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About us

CREATIVA is a Wellington-based company leading the way in simple, effective, beautiful design.

Meet the team

We work with clients in New Zealand and all over the world to design and build websites that truly reflect their brands, but we know that starting a new business can be a difficult, drawn-out, and often expensive process, which is why we launched CREATIVA Websites.


To become a top-level website design company that helps businesses get their brands off the ground with a close-knit team of passionate creatives and innovators.


To offer a CREATIVA entry-level design service which is a quick, easy, and more affordable solution to building a professional website based on pre-design templates.

The company

CREATIVA Websites is a subdivision on CREATIVA Design Studio, an integrated design, branding & marketing agency, based in Wellington, New Zealand.

Maribel Aburto

Maribel Aburto

Creative Director - Founder

Maribel is a Graphic & Website Designer, and our Director at CREATIVA. She is the head of design and takes care of the operations of the Studio. Since founding CREATIVA, she has discovered a real passion for business development and women empowerment. As a designer, her focus is always to deliver the best final product. With a positive attitude and great ability to learn new skills, she pride herself with the ability to translate ideas into clean designs.

Born in: Chile
Fan of: Doctor Who & The Beatles
Can’t live without: Coffee and her glasses

Vera Padilha

Vera Padilha

Senior Graphic Designer

Vera has worked in the print graphic design sector in Brazil, France, and New Zealand for a range of organisations including design agencies, local governments, publishing companies, event organizers and clothing manufacturers. Since her family moved to Wellington, New Zealand, she worked as a freelance designer involved with the local Latin community producing marketing pieces for cultural festivals, concerts, and businesses.

Born in: Brazil
Fan of: West African Dance
Can’t live without: A hair tie

Hayley Clark

Hayley Clark

Content Writer & Editor

Hayley is a writer and editor who began her career in search engine optimisation (SEO), but now enjoys the challenge of writing on a myriad of topics, and editing anything on a page that stays still long enough. She has worked for companies all over the world on diverse topics from health and travel to cookware, conservation, recruitment, and even medical marijuana. A pedant at heart, Hayley enjoys searching for typos on restaurant menus, and helping clients showcase their unique brands and products through the written word.

Born in: New Zealand
Fan of: Books, Pinot Noir, and the Oxford comma
Can’t live without: Sunscreen in summer

Victoria Nation

Victoria Nation

Studio Assistant

Victoria (Vic) started out in the beauty industry, followed by working in the retail sector, she then took time out to raise her family. While doing so she became actively involved in various volunteer roles within her children’s kindergarten and school. Vic then retrained in administration. She enjoys working on the job at hand and social media and keeping up to date with the digital world. Vic also really enjoys organising events and is happy when delivering results.

Born in: New Zealand
Fan of: Shopping & sports
Can’t live without: My family, cellphone & chocolate