João Ferrand Amoroso Lopes

Senior Graphic Designer

Coimbra, Portugal
• CEO - WingzStudio® / Game Design Award Winning Company.
• Teacher / Professional School - Graphics Communication.

Work Experience

WingzStudio®

CEO / Graphic Designer, Game Designer, Illustrator and Project Manager

Game Design:
Stringz HD (iOS Award Winning game)
Falcao vs Aliens (iOS, Android, Windows Phone) - Exclusive game of the International Colombian Soccer Star, Radamel Falcao (Polaris Sports)
To Bee or Not to Bee (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)
JAMP (Co-Financed QREN project) - Piano Learning for Schools
BlokTris ( Apple TV game / iOS)

APPS:
FMIS / IATA Air Line Fuel Management

DashBoard Design: IATA, GeoStar, Microstrategy, Optimal, GetWise, BESi, SMC, IcelanAir, YuBuy, Alcatel Lucent, Consulting League

Graphic Design:
Vale da veiga, ArquiSuites, Efapel, RockPlanet, A Portuguesa, RolCall, barbox, Rock Café, Vienna Health Care, Dudley Smiles, Theatrix, gateway, casa cor de rosa, Doctor Scoot, Bar do Rio, The Murphys Irish Pub, CDF University of Coimbra, CDB University of Coimbra, CASA, Sapientia, Turbo Drinks, UWH Europeia Championship, Coimbra World Piano Meeting, Ocean trader, Amoros Investments, lawn Mechanics. Megan Davis Dressage, TBI Consulting, Georgian Bay.

WebDesign:
Ilya Semionoff Arquitecture, wingzAnalytics, CDF, CDB, Sapientia, Simétrica, navigator, farmaciadigital.com,Bet&Win.
February 2010 - March 2017 Portugal

Joaoferrand.com

CEO / Communication Design and Web Design

CEO / Design Manager

Vetplus; Figueira Folia; Casino da Figueira da Foz; FHC – Farmacêutica; Irish PUB; TBZ – Gestão de Recintos Desportivos; N10 Indoor; Rock Café; Irish Pub Coimbra;Coimbra Viva SRU; Parque Verde Mondego; Câmara Municipal de Gouveia; Câmara Municipal de Arganil; Associação Acreditar; ANMP – Associação Nacional de Municípios Portugueses; Fundação Serralves; Rui Oshoe; Horto Municipal de Coimbra; Quallogics; S.O.S.PC – Coimbra; Serra e Nina, Lda; TOGA – Coimbra; Faculdade de Belas Artes da Univesidade do Porto;
Associação nacional de Centros de Inspecção Automóvel; Complexo Parque Verde Mondego, Rock Café, Irish Pub, Rstaurante “A Portuguesa”; Simétrica; ITAP; ACESA; CEVITAS; Câmara Municipal de Oliveira do Hospital; N10 Indoor; VetPlus; Quallogics; Rock Planet Coimbra; Theatrix Coimbra, AAC - Académica de Coimbra

Graphic Design for 55 book covers for QUARTETO EDITORA - Coimbra.

Corporative identity for 20 brands:

D-Attitude.com, AEISMT (AE-Intituto Superior Miguel Torga), A.N.J.J.- Associação Nacional de Jovens Jornalistas, Queima.com, Latada.com, OpenInvest,Luis Neves – Advogados, Present-Technologies, Associação de Desenvolvimento do Dão, Orlacadémica, LopesGarcia- Consultores, Expoimpacto, TWINS, A Mania dos Tecidos, EscolaGlobal, Sindicato dos Professores da Zona Centro, Gessimetrus, Classegest.
March 2005 - July 2009 Portugal

ITAP - Instituto Técnico, Artistico E Profissional De Coimbra

Teacher

Coordenador of the Course of Graphic Communication.
Teacher since 2004 - Marketing, Computer Graphics Arts and Publicity.
January 2004 - January 2018 Portugal

BLIM – Blue Light Imagination, Lda

Internship

Partner and Design Manager
Portfolio with more then +400 projects produced over three years of work and +80 Clients

