Vumile Mavumengwana
Vumile Mavumengwana
Co-Founder/Executive Creative Director
Odd by Dsgn
Vums, as many in the industry call him, has been sharpening his skills and expertise in the visual communication industry for the last 16 years, working on a wide range of brands and creative disciplines. He is an ‘integrated conceptual creative’ with a keen focus on brand design. Currently based in Johannesburg, he has worked for some of the country’s top advertising agencies, namely Ogilvy, M&C Saatchi Abel, Joe Public, Black River F.C. and The Jupiter Drawing Room. Vums is now Co-Founder and Executive Creative Director of Odd by Dsgn - specialising in brand identity, packaging, product design and digital content. He has won awards, published in local publications, digital blogs and has been commissioned by brands on design projects. He has judged at design and advertising awards for the last seven years. In 2018 he had the honour and privilege of judging at Cannes for the Design Lions. In 2019 he was invited to Minsk, Belarus for the White Square Award Festival as part of the branding and design jury. He is passionate about South African work that pushes and reimagines what it means to be African today and into the future, seeking big ideas and creativity that is meaningful and strives to make a difference socially and culturally.