The Cogs That Turn The Machine

We may be a small team, but we have over 50 years of experience in the field
Gearbox CreativeThe Cogs That Turn The Machine

Andrew Royal

Managing Director

Andrew Royal is a self-taught digital expert. He has worked in the digital communications, sales and marketing field for over 15 years, the past 8 of which have been specifically in the digital design and development realm.   He has a special love for CSS3 and raw HTML5; kick it old-school. He considers himself to be the (digital) style guru of the office. Given his extensive digital knowledge and his background in marketing, Andrew is the complete package when it comes to giving your company a true digital presence and making you known in the ‘digiverse’.


Tracy Royal

Operations Manager

Tracy Royal holds two Honours Degrees; in English Language and Linguistics and  in Education. Having written theses across both fields, she has experience in the writing of formal copy. She has broadened her copywriting repetoire since joining Gearbox Creative and can now switch easily between academic formality and market-specific slang – both stylistically and in her diction. All copywriting and proofreading, for both  Gearbox Creative as well as for our various clients, conform to the highest professional standards. Any research conducted is thorough and informative.


David du Plooy

Design and Copywriter

David du Plooy is a graduate of the North West University Potchefstroom campus and holds a degree in Communication Studies. His field of experience includes Adobe design programs, public relations, web design, creative and corporate writing as well as intercultural communications. Armed with 5 years of experience in the entertainment industry, dreaming big doesn’t scare him. He has a passion for social media management and embraces every opportunity to increase his knowledge. Since joining the Gearbox Creative, David is embracing the world of digital marketing and design.

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