A bit of me

 

I’m a Brazilian Senior Graphic Designer / Creative Design Director living in Los Angeles. Over there, I had the opportunity to work for a worldwide agency such as Mcgarrybowen, WPP, and for global brands like Disney, Adidas, Under Armour, Asics, Intel, Nokia, Philips, Credicard, Pernod Ricard, Pepsi, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Eucerin, Unilever, Kimberly Clark, Johnson & Johnson, Mattel.

As a natural team leader, one of the highlights of my career was being the one that led the team that worked for the biggest release of Adidas in 2014 at the most important sport event in the world, the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. We created and produced the retail design campaign and all graphic communication for the soccer cleats and for that we also conquered a prize: Gold – POPAI USA – Special Retail design.

As a Designer and Creative Director, I’ve been doing Logos, Branding, Design Strategy, Packaging, Environmental Design, Digital and Print Campaigns across a variety of channels.

Constant improvement is one of my obsessions. Among several courses, the highlights are a course of Interaction Design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Graphic Design at San Martin School of London and Design Thinking at ESPM in Sao Paulo.

When I was still living in Brazil, I had the opportunity to attend a few workshops with some of the best designers in the world such as Paula Scher, David Carson, Stefan Sagmeister, and Milton Glaser.

Nowadays, I work at Ecosenselighting – a Korrus enterprise. Taking specific concepts of technology, science and light, complex strategies, I transform them into creative campaigns which has been a challenging and inspiring experience to me.

In 2020, I started taking art classes, a longtime dream that has come true. My M.A. in Art History is not something that happened by chance: in my work as a designer, being able to draw, paint and illustrate has expanded the possibilities within my projects as an artist as well. The Floral pattern designed for Frikolor Bag Collection in 2021, is an example of that where I combined art and design creating an exclusive Print.

I’m devoted, passionate about design and I’ll follow any opportunity, any chance I have to get inspired and fill in my creative side.

 

Honors & Awards

Adidas Special Retail Design – World Cup 2014
Apr 2015 – Gold – POPAI USA

Brazuca Instore Display – World Cup 2014
Apr 2015 – Silver – POPAI USA

Special Window – Adidas Battle Pack – World Cup 2014
Apr 2015 – Gold – POPAI USA

Skol Limited Edition Bottle
Jul 2002 – Silver – London International Festival

 

Experience

2022 – Oct 2018
Senior Graphic Designer
Ecosense Lighting – a Korrus Company

2018
Senior Graphic Designer
The Walt Disney Company – Glendale – CA – USA

2017
Senior Graphic Designer
Times 10 – Los Angeles – CA – USA
Main Clients: Adidas, Monster Headphones/Speakers

2017
Senior Graphic Designer – Freelancer
The Walt Disney Company – Glendale – CA – USA

2016 – 2010
Creative Director
Mcgarrybowen – São Paulo – Brazil
Main Clients: Adidas (Sport and Style), Disney, Philips, Under Armour, Jontex, Bradesco, Lupo, Mattel.

2010 – Creative Design Director
Dezigncomz – São Paulo – Brazil
Clients: Latam, Natura, Track & Field.

2009 – Creative Director
Plano Trio/WPP Group – São Paulo – Brazil
Clients: Nestlé, Asics, Kimberly Clark, C&A.

2008 – Professor at MIAMI AD SCHOOL SP

2008 – 2006 – Creative Design Director
Tátil Design – São Paulo – Brazil
Clients: Nokia, Philips, Natura, Johnson & Johnson, Havaianas.

2005 – 2004 – Senior Designer
Ponto Brand Promotion – São Paulo – Brazil
Clients: Procter & Gamble, Pernod-Ricard.

2003 -2001 – Creative Coordinator
A10 Design – São Paulo – Brazil
Clients: Globo.com, Ambev (Skol beer), Itaipava (beer), Pepsico – Elma Chips, Parmalat, Yakult.

2000 – 1994 – Graphic Designer
M.A Frank Mayer – Porto Alegre – Brazil
Clients: Azaleia, OlympiKus (Sport), Tramontina, Mars (Uncle Ben’s and Pedigree).

 
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