Colette is our passionate, charismatic and Creative Art Director. Her journey in the creative industry started when she studied graphic design, photography and fine art in Johannesburg. Her passion for spreading African colour and design took her to places like London and Wimbledon. She let her creativity expand by developing companies and magazines in the media, print and design industries. Based in Johannesburg, Colette has put all of her energy and creative ideas into Kocojelly. Her signature style is clearly evident in the work she does, such as corporate identities, social media marketing, advertising and everything else in between.
Annalise is our Creative Director and Head Designer. Her journey began with her following her passion for design, by creating and developing corporate themes for local television productions. Her taste for adventure took Annalise on a journey to London, where she expressed her creativity in several brand and product development projects. She also started a graphic design company. Since returning to South Africa, Annalise’s projects have ranged from rebranding, to the development of promotional strategies and advertising themes. Her areas of expertise span a wide range of graphic design sectors; including logo design, print design, point of sale elements, signage, packaging, brochures and advertisements.
Creative Team Leader
Marijke is our Creative Team Leader. Her journey started in Port Elizabeth, where she learnt her craft and earned a National Qualification in Graphic Design. Over the years, she has trained in WordPress and ICDL, interned at design agencies and has travelled to places like Sunne and Sweden on student exchange programs. With a passion for reading, nature photography, travelling, fishing and dancing, she has found a love for minimalist design in her line of work. Marijke’s style and specific skill set can be found in websites, logo designs and overall layouts.
Accounts & HR
Joanne is our Operations Manager. Her journey is a varied one, both in terms of running a business and following her passions. She was made area manager (at a very young age) for the beauty therapy company she worked for. Then she owned her two salons. This has given Joanne valuable experience in staff management, multi-tasking and self-motivation. Joanne is a creative individual, with a love of all things beautifully manicured and organized. Her passion for organization has helped Kocojelly in making sure that everything happens smoothly and on time, all while making sure our clients are properly looked after. She has truly discovered her niche in the design world.
Devon is our Junior Graphic Designer.
Her journey started in Grahamstown, where she earned a Bachelor of Journalism, with a specialisation in English and Communicative Design. Over the years, she has trained in journalism, graphic and web design, interned at news agencies and lead the editorial design team for Highway Africa’s Open Source newspaper.
Her passion for anime, Disney and knitting has helped her in finding a love for design and illustrations. Devon’s style can be found in editorial and print design as well as infographics, logos and illustrations.
Hoop dit gaan goed. Wow! Die is almal so awesome. Jis, vrek moeilik om te kies. Well done
Thank you guys! Once again your sense of urgency is amazing!
The designs are @%$# awesome! I literally can't see how this could have been done any better.
Just wanted to let you know that you nailed it with that first one!!! Great job! Really love the design. You've captured the essence of the book perfectly. Well done! Thanks so much!
Nothing unusual for me to like your work. You guys are great!!
Firstly all the concepts from Kocojelly are really fantastic, great stuff. Very exciting times.
Thank you it's PERRRRFFFEEECTTT. I am hard to please but you got it spot on even with the spot for the LOGO... you are the first one ever to get one right for me in one go woohoo 10/10
I just wanted to drop you all a mail to thank you for the excellent service I have recieved this far. I saw once again things work being completed just so that I can make my deadlines. You do not understand how much I appreciate this. All of you at Kocojelly truely understands the meaning of a positive customer experience.
You guys never fail to impress! WOW! I love them! Thank you so much! Thanks guys – it’s really gorgeous!
Love it. We'll done Marijke!!!!!
I love it, thanks for all the work, 100% happy.
You have outdone yourselves with this animation. It is phenomenal!
Thank you very much for all your help today. I know it's been a busy and long day, but I just want you to know that I really appreciate all the work you did. Thank You , Thank You, Thank You.
You guys are amazing. The Adventures for Love website is beautiful. Thanks!
You are a star! Thanks for the speedy service Annalise!
This is great. This is amazing! I love the wording!!!
Annalise and Colette You're truly marvelous, you might have to change your Logo's to Wonderwoman emblems.
Gosh, love working with you ladies! You so quick.
I must say that it is really great to be working with a professional team as yourselves. Your designs are awesome.
Thanks again on some great work. It captures the essence of the book perfectly. Thanks, and will happily work with you on future projects!
I just wanted you to pass on to Annalise and her team what delightful comments I have had back on the cover of the book. They say it is so bright ,appealing and full of intricate detail that any child would want to explore what is inside. I totally agree with them
I love the work you do.
I was at a function yesterday and a friend approached me and said she wanted to pay me a compliment. She said we had the best social media programme she had seen. She said it was so good and our message was always consistent.
Thank you ladies. You have outdone yourselves. I hope the book is half as good as the cover.
Thanks for your help Co. Could not have gone this far without you and your gang :)
I love it, thank you! Looks amazing!!!!!! I really love it, I'm so happy. You made my day :)
I love my logo every day!