A diverse team of dreamers, thinkers, makers, and doers
Our divergent team all have a background in design.
We regularly collaborate with industry experts to realise projects and amplify impact.
Founder and Creative Lead
Fundi. Leader. Caffeine-dependent life form.
Communication Designer & Illustrator
Vector specialist. Doodler. K-Pop enthusiast
Communication Designer & Art Director
Fruity Looper. Polymath. Photographer
Elrico joined Turipamwe full-time in 2019 following his 2018 internship. He is a multi-skilled designer, digital artist, videographer, motion graphics animator, photographer, and illustrator, describing himself as a “multi-faceted creator with no bounds.”
His diverse experience within the arts and design culture is what informs the way he approaches his work. His work at Turipamwe determines the aesthetic and strategic direction of client projects. Elrico holds an Advanced Diploma in New Media Studies from the College of
the Arts, Namibia.
Communication Designer & Social Media Manager
Symbolist. Aesthete. Padawan
Jean-Claude is a New Media Design graduate from the College of the Arts Namibia and he joined Turipamwe full-time in 2020 following his internship with the design agency.
He’s an avid reader and passionate about photography, graphic design, symbolism, and human behaviour. He explores a surreal style of portraiture through photo manipulation to tell a story of dreams and the spiritual realm from his perspective. His work Gentle Alpha has been long-listed by the 2021 Bank Windhoek Doek Literary Awards. In 2022, Jean-Claude showcased his first solo photographic exhibition “Unseen” at the Namibia Arts Association.
Jean-Claude manages, coordinates, and produces the content production of Turipamwe social media and marketing department. He also manages special collaboration projects including Equal Namibia, Omeho Project,
Design Thinker. Story lover. Growth seeker.
As a Doctoral Researcher, Consultant, and Coach, Auri researches and designs initiatives that make startups and SMEs thrive in southern Africa. She has five years of work experience in early-stage entrepreneurship support and ecosystem development in Finland and southern Africa, including donor-funded initiatives and innovation programs.
As a coach and technical backstop, Auri has consulted for Turipamwe, advising on lean service creation, design thinking, the process of prototyping and market entry, capacity-building and team coaching.
Melomaniac. Friend to Animals. Aspiring Polyglot.
Kunashe is a creative practitioner with a rich and diverse academic and professional background that spans across Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and South Africa. She is a skilled designer, an aspiring academic and a creative leader with a passion for research, design and innovation. Her journey in the world of design academia and practice began with a diploma in Visual Media and Desktop Publishing from the Institute of Information Technology in Namibia in 2011.
She also proudly is an alumna of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, having been selected to join the esteemed 2020 class and completing her residency. She exhibited leadership, reconciliation, education, and entrepreneurship abilities, aligning perfectly with the foundation's principles. Presently, she is a communication designer and her passion lies in harnessing design thinking and communication design to empower underserved communities through creative solutions. She believes that creative leadership, design empathy and emerging technologies have the power to drive meaningful change and make the world a more just and livable place.
Head of Co-Creation
Knowledge Seeker. Out of Box Thinker. Debonair.
With over 14 years of hands-on experience in the creative arts industry, Martin has honed his skills across a wide spectrum of disciplines, including graphic design, art direction, photography, film production, theatre, music production, digital marketing, event management, and project management.
Bush Culture Experience
Bush Culture Experience
In October of 2022 went on a team-building getaway to the Ju/'Hoansi-San community of Grashoek together with our mentor Gianluca Massalini, founder of Bush Culture Experience. The Living Museum of the Ju/'Hoansi-San is the first Living Museum of Namibia, independently run by the community since 2004 and managed by Living Culture Foundation Namibia.
Visit www.lcfn.info for more information.
We practice a culture of peer learning and empowerment through knowledge-sharing.
Through our design internship programme, we've worked with the best —
some have joined our team full time and all have gone on to do remarkable things.
Hit them up, they are awesome humans...tell them we say hi.