About

Hayden Breese
Hayden Breese
CEO & Strategist

Hayden is CEO and founder of MYTH Digital & Brand Agency. He has 18 years experience as a strategic business consultant, specialising in marketing, brand identity, website development, and consumer behaviour. His primary sector experience includes, Tech, Software, Advertising, Education, Sport & Entertainment. Hayden holds a Marketing Degree to Masters level, and a 1st class Honours Degree in Management. His business philosophy is to drive constant change through incremental improvement.

Time out includes coaching Taekwon-Do and spending quality time with family.

I believe in original thinking and challenging the status quo. My world is modern with old-fashioned values.

Gena Nicholl
Gena Nicholl
Production Manager, Developer

Qualifying with a Bachelor of Information Technology from Otago Polytechnic, Gena joined Myth in 2005 as a developer. Working with our clients, local and international, for the last decade, she is a leader in her field. Gena has extensive knowledge and experience in programming and web development for a wide range of industries. She delivers template and bespoke websites, e-commerce sites and content management systems.

When Gena breaks away from her digital world she can be found training in the Gym, coaching CrossFit, or creating amazingly healthy meals to shame us all!

Team work is the key to my success.

Laura Benjamin
Laura Benjamin
DESIGNER

Laura has a Bachelor in Communication Design from Otago Polytechnic and has a keen interest in branding, logo design and typography. She thrives on the design process of an emerging simple idea, evolving into something real and exciting. Outside of work, you will find Laura outdoors, trail riding or hunting.

Teamwork and collaboration to create exceptional ideas out of ordinary things.

Claire Treweek
Claire Treweek
Project Manager

Originating from the UK, Claire gained her marketing qualifications, and a wide range of experience during her time there. Working alongside brand agencies, managing marketing functions and people for corporate businesses, she first brought her skills to New Zealand in 2007. Having taken some time off to raise a family, we welcome the return of Claire’s people skills, writing ability and keen eye for detail.

Claire enjoys a busy family life and has a keen interest in interior design.

Being part of a multi talented team, helping create the legacy of Myth.

Michelle Coleman
Michelle Coleman
SERVICE & ACCOUNTS CONSULTANT

Responsible for the administration of the business, Michelle is our Service and Accounts Consultant. She is efficient with our accounting system, and manages internal processes with great ease. When not in accounts mode, Michelle can be found supporting the Myth team with general daily tasks, ensuring the smooth running of this busy digital and brand environment.

When not taking care of the Myth team, Michelle is a busy mum taking care of her family.

I enjoy taking care of the smaller details, that make a difference to the bigger picture.

Phil Jones
Phil Jones
APPS, Software Engineer

Studying at the University of Otago, Phil graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours followed by post graduate study and a PhD in Information Science. Growing up in the small South Island town of Oamaru, Phil was introduced to the industry at an early age, developing commercial software for local businesses whilst at secondary school. The rapid pace of change in the Internet, and the IT industry in general, has required a continual investment in training, resulting in a broad skill set that spans two decades. Passionate about the value and potential of the Internet to businesses of all sizes, Phil can bring a considerable amount of business and technical experience to projects with a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

Business, like life, should be enjoyable

LeYing Tran
LeYing Tran
DEVELOPER

LeYing joined our team with a Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from Otago University, as a developer. Born in Dunedin, she spent her first few years in China, happy to return to her roots with her family. LeYing thrives, not only in the production side of a website, but the design element of the finished product. Away from the computer LeYing has a passion for sketching and music, and enjoys time with her family and friends.

The friendly, helpful, experienced team is an asset to my day!`

Our Company

We are an established and reliable full service agency based in Dunedin, New Zealand.

We work with clients of all shapes and sizes, from small businesses right through to large and blue chip companies. We are available for one off projects such as new websites, APPS and brands, and excel in projects that require a range of marketing assets to be delivered on time and to budget.

We thrive in the production of websites and APPS, and provide upgrades, maintenance and performance. In the area of branding, we have developed a unique methodology based on archetypes and we support brands with full design and print. As a full service company, we complete our services with Video, SEO, SEM, photography, and copywriting.

Our clients comprise various industries such as agritech, education, professional services, fashion, tourism, sport, trades, health, export, engineering, food and more. We place high value on ongoing relationships and have service and support people in addition to project managers who proactively manage and maintain, marketing campaigns and performance activities.

Our approach to customers is to offer personalised, full service, localised solutions with depth in strategy and expertise. This means we seek to understand our clients and their markets thoroughly, and provide fit for purpose creative & technology solutions that are high quality.

Our vision is to be a positive, prosperous, sustainable, significant, organisation; focused on continuous improvement, and shared prosperity.

When we aren't developing stunning brands and websites for our clients we like to have a bit of fun.
We have a welcoming office to brainstorm ideas for your business.
We have been around since 1999 and have a reputation on delivering results for our clients.
A visit to the Myth creative design agency office comes complete with great coffee!