Our expertise

What we do

We are a user-centric, technology driven, design and media business

Ad design

We specialise in the creation and ad serving of HTML5, gif or png Standard Display, Mobile & Video banners that abide by the IAB unit guidelines.

RICH MEDIA

Engaging and interactive ads built using truly scalable cross-screen HTML5 technology. This increases the user engagement and brand recall, empowering the user with an ad that does not compromise the user experience.

DYNAMIC CREATIVE

A personalised ad built in real time, based on interests, past behaviours and intents, allowing the advertiser to leverage data and to deliver highly relevant and targeted ads.

WEB & APP DESIGN

Set yourself apart from the clutter on the internet and keep your business top of mind with a modern responsive website. From a single page to a content management system we can assist with your requirements.

DIGITAL BRANDING

We will give your brand an identity and create the visual branding guidelines that will characterise and differentiate your company for years to come.

DIGITAL MARKETING

Stand out online with seductive advertising ranging from Programmatic media buying across Desktop and Mobile, Social Media and Google. Digital advertising is engaging and trackable with proven results.

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Our work

We Specialise in
Digital Advertising Design
and Rich Media

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Testimonials and clients

Rein Fourie
MiWater



Thank you for your great work!! Your professionalism is refreshing and I am very impressed.

Mala Augustine
Group Online Strategist
Educor Online Brands


"The creative is contemporary ,slick and shick for effective results on all my campaigns. They are proficient in turnaround time and a pleasure to work with.”

Sian Cohen
Digital Account Manager
Carat South Africa


"Mark1 are MasterCard’s preferred programmatic partner and when we launched the MasterPass App locally, the Mark1 Labs were an excellent resource to have to assist in the development of creative formats that needed to inform, educate and entertain a technically savvy millennial audience. "

This is us

Team

  • Brendan Sterley

    Creative Director

Brendan Sterley
Creative Director

  • Chad Otto

    Art Director

Chad Otto
Art Director

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Our expertise

What we do

We are a user-centric, technology driven, design and media business

AD DESIGN

We specialise in the creation and ad serving of Standard Display and Mobile banners that abide by the IAB (The Interactive Advertising Bureau) unit guidelines. Standard mobile banner ads are smaller format creative units. These can be in interactive or non-interactive formats meaning static, and is displayed either on Desktop or mobile web pages or within a user’s mobile application These ad units can be used on the Google Display network or through a Demand Side Platform. This will enable you to deliver a general yet engaging brand message to site visitors and direct them to your preferred online destination.

RICH MEDIA

Engaging and interactive ads built using truly scalable cross-screen (“Cross-screen means it can be viewed on mobile, desktop or tablet screens) HTML5 technology. Cross screen increases the user engagement and brand recall, empowering the user with an ad that does not compromise the user experience and increase the time the users engage with your brand. Our Rich media is built using the most advanced HTML5 display advertising platform on the market.

DYNAMIC CREATIVE

We deliver rich creative with dynamic content, such as news, game results, weather, social media feeds using Dynamic Creative. This is a personalised or unique ad built in real time when an ad server receives an ad request. The creative is based on the consumers interests, past behaviours and intents as well as contextual content, allowing the advertiser to leverage data and deliver targeted ads that are relevant and meaningful to their consumers.

WEB & APP DESIGN

We’re here to help you set yourself apart from the clutter on the internet and keep your business top of mind with a modern responsive website. From a single page site to a more complicated content management system we can assist with your requirements in building your dream website.

DIGITAL BRANDING

Mark1 labs offers an extensive graphic design service. We design branding that is modern, clean and effective ranging from logos and posters to full corporate re-brands. We will ensure that your new corporate identity works as well on a sign or business card as it does on a website or mobile app. We will give your brand an identity and create the visual branding guidelines that will characterise and differentiate your company for years to come.

DIGITAL MARKETING

Stand out online with seductive advertising and improve the effectiveness of your digital campaigns by reaching your target market through premium publishers or programmatic media buying across Desktop and Mobile, Social Media marketing and Google AdWords, Search or Google Display Network. Digital advertising is engaging and trackable and has measurable, proven results. Drive traffic to your website and and increase the potential turning prospects into consumers.