We are a friendly team of experienced designers, developers, SEO and marketing specialists. It’s this fine mix of personalities and skills that has helped form many successful relationships with, and many successful projects for, our customers.
Mandy is the director of Smokeylemon, and has a BSc.(Hons) in Computer Software Development. Management, sales, consulting, and constant improvement ensures our customers have the best possible experience.
Not one to mince her words, Jo organises the office, handles the accounts, sorts out the hurricane Mandy leaves behind!
Jo's role at Smokeylemon is accounts and business management, and frequently the reality-checker on 'head in the clouds' designers. She is a rock star in the office!
Creative Services Manager
Susan was raised in Taranaki but has spent many years honing her creative and organisational skills in some of Hawaii’s biggest advertising and design agencies.
We are very pleased to have her experience, charm and direct line of supply for Magnum PI shirts in the Smokeylemon studio. Susan will ensure that all of the many projects that come through our door run smoothly and have that big agency quality that you can expect.
'Web Cam' is one of our senior developers at Smokeylemon. With more than ten years experience in his field, he is one of the rare few that can design and programme. Cam is also a rock fanatic who plays guitar and is a man of many skills.
Cam's skill set is wide but key ingredients include: Graphic design for web, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, Silverstripe Developer, fluent in all Adobe products and can code a site like a demon. He loves making 'things' with code. The coolest data nerd we know.
Creative Director & Digital Marketing Strategist
Ross has spent 21 years in the design industry working in various roles from graphics to strategy, writing to campaign design. With most roles having a marketing focus Ross now leads our Digital Marketing Team.
With a Bachelor of Design from Victoria University Ross is also Google certified, putting him in a knowledgeable position to enhance any marketing campaigns that you need to conceive for your business.
Digital Marketing Analyst
Maria is from Argentina and joined the team after travelling for a year around New Zealand. She is a Bachelor in Communications graduate from National University of Cordoba and is also Google AdWords Certified. She looks after market research, analytics accounts, SEM and SEO, reporting, optimisation and training. Consuming all things digital, Maria is also passionate about travel and photography.
Jono makes sure all the left-over food has been eaten! But more importantly, he is also our senior graphic designer and he designs websites, logos, business cards brochures and anything else creative in the print and digital world. He can even code a one page website if you want him to too.
Graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Design from AUT majoring in Graphic Design, Imogen is the cupcake queen and has a passion for all things design. As well as sewing - her dream is to design her own textiles. Loves green tea… hates single use plastic.
Traffic Control, Design
New Plymouth-born, Stu headed to Wellington to study graphic design at Massey University. After gaining his Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication Design he moved to Auckland and worked in the advertising industry for more than five years. But the lure of Taranaki was too strong!
At Smokeylemon, he is one of our senior graphic designers as well as our traffic controller, managing the influx of work. When he's not working, Stuart enjoys sailing, playing golf and watching the NBA.
Carl is one of our senior developers. He’s spent 13 years learning the ins and outs of programming for the web. Very detail oriented, Carl will sort out the functionality and get your website streamlined and ready for action.
In his spare time, Carl refs roller derby, going by the name of Poppa Champagne.
Project Management, Content + UX
When Jane isn’t eyeing up the chocolate box she’s writing great content for our clients. With more than 18 years experience in the public relations and communications industry, your words are in good hands. From brochures, posters and newsletters, through to blogs and website text, Jane will help you connect with and grow your audiences through great content.