Maria Florez

art director & creative planner

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

I am a curious individual who likes exploring the world through the human lens. I live to learn, and I'd rather use my hands than a laptop. Overall, I aspire to create sustainable solutions and have a possitive impact on people while making beautiful things.

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Printmaking
  • Concept
  • Design
  • Pitching
  • Creative Direction
  • After Effects
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Premiere

Work history

Currently

Creative

Irene Maria

Aug 2012
  • I work with Irene Elizalde as an advertising creative team

2016

Communication Design Intern

Haus of Artisans

Jun 2015 - Jan 2016

2015

Attendee

D&AD

Jun 2015 - Jun 2015
  • As an attendee of the New Blood Academy, I ideated several different outcomes for a series of live briefs, such as: -a product innovation for a tech & engineering company -an digitally-based event for a drinks company -an experiential campaign for Innocent with mentoring from Landor We also attended lectures and workshops on storytelling, resiliance, ideas generation, "doing well by doing good", collaboration, prototyping, brainstorming and group management, entrepreneurial thinking, presentation skills and digital strategy. The activities were conducted by The School of Life, Ben & Andrew, The Partners, Bleep Bleeps, Bracket, Hellicar & Lewis, Hirsch & Mann, Ian Wharton, Workclub, 72 and Sunny, Mr President, WPP, GBH and Lobo.

2014

Creative Planning Intern

Botica Lingerie

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • At the time of my internship, Botica had its eyes set on Japan. Over the summer we identified areas for exploration, dug deep into the country's culture and scouted the perfect selling points for Botica's collections. My experience concluded with the creation of an empathy map for each client type.

2014

Production Designer

Redwoods Pictures

Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
  • I collaborated with a group of Film students from London College of Communication on their Graduation Film. It's a 15-minute documentary about two old men who live in a village lost in the Italian countryside where nothing ever seemed to happen, until we asked the right questions...

2013

Art Director

Y5

Apr 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Y5 is a pop-up advertising agency created by 14 young people from all over the world during one summer as part of the Marcus Graham Project. We worked for clients such as Uber, Falling Whistles and Lisnr.

2013

Printmaker

Inside Outside Project

Nov 2012 - Apr 2013
  • Inside/Outside is a project organised through the London College of Communication. We researched, discussed and developed sustainable printmaking techniques and materials that we then tested at three different outdoor locations: the forest, the city and the seaside.

2013

Communications Design Intern

Suturno Textile Design

Nov 2012 - Mar 2013
  • SuTurno wanted to increase its international press coverage. I helped them assess the state of their brand, source relevant publications, create and tag contact lists and design email templates to achieve more media impressions.

2012

Online Presence Intern

Noemi Klein Jewelry

Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
  • Noemi and I discussed a strategy to improve and sustain the online presence of her brand. My main tasks included finding inspirational material for her blog, posting news on social media, updating the press section of her website, sending email invitations to events and photographing products for the online shop.

2012

Art Direction Intern

Mccann Erickson Madrid

May 2012 - Jul 2012
  • I worked for Acciona -a major sustainable business corporation- and Telefonica -broadband and telecommunications provider-

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Advertising

London College of Communication

Aug 2012 - Jun 2015

    2012

    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

    London College of Communication

    Aug 2011 - May 2012

      Awards

      2015

      Bronze - D&AD New Blood Academy Pitch

      D&AD

      2015

      BRONZE - D&AD NEW BLOOD PITCH

      D&AD

      2015

      Wood - D&AD New Blood

      D&AD

      2015

      Finalist - The One Show Client Pitch

      One Show

      2014

      Finalist - The One Show Client Pitch

      One Show

      2012

      Silver - The One Show Bootcamp London

      One Show