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  • Maria Ruban

    Phone Office: +43 699 192 364 77

    Phone: +380 (50) 773 23 65‬


    Sprachen: Englisch, Russisch, Ukrainisch


    Personal summary

    Was born on the 27th of October 1981.

    Graphic designer who is always leaning towards illustration, especially watercolors. Developing style of minimalistic watercolor illustration, when in couple of effective brushstrokes a whole picture could be done. Works in different technics, ink, watercolor, vector, collage. Highly interested in developing an atmospheric and minimalistic watercolor style, emotional and simple. Such style works in corporate illustration, magazines and books.



    Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Art (Ukraine, Kharkiv) 1999-2005

    Graphic designer (bachelor and specialist degree)


    Areas of expertise

    Graphic design, branding, calligraphy, type, illustration, watercolor, vector illustation, preparing to print,


    Career history

    2004–2006 / Teleskop newspaper, illustrator for kids page

    2005–2007 / Panic design studio, graphic designer and illustrator

    2007 / Aurora kids magazine, art director

    since 2008 / freelance graphic designer and illustrator

  • Arsenal Art Museum Kyiv

    Ben Delahaye (Switzerland)

    Büro X

    dm Active Beauty Magazin

    Flower Shop Griadka (St. Petersburg)

    German Communication Club Dnipropetrovsk


    iLustra Agency Kyiv

    Jewelry Brand 925

    McDonald’s Ukraine

    Merkur Friends Magazine

    Kyiv Zoo

    Laikonik (Australia)

    Land & Leut’ Magazin

    Literature Museum Kharkiv

    Polish Institute Kyiv

    Restaurant Day Kharkiv

    RG Verlag

    Ströck Brot

    Studio Riebenbauer

    Yellow Dog Agency (Moscow)

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