Clients: D-Attitude.com; ISMT – Instituto Superior Miguel Torga; OpenInvest; Luis Neves – Advogados; Present-Tecnologies; Associação de Desenvolvimento do Dão; Orlacadémica; LopesGarcian-
Consultores; Expoimpacto; TWINS – Tourism and Wine Sinergies; A Mania dos Tecidos; EscolaGlobal; Sindicato dos Professores da Zona Centro; Gessimetrus; Classegest; OpenInveste; Câmara Municipal de Coimbra; Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra; Centro de
Direito Biomédico; Centro de Direito da Familia; Centro de Direito de Ordenamento e Território da FDUC; Ius Gentius; Domingo no Mundo; Editora Ariadne; Editora Quarteto; Soporcel;
AIRC – Associação de Informática da Região Centro; BioEvent; Camara Municipal da Figueira da Foz, Camara Municipal de Gouveia; Museu Militar; Mundo do Espéctaculo; LF Viagens; Clinica Maló; N-10 Indoor Soccer;
Vodafone; Restaurante Terra Cavalgada; Blue-Emotions; Pavilhão de Portugal; TVI; SIC; RTP; 17 Horas; Periscope; Câmara Municipal de Cantanhede; Fantasporto; Câmara Municipal do Porto; Ceramicas Estrela de Alva; CCRC – Comissão de Coordenação da Região Centro; CCRN – Comissão de Coordenação da Região Norte; ADETURN; SMTUC – Serviços
Municipalizados dos Transportes Urbanos de Coimbra;
March 2002 - January 2005 Portugal

Ferrand Uni-pessoal, Lda

Owner and Graphic Design Manager

WebDesign for several national world wide web sites:
www.d-attitude.com; www.queima.com; www.latada.com; www.navigator-paper.com (soporcel); www.fast-mail.com (soporcel) (soporcel); www.present-technologies.com; www.direitodefamilia.pt (FDUC); www.direitobiomedico.pt (FDUC); www.expoimpacto.com (expoimpacto); www.armar.com; www.europe-traditions.net; www.twins-inter.net; www.isg.pt; www.add.pt; www.coimbratudo.net; www.redondo2001.net; www.spzcentro.pt; www.fgt.pt; www.cae.pt.,

Worked with several companies from IPN, on grpahic projects such as:
“ESCOLA GLOBAL” with “DATASTREAM SOFTWARE” (Graphic Design and WebDesign)
January 2000 - January 2002 Portugal

Free Lancer

Graphic Designer

• Corporative Identity for the Ist National Congress of Journalism.
• WebDesign - Prgram CCRN – Comissão de Coordenação da Região Norte.
• Qorked for the City hall of Oporto with corporative programs and Comunication.

• Graphic Design for 55 book covers for QUARTETO EDITORA - Coimbra.


Political Marketing Campaign for the Mayor of Coimbra Dr. Carlos Encarnação (POR COIMBRA) – Autárquicas 2001 e Autárquicas 2005.

Political Marketing Campaign for the future Mayor of Redondo - Alentejo / Presidência da Câmara Municipal do Redondo – Autárquicas 2001 e Autárquicas 2005.

Invited by a large Political Marketing Company in Brasil / CURITIBA - PMP, to work on the production of 4 political marketing campaigns for 4 candidates to Governers e Senators of the States of Santa Catarina – Esperidião Amin.

Political Marketing Campaign for the Mayor of City of Lousã - Dr. Fernando Carvalho para a Presidência da Câmara Municipal da Lousã – Autárquicas 2005.

Political Marketing Campaign for the Mayor of Arganil - Dr. Ricardo Pereira Alves para a Presidência da Câmara Municipal de Arganil– Autárquicas 2005.

Political Marketing Campaign for the Mayor of Soure - Dr. Carlos Páscoa para a Presidência da Câmara Municipal de Soure – Autárquicas 2005

January 1999 - January 2000 Portugal

AFS - American Field Service

Co-ordinator

Active member of AFS – American Field Service – Portugal
Paticipated in several National and International Seminars about exchange programs.
Has oriented several programs within the áreas of Comunication and Intercultural Experiences,
Towards young university students and teachers (National and International).

