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I enjoy partnering with brands that reflect my enthusiasm for innovation, culture, and experimentations, connecting the audience to meaningful solutions, using good design as a tool to empower companies’ growth and community development.

I’m passionate about emerging technologies & social good, advocating User Experience Design from end to end, empowering teammates in collaborative settings, as a leader with a big heart.

I graduated in Digital Design, and specialization in Interactive Media in 2008 in São Paulo, Brazil, and was transplanted to the Bay Area in 2013.   I’ve been working worked as a Web Designer & Art Director, and was proudly involved in projects for a wide variety of environments including startups, tech companies & digital agencies with clients in United States & South America, such as:
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I’m Pixel’s dog mom, like to build stuff, sew my outfits and explore IoT possibilities.

Some of my work was recognized and awarded in the field, such as San Francisco Affordable Housing Project (housing.sf.gov),  Shorty’s Social Good best website, and Stanford Earth (earth.stanford.edu), as a Webby honoree for best homepage 

AWARDS

& Recognition

2017

Mariana

Senior Product Designer with 15+ years of experience, working with Research, Strategy, Branding, User Experience & Visual Interfaces.

My first contact with design in the early 90s, and improved my skills by getting a Bachelor’s degree in Interactive & Digital Media, which taught me a lot of aesthetics, art history, psychology, interaction design, to better understand businesses, its requirements and how to translate its core values to digital products.

Graduated in Digital Design, and specialization in Interactive Medias in 2008 in São Paulo, Brazil, transplanted to the Bay Area in 2013.

I still have the curiosity of a kid, finding inspiration everywhere, to solve problems through compelling ideas, positively impacting users, using innovation to create interactive experiences that can lead positively to shape our future.

Awards & Recognition

2019
2018
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2018
2017
Webby
Acquia Engage
Shorty
Spur
Digital Bridge Builder
Brazilian         Designer         Dog Mom         IoT Enthusiast         Seamstress         VR Athlete         DIYer         Redditor         Foodie        

Mariana
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Maybe just drop a line to grab a coffee & talk business! 🤷🏻‍♀️