We are a mixed team of Strategy versus Creative –
passionate about all things digital and focused on delivering results for our clients. We work with all sized business; whether it’s a start-up needing a new brand or an existing brand requiring a refresh - we’re here to Bring Brands to Life. And we make it easy. By formulating a targeted marketing strategy we determine the appropriate platforms to deliver the client’s message and successfully achieve results. 

Our key services are: Marketing Strategy Development / Brand Development / Concept & Design / Filming & Direction / Motion Graphics / 2D & 3D Animation / Creative Editing / Online Creative / Social Media

We are so confident in the quality of our work that we stand behind our Brand Promise:
"We deliver what we promise, or it's FREE".



JANINE MACDONALD - Managing Director

Janine’s responsible for client strategic development and marketing campaigns. With over 18 years’ experience as a marketing director she’s worked with a range of clients including MediaWorks, Freightways Group, NZTE and Zespri. Overseeing Braincell’s systems and processes, she ensures we meet the high business standards and client service experience we’re renowned for. Who is Janine? Strategic, Client Orientated, Administrator, Proofer, Focussed. Gets Things Done! An avid traveller, Janine follows the sun and enjoys international cultures, food and wine.

KIRSTEN OGDEN - Senior Account Manager

Kirsten is a Content Marketing specialist with over 15 years’ experience working in media in New Zealand and the UK. She has worked with clients including: Beef + Lamb NZ; Resene Paints; Tourism Australia and Hirepool across brand strategy, design, video production and content marketing. Kirsten prides herself on working hard for her clients making sure they get what they need on time and to the highest standard. Who is Kirsten? Organised and calm, a multi tasker, detailed. She’s happiest when close to the beach, enjoys walking, yoga and buttery chardonnay.


LOU AGAS - Senior Digital Artist

Our Senior Digital Artist, Lou, has more than 21 years’ experience in the motion graphics industry. He’s covered the spectrum of the video pipeline from pre-visualisation, production and post production with diverse experience from New Zealand, Manila, and Vietnam. Who is Lou? A Motion Graphics Developer, 2D Animator, Editor, Graphic Designer. Hard worker, quiet and collected, responsible for giving that oomph to moving images. He’s constantly searching for food adventures (pies) and known for buying exercise gear he never uses!

JODY LINTON - Senior Designer & Animator

With over 17 years' experience as a leading creative designer, Jody brings a fresh approach to conceptual and creative design. He's also an experienced 3D animator and has produced extraordinary animations and interactive content for our clients. Who is Jody? A Senior Graphic Designer, Motion Graphics Specialist, 2D / 3D Animator. Calm, inspired, unbelievably fast, responsible for bringing the concept to life. Known as an animated movie addict and being annoying for playing his guitar too loud, he's also the proud daddy to wee Harper.


Thank you so much for being able to do everything so quickly. You guys have been excellent to deal with and we are really pleased with the videos!
— Sonia McAllister - HR Co-ordinator, Opac