ABOUT US

We are a small but committed group with a diverse range of skills and a singular purpose: to provide you with effective communications solutions of the highest order. We listen to our clients in order to understand their needs - then we offer a practical solution, on time and within budget.
 

David Gallant - Creative Director

David is the driving force behind Comms 101 and has been in the design, media and publishing game for over fifteen years. He is passionate about people, design and the systems and platforms used to facilitate communication in the digital age. David began life as a graphic designer but he has worked as a journalist, website developer and project manager and has an inherent knack for producing innovative creative solutions across the media spectrum. David believes in giving people more than they expect, and has infused Comms 101 with an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, which is one of the reasons our clients love us.
 

Janizol Adams - Systems Engineer

Janizol is a Senior PHP developer who started his career in a digital agency as an intern in 2011 after receiving his National Diploma in Multimedia Technology from Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Over the years Janizol has worked with many different frameworks in PHP, some C# and even an little Java. His vast experience with different programming languages and frameworks means he can adapt to the ever-changing tech world and his hunger to grow and to learn helps him keep abreast with current trends. At the end of the day it all comes down to a 1 or a 0. Janizol chooses to be a 1!


Mel Bowers - Training Specialist / Accounts

"Mel B" (as she's known around these parts) loves teaching and is passionate about sharing knowledge and empowering others. She holds a teaching qualification and has held positions at Northlink College and Damelin respectively. A qualified accountant, Mel B embodies the spirit of Comms 101 by teaching others to communicate simply and effectively. Her enthusiasm and mild-mannered approach instantly puts people at ease and "makes them teachable." Her words, not ours.
 

Elaine Mears - Print & Signage Specialist

Elaine specialises in print and signage and consults for Comms 101 from time to time. She has worked for some of the top signage companies in South Africa and is generally considered an authority on all things print-related. Elaine also makes a mean double latte, and has asked us to specifically mention this in her bio.

OUR SERVICES


  • Web Design & Development
  • UI & Responsive Design
  • PHP based systems
  • Hand-coded CMS
  • E-commerce Solutions
  • Mobile Development
  • Systems Architechture
  • Systems Security
  • Communications Strategies
  • Graphic Design
  • Book & Magazine layout
  • Copywriting