Oliver has written long-standing advertising campaigns for major brands in Ireland, the UK, US and Australia.
His work has been recognised with golds at Cannes, Clio, AWARD, pencils at D&AD, several Australian Commercial of the Year titles and international effectiveness awards. He and art director Graham Johnson were ranked the most awarded creative team working in Australia by Campaign Brief a few years after partnering at M&C Saatchi where they worked together as creative directors in Sydney and LA.
Pro-bono work also includes The Tibet Council, The Capital Punishment Justice Project, Medicines Sans Frontiers and Lifeline. His career started by accident at the age of 18 after winning AWARD school.
Graham began his career as an art director after completing a degree in
graphic design in Melbourne.
After time in agencies there, he moved to M&C Saatchi in Sydney, where
he teamed up with Oliver Devaris in 2000. Together they ran international
and local accounts along the way winning international awards across all
categories – including gold, silvers and bronzes at Cannes and AWARD.
More recently, their work has also featured in the third edition of
Hey Whipple Squeeze This.
Jen is a Strategic Consultant, bringing marketing, brand and growth insights to Ext 77 clients.
Jen has over 25 years experience, both client and agency side, creating, launching and evolving brand platforms (notably, during her time as Head of Brand at Bankwest, she drove the East Coast expansion plan including bringing ‘Happy Banking’ to life). Jen utilises research and analytics to add a robust layer to all strategic endeavours. Jen enjoys working alongside media partners to ensure communication and creative strategy work hand in hand.
The Incredible Production Collective.
Sam co-founded The Incredible Production Collective, an award-winning Production Company with an eclectic roster of freelance independent, established and emerging directing talent, photographers and cinematographers.
The model was developed in reaction to the ever-evolving commercial world.
Sam has taken the production lead on several Extension 77 clients including IMB Bank.