Vilmar Pellisson

Creative & Design Director

Level
Senior
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Availability
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About me

Hi! I am a creative director with over 20 years of international experience in design, branding, content, UX, and UI, working on agency and client side. My qualifications include an MA in branding, a BA in industrial design, as well as certificates ranging from user experience, HCI to illustration and typography. I strive to be a versatile creative lead with a problem-solving mindset who is able to combine design thinking with compelling storytelling. What excites me most is to create valuable experiences for people and with people.

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Skills

  • Creative Direction
  • Design Direction
  • Art Direction
  • UX
  • UI
  • Agile Design
  • Design Thinking
  • User-centered Design
  • Ideation

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Leo Burnett

    Leo Burnett

    • Advertising
  • Karmarama

    Karmarama

    • Marketing & PR
  • The Economist

    The Economist

    • Publishing
  • FITCH

    FITCH

    • Marketing & PR

Work history

Currently

Creative & Design Director

Vilmar Pellisson

Mar 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I am looking for new opportunities.

2017

Associate Creative Director

The Economist

Aug 2015 - Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • – Global role responsible for elevating the design, branding and conceptual benchmarks on client content programmes, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) products, and visual identities for The Economist Events – Ideation and design direction for clients in the healthcare, finance, business services, technology and luxury sectors – Leading on the development of new brand guidelines and implementation strategy for The Economist Events globally and the EIU – Development and implementation of new processes between design, marketing and operations teams for The Economist Events and the EIU with more than 30% gains in time efficiency and creative output – Management and coordination of design teams in the EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific regions ranging between 5-7 permanent members and up to 5 freelancers – UI design and ideation of new digital media products – Core member of The Economist Group global branding committee, involved in the organisation’s major on-going re-branding effort

2014

Freelance Creative Director

Mohawk HQ

Mar 2014 - Dec 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • CD role on all major communication campaigns during that year.

2013

Brand design lead

FITCH

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Leading design role on a experiential and retail graphics project for a Adidas flagship store in Rio

2012

Brand design lead

Karmarama

Apr 2012 - Sep 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Leading design role on a rebranding project for BBC Top Gear

2011

Lead Brand Designer

Leo Burnett

Feb 2011 - Apr 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Lead role in a brand activation guidelines project for McDonald's during the London Olympics

Education

Currently

Certificate in Mobile UX Design

The Interaction Design Foundation

Feb 2018
  • London, United Kingdom

2018

Certificate in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

The Interaction Design Foundation

Dec 2017 - Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom

2018

Certificate in UX Design

General Assembly

Nov 2017 - Feb 2018
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sprint programme whereby I developed a health care service app using assistive technology based on a multimodal interface including VUI and GUI.

2017

Foundations in Design Thinking Certificate

The Interaction Design Foundation

Nov 2017 - Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom

2011

Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Brands, Communication and Culture programme focused on interrogating branding practice and marketing strategies from a socio-economic point of view. My dissertation was centred on Nation Branding strategies.

2001

Bachelor of Industrial Design

Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado

Sep 1997 - Dec 2001
  • São Paulo, Brazil
  • Multidisciplinary curriculum covering product design, visual communication, design interaction and adjacent disciplines such as film, photography, and fine arts