Rafael Poiate

Design Researcher

Sao Paulo, Brazil
Born in Birigui. I came to São Paulo in search of knowledge and essential experience to make my dream come true, I graduated in Product Design but I have always tried something else in this vast and exciting field of Design,I live organizing things for to facilitate my day and to have time left over to find news.

Work Experience

Accenture Interactive

Senior Design Researcher

May 2017 - São Paulo, Brazil

Horizon Consulting

Senior Service Designer

February 2016 - April 2017 São Paulo, Brazil

Grupo Tellus

Service Designer

April 2015 - February 2016 São Paulo, Brazil

Mergo User Experience

Information Architecture

October 2014 - January 2015 Brazil

MJV Innovation

UX Designer

August 2013 - October 2013 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Design Connection

Industrial Designer

January 2013 - June 2013 Brazil



Master in Industrial Design

March 2014 - Present Bauru, Brazil

Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED)

Industrial Design

January 2009 - June 2013 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED)

Service Design

August 2011 - December 2011 Sao Paulo, Brazil


Master in Sociology

January 2016 - December São Paulo, Brazil


English (Advanced),
Portuguese (Native),


Idea Brasil

Finalist Idea Brasil 2012


Deca Dessault Design

Second place


Tissot Display Design Contest

Third place


Talento Volkswagen Design




Concept Art, User-experience Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Arduino, Axure, Biodesign, BIomimicry, Branding Design , Bunkspeed Hypershot, Cinema 4D, Corel Draw, CSS3, Design Thinking, Food Design, HTML5, Human Computer Interaction , Information Architecture, Iwork, Keyshot, Mac OSX, OmniGraffle, Packaging Design, Service Design, Solidworks, Ubuntu, VRay,