DigitalBlend is a labor of love borne from our passion for branding and everything advertising. Our major aim is to inspire and engage both Local and International businesses and organizations attract the right audience with infectious, unique, compelling and interactive design concepts that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also produce results and generate an impressive return on investment.
We have worked on both national and multi-national brands like Orange Telecom, World Bank, The New Vision Newspaper
and Watoto, among others, in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo Brazzaville, Zambia, South Sudan and South Africa.
Our range of design solutions include Brand Identity Development and Maintenance, Commercial and Public advertising, Website Development, Publications and Magazine Layouts, among others. We are pleased to share our passion with you through these credentials.
Two words to sum up Jacob? PASSION. DETERMINATION. He follows his heart, uses his intuition and always goes for the simpler take on process. He never gets carried away with it but uses process to guide his thinking. As a marketing professional, and more recently living out his childhood dream of building brands, Jacob always has his sights on growth and the bottom line.
Jacob is also the founder and CEO of Intraline Shipping and Logistics Uganda, a 10 year old firm with a service focus on the East and Great Lakes region of Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern Congo and Somalia) and has grown to have a global presence. He has a sizzling passion for, and believes Africa is the next big thing and the last frontier. Through a subsidiary, Intraline Online, an e-Commerce initiative he started in 2015, he has set an ambitious target of getting everything in his reach that Africa has to offer to the markets of the world.
More importantly, he is a Follower of the Way. And when he runs, and scales mountains, he feels the pleasure of God. He is married to Mona, and together with their three daughters Leesha, Tanya and Malaika live in Nairobi, Kenya.See more staff
Edward Matovu studied art at the Margaret Trowel’s School of Industrial and Fine Arts where he received his degree in Fine Art in 2005. He began his career as a designer at Lynx Graphics, Visual Effects and Watoto, where he worked as a Graphic Designer/Creative Director. Edward is a multi-faceted designer whose work encompasses both print and digital platforms. His projects have included the design of brand identity, publications, packaging, environments, exhibitions, conferences, websites and user interfaces.
He has worked for both local and regional clients including City Oil, Uganda Batteries, Century Bottling Company, Afriart Gallery, The ServiceMag, InspireRwanda, Intraline Shipping & Logistics, Federal Motorsport of Uganda, The Cellar, Clarity Communications, NARE Advocates, Uganda Council for Science and Technology, Borderless Travel and Great Lakes Safaris. Edward is a visiting critic at the Artfield Institute of Design where he also taught Digital
Illustration and Design Essentials.
Since childhood and through school, Art and design has been the avalanche of his success thus far. Now advertising is his wheelhouse! Like the three stones on a local stove that support the cooking pot among his people, Gerald’s advertising career sits on three core values; Passion, Skill and being Hands-on.
With more than 6 years’ experience in advertising, Gerald believes that there are more than two sides to a coin and that, like a parachute, the mind works best when open. And that teams, not individuals, win championships.
While working with MAAD Advertising, one of the most respected local agencies, Gerald gained extensive experience. His portfolio entailed working on nationally and internationally recognized brands, such as The New Vision, Daily Monitor, Good African Coffee, GOtv, Kampala Capital City Authority, Orange Uganda, Warid Telecom – Uganda, Bank of Africa, Post Bank, Maisha Film Lab, among others.See more staff
Marketing. Photography. Design. HTML. PHP. CSS. WordPress.
Laurence’s work with computers and design started in 2005 when he broke his sister’s work computer and had to fix it before she would know. Since them he hasn’t turned back. His aggression to know more about computers led him to honing programming skills. He has a keen eye for design’s color and typography.
His degree in Commerce add marketing skills to sell people’s business ideas into web presence reality. He started building websites in 2007 and has since done work for clients in Kenya, Switzerland, USA and multiple works in Uganda. He grows his skills daily with personal study on the trending programming skill sets and constant design challenges.
He loves simplicity with agility and has since found passion in designing WordPress websites that he believes are the future. He believes there is a unique design for everyone to sell the uniqueness of their product.See more staff
Our ability to discover opportunities and implement strategy all the way to the finished product is no accident. So hanging our seductive designs does not count as a job well done. It must meet objectives and deliver on measured results. In other words, it needs to be everything we planned it to be.
Our studio is designed to be refreshing, inspiring and provide a creative atmosphere for both staff and clients to collaborate on amazing projects. It brings happiness.