Having initially studied Fine Art at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, John excelled at Print Making and Figure Drawing but turned his hand to a more digital expression completing his Bachelor of Technology Degree in Communication Design and Graphic Design at the Durban University of Technology. John graduated cum laude with honours, receiving awards for technology and illustration. After working for various digital agencies in the UK with blue chip client portfolios, John founded Hashtag Creative in 2014.
Sonia, a qualified architect, began her studies at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa and completed them with distinction at the University of West England. She went on to work for various architectural practices in the UK, excelling at educational and residential design, before joining Hashtag Creative in 2015. Her knowledge of contractual law and keen eye for detail form a solid foundation for Hashtag Creative’s business model. Sonia is a registered architect with the ARB (Architects Registration Board) UK, RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and Ordem dos Arquitectos, Portugal.