Meet Alex Marais

In the People of Fonk you will get an insight about the the people behind our work. We welcome any bright minds into our brave and playful family. This week our own ‘Jack of all Trades’, Alex, is in the spotlight.

Hey Alex! What’s your role at Fonk

“I’m a UI/UX Designer”

What’s your favourite thing about being a Fonk employee?

“The creative energy in the office and of course Namhla’s world famous lasagne.”

What’s your favorite spot in or around Cape Town?

“There are so many! But if I had to pick one, it must be at the top of the Kloof corner hiking trail, you can’t beat the views!”

What are you absolutely determined to do in life?

Create — be it design, music, photography or film making.

If you could advise your 10-year younger self, what would it be?

“Buy bitcoin!”

With a digital focus, which real world problem would you like to solve with an app?

“Poverty, inequality and government corruption.”

What’s something you like to do the old-fashioned way? (No apps, phones, tablets, laptops, etc.)

“Exploring with no destination.”

In your spare time, what do you usually enjoy doing?

“I like to spend my free time making music in my home studio or out in nature doing drone photography.”