Engage at Disegno™

Capabilities

  • Research and Strategy
  • Creative Direction & Ideation
  • Design and Production
  • Project Management
  • Execution & On-site Activation
  • Catering & Supplier Management
  • Audio Visual Design & Management
  • Logistics and Operations
  • OH&S and Risk Management
  • Budgeting, Reporting & Review

Services

  • Brand Activation
  • Experiential Marketing
  • Product Launches
  • Property Activation 
  • Retail Asset Activation
  • Event Design, Production & Management
  • Community Engagement
  • PR Support
  • Sponsorship Activation
  • Marquee Design & Build
  • Social Media Integration

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The ENGAGE team is made up of talented individuals with diverse experiences and skills, but when combined, make a formidable force in the events and brand activations industry. Led by our Yoda-esque Director TJ Carroll, the team has proficiency in creative production, project management, brand strategy, event management, AV and technical design, OH&S and risk management, catering and menu curation, location/venue procurement, budgeting & analysis. 

We also count many of Australia’s finest contractors as part of our inspiring team, so no matter how big or small your project is, ENGAGE has the capabilities to accommodate your requirements and create traction that’s tangible. Because without the traction, the lights and camera mean nothing. 


OUR TEAM

TJ Carroll – Director and Creative Producer

With over a decade of experience in the events space TJ Carroll is well known for her innovate and ground breaking Brand Activation ideas.

Starting off as a Project Manager with one of Melbourne’s leading event companies TJ forged a name for herself through her ability to work across both the strategy and creative sides of the business. Coming up with the event strategy and executing the creative is something very few in the industry can do, and do it well.

In the last 10 years her enviable reputation has seen her injecting passion and creativity into branded experiences for clients such as AAMI, L’Oreal, City of Melbourne, Grocon, Investec Bank, Downer EDI Engineering, Australia Chamber Orchestra, Superpartners, Don and Kr to name a few.

Now heading up ENGAGE and offering everything from Brand Experience events to point of sale, guerilla marketing to product sampling, pop-up stores to Event Planning and beyond. With her double barrel skill set TJ is able to add a huge amount of value to her clients and help them bring their products to life.

What has seen TJ grow and stay at the top of the Brand Activation; Experiential Marketing and Event Design space is her devotion to detail and leadership. Her tireless enthusiasm ensures each experience is seamless, distinctive and valuable. 

TJ thrives on the challenge of creating and coordinating all facets of experiential events and is passionate about developing new concepts that provide impact and value beyond the activation through social media and public relations. 

Caroline – Account DIrector

Caroline is a powerhouse combination of creativity and can-do. Whether she's serving up innovative ideation and concepts for major brands, or delivering original event design and art direction, her hands-on approach and positive attitude not only get things done, but breathe life into those things that may have remained just a speck of an idea.

She brings to ENGAGE a wealth of experience spanning over 14 years in the production, design and management of a diverse range of projects for the non-for-profit, education and private sectors. With foundations in copywriting and marketing, her capacity to interpret and communicate complex creative ideas sets her at the forefront of the consumer engagement market and ensures a complete understanding of marketing and social media objectives when designing brand activation concepts.

Throughout her career she has worked with the likes of Jewishcare, Swinburne Faculty of Design, kikki.K, and most recently as an Events Advisor for Brimbank City Council, all whilst running her own successful business delivering bespoke weddings and unique special events.

Caroline has spent the last few years educating the next generation of event professionals as a Lecturer and Course Manager with the College of Event Management, acting as both educator and mentor for hundreds of Diploma students. She has made the move back into industry with a desire to revolutionise the brand activation and event industry, with an eye for detail and a passion for delivering the impossible.

Olivia – Senior Project Manager

With over 12 years of experience in all things events, Olivia has gained a wide and varied skill set that covers everything from project management, business development, to catering & large scale event production. There isn't a brief she can't fill nor a schedule too tight. Olivia thrives under pressure and delivers every single time. 

Olivia began her carreer by dipping her toes into event management, based at Zoos Victoria, before heading over to Crown Melbourne to further hone her skills. With a passion for all things food, Olivia settled into a Business Development role at one of Melbourne's leading caterers where her creative and production skills were put to great use, implementing many large scale pop up activations.

Major events include the Spring Racing Carnival, Portsea Polo, St Kilda Beach Polo & Motorcycle GP. With a portfolio of clients including private and corporate, Olivia has experience with many brands both local and international.

Olivia prides herself on delivering a seamless experience and has a hands on approach with all projects she produces. Her ability to bring events to life, using her creative, strategic and diverse management skills ensures a memorable & successful outcome for all of her client.

Damien – Project Manager

Damien brings with him a rich and diverse skill set with extensive experience overseas in New York, Milan, and London. His portfolio of communication and brand activation event campaigns spanning Microsoft to Jean-Paul Gautier demonstrates his ability to generate engaging concepts and deliver seamless executions for the most challenging brands.

Since making the move down-under, he has successfully brought his expertise and strategy to clients in property, media and hospitality with considerable results.

Damien honed his skills in his Communications and Marketing degree allowing him to have a complete understanding of marketing and social media objectives when designing brand activation event concepts.

Passion and a unique background are not the only strengths of this high-achiever. Trained in interior design in Paris, Damien’s creativity and styling are strong assets in building memorable brand experiences. 

At ENGAGE Damien excels in the management of projects, bringing your campaigns to life and delivering successful brand activation events.

Molly – Project Assistant

Even before she had completed her Diploma of Visual Merchandising at RMIT in 2018, Molly had positioned herself as “the one to watch”. Melbourne Central selected her proposal as the winning concept for their 2017 Melbourne Central Christmas tree installation, seeing her work come to life in the major retailer’s space over the festive period. Impressing with her creativity and cool, collected nature she has since been invited back to work on a number of bespoke projects within the centre, including the Star Room, the Ultra Violet activation and the 2018 Chinese New Year activation.

Molly is a hugely valuable member of the ENGAGE team, bringing with her creative suite of skills that display her passion for creating impactive experiential events. Whether it be graphic design, prop building, illustration or visual storytelling, she has an ability for taking on creative concepts and bringing them to life.

 

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