My hair is full of secrets, I'm Maria
A seasoned web practitioner for over 15 years based in Philadelphia, Maria resides in the space where content strategy, design, marketing, and user experience intersect.
The importance of understanding audiences is paramount when creating and finding digital solutions for an organization. Leaning into her academic training in social science, she enjoys employing both qualitative and quantitive approaches during the client discovery phase at Fastspot.
Prior to joining Fastspot, Maria was on user experience and marketing teams at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Destination Maternity, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University.
She holds a BFA in Photography from the University of the Arts, and an MA in Media Studies and Communication from Temple University.
Additionally, Maria has been an active participant in the Philadelphia's music community for 20 years as a musician, event organizer, on-air radio host, and writer while working in technology. These interests frequently link up with her academic work in visual communication, media history, and do-it-yourself (DIY) social networks.