Mariota Essery
Mariota Essery
Executive Creative Director
Mariota is an Executive Creative Director with over 20 years of global experience. She has lived and worked across 3 continents, and 4 cities - starting her career in Cape Town, then making her way to London, Amsterdam and Los Angeles. She is currently ECD at Doordash running the Creative Studio.

Mariota has worked on a multitude of global clients on award winning campaigns, including Philips, Adidas Football World Cup, The North Face, google, and Gatorade. She has been listed as one of Business Insiders top 36 women in advertising.

Coming from a background in art direction, Mariota prides herself in well crafted pieces, with a focus on emotional storytelling no matter what discipline.

She is a mother of twins and in her spare time you can find her at the beach, working on fixing up her home or entertaining in her garden. She is also an avid traveler and visits her family in Europe and South Africa as often as possible.