That Brings In $$$,
Not Just "Likes"
(But Plenty Of Those Too!)
using email marketing for a $20M/year business
on Instagram for a $1M/year business
on Pinterest for an eCommerce startup
Meet Sandra Stepan, our co-founder and creative director
A sales and marketing expert whose passion lies in helping businesses navigate the ever-changing landscape of digital marketing. Having already built three e-commerce stores in Canada she has positioned herself organically as an authority in this domain - a voice whom businesses can turn to for a competitive advantage. People frequently describe Sandra as a dynamic, social and engaging person whom you can rely on for sound advice - whether commercial or otherwise. Her attentive ear, keen eye for detail, and appreciation for nuance makes her a powerful partner to have as you endeavour to scale your business.
Meet Srdjan Kokotovic, our co-founder and CEO
Livin' nerdy since before it was cool. While his friends were doing fun, normal people things like having girlfriends, he was hacking away at his computer. This fascination grew into a love of systems, automation - and - when topped off with an obsession of marketing psychology, produced a very interesting mix of business successes and failures.
Meet Christopher Day, our operations manager
Christopher is a competitive individual with an analytical mind, a creative edge, a notable EQ, and an insatiable appetite for achievement. He hails from Cape Town, South Africa. Having travelled to over 35 countries by the tender age of 27, he considers himself a global citizen intent on engaging with as many people from different backgrounds and cultures as possible. Christopher loves to creatively apply his searching mind to all things before him: whether in work or play. He loves being social, being outdoors and the occasional music festival on a mountain top. What he brings to the Snap Advantage team is organisational prowess, creative thinking, a keen eye for detail and a notoriously cheeky sense of humour. His proficiency lies in email marketing, copywriting, and organisational strategy.
Meet Abdul Wahab, our senior graphic designer
Abdul has vast experience working for Agencies, Developers and Startups worldwide. Having been in the role of a designer since 2016, he brings with him a diversified skill set in Product Designing, Branding and Social Media Design. Abdul particularly loves to create clean & minimal designs and is always committed to producing the highest quality of work. He is eager to learn and implement new things: he always keeps abreast of all current trends and new design techniques in order to create eye-catching designs. Abdul is comfortable working in a fast paced environment, strives to always think outside of the box and constantly reinvent his craft. He takes pride in providing a professional service and leaving clients 100% satisfied.
Meet Efrén Romero, our senior graphic designer
Efrén, as a Graphic Designer, loves visual communication, computer graphics, and illustration, but he’s also a computer hardware enthusiast and an avid learner. His experience comes from working on various types of projects, including: social media designs, line and vector art, icon design, UI design, and most recently he's been getting involved in motion graphics projects. This has given him the chance to learn and obtain great command of several graphic design software and tools, and he’s always excited to discover new technologies that he can incorporate to improve his design processes. When it comes to creating graphics, he cares about the details, precision, aesthetics, and delivering the right message to the target audience. He believes that listening to others, being eager to learn and having initiative are key factors for getting excellent results while working as a team.
Meet Emily Isted, our account manager
Emily is a 26-year old open-minded, coffee loving, sun and adventure chasing South African. She is passionate about digital marketing and its wide scope of possibilities. She is excited by the power of both technology and design that can be used to personalise communication. She grew up in the performing arts industry, and has performed both nationally and internationally, on stage and on camera. She is currently finishing off a Bachelor of Business Administrations degree in Marketing Management, and is eager to learn and explore all the avenues of digital marketing to see where her greatest offering will be. She is a believer of living a balanced life, and setting rather large goals, therefore she loves to work hard, and naturally plays hard too.
Meet Jamie-Lee Day, our account manager
South African born and bred, Jamie-Lee has grown up in an adventurous household which has imprinted in her a natural love for nature, outdoor activities, and travel. This active and adventurous side is coupled with a love of reading, writing and deep reflection. Jamie-Lee attended the University of Cape Town and majored in English and Psychology while participating in every sport and society she could squeeze in. She has a wide variety of interests and is always ready to try new things. When she is not writing or researching her next blog post topic, you can find her trail running on the mountain, messing around in the surf, horse riding on the beach, camping in the wilderness or trying out all sorts of new activities. She is practical and efficient, and her previous work experience and travels both internationally and locally have taught her valuable skills including good time management, leadership, communication, preparation and organization, as well as the ability to adapt quickly to a variety of unexpected scenarios.
Meet Kathleen Schaefer, our customer service manager
Kathleen, on the surface is an extremely accomplished Customer Service and Sales Manager, with experience in various contact centers since 2007 and a total of 20 years in various branches of the Customer Service/Sales industry, she has learned that proper work ethics and drive are needed in this world. She is known for her love of rabbits, but she is also crazy about dogs, cats, coffee, and Chuck Norris memes. Being an Earth sign, her traits include being practical, stable, reliable and committed, which makes her dependable and firm.
Meet Robyn Ivey, our video editor and marketing assistant
Robyn is a big picture thinker and disciplined driven. She aims to live a creative life, and thrives when she is given the opportunity to bring her imagination to reality. She shows a lot of energy and enthusiasm to all her commitments, and focuses on a well organised system. Robyn is a Musical Theatre performer, Video Editor and Marketing Assistant. These 3 passions work well together because she understands how to create unique and engaging content, how to technically apply it and then how to execute a well thought out strategy. Robyn has created videos, adverts, workshops and posters for many highly recognised corporate companies. Robyn believes that she has never arrived but is always a student and becoming. A quote that inspires Robyn in her daily life is by the incredible Liz Gilbert, “The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them.”
Meet Tamara Rosulj, our marketing associate
Tamara is a loyal, hard working member of our team. She is passionate about learning and expanding her knowledge. She joined the agency as an intern with minimum digital marketing experience, but has quickly learned to navigate the world of Social marketing. Tamara loves working for SnapAdvantage and is a great team collaborator. She is excited about the opportunity that Snap has to offer to advance her experience and knowledge. Tamara has a Bachelor's degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies with specification in recreation therapy. She has worked in developmental services and health care for the last 5 years. She is extremely intuitive and loves to work with people. She strives best when she can help others. Her motto is if she has impacted one person’s day/life in a positive way it was all worth it!
Meet Devin Butterworth, our video editor and marketing assistant - intern
Devin is a creative & passionate being who is always down to learn new skills & tricks in the dance we call "life". He’s a Capetonian by day & a professional performer by night. He loves people, traveling & having a good time. Devin is a content creator/video editor who has worked with many South African companies and is a Co-Founder of TapJam.