AFS – American Field Service - Portugal
International Association / Exchange Programs for International Students
April 1994 - January 1997 Portugal

Education

FIne Arts School Of Oporto

University Degree Graphic Design ( pre Bologne )

Graphic Design Dezoito valores (18) / 0-20

Graphic Design and Comunication, Computer Grahics, Digital Ilustration,
Multimédia and Interactive CD-ROM´s, Web design, 3D Animation,
CineVideo, Editing, Montagem, Drawing, Anathomy, Typography, Photography, Art and History, Antropology, Methodolgy, Sociology, Aestethics, Graphic Arts and Ilustration.
Portugal

Sonoma Valley High School - California

11th Grade - Architecture Design / Art Design

Arch Design (A)
Art Design (A)
English III (B+)
US History (A-)
May 1993 - May 1994 Sonoma, California, United States

Secondary School Avelar Brotero

12th Grade in Coimbra

Design Dezoito valores (18) / 0-20
Descriptive Geometry Dezanove valores (19) / 0-20
September 1994 - September 1995 Portugal

Languages

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

Awards

Zon Multimedia Awards

Finalist of the Zon Multimédia Awards / Honors Award - iOS Game “Stringz”

2012

Associação Portuguesa De Multimédia

Winner of the National Multimedia Award – APMP - Stringz-HD

2012

App Circus Vodafone

Finalist at the App Circus Contest - Lisbon ( by Vodafone )

2012

Skills

Adobe Ilustrator, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, FreehandMX, IMovie, MAYA 3D, Mtropolis 2.0,

Other skills and sports competences:

• Junior High Level Competition Swimmer - ACM
• Junior / Senior High Level Competition Basketball Player – Olivais / Coimbra
• Course of Speleology - CEC
• Skydiving Course – FPP – Federação Portuguesa de Paraquedismo.
• Completed +360 Skydiving Jumps and landed safely AM – Altitude 12.000 / 16.000 feet.
• Co-Founder of a association promoting UnderWater activities -“Sharks” – • Actividades Subaquaticas de Coimbra.
• Broke the National Record of Apnea with Monofin 2010 – AIDA
• Represented the Nacional team at the World Cup of Under Water Hockey • Championship - SLOVENIA
• Represented the Nacional team at the European Cup of Under Water Hockey - PORTUGAL
• Surf and Stand Up Paddle Instructor.

Other Relevant Information

In 1996/97 went back to United States during 4 months in Califórnia, participating on several workshops promoted at San Francisco State University Multimedia Studies Program, working with: Advanced 3D Animation on Mac e Audio Design for Multimedia and 3D Virtual Enviroments.

Visited several Indutries: Industrial Light and Magic - George Lucas-Company, Disney Interactive, Universal Studios, interacting with local workers and employees

Developed some esxperimental work at the old Ockland Facilities of PIXAR® Animation Studios working with their tools on mini workshops promoted by this company at the time / 3D Animations and Rendering using Pixar Animation tool.

Invited by Lee Armstrong e Kamela Portugue (Directors of Pictures in Motion,Specialized in puppetiering, went to San Francisco Bay Area Puppet Gild Meeting, Over the orientation of de Mike Ozz and Frank Ozz.

Participated on Mike Wick’s Puppetiering workshop – San Francisoo CA.

Participated in 1996, Matosinhos, Workshop about Tipography, ESAD

In 1996 oriented a drawing workshop to University Students of the Department of Psicology – Oporto University.

1998, Porto. Went to The Power of Transitions, Jon Wozencroft, Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade do Porto.

Finalist of the Zon Multimédia Awards e with the Projet “Stringz”

Winner of the National Multimedia Award 2012 – APMP - Stringz-HD

Speaker at TED X Coimbra - Escola Superior de Educação – “Design e Tecnologia” / Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ef7hSMiBFY0&t=314s

Speaker – Conference / ISTL - Jornadas de Engenharia Informática/ Gaming Design

Speaker – Conference / UA - Conferências de Marketing “atUAliza-te” – Universidade de Aveiro

Speaker – Microsoft Game Dev Conference - Microsoft Lisbon / 18 of July 2014

Speaker at ComiCon Portugal / Game Developers Guild - 2014