My name is Maruša, I’m 23 years old and I come from Slovenia. I am currently living in Graz, Austria. I graduated in 2016 from The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in Maribor, Slovenia with a Bachelor’s degree in Media Communication. After graduation I have been accepted by the University of Applied Science – FH Joanneum in Graz where I’m studying Communication design (MA).
I first met with the graphic design at University of Maribor. Soon after that I started working as a freelancer – I designed business cards, corporate identity for Korina BrE and posters for primary school Murska Sobota. In 2015 I got a job as a Web/Graphic Designer at Vzhodna.si, in 2016 as a website & app tester at Agency Tovarna idej in Maribor. I acquired knowledge of working with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Indesign. In 2017 I won a competition for a graphic designer at 11. V:NM Festival 2017 in Graz, Austria.
I started developing photography skills 10 years ago with an analog camera. In 2014 I worked as a curator in a photo gallery Stolp in Maribor. I also started working for Radenska AmE as a food photographer for a recipe booklet that was printed in 20.000 copies. I’ve been working as a freelance photographer at Emil Puhek BrE since 2016. I gained retouching skills in a program Adobe Photoshop. I received 8 photography awards and worked with many famous companies (Design Seeds, Shore company, UNESCO).
During my study in Maribor I also started developing video & 3D design skills in programs such as Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4d. I recorded my first documentary movie in 2015 and received an Audience Award at an International Student Cuts Film Festival in Maribor, Slovenia. The same year I also developed my first 3d character and animation. I’ve been working as a video producer at Emil Puhek BrE since 2016, filming mostly weddings. I’m planing to pay more attention to 3D modeling & animation in 2017.
I’ve started developing different skills at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in Maribor – media communication skills, 3d modeling and animation, HTML & CSS skills, graphic/web design, photo/video-graphy. I am currently upgrading my design skills at the FH Joanneum in Graz.