Shift ENGAGE | Purpose Built Creative | CREW
With core disciplines in Integrated Advertising, Direct Marketing, Digital and Retail, we are a full service advertising agency that builds brands. Our creative advertising strategy is targets. At Shift Engage we believe in creating more insightful Zimbabwe work, work that engages and activates people in their everyday life, work that adds real value to the Zimbabwean brands and the consumer, which delivers better marketing results for all our clients.
Integrated, Advertising, Direct, Marketing, Digital, Retail, Branding, Boutique, Creative, Leading, Strategy, Strategic, Tactical, Adverts, Ads, Awards, Winning, Objectives,
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The Crew

Mission Control

We’ve assembled a team with significant depth and breadth of hybrid propulsion knowledge. Introducing the leadership of the mother-ship.

Brett Mead

Garnering senior level experience in ‘Top 5’ international agencies, Brett champions the unexplored potential within the local advertising industry, and is the captain behind Shift Engage’s domination of the Zimbabwean advertising space.

Albert Nhau

A true adman, Albert needs little introduction, where his vast experience in the communications business is backed by awarded accomplishments across various sectors. He has been behind the biggest ad agencies in the region, currently sits on a number of boards for blue chip companies, and provides stellar strategic expertise to Shift Engage.

Carl Khombe

The top student in his class for multimedia design at collegial level, Carl engineers bleeding edge, audio-visual communications and content across multi-dimensional campaigns.

Frank Macleod

With solid international experience in Ireland, South Africa and the UK in a career spanning over 40 years, Frank is a seasoned Accounting and Business Management professional with competencies in financial regulatory procedures, business analysis and advisory services, IT systems and software, and a penchant for Irish jokes.

Technical Crew

Peter Phiri

Peter has over 40 years experience in Zimbabwean advertising and media, making him the most networked individual in the industry, and is currently Chairman of the Media Directors Forum, as well as a founding member of ZARF and the ASA.

Lizwe Chitanganya

Lizwe is an experienced Digital Project Manager, who honed his writing skills in fast-paced newsrooms before gathering strategic experience in content management, SEO and social media management at Zimbabwe’s top agencies.

Emelda Gwitimah

A rare specimen, Emelda is an accomplished multilingual copywriter with proven aptitudes in radio, online media and strategy, effortlessly interweaving objective to concept to copy.

Nisha Christmas

With 10 years international experience, Nisha is passionate about business development, CRM and team management, as she applies her incomparable skills to our uniquely fast-paced environment.

Tinashe Nerwande

Tinashe is a high flying, results focused, digital communications specialist with solid experience in brand management, content marketing, customer engagement, and community building strategy.

Gamuchirai Mudimu

With experience in several top Zimbabwean agencies, Gamu is always in the thick of it as an administrator of galactic presence, navigating us through a minefield of the tightest schedules and client requirements.

Tadiwa P. Mutandawari

Blessed with a keen eye for detail, Tadiwa’s exceptional creative talent and training as a senior designer in various top Zimbabwean agencies has solidified his skills in creating eye-catching visual compositions for a wide range of brands.

Taurai Mtake

Taurai is a talented designer whose student achievements include a Gold and Bronze Loerie and Gold Pendoring awards. She is the first Zimbabwean woman to be admitted as a member into the International Society for Type Designers.

Brigitte Ryan 

Brigitte’s 20-year Bookkeeping career began with a role as an administrative clerk, and grew to include extensive financial, sales and production experience with skills gained from exposure across industries including Digital & Litho Printing, Property Agents, Executors & Trustees and Transport & Logistics.

Memory Mudia

With over 12 years in administration, Memory is an effective corporate organizer and office manager whose scope of experience spans across Studio Traffic Management and Recruitment capabilities in the Media and Printing industries.

Systems Architects

Dedicated Systems Architects are always on call to the Shift Engage crew: technical specialist in creating bespoke systems solutions, modifying current systems, and ensuring communication interfaces are availed, secured and operate it optimum efficacy.

3D Animators

Beyond our core command unit, Shift Engage also calls upon the industry leading talents of specialist 3D animators to roll out our bespoke campaigns in a multitude of on and offline channels, for any client.