A friendly team of strategic and creative talent, passionate about creating great brands and content.


It doesn’t matter if your business is big or small - we work with start-ups, agencies and established businesses. Most importantly, we add value and make your life easy!

We are so confident in the quality of our work, we deliver what we promise or it's free.


Key people

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.


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.


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 Motiongraphics 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!


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!”