Estelle Visser is an Account Director at Saatchi & Saatchi. Follower her on Pinterest – botha2092 and Linkedin – Estelle Visser
What projects have you worked on at Saatchi & Saatchi?
Pilot Crushtec Mobi site
NAC Cape Town Helicopters
If you weren’t a Digital Account Director, what else would you be?
Nothing else, I love my job!
In your previous life, you were a
What was your first job ever?
POS data capture – should have known I would end up in digital again!
If you won the lotto, what would you do?
I would travel around the world with my husband then open my own organizing company, I am a bit OCD. I would also buy a pub for my husband! Don’t know if that will be in South Africa, I love other countries so much.
What inspires you?
Movies with happy and inspiring endings, the type of ending that makes you want to go for a run and conquer the world after you have watched it! And definitely my husband, he has been through so much in his life and when you see him he always smiles, nothing ever gets him down.
What made you choose this career?
It happened by accident. I was a PA at a Chartered Accounting firm when I got recruited to be a digital traffic manager and from there it just never stopped.
What are your Lovemarks?
Your kryptonite includes?
Watches, sunglasses, handbags, shoes – loads of them!! (These are some of my sunglasses, not even all of them!)
What’s your favourite go-to place in Cape Town?
Any place with a view of Cape Town
Why do you believe that nothing is impossible?
My whole life this was proven to me, I still learn this every day.
Name the ad that made you go jelly?
E-lite – Electronic cigarette advert
What does your lunchbox meal consist of?
Salad and chicken, or whatever Cup a Soup I have in my drawer
If you were famous for one thing, what would it be?
Organising people’s homes like the pink ladies on TLC on DSTV
What’s the motto you live by?
Life is like a bicycle, you only fall off when you stop peddling.
What song makes your hips sway?
Any 80’s song!
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Time helps for everything and heals wounds. If you’re mad don’t respond, wait till you have calmed down.
Name your other creative pursuits.
Restoring antique furniture – Big shopper on Gumtree for this!
Your “best work day ever” includes
I was working in a pub in London and a famous race car driver came in, and offered me a job. I worked for him for a while.
What’s your #truebluebehavior?
Rainbow safe house – charity work. They provide a safe and loving environment for children who come from unhappy homes. It’s heartbreaking to see children who have simply been abandoned or whose parents are unable to provide them with basic needs. Anja, a lovely, soft spoken little girl whom I met, had a traumatic experience in her parents’ home and was taken to the Rainbow safe house. She seems much happier now, and is surrounded by loving people which in turn makes me happy. Every time I visit her she greets me with a big warm smile which makes every trip so worth it!