About Us

Overview:

Optic Iris Media is a 100% black, youth owned creative agency with the focus on digital marketing and advertising; Optic Iris Designs was officially founded in 2008 and evolved to Optic Iris Media in 2015, with experience in the marketing and branding industry in line with media production. Our core services is Branding and design, advertising, marketing strategy, digital marketing and digital advertising. Why work with us? As our slogan states ‘your vision, our designs’ purely means we take it upon ourselves as an agency to bring your vision alive in a collaborative effort. In partnership with multiple agencies in our industry, it makes it so much easy for us to deliver on time and the best work from a diverse team of creatives.

WHY WE’RE EXCEPTIONAL

Everything we do is carefully managed to provide the ultimate service, knowledge, and products to our clients. We thrive on thinking outside the box to produce work that’s unique and special – everything is custom made for your particular needs. This means that you get a marketing agency that goes above and beyond to produce results.

Vision:

To be the most respected and sought after creative agency nationally and internationally

Mission:

Through reputation and quality service. Optic Iris Media aims at being at the forefront of providing the best creative visual concepts from any idea.

Our values:

  • Reliability and integrity
  • Professionalism and excellence
  • Dedication and focus
  • Customer satisfaction; and Social responsibility

 

Sello Legwati – Founder / CEOaboutus_pic

Sello is the founder and lead designer of Optic Iris Media, with his experience in the designing field, sello brings passion and quality to what ever he designs only because he loves what he does and does what he loves. He did a Graphic Design & Web Development Course for 2 years in Rosebank College (Braamfontein), graduated 2006 and same year he worked for a design agency called Redd Hott Designs as designer fresh out of college.

2007 he did an internship for the Government at the Premiers Office as designer, and half way through the year he worked for a publishing company called NewStreet Publishers as a layout artist for two of their in-house magazines and eventually did the designing of their web pages of NewStreets website.

Late 2008, Sello resigned from NewStreet Publishers to start his own company Optic Iris Media which provided service primarily in print media (logos, business cards, magazine adverts, etc) then branched into multimedia designing (websites, animation banners, online advertising, etc), Sello plans on growing Optic Iris Media to new heights and grooming new talented designers to be able show what they can do in this growing industry. “YOUR VISION, OUR DESIGNS” .

2010 was a great year for Sello Legwati, he was awarded a grant of R25 000 for his company Optic Iris Designs, from being part of the SAB KICKSTART Entrepreneurship programme and went on to be mentored for 6 months by leading veterans in his industry and became a service provider for SAB Miller in 2011.

Sello Legwati was amongst the National Finalist Class of 2010 for the Egoli region at the SAB KICKSTART ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME.

 

Alexis Chocho – Graphic designer

Innovative and creative Graphic Designer & Web Developer with 10 years experience. Worked within In-House Design Studios, Print Companies and as a Freelancer. A multi skilled designer able to switch from print, web and animation with ease.

Art direction, client liaison and project management skills; able to creatively interpret a brief and deliver effectively. Holding a Graphic Design & Web Development diploma, strong corporate and commercial design and branding experience with Company Identities, Websites, Animation, Branding, Marketing & Promotional BTL Material.

Skilled in Adobe CS-CC Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Lightroom, UI and UX. A conceptual, dynamic and forward thinking designer; set on providing captivating design solutions that clients and their market can enjoy, engage and connect with.

 

Meriki Solomon Mukete – Senior Web developer

Meriki is an ambitious problem solver with a passion for online businesses. Meriki has much experience of creating logical and innovative solutions to complex problems. He is thorough and precise in everything he does, and has a keen interest in technology, mobile applications and user experience. As someone who takes responsibility for his own personal development, he is continually evaluating and upgrading his skills so that he stays at the cutting edge of web development. He is a natural problem solver, who has proven himself by successfully completing projects for IT consultancies, software houses, web design agencies, and IT departments. With the following areas of expertise.

  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Identifying technical solutions
  • Client facing skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • JavaScript
  • Web graphics
  • Bug fixing
  • Building templates
  • Image cropping
  • Maintaining data integrity
  • Building functionality
  • Web application development
  • Mobile applications
  • Website Design