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Miguel Vaz

Product & Graphic Designer

Lisbon, Portugal
+351 914116115
Secure, confident and passionate about what I do. An enthusiast about Design, I have qualities that suit several areas of Design. In my years of experience, I gathered knowledge in different area of design, such as: product/industrial design, graphic design, web design and UI/UX design. Always eager to learn more and more, trying to always be at the best of my capabilities.
Professional Experience
Braga, Portugal
Jan 2014Feb 2015
gen design studio
Designer
Lisbon, Portugal
May 2012Dec 2013
Graphic Designer
Lisbon, Portugal
Jan 2012May 2012
Bualdesign Unipessoal, lda
Freenlance Product Designer
London, United Kingdom
Jun 2011Dec 2011
Design Intern
I've worked in several projects related to product and lighting design.
Lisbon, Portugal
Sep 2009Sep 2010
Almada, Portugal
Feb 2008
USF Almada - Unidade de Saúde Familiar da Cova da Piedade
Graphic Designer
Freelance Job. Designed the logotype for the health center of "Unidade de Sáude Familiar (USF) da Cova da Piedade
Education
Lisbon, Portugal
Oct 2010Jun 2011
Graphic Design Course
Lisbon, Portugal
Feb 2009
Cinema 4D Course
Lisboa, Portugal
Oct 2007Jan 2008
Specialized Web Design Course
Lisbon, Portugal
Jul 2003
Intense Drawing Summer Course
Lisbon, Portugal
Oct 2006Jul 2008
Drawing Course
Attended the first and the second year of the Drawing Course in the National Society of Fine-Arts, having completed them successfully.
Lisbon, Portugal
Sep 2004Jul 2007
Lisbon, Portugal
Sep 1989Jun 2004
High School
Finished High school in the Externato Marista de Lisboa in the year 2004 with a 15,8 GPA and got into the University with a 17,3 GPA after the final exams. (Grades range from 1 to 20).
Languages
 
English (Advanced), Portuguese (Native), French (Beginner)
Sketching Skills
 
Alias Sketchbook Pro, Digital Sketching, Hand Sketching
Computer Skills
 
Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Indesign CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Aperture 3, Autocad, Cinema 4D, Flamingo For Rhinoceros, Keynote, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Numbers, Pages, Rhinoceros 3D, Solidworks, V-ray For Rhinoceros
Workshops
Participated in the workshop "Values of Design for SMEs", sponsored by IAPMEI, in May 2008.

Participated in the Active Welfare Workshop, sponsored by Torino 2008 World Design Capital, in the town of Pollenzo in July 2008 under the mentorship of designer Lekshmy Parameswaran and designer László Herczegh. This course was attended by several experts, together with the students developed a project to improve the quality of life of people suffering from obesity in the town of Pollenzo.
Competitions
Participated in the Bombay Sapphire Design Contest in 2006/2007.

Participated in the BraunDesign Prize in 2008.

Participated in the PULMONALE Design Contest 2010.
Additional Information
Recommendation letter from Paul Cocksedge Studio.