Fuse Factory Introduction
At Fuse Factory we generate innovative and performance-driven digital solutions by successfully creating relevant and stimulating content for your business.
By understanding your company’s brand essence, we are able to carry out effective strategic planning by understanding your business objectives, as well as the needs and preferences of your target market.
We are committed to creating engagements that are result intensive. We start by gaining substantial insights into your customers, ensuring that our counsel and procedures are informed by your customers’ unique needs and in the realities of your business.
In a world where everything is connected, we help you to increase sales through marketing and digital communication tools, as well as help create and drive consumer demand by using the power of the interconnected, interactive web.
Fuse Factory will help you drive change by embracing technology through digitization and various marketing solutions. We help our clients effectively and creatively connect with their target markets by increasing brand awareness and infuse your brand identity with successful marketing strategy to build stronger partnerships.
FuseFactory was established in 2015, and has since grown to become a fully-geared strategic and marketing performance company. Our aim is to fill the gap in the market by providing companies with the needed support for digital transformation. We understand your company through deep insights and can build the connections needed for your company’s growth.
The Fuse Factory team boasts award-winning individuals. In 2009, Christi was awarded a Gold Pendoring Award for the ABSA Aardklop campaign, and our Digital Director, Jacqui, has won various awards which include a Khuza Award in August 2011 for outstanding youth marketing communication in Online and a Bronze Bookmark Award in 2011. We aspire to be the best at what we do, constantly striving to be ahead of the curve to provide our clients with tailored solutions for their business success.
We are a young and dynamic team continually questioning and searching for new and innovative solutions to grow your business. We have developed a unique brand model that we implement to fulfil your company objectives and to set KPI’s. In these ever-evolving times, we are adapting, innovating, dreaming and striving to rise as visionaries of a new digital age. Having started out as purely a Social Media Agency, we have since evolved into a full-service marketing performance company and offer Strategic Marketing, Branding, Brand Architecture, Advertising, Social Media and Multimedia services, all in-house.
FuseFactory aims to be the preferred ‘Marketing Performance Agency for Industry’. Our deep insights and targeted focus mean that we are best equipped to consolidate and leverage your presence in these highly specialised and technical market segments. We have the full set of skills and expertise to assist you in this regard.
MEET OUR TEAM
Marissa BerlutiFinancial and General Manager
Working experience: 2 decades and then some
Marissa has worked in various fields, locally and abroad, having spent the last 11 year’s in a Financial Manager role within the advertising industry.
She has two Degrees, one in Finance and the other in Psychology and Communications.
She brings both years of experience and knowledge to the business.
Michael ScroopeManaging Director
With over 30 years experience, Michael possesses a BA, a Diploma in Marketing Management and an MBA.
Michael was a Senior Strategic Marketing Manager at Nedbank.
He was a Strategy Consultant at Acuity as well as a Marketer at SA druggists.
Genna AzzieSales and Operations Manager
With over 13 years experience in sales, Genna could sell honey to a bee.
She was the Assistant Manager at Optical Sales.
She was also a Finance Controller at Trudon.
She also went on to do display advertising.
Christi de JagerDigital Creative and Creative Lead
Christi possesses a Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Design and Visual Communications from North-West University, as well as a B-Com Degree in Marketing Management Sciences from IMM Graduate School of Marketing.
With over 11 years of experience in Graphic Design and Communications, digital creativity runs through her veins.
Christi was Marketing Assistant at Dacar Motor Corporation. She then worked her way to the top as Head of Creative at the Print Box, where she was responsible for conceptualising, planning and implementing marketing strategy and marketing plans.
Last but not least, she was a part-time Graphic Design Lecturer at Vega School of Design in Randburg.
Gabrielle BurrowsSocial Media Manager
Gaby has many years experience in the Social Media space and has a Public Relations and Image Management qualification.
Gaby eats, breathes and lives for Social Media and its innovative changes.
She was a Graphic Designer, Web Designer and Event Co-ordinator at Miella Productions.
She went on to work at Leads Machine.
Emma WilsonAdWords Specialist
With a BCom Marketing Management and a Human Resource Management Diploma from the University of the Witwatersrand, her love for digital is evident.
She was a Manager at Oxysun, where she designed and created websites and the business's working templates, as well as designing and managing social media pages and marketing material.
She then went on to be an AdWords Advertiser and head of Social Media at NetAge, where she was AdWords and Social Media Paid Advertising Manager and Head of AdWords Interns.
Emma is Google certified.
Stephanie HallSocial Media Manager
Steph has a Brand Strategist and Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Vega School of Brand Leadership.
She was a Project Assistant at a Social Marketing Agency where her responsibilities included creative work and reporting.
She was Key Accounts Manager and Conceptual Planner at Atomiz Marketing, where her responsibilities included recruiting, reporting, campaign conceptualisation, staff management and presentation creation.
Akhona LunikaSocial Media Manager
Akhona has a BTech in Photography from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. She was a freelance Digital Marketing Trainer for Dignify Africa.
She did Social Media Management and Search Engine Optimisation at Masslyn Media, as well as E-Commerce and Customer Relations Management. Akhona has been a Digitial Marketer for 3 years.
Tshegofatso DhlomoContent Creator and Copywriter
With her Journalism Diploma and Digital Brand Strategy qualification, Tshego brings great skills and adds immense value to the company.
Apart from being a blogger, Tshego was a contributing writer for EB News Daily SA and a Junior Social Media Manager for Purely Products SA.
Dylan StrangSenior Web Developer
With qualifications in Servers, Networking and Development, Dylan started from the hardware level, working his way up to the software level, putting him in the best possible position to develop applications and sites that harness each other's strengths rather than work against each other.
With 15 years experience in the IT industry and a Member of the International Webmaster Association, Dylan ensures that all development for our clients is based on the latest international standards.
Mark EvansTraffic / Digital Specialist
With a long-standing passion for Digital Marketing, Mark is currently completing his studies in Marketing at IMM Graduate School of Marketing. Mark ensures that we are keeping up with the latest developments in digital technology. Mark is Google certified and has a passion for Search Engine Optimisation and AdWords.