Okay, so who am I?
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If you've made it this far, you probably know at least something about me. On the off chance that you don't, my name is Alex van Rensburg, although a lot of people know me as Oolex.
I'm a Creative Director at Punk in Johannesburg South Africa. I grew up in Cape Town where I attended Wynberg Boys' High School and AAA school of Advertising where I graduated in 2007 with a degree in creative brand communication.
I interned for two months at Gloo in Cape Town and was hired full time as a designer in February 2008. I worked there for 4 years on some amazing work with incredible people.
In 2012, looking for a change, I moved to Johannesburg and started work at Ogilvy One. After three months I decided to rejoin Gloo in the Johannesburg office where I worked for a year. I returned to Ogilvy to work with some of the amazing people I had met there.

So... that's pretty confusing, but the long and short of it is that I worked at Gloo twice and at Ogilvy twice. These days Gloo is called Gloo @ Ogilvy.
In June 2014 I joined isobar Johannesburg. Some of my clients were Nike, Barons VW, Opel, Estée Lauder Companies, Microsoft, GIDI culture Fest and WildAID. I was heavily involved with isobar nowlab in SA. nowlab is a global isobar initiative that helps to foster a culture of innovation. It meant that as part of my job I got to dream up things that don't exist and then work to make them real.
In July of 2016 I joined PUNK Johannesburg as Creative Director. Punk is part of the King James Group - an independant South African agency network. My current clients are Visa and Siemens and we are working with host of others through the King James Group.
I've worked on too many other brands to named here. If you really want to know more about my professional history, awards won and references, mail me at alexfvanrensburg@gmail.com

When I'm not working I love riding bicycles of all types, making music, building stuff, drawing, making stupid videos, taking photos and playing computer games against other people on the internet.
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