doors in 2016, D&J has delivered digitally-led experiences, platforms, campaigns, content & innovation to some of the country’s most loved brands, such as Brand South Africa, Vodacom, Ab InBev, Nedbank, Discovery, Kelloggs, McCain, Anglo American and more. Growing and needing to expand the team, D&J welcomed Julia Makhubela in 2019, an experienced client service lead that had worked with the D&J team prior to joining.
In a world where brands are needing to stay relevant in order to be part of the online conversation, we make sure our clients contribute to the conversation in a meaningful way.
In a nutshell: we are an agency that is agile, smart and transparent. Our combined experience and team structure allow us to adapt quickly which is key in today’s ever changing and hyper-connected world.
We understand ourselves and our offering intimately; believing that if we know who we are and what drives us, we can only deliver work that we can be proud of and that makes us and our clients happy.
WE BUILD RELATIONSHIPS
Between brands and their audiences, as well as with our clients and one another.
WE CREATE MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS
We make sure that we listen to our audiences. By listening we can ensure that our brands are relevant and truly connect with their audiences.
WE ARE ALWAYS LEARNING
We as individuals are always striving to grow and learn more, ensuring that our finger is always on the pulse.
WE AREN’T DONE UNTIL IT’S SOLVED
We are passionate and proud of our work. We are 100% accountable for everything we do and the results we strive to deliver.
Meet the team.
D&J is made up of three key players, with shared values of transparency, integrity and kindness at our core.