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Miguel Vaz

Product & Graphic Designer

Lisbon, Portugal
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.

Work Experience

Gen Design Studio

Designer

January 2014 - February 2015 Braga, Portugal

Blending

Graphic Designer

May 2012 - December 2013 Lisbon, Portugal

Bualdesign Unipessoal, Lda

Freenlance Product Designer

January 2012 - May 2012 Lisbon, Portugal

Paul Cocksedge Studio

Design Intern

I've worked in several projects related to product and lighting design.
June 2011 - December 2011 London, United Kingdom

Itinerante - Divulgação Histórica E Cultural, Crl.

Graphic Designer

September 2009 - September 2010 Lisbon, Portugal

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
February 2008 - February 2008 Almada, Portugal

Education

LSD - Lisbon School Of Design

Graphic Design Course

October 2010 - June 2011 Lisbon, Portugal

Creative Station

Cinema 4D Course

February 2009 - February 2009 Lisbon, Portugal

FLAG

Specialized Web Design Course

October 2007 - January 2008 Lisboa, Portugal

Ar.Co - Centro De Arte & Comunicação Visual

Intense Drawing Summer Course

July 2003 - July 2003 Lisbon, Portugal

Socidade De Belas Artes

Drawing Course

Attended the first and the second year of the Drawing Course in the National Society of Fine-Arts, having completed them successfully.
October 2006 - July 2008 Lisbon, Portugal

Universidade Lusíada De Lisboa

Design Degree

September 2004 - July 2007 Lisbon, Portugal

Externato Marista De Lisboa

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).
September 1989 - June 2004 Lisbon, Portugal

Languages

English (Advanced),
Portuguese (Native),
French (Beginner),

Skills

Alias Sketchbook Pro, Digital Sketching, Hand Sketching,

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.