September 24, 2023

The passions that make up an individual attain far past their job description. For Sofia, being artistic and supporting her passions exterior of labor paints a really vivid image of somebody who’s pushed, artfully centered and infinitely attention-grabbing. 

Sofia places her all into all the pieces she does within the artistic division. Her work reveals throughout accounts and likewise inside Brafton. You’ve in all probability seen plenty of her creations and hadn’t realized the grasp behind the art work. Let’s take this sketch and provides it some colour: the lifetime of Sofia Sahade and her progress at Brafton. 

Pencil to Paper 

Earlier than Sofia was a graphics grasp, she grew up in Piraju, Brazil. 

“It’s a city with a river and waterfalls, very fairly,” she displays. “I left my city in 2015 and went to São Paulo for a 12 months, the place I studied in a course that prepares folks for faculty. Since 2016, I’ve lived in Curitiba.”

Sofia went to the Federal College of the State of Paraná, one of many high 10 universities in Brazil and is famous as a prestigious college in Latin America.

“I’ve a graphic design diploma and an MBA specializing in branding.”

Herald a Little Colour 

Whereas she was residing in Curitiba, she met her now-husband and determined to remain there. Because of her diploma, she aced a number of branding initiatives — considered one of which was for a building firm. Whereas the work was aligned with what she studied, she knew she wished to do one thing somewhat extra artistic. 

“After that, I labored at a design studio creating names and brandings for a wide range of firms, which was enjoyable but additionally tiring,” she says jokingly. 

Through the pandemic, Brazil went by means of plenty of adjustments, which pushed her to pursue one thing else to align extra creatively and meet her wants. 

“In 2021, I used to be going by means of a tough time after my father handed away. I used to be making use of to each design place I may discover as a result of I wanted a greater job to assist my household financially.” 

Supporting a household throughout a world pandemic wasn’t straightforward for anybody, particularly for Sofia as she grieved for her late father. Touchdown an interview with our Design and UX Director, Ken Boostrom, was a dream come true and a hope for an actual future. 

“Truthfully, this was a miracle for me. Issues had been tough in Brazil in the course of the pandemic, so getting this job at Brafton was simply superb.”

Filling within the Particulars

Sofia didn’t simply land the job and coast. No, she has thrived and created unimaginable art work for a lot of of our accounts together with our Brafton web site. Whereas there are a plethora of nice issues she loves about working right here, the design crew itself is a significant splash of colour. 

“I like how Ken runs the design crew and the way he makes us really feel safe with our work,” explains Sofia. “Right here, I do know that I’ll have steerage to enhance my [skills] and likewise be acknowledged for the nice [job] I do. I really feel snug and assured right here. I can strive new issues, and I’m all the time studying [something] new.” 

However what’s a job with out an unimaginable setting and colleagues to go along with it?

“I like my colleagues and I’m impressed by their good work. One other factor that I actually like is working remotely! It provides me a lot time for different issues and helps me have more healthy habits and routines.”

For Sofia, Brafton means she will be able to dwell her life to the fullest each creatively and in her private endeavors. What’s the total image that makes up our standout graphic designer? Let’s full this portrait.

The Last Touches 

When Sofia isn’t crushing it at work and making life-long working connections, she has just a few totally different pursuits in her palette that create a design not like every other. 

“I like watching true crime! That is bizarre for [some], however I actually wish to know what persons are able to, and the way their minds work,” says Sofia. “And I additionally love making muffins and every kind of desserts.”

Sofia is all the time occupied with dig deep into what makes folks tick and what their subsequent transfer is. That brings us to how she will get probably the most out of her health routine.

“After I end my work, I’m going to the Muay Thai class.” Muay Thai, for individuals who don’t know, is also referred to as Thai boxing, or the “artwork of eight limbs”. She’s attempting to earn her first belt by means of varied kicks, jabs and jumps that can get her to the following degree in coaching. However Sofia can be very concerned in her native church every time they want new art work . 

A Portrait Full

For Sofia — and all Braftonites for that matter — life extends far past the top of a piece day. We’re so happy with the work Sofia has completed and of her pursuits exterior of labor as nicely. For us, we solely see a shiny future. Stick with it, Sofia!