Carla V Leite

based in Portugal

I live by colour, think by images and love to learn.

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Email carla.v.leite [at] gmail.com

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Address Aveiro
Portugal

Hi! My name is Carla, I’m a multimedia designer, communication technician, arts&crafts teacher, mother and vegan. I’ve already worked at industry, academia and research centres, nowadays I'm a freelancer from home! Feel free to contact me!


Skills

multimedia
mobile design
web design
graphic design

Education

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

Experience

Freelancer & Consutant

Multimedia designer

· 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.

Vet inflow

Lead Designer

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.

Instituto de Telecomunicações

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.

CETAC.media

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.

Bosch Security Systems

Developer (trainee)

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.

University of Aveiro

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.

Awards

2010 3rd place in Eurobest Academy, MOP national competition for The European Advertising Festival