carlavleite

Multimedia Designer based in Aveiro, 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 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!


Skills

multimedia
mobile design
web design
graphic design
user interface
user interaction
user experience
audiovisual
research

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