Marina Esmeraldo

Illustrator & image-maker

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsIllustrator - Art Director - Creative Director

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About me

Illustrator & art director Marina Esmeraldo splits her time between Barcelona and London, creating colourful images for music, fashion, publications & brands. With her witty and vibrant illustrations attracting a range of commissions, her digitalised drawings are perfect for the internet age. Informed by her upbringing in northeast Brazil and previous training in architecture, Marina’s style is bursting with experimental shape, pattern and composition, adding a computerised dimension to her once tropical surroundings. She is also co-founder and art director of In Shades Magazine, a weekly illustrated short fiction magazine. Marina has exhibited around the world, including in the Venice Biennale, and been awarded honours in Europe, the U.K., the U.S. and Latin America. Her clients include Google, Adidas, Sony, ASOS, Refinery29, Lenny Letter, Wired, and many others.

Skills

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Lifestyle
  • People
  • Digital
  • Print
  • Editorial
  • Illustration
  • Art Direction Design
  • Vector
  • Illustrator Photoshop Indesign
  • Fashion Beauty
  • Gifs
  • Mural Art
  • Commercial Art Projects

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  • Soho House & Co

    Soho House & Co

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    Freelance

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    • Refinery29

      Refinery29

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      • Digital Media
    • New Look

      New Look

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      • Fashion

    Work history

    Currently

    Illustrator & Image-maker

    Freelance

    May 2013
    • Freelance
    • I am a London & Barcelona based designer working with illustration and image-making. My work is informed by studies in architecture & graphic design and is an exploration of movement, patterns, bold shapes and colour – always fed by my tropical upbringing in the northeast of Brazil. I'm always interested in hearing about opportunities, work enquiries, or even just a friendly chat. Say hello! :-)

    2014

    Freelance

    Studio Moross

    Jul 2014 - Jul 2014
    • Freelance

    2014

    Internship

    YCN Studio

    Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
    • Internship

    Education

    2015

    Applied Mural Arts

    Escola Massana

    Sep 2012 - May 2015

    2012

    Design Public Space

    Elisava

    Oct 2011 - Jul 2012

    2009

    Architecture Urban Design

    Universidade Federal do Cear

    Feb 2003 - Jun 2009

    Awards

    2014

    The Association of Illustrators 2014 Illustration Awards

    AOI

    • Shortlisted for The Association of Illustrators 2014 Illustration Awards