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First Names:  Wayne Mark Derry    Surname:  Banks

Birth Date:  07 May 1978    Sex:  Male    Nationality:  South African



Secondary Education    Rand Park High, 1992 - 1996

Tertiary Education    Allenby Campus, 1997, Film and Television Broadcasting Diploma - Passed with Distinction

Tertiary Education    Boston Media House, 1999 – 2000, Graphic Design Diploma - Passed with Distinction - Top Student



December 2015 - Present

Company:   Wayne Banks Designs (Freelancer based in Cape Town)
Working with agencies such as Ogilvy CT, Saatchi & Saatchi, FoxP2, 9Point, as well as a number of my own personal clientele.


June 2014 - November 2015

World Traveler - Circumnavigating the globe, while freelancing along the way


March 2010 - June 2014

Company:   Roots255 & The Works Eventing - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Position:  Creative Director for both sister companies
Main Accounts:    

TBL (South African Breweries Miller) - Brands & Corporate:
Working on Tanzania’s top local beer brands including KILIMANJARO PREMIUM LAGER, SAFARI LAGER and NDOVU SPECIAL MALT. I also worked very closely with client in developing the strategies for each brand.
TDL (Tanzanian Distilleries ) - Brands & Corporate
Konyagi (East Africa’s Largest selling spirit)
Dodoma Wine (Tanzania’s Locally produced wine)
Zanzi Cream
Toyota Tanzania - Print Campaigns and Eventing
Chemi-Cotex (Beauty, food and consumer goods)
TCC (Tanzanian Cigarette Company - JTI) - Internal Communication and international addaptation

Contact Person:  Denise Rosiello (MD)  +255 787 123 766,
Reason for leaving:  To Travel the world for 18 months (Highly recommended)


February 2006 - March 2010

Company:  Brand Activation (Ogilvy Johannesburg)
Position:  Creative Director
Main Accounts:  Motorola South Africa & East Africa, Coca-Cola, Sun International (Brand and Internal Communication), SAB Miller (Peroni, Castle, Black Label), The Automobile Association (AA), Colgate Palmolive, Ogilvy Africa            

Reason for leaving:    To live and work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


October 2005 - January 2006

Company:  Ochre Media
Position:  Freelance Designer
Main Accounts:   National Museums of South Africa - Collateral Design

Reason for leaving:  To work at Ogilvy Johannesburg


May 2003 - April 2005

Company:  Brand Activation (Ogilvy Johannesburg)
Position:    Art Director/Designer
Main Accounts:  DSTV, Mnet, IBM, Sun International, Nestle Purina, Amstel Lager, Old Mutual Bank

Reason for leaving:  To Travel South America for 6 Months


January 2001 - January 2003

Company:     Pixel Tree Designs
Position:    Owner and Designer
Main Accounts:  Starlight Cruises, Electoral Institute of Southern Africa (EISA), Brother, Phase 2 Records

Reason for leaving:  Accepted offer to purchase


January 2000 - January 2001    

Company:   ProCam (Ogilvy Johannesburg)
Position:  Art Director/Designer
Main Accounts:  DSTV, Mnet, Nedbank, Sun International, Nestle

Reason for leaving:    To open Pixel Tree Designs