Play and work are synonymous

UDKU HQ is our playground, it is where our ideas live on the wall. Our creative process is a social one but we also satisfy our inner introvert now and then (we have secret hidden spots all over town).

We are a group of thinkers who embrace the unknown. We adapt to the requirements of each challenge before us. Clients who first worked with us 3 years ago, find our services constantly evolve. And if we ever find ourselves feeling comfortable, we know it’s time for another evolution.

Managing Partner

Mark Timmins

Key point of interface with UDKU to drive flawless delivery across brand, physical, digital and communications. His role is to rally a team of cross-discipline collaborators.

With an early start in direct marketing and customer relationship management, Mark has a broad range of experience across Airlines, Financial Services, Loyalty, Retail, Technology and Telco.

Strategic Partner

Colin Jowell

Colin began career as a McKinsey analyst, and has led Strategy teams for M&C Saatchi in South Africa, Malaysia and Australia.

He has extensive experience in Financial Services,
Telco and Retail.

Creative Partner

Kon Marinis

Kon’s entrepreneurial flare combined with his design skills is rare in the industry: innovation, interior design, industrial design, environment design, hospitality, brand, digital, retail, product integration and comms.

Over 20 years experience he has directed transformation for the likes of Hillross, Muffin Break, Raine & Horne and AMP.

Neuromarketer

Arron Child

Arron has collaborated with some of the top neuroscience experts in the world. He has worked on multiple award winning campaigns; ‘The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator’, Windows Phone NME Partnership. Arron was a Marketing Society Young Marketer of the Year Finalist, Marketing Week Rising Star Finalist and Marketing Academy graduate.

He delved into neuroscience to understand how the subconscious impacts decision making, how memory is encoded and the role the senses play.

Design Director

Rodina Tabnak

Rodina’s skill set crosses over the vast spectrum of visual communication. Throughout her career she has delivered highly conceptual projects in print, interiors, fashion and digital. Being an image maker and a stylist is both a passion and a mandatory part of her world.

Believing that meaning feeds aesthetics and never settling for a ‘go to solution’.

Rodina has design directed projects for QIC, R.M.Williams, ALDI, Best & Less and Amore Pacific.

Account Director

Jaime Marin

Jaime’s true passion is digital innovation, developing intuitive ways for technology to enhance human interactions and experiences.

He began his career in corporate finance but truly found his home in a more creative environment.
He’s previously worked for Vice magazine London, ING Amsterdam and some of Australia’s largest finance, government, retail, liquor and automotive brands.

Interiors & Architecture

Lien Bui

Lien Bui graduated from Architecture at the University of Technology, Sydney with first class honours following the completion of her degree in Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine), from RMIT University.

Lien has honed her skills in hospitality & retail with practices like Burley Katon Halliday and Loop Creative. Past projects have included Joe Bananas, QVB; Cota, Strand Arcade; Parilla, Avalon.

Account Management

Maddison Waite

Maddison has a multidisciplinary skill set in innovation, human-centered design, marketing and management.
She has worked with an international dairy company, The Collective and has had innovation experience at Fahrenhiet-212, New York and Thoughtfull Design, New Zealand.

Designer

Jiselle Dorrity

A graduate of Enmore Design Centre, Jiselle is a meticulous designer with a broad skills base. She adds value at every stage of the job cycle, producing elegant work that often solves complex problems. Her experience includes work on AMP, NBN, Bauer Media, V8 Supercars, and Medibank.

Creative Technologist

Elmar Trefz

Bridging the digital and physical world, Elmar’s experience and interactive design includes events, museums, public spaces and concept stores.

His core skill of merging marketing, architecture, design and digital into an ambient interactive experience is second to none.

His global experience spans banking and finance, automotive, technology, telecommunications, media, retail, art, culture, education and research.

And a tailored team of

Collaborators

– Environment Designers

– Behavioural Economists

– Brand and Graphic Designers

– Developers and Digital Designers

– Copywriters and Art Directors

– Project Managers

Strategy Partner

Colin Jowell

Colin began career as a McKinsey analyst, and has led Strategy teams for M&C Saatchi in South Africa, Malaysia and Australia. He has...

Managing Partner

Mark Timmins

Key point of interface with UDKU to drive flawless delivery across brand, physical, digital and communications. His role is to rally a team...

Creative Partner

Kon Marinis

Kon’s combination of design skills is rare in the industry: innovation, interior design, industrial design, environment design, hospitality, brand, digital, retail, product integration...

Neuromarketer

Arron Child

Arron has collaborated with some of the top neuroscience experts in the world. He has worked on multiple award winning campaigns; ‘The Random...

Creative Technologist

Elmar Trefz

Bridging the digital and physical world, Elmar’s experience and interactive design includes events, museums, public spaces and concept stores. His core skill of...

Project Manager

Jaime Marin

Jaime’s true passion is digital innovation, developing intuitive ways for technology to enhance human interactions and experiences. He began his career in corporate finance...

Writer

Sue Carey

Sue’s depth of experience is the result of a long career in Australia’s leading advertising agencies, including Saatchi & Saatchi, Foster Nunn Loveder,...

Designer

Jiselle Dorrity

A graduate of Enmore Design Centre, Jiselle is a meticulous designer with a broad skills base. She adds value at every stage of...

Interiors and Architecture

Lien Bui

Lien Bui graduated from Architecture at the University of Technology, Sydney with first class honours following the completion of her degree in Medical...

Design Director

Rodina Tabnak

Rodina's skill set crosses the vast spectrum of visual communication. Throughout her career she has delivered highly conceptual projects in print, interiors, fashion...