Design with Me. is a design practice run by Marina Da Silva, a London based multidisciplinary designer with over fifteen years of experience. She has worked with brands such as FACT Magazine, Bestival, Association of Photographers, The Roundhouse, British Heart Foundation, Creative Review and Harvey Nichols, where she was awarded the VM and Display Awards (2011).

Since leaving Harvey Nichols she has worked independently for a variety of places including The Economist Group, Wellcome Trust and Collection, Goldsmiths University of London and Unicef.

The diversity of projects and clients represents her overall passion for design; from big to small projects Design With Me. aim is to successfully translate the client’s needs with a unique sensorial representation, using design thinking as its core framework.

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Design with Me. 
Freelance. Design of creative concepts for brands such as the Wellcome Trust/Collection, The Economist, Roundhouse and Goldsmiths University. Responsibilities include: concept creation, design production, print management and client presentations.

Harvey Nichols / Graphics Manager
Full time from 2010 to 2014: Development of brand guidelines, overseeing brand worldwide, managing design team for head office and regional, marketing design, display windows, budget management, conceptual development for the brand including regional stores, attending and presenting at board meetings. 

Them Design / Senior Graphic Designer
Full time from 2006 to 2010: Brand development, overseeing junior designer, editorial design, project management, design teams management, budget management, strategy development and client presentations.

Pólen (formerly Creative Fibre) / Designer 
Full time from 2005 to 2006: Brand development, visual identity, print management and client presentations.

Simples Magazine / Chief of Art
Full time from 2004 to 2005: Responsible for designing editorial graphic project, commissioning, art directing photographers and illustrators.


PhD student in Visual Sociology Goldsmiths, University of London 2013 – 2015
MA Visual Sociology Visual Sociology Goldsmiths, University of London (Distinction)
UX Design 2019 — General Assembly 
Central Saint Martins Short Courses, London (Illustration, Typography) 2005
BA Social Communication (First-class honours) Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing, São Paulo 2000 – 2004

Escola Panamericana de Arte e Design, São Paulo 2001 – 2003
Photography Professional Course

Computer Skills
Adobe Creative Cloud (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects and XD)

Microsoft Office Suite

References available on request.
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