We combine diverse talents with broad experience
We are experts in many disciplines. Among us there are professionals in strategy, design, marketing, communications, journalism, architecture and business administration. We are curious, creative and capable of solving new and complex problems.
Partner / Creative Director
Adrián is co-founder and creative director at Marqas. With more than 20 years of experience in design and communications, Adrián has directed visual identity projects for some of the most important brands in the world. His experience includes the development of logos, visual systems and brand implementation programs.
Adrián was design director at FutureBrand, where he developed large-scale projects for clients in several countries. Before starting his international career, Adrián directed his own design studio in Mexico and in previous years was involved in the management of Televisa’s corporate brand image. Adrián has been invited to multiple design exhibitions throughout his career. His work has been exhibited at MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) in San Francisco, and he has received numerous design awards. His projects have been published in Communications Arts, Graphis and Axis, in the United States, Mexico and Japan.
Adrián obtained a degree in Graphic Design from the Universidad Iberoamericana in México. He also took photography courses at the Active School of Photography and design courses at Parsons, School of Visual Arts in New York and the Academy of the Arts.
Partner / Executive Director
Vicente is co-founder and executive director of Marqas. He has deep knowledge of the market and a special capacity to evaluate and advise clients on what role the brand plays in complex business situations. At Marqas, he directs projects for multi-billion dollar companies and is responsible for new business development.
Before founding Marqas, Vicente was general manager of I.D. Identidad de Marca, a subsidiary of the Young & Rubicam Group. During those years he established the company in Colombia and promoted its growth in the local market. Prior to that, he directed Strategic Corporate Identity. In both ID and Stratégica, Vicente developed projects for important clients in Colombia. Before starting his career in consulting in brands, Vicente worked in the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit in Colombia, the Financial Corporation of Valle and Cartón de Colombia. He also worked at Wall A.G. Packaging in Austria.
During his career, Vicente has lectured in branding for various universities and for the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Colombia. Born and raised in Cali, Colombia, Vicente speaks English and German fluently. Vicente obtained a degree in Business Administration from Babson College and studied German at the Goethe Institute in Germany.
Strategy and Implementation
Juliana participates in the development of brand strategy, brand design and brand implementation projects. She has more than 10 years of experience in the development of design and communication projects for a wide range of clients.
Before joining the Marqas team, Juliana worked in several studios and brand consulting firms. She worked as a Lead Brand Designer at Brandnew Studio, and as a designer at Aluzian, Misty Wells and the Mayor of Bogotá.
Juliana is a Graphic Designer. She graduated from the University of Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano. She is also an aspiring Master student in Cultural Studies from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, with an emphasis on research in theory and history of graphic design and visual studies.
Mario is in charge of administrative processes at Marqas. His responsibilities include the area of human resource management, accounting and the general coordination of all of the company’s administrative tasks.
Before joining Marqas, Mario worked in national companies such as HL Ingenieros and Suppla where he collaborated in the administrative areas of personnel and work. He was also linked to PwC Colombia, where he was part of the Advisory team.
Mario is a Human Resources Administrator specialized in Payroll and Personnel Administration. He has attended Quality, Accounting and Administration workshops.
Judit directs brand design projects at Marqas, managing the relationship with clients through all stages of the project: from the presentation of proposals, to production and implementation. Much of her work is to ensure that deliverables meet the project needs and the clients’ expectations. She is responsible for the Sura account, which is a leading insurance and financial products company in Latin America. She also leads the digital area at Marqas Mexico, since she has more than 12 years of experience in the subject.
Before joining Marqas, Judit founded Wandoo Design, an interactive design consultancy focused on UX and UI. Her projects focused mainly on information architecture, user experience and interface design. In addition, she worked at Experientia (Turin, Italy) as Interaction Designer and at MRM Worldwide Mexico (Mc Cann Erickson) as Interactive Art Director.
Judit holds a Master’s Degree in Interactive Design from Domus Academy in Milan, Italy and a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Design from the University of the Americas-Puebla, Mexico. Her work has been exhibited at Salone Satellite, a space focused on emerging young designers at the Milano Design Week.
Juan Pablo Vega
Juan Pablo is responsible for the direction of all design projects at Marqas. With more than 17 years of experience in the field, Juan Pablo has worked for well-known brands at a regional and global level, developing projects that range from the creation of brands and visual systems, to their application in brand guardianship programs in Mexico and LATAM.
Juan Pablo loves brands and firmly believes in the relationship between the strategic and creative areas. He has worked in multi-disciplinary teams in well-known branding, advertising and design agencies. His work has been mentioned in design magazines and has won editorial awards for corporate identity and advertising projects.
Juan Pablo obtained a degree in Graphic Design from La Salle University in Mexico. He has also participated in various courses and workshops in creative process management and art direction.
Iris is part of Marqas’ creative team. She works on design and brand implementation projects, as well as 2D and 3D animation projects.
Before joining Marqas, Iris served as a fellow at the International Association of Arts Sciences (NASART) where she collaborated in various social and artistic campaigns for the design and production of print and audiovisual media. She participated in Cultura UNAM in the development of graphic image and animation of various cultural events. In her professional field she has worked on interior design projects for brands and events developing 3D proposals, as well as in animation and illustration projects with different brands such as Paypal, Bancomer, among others.
Iris obtained a degree in Design and Visual Communications at the National Autonomous University in Mexico with a specialization in editorial design and illustration. She has taken numerous animation and 3D courses.
Lizzete is a graphic designer at Marqas. She participates in the creation and development of different design projects e for a wide range of clients. In addition to developing creative work, she maintains the relationship with several clients and is responsible for the implementation of their brand.
Before coming to Marqas, Lizzete spent 3 years at Sol Consultores, where he worked on developing brand identity and packaging design projects for brands such as Hanes Brands Inc., Madrileña, Terrafertil, Grupo Bafar, Koblenz Electric, among others.
Liz obtained a degree in Graphic Design at La Salle University in Mexico. Since her graduation in 2015, she has dedicated herself to solving graphic design problems and enjoying design in each project she develops, whether business or personal.
Jéssica is a graphic designer at Marqas. She is part of the brand management team and is responsible for creating guidelines to facilitate the application of the brand to the different communication materials. She also participates in the creation and development of identity projects.
Before working at Marqas, Jéssica worked in advertising with renowned brands such as Mercado Libre, FUD and Wide Reyes, developing digital communication campaigns, social networks and BTL.
Jéssica obtained a degree in Graphic Design at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico. Since her graduation, she has dedicated herself to the graphic arts in different design agencies. Photography, editorial design and the development of concepts for corporate identity are the areas of her work that she enjoys the most.