We believe fit is everything and that truly appropriate communications only come from understanding before acting.
Before we begin the creative process, we work closely with your organisation to understand your ambitions, culture and challenges in as much detail as possible. In doing so, we can help to shape your brief with you, so you can be sure our solutions will perfectly fit the needs of your campaign.
The Mavo team
Partner & Digital Director
As a key digital developer on award winning multimedia campaigns (including the 2006 RX Club of New York Award of Excellence, and the bronze 2007 IPA Best of Health Awards) Svevo has cultivated a career as an interactive and new media specialist for over 15 years. Prior to co-founding Mavo Studio, Svevo also spent several years as an accredited software trainer at Apple and prides himself on making otherwise complex digital solutions easy to understand.
He has developed interactive applications and websites for renowned companies such as Astra Zeneca, Eligard and Investec Specialist Bank and is an editor and member of the ODP (Open Directory Project).
Svevo includes 'usability', 'accessibility' and 'web standards' as integral to engaging the broadest possible demographic in any digital platform and continues to research and cultivate advanced skills in web marketing and search engine optimisation.
In 2000, Christie moved to London, to receive a BA (Hons) in Typo/Graphic Design at the London College of Printing (after completing her studies in Graphic Design, Illustration, Freehand & Architectural Drawing in her home town of Athens). During the same period she began experimenting with typography, editorial design and printmaking, which she continues to practice today.
With 7 years of commercial experience, Christie has worked on all manner of print design projects; from brand identity, advertising, promotional graphics and editorial media to book & magazine design. She has also created bespoke illustrations for high-end fashion campaigns and children's literature.
Her previous client work includes design for well known brands such as Barclays, Nokia, Siemens, Corona, Pampers, Pfizer, Vicks and Kenco.
Senior Digital Developer
Andrew Elia is a technical visionary with a strong background in internet, mobile, desktop and embedded systems. Operating as a consultant within the media and finance sectors, Andrew has over a decade of experience of working with clients, helping them identify the most efficient methods of delivering and monetising technical innovation, content and information in a complex and shifting technical and commercial landscape.
Andrew's sound technical knowledge and excellent presentation skills make him an ideal ambassador for new technologies and developing businesses, where he has an established track record of growing sales through intelligent communication of client offerings.
Brand Strategist & Copywriter
Justin has spent over 25 years helping organisations define and communicate their 'brand position and values' enabling them to market their products and services in a more strategic, cohesive and powerful way.
One of the most experienced copywriters in London, with a background in advertising, Justin provides copywriting, marketing and brand consultancy expertise and has written and consulted for businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to multinationals.
He has worked with leading blue-chip brands including the BBC, BA, Jeep, BMW, DeutscheBank, the Science Museum and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Zoe studied graphic design at Zurich University of the Arts. She has since worked on design and communication campaigns for globally renowned businesses and brands including Tetra Pak, Quorn and Gottlieber Hüppen and for institutions including Glarner Kantonal Bank, Winterthur City Council and Zurich University of Applied Sciences.
With a passion and natural affinity for Swiss based design and typography, it is little wonder Zoe's work is often minimal, grid based and always beautifully type-set.
With experience in marketing and business development - across several fields - including internet payment processing and artist promotion in the music industry - Gabby is a new edition to the Mavo team.
After studying her BA at Nottingham University Gabby worked for Sage's online processing facility as Business Development Manager, negotiating the integration of the recently acquired 'online processor' into the core business of accounting software. Gabby has also studied music management and continues to develop her passion for music composition and performance.
Designer / Artworker
Haffeera is a graphic designer who graduated from the London College Of Printing in 2001 with a BA (Hons) in graphic and media design.
Since then she has notched up over eight years experience working within the industry. She likes challenges and returned to Kingston University in 2009 to achieve an MA in Communication Design being taught by Vaughn Oliver and Dick Whitbred.
Experienced in print and as well in digital design, her specialised areas include illustration, typography and animation. She has worked for clients such as Sony Computer Entertainment, Southbank Centre, Butlins, RBS, Journeys Travel Insurance, Electonic Arts.