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About me

Strongly experienced, passionate, hardworking graphic designer with outstanding creative thinking and project design abilities, having produced creative concepts for some of the most famous brands in the world - such as Rolex, LG, Citibank, Jaguar, Santander, among many others. Adept multitasker with the ability to bring simultaneous graphic design projects to completion with complete efficiency and accuracy. Able to work well both independently or as a member of a professional graphic design team.


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  • Film
  • Print Design
  • Design
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Word

Work history


Graphic Designer

Trip Editora

Mar 2014 - Nov 2014
  • The Trip Editora publishing company is one of the most acclaimed content strategist companies in Brazil. During my time there, I created content for important Latin American magazines such as the Audi car magazine, Trip, TPM and Natura. Key Responsibilities • Discuss the exact requirements of the commissioned project with the client. • Select the most suitable materials and creative styles for each project. • To design sketches and computer visuals to present to the client. • Responsible for the final layouts for typefaces, letter sizes and colours. • Adhere to allocated design budgets and deadlines.


Marketing Graphic Designer

Wish Report

Mar 2013 - Feb 2014
  • 'Wish Report' is a publisher that positions its magazines for the high-end consumer market in Brazil, with a particular emphasis on luxury items. I was responsible for designing proposals for Rolex, Mastercard Black, Stella Artois, Santander, Samsung, Piaget, Citroën, LG, Jaguar, Citibank, among others. Some of these concepts were bought by the client and published for their respective marketing campaigns. Key Responsibilities • To work closely with sales, product marketing, information technology, senior management to ensure that the company’s vision and message was clearly and professionally presented in all of our final designs. • Play a prominent role in creating a consistent visual language to be used across all marketing channels. • Create design deliverables for banner ads, print collateral, blog posts, e-mail and websites. • Brainstorm new ways to create designs that attract target customers. • Produce design guidelines for partners and agencies.


Graphic Designer INT

Editora Abril

Sep 2011 - Dec 2012
  • Editora Abril is a major Brazilian publisher and printing company, as well as the biggest media holding in Latin America. It is the publisher of 'VIP' - a Brazilian men’s lifestyle magazine. This publication sells around 60 thousand copies every month nationwide. Key Responsibilities • Develop design briefs by analysing data collated from in-house market research exercises. • Generate insightful, creative, engaging ideas and concepts in keeping with the company’s vision. • Design layouts and art working pages ready for print. • An outstanding member of the team, as mentioned by the editor-in-chief in a magazine editorial, responsible for the creation of VIP magazine’s new visual identity at the time. • Adapt the magazine layout to digital platforms such as tablets, smartphone apps and websites.



Master’s Degree in Filmmaking (screenwriting

Met Film School

Feb 2015 - Mar 2016
  • The Met Film School is London's leading provider of practical filmmaking courses, based at Ealing Studios. My final project was to produce a feature length screenplay which demonstrates an advanced critical understanding of appropriate creative industry forms and structures including, as appropriate, audience awareness, aesthetic and commercial considerations.


Specialisation Degree in Screenwriting for Film TV

FAAP Fundação Alvares Armando Penteado

Mar 2013 - Nov 2014
  • FAAP is one of the most prestigious schools in Brazil, with a particular focus on arts and humanities. The screenwriting programme provided a comprehensive understanding of the TV and film narrative evolution in its different times, trends and methodologies for the analysis and production of scripts.


Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design

IED Istituto Europeo DI Design

Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
  • The undergraduate degree in graphic design prepares visual designers who are capable of devising, programming and creating visual communication, both online and offline, to attract consumers. By combining image and text, I was able to create brand images, advertising, editorial designs, signage designs, web interface designs, typography, colour coding, to achieve a distinction.