Creative Director

As a sought after and award winning Graphic Designer/ Creative Director, Benedikt has worked with Coke, SAB Miller, Land Rover, Mercedes, BMW, PepsiCo, Samsung, Emirates, DHL and Guinness to name a few.

He started his career in the field of Visual Communication, where he won several awards in graphic design. His passion for storytelling led him to focus further on motion graphics design and other film making projects.

As a creative director, copywriter and filmmaker he worked closely with the creative team of the brand QUAMTA, a luxury leather goods company to assist in its brand development, marketing it internationally and ultimately resulting in its representation in more than ten countries globally, within four years.

He currently works as a consultant on select brands.

Awards & Achievements

2016 WRITERS GUILD OF SOUTH AFRICA

Council member

2015 Poster for Tomorrow Global Design Competition – Top 100

2015 Writer’s Guild South Africa Muse Award – Nominee

2014 LAMDA – London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts – Gold

2012 Poetry published in Garbanzo Literary journal

2011 Southern Comfort Design Exchange – Winner

First Prize winner in the Design Exchange competition for a digital illustration that reflected the brand & its spirit.

2004 SAPPI Think Ahead Awards – South Africa

Received the prestigious golden award in the overall portfolio category.

2003 The Open Window – Pretoria, South Africa
Student Representative Council
Layout Editor for the Body Copy (School Newspaper)

2002 The Open Window – Pretoria, South Africa
Student Representative Council
Layout Editor for the Body Copy (School Newspaper)

2000 Nelspruit High School – Nelspruit, South Africa
Distinction in Afrikaans

Distinction in English

Distinction in Business Science

Distinction in Hotel Management