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João Dorminsky

Creativity and Design Strategist

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationPorto, Portugal
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Founder & Executive - Art Director


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  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Creative Event
  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Planning
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Music Composition
  • Graphic Recording
  • Ideas Development
  • Graphic Facilitation

Work history


Creativity & Design Strategist


Jun 2007
  • Art Direction, Graphic Design, Web Design, Graphic Facilitation, Graphic Recording, promotional text, press releases, budgeting, corporate presentations, client meetings, sponsorship management, newsletters, etc. -- Prumma is a portuguese studio, focused on Innovation Business Development, to promote companies' growth through Marketing and Design (Design Thinking and Service Design).


Store Concept & Experience Designer

Sonae MC

Apr 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Store Concept/Experience Design Sonae (Sonae SGPS, S.A.) is a Portuguese retail conglomerate that operates food and non food stores including sports goods, apparel and consumer electronics and appliances. It is the largest private employer in Portugal. The company is primarily engaged in the operation of retail stores through its subsidiary Modelo Continente. It is also involved in the telecommunication businesses through Optimus Telecomunicações. Additionally, the company operates other businesses including real estate development, communication and information technology services, tourism services and other related activities through its subsidiaries Sonae Sierra, Sonaecom, and Sonae Distribuição.


Founder, Event Organizer and Music Composer

Ex. Entertainment Excellence

Jan 2014 - May 2016
  • Art Direction, Graphic Design, Web Design, Programming, curator, artist booking, agent and supplier negotiation, sponsorship management and fundraising, budgeting, creative promotional strategies, production and report team management (audio/video) -- Ex | Entertainment Excellence is the home for artists, musicians, illustrators, photographers, filmmakers and designers who are likeminded and willing to collaborate as a worldwide network. We’re open, creative, interested in meeting you and working together to bring great ideas a step closer of reality. Most of all, we love to create. We’re a fusion between a music label, event promoter and organizer. An overall active community for the digital age.


Creative Director, Musician and Founder

Schizzofrenik Records

Sep 2007 - Jan 2014
  • Event organizer, musical composer, curator, artist booking, multimedia content creation and project management, budgeting, sponsorship management and fundraiser, creative promotional strategies. -- Bio - The truest love for music In Schizzofrenik Records you can find every musical genre, from rock to jazz, world to "pimba" (portuguese popular music), from noise to classical... All that as a result of its complete or partial fusion with contemporary music. Blooming from the commercial saturation and excessive radio airplay, as a way to provide the communication means for a specific artistic community, a music label appears- Schizzofrenik Records. Founded in 2006 by João Dorminsky (Pi, Tigre Deficiente, Punk Androids, Wiener Schnitzel, Ai Ai!, Joanesburgo em Stress, Adamastor, Low-Class Suite, etc...) in the city of Oporto, Portugal, the label has as purpose showing new musical horizons, as well as new ways to present music to true music lovers. Creativity is its main focus.


Artistic Director Event Organizer & Programmer

Vampires Ball Fantasporto

Mar 2007 - Apr 2013
  • Programming, curator, artist booking, agent and supplier negotiation, sponsorship management and fundraising, budgeting, creative promotional strategies, production and report team (audio/video) coordenator -- The Vampires Ball (Baile dos Vampiros) is the official closing party for Fantasporto, the Oporto International FIlm Festival. Although the first edition happened in 1980 during the festival's first edition, the Vampires Ball has been again brought to life in 2000 as an yearly event. It's a true cinema celebration with a movie character dress code, that culminates as a soundtrack marathon and cocktail night, from dusk till dawn. Several well known national and international artists performed at the event such as Peaches, Buraka Som Sistema, Ricardo Villalobos, Legendary Tiger Man, Spektrum, Alexis Taylor from Hot Chip, ZEN, Micro Audio Waves, The Gift and Late of the Pier among many others.


Design Manager

Fantasporto Film Festival

Sep 2003 - Apr 2013
  • Graphic and Multimedia Design (print, web, video, sound), sponsorship, parallel event creation and management -- Fantasporto. A film festival filled with personality, rated in Variety as one of the 25 leading festivals of the world. All kinds of films, all genres, all audiences. But with a special taste for Fantasy. Competitive and non-competitive.



Graphic Communication Design


May 2000 - May 2004
  • Graphic Communication / Design