About

Taking your business to new heights

Founded in 2010 by Jacques Oberholzer & Michel Brink, Now Boarding is an international agency specialising in digital products, and taking them to market. With offices in Cape Town and Zurich, we deliver first-class services to clients across the globe. Whether you’re preparing for take off, or simply require some new direction, our agile crew of designers, thinkers, marketers and coders are ready for the challenge.

5 Reasons to fly with us

At the heart of Now Boarding is a passion for high quality design, usability and return on investment.

Collaborative Approach

We love to work as a team with our clients and become their partners. We continuously consider business strategy and bottom-line goals to produce the best results in terms of long-term revenue and market share growth.

Agile Team

Our owner-managed crew brings with it vast experience in the digital, traditional and marketing arenas, positioning us to confidently apply ourselves to a wide variety of challenges.

Detailed Project Management

From brief to delivery and analysis, we track and manage every project, ensuring we come in on time, and on budget. We keep the lines of communication with our clients open so they’re always in the loop.

Competitive Rates

With the industry’s escalating costs, we’re determined to remain accessible. We’re dedicated to offering excellence in quality, return on investment and great value to our clients.

Results Driven

Great design wins hearts, great strategy and an in-depth understanding of brand performance and positioning wins market share and bottom-line profitability. We aim to win on all fronts with our clients.

Pilots

Jacques Oberholzer
Founder / Head of Product

Jacques is a founding partner of Now Boarding, and helped grow it to the award-winning agency it is today. His passion is technology, and his focus is understanding products from a users point of view. Jacques has worked around the world, including for two Silicon Valley startups in Gyft and Civic.

Michel Brink
Founder, Creative Director

Michel has over a decade of experience building brands in South Africa, where his conceptual thinking has won him 2 Loeries for brand identity. With a passion for strong concept and meticulous design, he heads up the creative team at Now Boarding.

Leigh de Jamaer
Managing Director

As the previous head of marketing at Property24.com, Leigh’s obsessed with using data to drive decisions. As our marketing strategist, she loves working with clients to achieve measurable results and return on investment.

Crew

Nele
Project Manager
Nelson
Project Manager & Quality Control
Melissa
Operations Manager
Jonas Scheidegger
Account Director, Switzerland
Saskia
UX Designer
Jano
UX Designer
Lisa
Designer & Illustrator
Ronnie
Designer & Packaging Expert
Kirstie
Community Manager
Sylvia
Office Hero
Huey
Now Barking

Featured Clients

Featured Clients

“They give a great deal of attention to understanding our brand. ”

JOSHUA COX, Founder, Fix Forward

“Their energy and enthusiasm is contagious.”

RICHARD VAN DER SCHYFF, Director, Snymans Incorporated

“You’ve really helped to take our brand to the next level.”

TROY SMITH, Owner, TrueAfrica

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