We are an award-winning team of doers and dreamers. An eclectic mix of sharp strategists, ambitious planners, artful copywriters and inspirational creatives, dedicating our days to developing solutions that delight clients.
With over 25 years of experience under his belt, John certainly knows a thing or two about marketing. His roots as an in-house marketer taught him all he needed to know about strategic communication and high impact advertising. When he's not heading up a new creative pitch for JWI Advertising in Dubai, you’ll find John enjoying a round of golf with friends and clients (all in the name of business, of course).
A self-diagnosed perfectionist, Charli, leads the JWI team with a great sense of determination and devotion. With a diverse range of impressive marketing experience gained from working with global brands, Charli is passionate about fostering growth within her team and ensuring client objectives flawlessly comes to life. Her commitment to excellence and love for organisation ensures every output is executed with military precision. On the off chance she has spare time, she swaps her iPhone for an Aperol Spritz and ‘gets zen’ with a spot of yoga (but generally not at the same time!)
Having studied photography and journalism at university, Kate has en eye for detail and loves being creative. With five years' experience under her belt, Kate has a passion for bringing ideas to life and has worked on some major creative campaigns and events. Outside of work, you'll find Kate watching the Harry Potter films, buying colourful clothes, and training for a half marathon.
Always equipped with a “can-do” attitude and the perfect manicure, Natasha approaches every task with a sense of excitement and organisation. With local experience across various sectors from luxury to FMCG, Natasha is passionate about the diverse and fast-paced nature of the industry. It’s what makes her so great at thinking on-the-spot and conceiving creative digital solutions that drive growth. Outside of work, Natasha loves brunching, getting creative with makeup trends and expertly critiquing Disney movie remakes (“stick to the classics!”, she says!)
Our office Fashionista, Tamara, brings a touch of glamour as well as a great eye for detail to the JWI team. Her previous role at one of the largest advertising agencies in the region sparked her passion for the industry. Born and bred in the UAE, Tamara’s deep understanding of the local culture and language are a great asset to our team. In her spare time, she loves to sing (in the car) and spend time with her huge family. Tamara never backs down from a challenge and always keeps us guessing what fantastic outfit she’ll be wearing next!
Despite his boyish charm, Gavin has already racked up over 13 years of graphic design experience. From national in-store promotions to international collateral, his work always packs a punch and keeps our clients on their toes. At the end of a busy day, Gavin looks forward to relaxing in the peace and quiet of home life. But as a new dad, that’s rarely the case!
Our creative commander, Ben, is not only a brilliant graphic designer, but doubles up as our resident DJ, ensuring the office soundtrack is always on points. With years of agency and in-house across both print and digital design, Ben truly understands what works in diverse markets and is passionate about bringing brands to life through striking and impactful creative. Always sporting a cool pair of kicks, Ben is not only artistic at work, but also loves to get crafty in the kitchen, trying out fun, healthy recipes and reporting back to the team.
Cool and collected, Dom, never fails to wow us with his innovative flair for design. With a degree in Fine Arts and over 7 years of agency experience, Dom’s fresh design perspective stems from his ability to create in so many different ways! From graphics to illustration to animation, Dom loves using his unique creativity to help brands bring their vision to life. When he’s not working his magic behind the computer screen, Dom’s passions are hand-crafting creative stamps and taking pictures of his travels for his beautifully-curated Instagram page.
Chatty and vibrant polyglot, Trisha, approaches every project with infectious excitement, reflecting her genuine love for learning. Trisha’s diverse copywriting experience spans across many industries including broadcast media and boutique agency experience, equipping her to write eloquently for any task at hand. With a Linguistics degree from New York University, Trisha is passionate about language and giving brand’s a voice through her work. Not to mention, she speaks 4 languages fluently! When not mastering a new language, Trisha enjoys writing poetry, watching true crime documentaries and cooking up a storm in the kitchen with her family of chefs.
With a background in public relations and journalism, Lina has worked across a number of trade and consumer accounts over the last four years, and has taken a lead on event management, creative campaigns and national stunts, and selling in those crucial stories to gain coverage. A to-do-list and a Friday dance are a must but in her spare time, you’ll find her trying out a new restaurant or drinking tea.
Hassan, the newest member of our team, is positive, free-spirited and eager to learn! With previous experience in sales, he seeks to develop his passion for marketing & social media and aims to join what he deems as one of the most rapidly growing industries in the region. In his free time, Hassan enjoys swimming, reading and tucking into a delicious English breakfast!