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Fernando Pires

Graphic Designer

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsFreelance Graphic Designer - Magazine Art Director - Creative Designer

Projects

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Do you really want to delete project | O2 Magazine | Body Special Issue (2017)?

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Do you really want to delete project | Superinteressante Mag | Sex Issue (2014)?

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Do you really want to delete project | Tribo Skate Mag | Redesign (2016)?

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Do you really want to delete project | Fut-Index | Branding & UI/UX Design (2016)?

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Do you really want to delete project | UN | Habitat Mozambique Booklet (2017)?

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Do you really want to delete project | Gafisa | J330 Journal Tabloid (2017)?

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Do you really want to delete project | Vida & Caminho Mag | Redesign (2016)?

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Do you really want to delete project | O2 Magazine | Shoe Guide (2016)?

About me

Graphic Designer graduated in Technology and Digital Media, has spent over 13 years working for major Publishing Houses in Brazil. Developed in parallel studies related to the corporate universe as, direct marketing, branding and corporate communication. Dynamic, versatile and highly motivated, has developed during his career skills related to leadership, management and teamwork and also understanding across all areas of design. - Page Layout Skill - Magazines Art Direction - Branding - UX & UI Design focus in the user experience - Planning and implementation of a new product - Strong knowledge at image retouching - Creative direction of photo shootings - Photo Editing - Advertising & Media - Internal Communications - Typography - Commissioning photographers, illustrators and Writers - Solid Skills in all Adobe Design Suite - Deep knowledge in all the migration process from print to Adobe DPS Check out my works in pururucastudio.com - overall design project fernandopires.myportfolio.com - editorial / publishing portfolio only

Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Magazine Design
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Typography
  • Branding
  • Page Layout
  • UI Design
  • Data Visaulization
  • Presentation Design

Work history

Currently

Freelance Art Director

Pururuca Studio Project

Oct 2005
  • Brazil
  • Freelance
  • Designing for some of the biggest magazines in Brazil as L’Officiel (fashion), Playboy (man), Vida Simples (woman’s interest) , SuperInteressante (varieties) , Quatro Rodas (cars and motors), Placar (football), INFO (technology), Viagem e Turismo (travelling), BIZZ (music and culture) and Saúde! (health)

2017

Magazine Art Director

Norte Sports Mkt

Aug 2015 - Mar 2017
  • São Paulo, Brazil
  • Freelance
  • Head of Art and Editorial Design teams, leading the art and the Photo team, overseeing the look and feel of 3 magazines, designing the covers and guiding the visual path of the other pieces from the brands.

2014

Graphic and Web Designer

Go Up

May 2014 - Nov 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelancing for one of London’s leading Web Design, Web Marketing, and Web Strategy agencies.

2013

Magazine Art Director

Globo Publications

Dec 2011 - Dec 2013
  • São Paulo, Brazil
  • Full Time
  • Leading the Art and the Photo team, overseeing the look and feel of the magazines, designing the covers and guiding the visual path of the other pieces from the brands for this magazine About São Paulo City

2011

Senior Graphic Designer

Globo Publications

Dec 2009 - Dec 2011
  • Brazil
  • Freelance
  • Designing for Época São Paulo, a magazine about the city of São Paulo

2009

Senior Graphic Designer

Globo Publications

Dec 2007 - Dec 2009
  • Brazil
  • Full Time
  • Designing for Época Magazine, a weekly news magazine based in São Paulo and the second largest magazine in Brazil

2007

Deputy Art Director

Editora Livre

Jun 2007 - Dec 2007
  • Brazil
  • Freelance
  • In charge of the launching team of the Revista da Cultura Magazine, a culture and poetry magazine launched by Livraria da Cultura, the biggest bookstore in Brazil.

Education

2006

Bachelor of Arts and Design (BA)

Pontifícia Universidade Católica

Feb 2001 - Dec 2006
  • Brazil
  • • Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Technology • Formation in Interface Design and Art & Technology

Awards

2016

Bronze Medal (3 Recognitions)

Society Of News Design (SND Spain)

  • 3 Bronze Medals Magazine Cover of the Year and Features Photo-Shoot

2015

Winner

Prêmio Abril de Jornalismo

  • Best Science Story Design (2015)

2015

Shortlist (3 recognitions)

Brazilian Bienal of Graphic Design

  • 3 Shortlists Recognitions Magazine Graphic Project and Isolated Work or Serie (2015)

2012

Shortlist

Prêmio Globo de Jornalismo

  • Best Full Story Design (2012)

2011

Winner

Prêmio Globo de Jornalismo

  • Best Full Story Design (2011)

2009

Winner

Prêmio Esso

  • Magazine Design (2009)

2009

Award of Excellence

Society of News Design (SND)

  • Information Graphics Breaking News (2009)