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.
At the heart of Now Boarding is a passion for high quality design, usability and return on investment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Project Manager & Quality Control
Account Director, Switzerland
Designer & Packaging Expert
“They will challenge you to re-evaluate what is really important for the users of your product.”
NEAL DEWING, CTO, Cibecs
“They have been an essential prerequisite to the business’ success.”
ASHLEY JAMES, Co-Founder, PropertyFox
“They created a highly memorable theme design that brought our platforms to life.”
CHILLY CHANDA, Co-organizer, TEDxCapeTown