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.

Brett Goosen

With 15 years experience in advertising & strategic planning, Brett has a strong project management background, focusing on digital, social, audio-visual media & public relations, and is the sitting Chairman of the Zimbabwe Creative Directors Forum.

Dev Patel

A certified Chartered Accountant, Dev has started and been actively involved in the founding, growth, strategy and executive direction of numerous successful business ventures across a wide scope of industries.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gamu 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.

Support Crew

Beyond our core command unit, Shift Engage also calls upon the unparalleled skillsets from a bank of specialist operators and plug-in outfits: From Concept Specialists, to 3D Motion Graphics, to Web & Mobile Dev Teams, and more.