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Rita Falcão Monteiro

Communication Designer

Porto, Portugal
Curiosity is in her nature; being thorough and methodical is a longtime necessity – none of which stops her from being upbeat as she strives to become acquainted with as many disparate disciplinary fields within design and advertising and become more and more wired to communication and media.

A University of Oporto Multimedia Graduate since 2006, Rita Falcão is well-versed in multiple aspects of multimedia communication, design and production such as social media, communication in several media, graphic design, web design, photography, video editing, multimedia app design, among others.

In 2010, she graduated in Design Management, on ESAD Matosinhos, pursuing a job she is keen on doing.

Her job experience includes event production and communication, brand management, social media management, jazz band tour management and communication design.

Rita keeps and curates a blog about design , communication and media, since 2009, with an unique name: 2 truths & 1 nectarine. Recently, she started to write articles about her interest subjects.

She has been invited to speak about Social Media Ethics at Exponor, during Social Media Day Portugal 2010, an international event promoted by Mashable. Since then she as been involved in marketing and branding training, pursuing now the creation of workshops related to her specialties.

Work Experience

Rita Falcão

Communication Designer & Design Consultant

Communication designer. Design consultant. Social media wizard. Branding addict. Professional communicator.
June 2006 - Porto, Portugal

Baltazar MAP

Brand Manager

Tactical and operation brand management. Collection redefinition. Social media and communication management. Media and client relations. Webdesign and html programming. Design of graphic outputs and graphical process production management. Research and database management.
November 2010 - March 2011 Portugal

Menina Design / Boca Do Lobo

Virtual Marketing Department Manager / Social Media Manager / Copywriter

Virtual Marketing department strategic and tactical management.
Virtual Marketing team management during We Love Branding Summer Workshop.
Trainer in social media and social media management.
Online brand management and new techniques research.
Minor graphic design works.
June 2010 - October 2010 Portugal

University Of Porto

Production, Communication and Logistics Assistant / Social Media Wizard / Helpdesk Staff Supervisor

Production and Communication Assistant
Nomadic.0910 - Meetings Between Art and Science
June 2009 – March 2010 (10 months)
Assistance with logistics for events.
Communication relations with media, guests and participants.
Social media, internal and external communication planning.

Webdesigner and Communication Manager
UPIN – University of Porto Innovation Office
September 2009 – December 2009 (4 months)
Encharge of webdesign of UPIN site, Design of UPIN new identity ,Contacts database construction and management.

Social Media Wizard
Future Places Festival
June 2009 – November 2009 (6 months)
Content manager of Social Media for Future Places Festival 2009, Porto - UT Austin Portugal program.
Live coverage and update of FPF09 social media.
Managing relations with the media, former contacts, guests, participants and contestants. Communication planning.
Working under the direction of Heitor Alvelos and Fátima São Simão, co-related to an international team.

Comunication & Logistics Assistant
Noite dos Investigadores 09 Porto
August 2009 – September 2009 (2 months)
Assistance on communication and logistics on Researchers Night 2009 organization team, for September 25th event, including on making it through social media and other regular media.

Helpdesk Staff Supervisor
International School for Digital Transformation
July 2009
Giving support to International School for Digital Transformation 09 participants, during week 20th-24th July, based on the Rectory, Universidade do Porto.
June 2009 - March 2010 Porto, Portugal

Rua De Baixo


Writter and photographer in reports concerned to issues related to the city of Porto, Portugal.
May 2009 - May 2010 Porto, Portugal

Bansuri Collectif

Promotion and Communication

Communication management.
Tour Assistant
For Bansuri Collectif, a belgian experimental jazz collective, in promotion and touring for their new album in Portugal.
April 2010 - June 2010 Portugal


Escola Superior De Artes E Design (ESAD) - Matosinhos

Design Management

Design Management - Management, branding, communication, design practices, design creative processes, design ethics, design management - tactical, strategic, operational; brand and product management.
2009 - 2010 Porto, Portugal

Universidade Do Porto

Multimedia Communication

-Communication and marketing
- Information research and analysis
- Visual Communication Design, webdesign and multimedia
- Video and sound caption and edition
- Journalism Expression techniques
- Communication Psicosociology
- Communication Semiotics
- Photography and image editing.
- Vector animation
- Graphic and Multimedia execution processes
- Methodology of multimedia project
- Database construction.
October 2002 - June 2006 Porto, Portugal


Português (Native),
English (Fluent),
Español (Conversational),



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