The Alchemist is a small design studio operating from Garrett Street, Wellington, New Zealand, specialising mainly in print, including branding/identity. We offer the expertise of a large design-agency for the price of a small one.

George Hajian:
George started the Alchemist in August 2005. Your first point of contact within the company, George oversees all our projects from initial design concepts through to the final, printed product. Originally from Beirut, Lebanon, George’s creative output also includes screen-printing, pottery, painting and photography. You can check his work at He is also a fan of Lomo cameras.

Victoria Kay:
Victoria joined The Alchemist in May 2007 to help with our account management. She and George go way back, having worked together previously. She is known in the office as our ‘Queen of P.R.’ and she plays an integral part in maintaining client relationships, estimating and invoicing. She would like to meet you over a coffee and discuss how we can be of help. She is also Mum to three adorable children – Samuel, Emma and Reuben.

Antony Brown:
Antony has been working at the Alchemist for more than 4 years now. He recently graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication Design and he’s been working full-time here since then.

Jonathon Toon aka JayTee
JayTee joined The Alchemist in November 2009 and he’s the resident geek. He is studying towards a Bachelor of Design Innovation at Victoria and learning Japanese at the same time. Jonathon is responsible for the implementation and maintaining of our website, and yeah… he’s good with WordPress as well.