Hi! My name is Carla, I’m a multimedia designer and communication technician. I’m captivated by digital media, visual arts, cinema, typo- and photography, and I’ve passion for science and engineering. On my free time I do volunteer work related to art, culture, science and technology. I’ve already worked at industry, academia and research centres, check bellow what I’m doing nowadays and feel free to contact me!
University of Aveiro
Master's degree - Communication and Interactive Multimedia
Aveiro, Portugal · 2010 – 2013
University of Aveiro
Bachelor's degree - New Communication Technologies
Aveiro, Portugal · 2006 – 2010
Freelancer & Consutant
07/2015 – Present
I work as a freelancer and consultant for projects related to UX, UI and Interaction design; Mobile applications concept and design; Graphic Design; Responsive Web Design; Usability studies; Brand and Corporate identity.
Swindon, GB · 08/2012 – 04/2013
Vet inflow is an online marketing company headquartered in the UK and with its office in Portugal. The company target market is veterinary practices, so while being there, I worked along with vets and created: Online campaigns, ads and newsletters; Web, mobile and facebook applications; Graphic content for social media and for printing.
Multimedia Designer and Researcher on Science Communication
Aveiro · 07/2012 – 06/2015
I contributed for several projects from different areas of science and engineering, both national and international. My tasks generally included: Science communication and dissemination; New media research and outreach; Web and Graphic design; UI, UX, HCI and Usability studies; Mobile applications concepts and studies; Editorial design; Technical illustrations; Video production and edition; Scientific writing and review; Co-organisation of events; Public relations.
Multimedia researcher (academic)
Aveiro · 11/2011 – 12/2013
While preparing and writing my Master thesis, I was a researcher of Social iTV group from Communication Sciences and Technologies Research Centre. My work was focused on: Second screen and Companion device; TV, iTV and Social iTV; Mobile devices, applications, interaction and gestures.
Ovar, Portugal · 01/2011 – 08/2011
I planned a logistic process to speed up the monthly forecast tasks of the managers. I programmed the macros to enable it and design the visual interface. I also created reports explaining the process all the way for further employees. This is actually used in Portugal and in The Netherlands. My tasks included: Development; Visual interface design; Logistics (SAP); Reports.
Management and Administrative Assistant
Aveiro · 11/2008 – 12/2010
While I was a student, I had a collaborative scholarship so I had the opportunity to work on different university services: Academic Management Services; Social Services Administration; Communication and Public Relations Sector; Library and Study rooms; Higher education’s office.
|2010||3rd place in Eurobest Academy, MOP national competition for The European Advertising Festival|