As a Senior Graphic Designer, Mariana’s artistic sensibility is leveraged through collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders at Sussex to craft and enhance brand identities across various channels and mediums. Mariana supports the visual presence of Sussex through her ability to create compelling design work that effectively communicates the brand’s message and core values.
Mariana has been a member of creative teams in the public, financial, and healthcare sectors. She led the design of presentations, web pages, email campaigns and event collateral bringing awareness and recognition to client brands. She has a talent for using her content marketing background and design skills to translate data into ready-to-share content.
Prior to Sussex, Mariana worked with clients such as Air France/KLM, Laurentian Bank, and CAA to better adapt their brands graphic needs into engaging assets such as landing pages, websites, and social media campaigns. She also partnered with the State Government of Ceara, Brazil, to establish its online presence and expand its social advertising efforts.
Mariana holds a degree in Journalism from Estácio de Sá University in Fortaleza, Brazil. Further to her accredits, she played a key role in producing a web series campaign that won the Verdes Mares Advertising Awards which was inspired by local folklore surrounding water draughts in Ceara.
Outside of work, Mariana loves to cook for her friends, go to concerts and play the guitar. She also loves to provide amateur critiques of movies and TV shows to an audience of one in her living room.