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About / CV

I’m 23 Y/O multidisciplinary designer always hungry to learn more. Learn more? Yes, I believe that artists & designers should never stop learning because there is always something new. 
I consider myself a highly motivated individual that strives to create the best he can while keeping up to date with the latest tendencies. I’ve worked freelance for many years mainly in the Music Industry, mainly internationally.
Some time ago I created an international design & art collective, alongside a friend, with the purpose of creating monthly art exhibitions. The displays of artistic mastery and diversity of each member made these exhibitions a success. It was called SENSE COLLECTIVE.
My biggest passion is Cinema. I love the Posters, the editing, the advertising as a whole and the industry and some of my work clearly reflects this because I try to transmit dramatic and cinematic vibes. Sometimes I try to create my own title tracks or short animated stories in an effort of developing my skills as a motion designer.
My days are spent designing, judging posters & logos and my nights dreaming and thinking about what my next project could be

 
 
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Professional experience —

   _2010 - TODAY

Elusive Design;

Freelance designer for numerous clients since the creation of this alias.

Music Labels: Scantraxx (NL), Dirty Workz (BE); Artists: X-Pander (FR), Sub Zero Project (NL), Gunz for Hire (NL), Energy System (PT), Atlas (Aus), Martian Moon (CA) among others;

Music festival: Video trailer for “Hard Cruise”;

Momenta E-Zine: Identity Design;

Michaël Betrian: Poster creation for each character of a circus performer (displayed at the “Golden Trick” International Circus Festival;

Art Collective: Artist & Admin of Sense Collective, an international art group;

   _2016 - 2018

Branding for the International Conference Senses & Sensibility 2017 & UNIDCOM;  UNIDCOM is the investigative unit of the university IADE from Laureate Universities. The conference is organized by this group of academics every two years.

   _2017 - TODAY

Junior Designer for Amazing Evolution This firm specializes in Hospitality Asset Management and works closely with hotels such as Conrad by Hilton (multi-awarded) & 1908 Lisboa Hotel (Portugal’s Leading Life-style Hotel of 2017) and more; My overall work Involves creation of: • Branding; • Editorial Design; • Motion Design; • Photo-Manipulation; • Graphic Design; • Social Media Managing (Image Creation & Copywriting).—

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Other persuits —

   _2015 - 2017

Students Association - IADE;

Communication Designer & Sales; Social Media / Sales (Association Shop & Parties / Event assistant.

   _2015

Speaker;

I hosted some events where I spoke about my work and how Adobe Photoshop is a powerful tool for students to learn about;

Universidade Europeia;

Faculdade de Farmácia de Lisboa;

IADE - Laureate Universities.

   _2016

Radio Box Campus Santos - Creative Week ;

Competition for Rádio Renacença and the purpose was to deliver a new proposal for their new radio studios; - 2nd Place

Editors Lab - Prototyping the Future of News;

Competition to design an APP which could help the average news reader identify if the speeches of politicians were true or false as well as give the reader credible sources about the target subject.

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Education —

   _2016 - 2017 | 2018 - 2019

IADE - Laureate International Universities;

Currently taking my Masters degree in Design & Visual Culture - 16.9 OGP; • Graphic Design / Art Direction / Typography / Motion Design / Photography / Video editing / Students Association Designer.

   _2013 - 2016

IADE - Laureate International Universities;

Graduated in General Design - 16.2 OGP; • Product Design / Ambient Design / 3D modelling / Video editing / Students Association Designer / Package design / Graphic Design / Animation.

   _2009 - 2012

Escola Secundária Leal da Câmara;

Study of Arts - 14 OGP; • Analogic Photography Workshop / Promotional video for the school library / Multimedia Workshop.