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About Us

Amal Ma’ani-Hessari

Creative Director

Amal qualified with distinctions as a graphic designer in 1985 from Cambourne School of Art and Design, England. Having acquired extensive experience in London with King & Associates and working with international clients including Del Monte, Body Shop, British Caledonian and Boots. Amal moved to Northern Ireland and was appointed as Head of Design at Creative Image Advertising. He progressed to become Chief Executive of Paper Plane Design prior to establishing Rocket Design Partnership in 1992, regarded as one of Northern Ireland’s leading design consultancies by both clients and the industry alike. Clients included Northern Bank, National Trust, Thompsons Feed, SHS Group, BDO, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ulster TV.

Amal was awarded a fellowship from the internationally recognised Chartered Society of Designers in 1996. He is a member of the South African Association of Professional Designers.
With over 25 years experience in marketing, design and public relation work in Europe, Amal brings a wealth of experience into One Circle International. With insight and knowledge of the fast paced and evolving design industry.

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Shamim Mirzai

IT Director

Shamim graduated from Exeter University, England with a Bachelor of Science Honours in Computer Science in 1989.
He is the IT & Technical Director at One Circle International, responsible for all web site implementation and hosting services for our clients. These sites range from simple brochure sites to sophisticated content management systems and e-commerce sites.
Shamim founded CLMP Software, London, in 1997. The firm provided decision support and risk management systems to City financial institutions including Salomon Brothers Fixed Income Arbitrage to handle all their various traded instruments. It grew to 10 staff within one year and went through a successful management buyout in 1999.

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Naseem Ma’ani

Project Manager

Naseem is charged with running special projects and the brand expansion for the company.

After studying business management Naseem gained valuable business experience working in Johannesburg and Cape Town as well as The Democratic Republic of Congo, before joining the One Circle team.

“The delivery of excellent creative work, high calibre design and marketing solutions for our clients has become our trademark.” 

Naseem will assist with the ongoing expansion of the business and help to ensure the continuation of a consistently high level of service.

Jordan Parker

Senior Designer

Jordan brings a unique vibrancy and enthusiasm to the work environment. Specialising in digital, interface and web design, he brings a new dimension to our solution generating process. With his eagerness, eye for detail and design knowledge, it allows us to explore new possibilities in all of our projects.

Jordan has been responsible for many of our web development projects for small and large companies. Developing design and programming solutions to create a seamless transition between great design and practical application of technologies available.

Jordan is also charged with the development of many of our in-house products. The Whoosh, ProHub & Kishmish websites are but a few of the recent One Circle projects completed by Jordan.

“A full-service approach can be worth more than the sum of its parts. Marketing, brand identity, design, and technology are all essential to build and maintain a digital presence. But the impact increases when each element is executed under a unified strategic focus.”

Shomaise Ma’ani Hessari

Design Manager

Shomaise acts as our representative in China. She brings her creative flair and publishing, design and administrative experience as well as her meticulous attention to detail to strengthen the design department. She will be working on various ongoing design and advertising projects as well as managing and liaising with all our clients in Asia.

Emmanuel Obaga (PhD)

Technical Manager

Emmanuel has consistently assisted One Circle International over the years as an Information Technology consultant.

After completing his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics he has now officially joined the team. Emmanuel brings his years of experience and knowledge to the OCI IT & Technical team. He is an invaluable member of the team and will be focusing on our network design, planning and maintenance, assisting us to continue bringing the highest level of service to our clients.

Daunya Ma’ani-Hessari

Designer

Daunya has studied fine and visual arts at Rhodes University and UKZN as well as a period of study at the Hebei Normal University, China. 

Daunya brings a unique quality of style to One Circle. Combining her artistic abilities in drawing, illustration and photography as well as her depth of knowledge on the digital platform adding a new dimension to what we are able to offer.

She provides that extra bit of creativity that contributes towards One Circle’s overall essence. She has a unique view on design which positively influences anything she produces. Her quirky and often eccentric thought process brings that special something to the One Circle team.

Della Rosenberg

Social Media Manager

Della has recently joined the team at One Circle and she is charged with the development of social media platforms for our clients. 

Della’s aim is to create visual entertainment through social media and web design. Having completed a fashion design course she enjoys keeping up with the direction of current trends and is passionate about all aspects of design. 

She will engage with clients to insure every need is met and proficiently expressed through their chosen online platform. Her enthusiasm is focused on finding creative ways to build and maintaining an online presence unique to each of our clients.

Nondumiso Ma’ani

Training Manager

Nondumiso has been part of the One Circle family for a number of years. She brings her skills training and facilitation to assist clients in launching and communicating their brand in the best possible manner.

Her focus is on the personal presentation, communication, assessing and moderating. She has been involved with staff training with a number of our clients, utilising her extensive experience in the modelling, public relations and marketing arenas.

Marlene Hattingh

Financial Manager

Marlene is the head of One Circle’s accounts department. She brings many years of administration and accounting experience to One Circle. Marlene has been providing accounting services to many of the well-known local companies as well as servicing companies such as Mitchell’s, Gresham’s and Ernst and Young for a number of years.

Lezelle Shaik

Client Manager

Lezelle is studying towards becoming a Technical Financial Accountant. She has recently joined the One Circle International family. Even as the youngest member of the team she has proven management skills. Her keen sense of order along with her organisational skills is a great addition to the team. Her experience in administrative work makes her no stranger to our environment.