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Crystian Cruz

Agência Africa

Sao Paulo, Brazil
Designer with broad experience in editorial design and type design, currently working as Head of Typography at Africa Propaganda, and as a lecturer at IED São Paulo. Interested in academic work and always available for Non-Profit cultural projects.
Work Experience
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jan 2010Present
CruzMedia
Owner / creative director
Consultancy in editorial design and typography.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mar 2012Present
Type Director
Head of Typography at the advertising agency.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Dec 2010Dec 2011
Art Director - GQ Brasil
Consultancy for the first year of the magazine GQ in Brazil. Hired to assemble the art staff and implement the project.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Aug 2010Dec 2010
Creative Director
Consultancy as creative director of the newspaper during the process of implementation of the new design, made by Innovation (Spain).
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Feb 2001Sep 2008
Art Director
Art Director of magazines Placar (football) and Info Exame (technology).
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Feb 2000Jan 2002
Designer
Designer at magazines Quatro Rodas (cars) and Placar (football).
Education
United Kingdom
Oct 2008Sep 2009
University of Reading
Master in Typeface Design
Degree with merits.
Curitiba, Brazil
Jan 1996Dec 1999
PUC-PR
BA in Graphic Design
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jan 2000Feb 2000
Editora Abril
Curso Abril de Jornalismo em Revistas
Languages
 
English (Fluent), Portuguese (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Skills
 
typography, Editorial design, art direction, consulting, Lecturing, digital magazine
Awards
2007
2006
[special merit] special edition
2006
[special merit] sports story
2006
[special merit] design spread
2004
[special merit] editorial design
2004
[special merit] promotional design
2004
[special merit] magazine design
2001
Mostra Tipografia Brasilis 3 FAAP
[special merit] typography