The Team

About us

Basic is a digital marketing agency with offices in Iceland and Spain. We assist companies with web & marketing services.

Our main emphases are on personal service, efficiency, effectiveness and success.

Team Basic

Our Talent

Kjartan Geirsson Framkvæmdarstjóri Basic Markaðsstofu
CEO

Kjartan Geirsson

Kjartan is in charge of the day-to-day operations, project management, business development and digital marketing. He has a degree in business and marketing from Reykjavík University as well as being a certified google ads specialist. Kjartan has lived abroad for 13 years, but today he lives in the suburbs of Reykjavík with his wife, children, birds and fish.

Manuel Rodriquez Hönnuður
Graphic Designer

Manuel Rodriguez

Manuel looks after graphic design for Basic as well as business development in Spain. He holds a degree from the University of Valencia as well as a master’s degree in digital marketing from the DM School in Valencia. He is a very talented illustrator and enjoys creative projects. Manuel was born in Argentina, raised in Spain but has an Italian passport so it is not very easy to say which national team he supports.

Web Developer

Rafn Steingrímsson

Rafn has worked in the web sector in Iceland since 2011 and has been involved in web programming for many websites. He has good experience in back and front end programming as well as user interface. He lives in the United States and sometimes works late for Basic.
Software Engineer | Web Developer

Ryan Casas

Ryan is a software engineer and web developer. He has extensive technical knowledge and builds both websites and performs tasks related to SEO and web management for Basic. Ryan graduated from the University of Málaga in 2019, but he has more than decades of experience in web development. He really enjoys the challenges in everything related to technology, he acquired his first computer when he was only 6 years old.
Creative Director

Herbert McKenzie

Herbert oversees the production of marketing videos and is involved in conceptual work on various market-related projects at Basic. He has extensive experience in the entertainment industry, but he ran an event company that specialized in product promotions, anniversaries and team building before becoming a pilot. Outside of work, you are likely to find him hiking, on a surfboard on the beach, or cruising on his motorcycle.
Picture of Elvar Jens Hafsteinsson under red lights
Cameraman & Photographer

Elvar Jens Hafsteinsson

Elvar looks after the film recording & photography for Basic. He has a diploma in Film Technology from the Technical College and has worked in several short films, including “Gleðipakkann” (2020) which won an award for best film and an audience award at the Upper Secondary School Film Festival. Elvar is a big fan of films of the eighties and it can sometimes be seen shining through his films and photography style.
Editor

Sergi Villanueva

Sergi oversees the editing and color coding of promotional videos in various video projects for Basic. He has a degree in audio and video media and is also the winner of the Sony World Photography Awards 2019 in the category of students. Sergi is passionate about music, which is useful for him in editing videos.

Values

Reliability

We work closely with our customers and always strive to find the best solution for each project. We are easy to reach and we are always available. We do our very best to work within the time and financial framework given to us.

Honesty

We emphasize honesty in our dealings with our customers as we explain technical issues in human language. It is important that work plans are well prepared so that our customers receive a realistic estimate of the cost and time frame of the project.

Satisfaction

It is very important to us that the work is successful and that our customers are satisfied with the work we do. We treat others with respect as a guiding principle and our main goal is for customers to recommend us to others.