About Us

WE'RE A FULL SERVICE AGENCY OFFERING CREATIVE, CONTENT & DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

We've worked with brands across their Paid, Earned and Owned media since 2011. Through strategy, creative direction, full service production, distribution and data analytics we serve our clients content, social, advertising, web and business goals. And we're damn good at it. The Content Beast is always hungry and we're here to feed it.

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WHAT WE ARE ABOUT

At our core we are problem solvers. We have a strong belief in solving problems through holistic strategy and by doing this have helped our invested brand partners achieve large scale growth. Our obsession with making brands better sees us become an extension of our clients team. We start by ensuring our relationship with them is the centre of our universe.

MEET THE TEAM

Our team is an ensemble of originals, hybrids and creative geniuses. Culture is at the forefront of everything we do and we serve as thought leaders, problem solvers and creators for our clients.

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DANIEL SMITH

Partner, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Daniel founded Head On Media in 2011 and has led its evolution from video production company to agile full-service content agency - working with myriad world class brands along the way. Daniel is an expert in content marketing and has over 13 years experience in content creation and production.

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BRENDAN MICALLEF

Partner, Design & Technical Director

With over 10 years of experience, Brendan’s mastery of design and extensive understanding of web development result in a winning combination of both creative and technical expertise. Brendan’s holistic approach to design allows for creative solutions focused on consistently improving and optimising the user experience. He has had the pleasure of working on design and development PROJECTS with brands such as Honda, 7-Eleven, Afterpay & Tobin Brothers.

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TALANI NEWTON

Digital Marketing & Social Media Coordinator

With a background in Fashion design, Talani specialises in empowering start-up businesses, developing their brand identity and capturing the story through strategy and design. Talani has a diverse skillset spanning from content creation to brand strategy. She’s passionate about fostering meaningful client relationships, and celebrating the successes together!

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LOUISE DUTHEIL

Graphic Designer

Our "French Connection", Louise is a talented Graphic Designer and Illustrator hailing from a small town outside of Dijon in France. After completing a Bachelor in Design and Communication in France, Louise ventured through Europe until eventually finding her way to Australia. Louise brings a rich variety of skills and a worldly taste, not unlike mustard (she's from Dijon, get it?). Louise has a modern and minimal approach to design and is also an incredible illustrator often creating custom icons, graphics and animation for different client works.

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CONOR JAMESON

Videographer & Editor

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film & Television) from Victorian College of the Arts in 2018, Conor has worked on a range of creative projects, from short films, web series and music videos to visual installations and branded content. Conor has a skillset that covers all bases of filmmaking from cinematography to editing, with a passion for telling stories from a unique visual perspective. Very clearly our film guy with his "director hands" *see second pic.