Oana Maries
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Oana Maries

Graphic Designer | IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Oana Maries
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Oana Maries

Graphic Designer | IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
www.oanamaries.com I am a freelance graphic designer and illustrator with over 6 years of experience. My focus is on branding, editorial design, and illustrations. I work with clients all over the world. I've graduated MA in visual communication from the National University of Art, Bucharest, I graduated in 2019. I studied visual communication (illustration & graphic design) in the UK at the University of Wolverhampton. I worked as a graphic designer in Berlin, and I am currently between London and Bucharest.
Projects
  • Brand Identity Engine Capital
    Brand Identity Engine CapitalBrand identity for a company "Engine Capital" from Sydney Australia that provides mortgage-backed commercial loans to SMEs & developers. They do this by working with mortgage brokers, to add extra lending options to their toolkits when they are struggling with time, bureaucracy or rigid servicing rules imposed by other lenders. The main challenge was to have a strong representation among the competitors that could instantly draw attention to the dynamic of the business to the multiple possibili
  • Editorial Design Project for DRI
    Editorial Design Project for DRIThe challenge of this project was to design the annual report of the organisation more like a magazine where we could integrate more feature stories about activities in various countries. At the same time, it was important to have coherency regarding the visual branding identity. Since I was the designer who create the brand identity for the organisation, I had the role to design the report as well. I collaborated with the communication team and based on the brief we manage to achieve a final r
  • Art Exhibition Catalogue
    Art Exhibition CatalogueThe art catalogue is the art exhibition of: Gheorghe Ilea's solo exhibition "TPP Zalău in demolition " On February 19, from 12 to 7 pm, at Plan B, Berlin.
  • Rebranding Democracy Reporting International Berlin
    Rebranding Democracy Reporting International BerlinDemocracy Reporting International (DRI) is an independent, impartial, non-profit organization registered in Berlin dedicated to promoting democracy worldwide. The organization currently operates in 36 countries. The main objective was to create a symbol that keps DRI’s core values, but also facilitates visibility in a consistent and professional way. The new DRI visual identity starts from the initial idea (the name abbreviation), it interferes with the global coverage of the organisation – ha
  • Berlin Print Exhibition
    Berlin Print ExhibitionVisuals for a print exhibition in Berlin, called "Mini Maxi Print". The projects are a collaboration between two galleries that features 70 printmakers and 1 invited sculpture. The overall image created a contrast between the complex texture ( like one used on the cover) emphasize by a clean structure. This is one of my proposal for the poster, catalogue and exhibition flyer. The cover image is copyrights of French artists Pema Albert.
  • Nesupusele Vol.2 Contribution 2
    Nesupusele Vol.2 Contribution 2Nesupusele - 100 women of 100 years My contribution to this beautiful project #02. About Doina Cornea. A Romanian human rights activist and French language professor. She was a dissident during the communist rule of Nicolae Ceaușescu. She was the co-founder of the Democratic Anti-totalitarian Forum of Romania, as the first attempt to unify the democratic opposition to the post-communist government.
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Work history
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    Freelancer DesignerDemocracy Reporting International
    Berlin, GermanyFreelance
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    Project Based DesignerFaber Studio
    Bucharest, RomaniaFreelance
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Skills
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Concept
  • Visual Communication
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Direction
  • Branding
  • Editorial Design
  • Artistic Direction
Education
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    Erasmus Program - 4 months (Master Degree) in Graphic DesignUniversity of Wolverhampton
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    I study one semester at the University of Wolverhampton during my enroll in the Erasmus Program.
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    MA Visual CommunicationUniversity of Wolverhampton
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Awards
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    Merit AwardiJungle Illustration Awards
    Ijungle Illustration Award - Merit Award Category for Kindness Book Spreads.