CEO, Creative, Futurist
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. My Website . Twitter . YouTube . FaceBook . Linkedin
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!`
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
Social Media Marketing
Studying at the University of Otago as a fourth year student in BCom Marketing Management and Tourism, Sam is putting her knowledge into practice working alongside the Myth team as an intern. With a passion for digital marketing and social media, agency life suits Sam well! She also enjoys escaping the digital world to embrace sport, and her particular love for Rugby and Cricket, socialising with family and friends and a bit of a petrol head too!
With a Bachelor in English from Otago University, Nick has long held an interest in the business world, and has joined our team to assist with copywriting and content creation. He believes strongly in the power that words hold in building a brand, and possesses an eye for engaging copy. When not at work, Nick enjoys writing, socialising with friends, and returning to his hometown of Wanaka to make the most of its lake and mountains.
Digital Marketing Strategist
Originally from Poland, Chris comes from a finance background, and has joined the Myth team as a digital marketing consultant. Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the digital sphere, and has a strong understanding of the technical aspects of Search Engine Optimisation, Search Engine Marketing, and Google AdWords. His analytical and results driven approach to digital marketing is an immense benefit to our clients and our team, and we are thrilled to have Chris join us.