Our team

Arthur Attwell is an award-winning thought leader in publishing innovation and technology. His ventures include Electric Book Works, Bettercare, Book Dash and Paperight. He has worked in publishing and technology for over fifteen years, and he holds a Masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. He is based in Cape Town. Mail arthur@fireandlion.com

Karen Lilje is an award-winning designer and illustrator specialising in information design. She is the founder of Hybrid Creative, a ten-year-old design agency with a wide range of publishing, non-profit and commercial clients. She holds degrees in information design and illustration from the universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch. She is based in Cape Town. Mail karen@fireandlion.com

Jennifer Jacobs is a designer and social-media strategist, and a graduate of Rhodes University’s acclaimed journalism school. She is also the founder and designer behind Afternoon, an independent sewing-pattern label. She is based in Cape Town. Mail jennifer@fireandlion.com.

Steve Barnett is front-end developer and user-experience person. He’s been building things for the web for over ten years, for screens large and small. He’s worked on a wide range of applications and sites across many and varied technology stacks. He has a degree in mathematics from the University of Sussex in the UK. He is based in Cape Town. Mail steve@fireandlion.com.