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Meet Your Team

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eing a Creative agency, our people are our greatest asset and we pride ourselves on the high trust and solid respect we have for each other. The nature of our work is all about collaboration and really listening to each other, and that’s what we do best – amongst each other and with all our clients.

Christina Smith

CEO

Christina has over 20 years’ experience in corporate environments globally, coupled with 10 years in the legal world. When it comes to getting into the nitty-gritty of what makes a good sales strategy great, Christina is a force to be reckoned with. She has an unmatched passion for selling, and will bring to the forefront strengths you didn’t even realise your sales team had.

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Eric Smith

Sales Manager

Eric brings a wealth of experience from various environments such as Amcor and Hageymeyer. He offers a solid understanding of organisational management, customer service and distribution.

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Nick McKone

Creative Director

Nick has a strong background in Film Production. He has a strong passion for filmmaking, and applies his creative approach to all projects, no matter their size or budget.

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Sarah Kent

Client Communications Manager

Sarah works closely with our clients to ensure there is always a clear line of communication between their team and ours. Her incredible work ethic and passion for driving results make her the ideal person for this role and an integral member of the Bear team.

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Matthew Pearson

Client Manager

Matthew is a serious digital marketing and strategy pro. He’s been in the industry scoring campaign goals for over five years. Stop neglecting your digital presence – Matt’s ready to put together a plan that leverages your strengths online.

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Fergus Smith

Head of Operations/Finance

Fergus has a love for numbers that is great for our accountability. He ensures that reporting occurs on a weekly basis, so that clients know where their time is allocated.

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Jake Cable

Operations Manager

Jake’s job is to make sure the Bear team is delivering to our clients on time and in full. His passion for his work comes from being able to see the positive impact good marketing can have a business’s revenue.

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Michael Strickland

Head of Sales

Michael is a former journalist turned sales and marketing professional. Armed with a deep well of experience in digital advertising, Michael listens to your business’ goals and guides you through the Bear process – to ensure that we achieve outstanding results.

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Hayden Bray

Head of Video

Hayden has a great relationship with videography & video editing, with a keen eye for film production too. He has grown to be a creative force within the team, getting more creative with each project.

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Siobhan Domingo

Video Editor

Siobhan D is our video editing whiz. With a love of all things filmmaking, Siobhan is completing her Master in Film and Screen Production on an academic scholarship. If you fly on Virgin Australia, you’ll see one of her short films!

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Kimi Teoh

Digital Manager

Kimi is a Bear veteran with several years’ experience in the social media and digital space. Her creative flair makes her a natural when it comes to putting together digital ads that engage your audience and achieve your marketing objectives.

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Raina Ahmed

Social Media Manager

Raina is a social media queen who loves shaping marketing that plays an integral role in our lives. Starting as an intern at Bear, Raina’s qualification in media, communications and PR means that she’s always looking for great content to elevate your brand.

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Jesse Dascanio

Head of Copy

Jesse is the captain of the spelling and grammar task force, and he helps to keep our content on message and in character. For Jesse, writing and editing is as natural as breathing… just don’t read over his shoulder!

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Zac Dempsey

Head of Design

Zac has a passion for anything visual and has been drawing and designing for as long as he can remember. He loves taking clients ideas and bringing them to life.

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Siobhan O’Brien

Graphic Designer

Siobhan O is our self-professed design nerd. Her favourite projects include technical typography, infographics and packaging design. She’s inspired by your brand identity and story to create beautiful collateral that achieves results.

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Eugene Lominoga

Head of Web

Eugene has always been inclined towards both graphic design and web development, which has led to him using 6 years of experience in both fields to grow his web design career.

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Daniel Johansen

Web Developer

Daniel’s passion for web development and keen eye for design make his work both practical and elegant. He keeps in the loop on the latest trends to ensure that every project pops.

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Aaron Cox

Web Developer

Aaron is one of the talented members of our web team, who started developing websites when he was just 16 years old. Originally self-taught, Aaron loves to help businesses put their best foot forward online and meet their business goals.

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David Blyth

Data Solutions Manager

David is your friendly neighbourhood data-man. He studied physics and computing at University and has joined the Bear Team to provide strategic support and crunch numbers.

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Matilda Brown

Team Coach

Matilda is both our motivator and guide. As a well-known actor on Australian screens, Matilda uses her unique skills to support the Bear team in all areas of coaching, personal growth and team building. She has a passion for helping others thrive, and won’t give up on you until you win!

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Bear

Founding CEO

Bear founded the company eight years ago, deciding to name it after herself. Bear set the values of the company in motion – tenacity, playfulness and a “can-do” attitude. While she tends to stay paws off these days, enjoying a well-deserved retirement, she’s still consulted on all major business decisions.

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