Meet the passionate Miss Mary Fadare, Creative Director of Starlite Digital (@starlitedigital on Instagram) Our Creative Brand of the Week!
I am Mary Fadare, a 300L Obafemi Awolowo University student. My Creative Branch involves Consulting for small businesses, Branding, Graphics and web design.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN GRAPHICS DESIGN AND CONSULTATIONS? –
I got started in this line of business out of a desire to help startups, especially student owned businesses, grow their ideas into lasting and sustainable business structures. I got tired of the fact that people just see business on campus as a side hustle without any plans for the future and I wanted to make a difference in that area by helping them make better choices and put proper structure in place. I’m also a lover of tech, so I naturally fell in love with graphic and web design.
One person that greatly inspires me is Mummy Ibukun Awosika and I draw my motivation from her story and achievements. My learning process is simply in doing. I learn from every single consulting session, every client, every project. Each gives me a new insight and experience for the work.
I follow people who have achieved great success in my line of interest, I read books and I attend events and conferences a lot. I can travel any distance and pay any amount just to get the right knowledge!
TELL US SOMETHING WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOUR BRAND?
Achievements – I’ve been able to build my own consulting agency with a team of 4 people on campus (www.starlitedigital.com.ng), build my personal brand (maryfadare.com), consult for several businesses on campus and collaborate with key people in my industry in different projects.
I’m looking forward to pioneering The Female Designer Movement on OAU campus next month by God’s grace.
WHAT ARE YOUR CURRENT PROJECTS/PLANS FOR THE WEEK, MONTH and/or YEAR?
My current plan for the year is to grow, increase my visibility and reach out to more people. Looking forward to starting Campus Innovation Hub where students can have access to several resources that will help them nurture their ideas and develop strong brands that will remain prominent even after graduating from campus.
Now you know why Mary Fadare is on our spotlight this week! We celebrate her Passion and Determination. Check out her business page @starlitedigital on Instagram!