Showcase & Discover Creative Work

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

CruzMedia

Owner / creative director

Consultancy in editorial design and typography.
January 2010 - Present Sao Paulo, Brazil

Africa

Type Director

Head of Typography at the advertising agency.
March 2012 - Present Sao Paulo, Brazil

Edições Globo Condé Nast

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.
December 2010 - December 2011 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Diário De S. Paulo

Creative Director

Consultancy as creative director of the newspaper during the process of implementation of the new design, made by Innovation (Spain).
August 2010 - December 2010 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Editora Abril

Art Director

Art Director of magazines Placar (football) and Info Exame (technology).
February 2001 - September 2008 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Editora Abril

Designer

Designer at magazines Quatro Rodas (cars) and Placar (football).
February 2000 - January 2002 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Education

University Of Reading

Master in Typeface Design

Degree with merits.
October 2008 - September 2009 United Kingdom

PUC-PR

BA in Graphic Design

January 1996 - December 1999 Curitiba, Brazil

Editora Abril

Curso Abril de Jornalismo em Revistas

January 2000 - February 2000 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Languages

English (Fluent),
Portuguese (Native),
Spanish (Conversational),

Awards

XXXII Prêmio Abril De Jornalismo

magazine redesign

2007

XXXI Prêmio Abril De Jornalismo

[special merit] special edition

2006

XXXI Prêmio Abril De Jornalismo

[special merit] sports story

2006

XXXI Prêmio Abril De Jornalismo

[special merit] design spread

2006

7th Biennial Of Graphic Design ADG

[special merit] editorial design

2004

7th Biennial Of Graphic Design ADG

[special merit] promotional design

2004

XXIX Prêmio Abril De Jornalismo

[special merit] magazine design

2004

Mostra Tipografia Brasilis 3 FAAP

[special merit] typography

2001

Skills

Art Direction, Consulting, Digital Magazine, Editorial Design, Lecturing, Typography,