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Yuri Fontes

Branding Strategy and Visual Designer

Curitiba, Brazil
I am a motivated and passionate designer who loves to translate ideas into visual representations. As the co-founder of Prisma Branding & Design, and having worked for over 10 years in designing solutions that meet or exceed strategic objectives, I created interfaces for websites, software, mobile and branding strategies and graphic design. I graduated in Graphic Design at Universidade Jorge Amado in Salvador and my post grad in Branding is from Universidade Positivo in Curitiba, Brazil.

Work Experience

Prisma Brands

Co Founder & Design Consultant

Prisma is a design studio of integrated brand and experience design.
We build meaningful brands and services for people and/or businesses, thus helping companies to explore new perspectives in communication and customer experience.
The core belief we have in Prisma is the idea of building relationships with people - working with experienced professionals in a collaborative, thoughtful and focused process, inspiring the creation process of real value.
June 2014 - Present Curitiba, Brazil

Flutter Innovation

Design Consultant

At Flutter, I worked with serious professionals to create a digital product for kids. We built a new software for tablet to be used by children age 4 to 8. Illustrated with scenarios and characters, the interface was full of colors as we made it to be easy for kids. I worked with the user-experience-team to develop and create all the interface design.
November 2014 - September 2015 Curitiba, Brazil

Designit

Branding Strategy and Visual Designer

Throughout the time I worked at Designit, I learned a lot about strategic and service design from great professionals who participated effectively on my professional growth. I worked with graphic design, brand strategy, visual design and interaction design. I also had the opportunity to design solutions that meet or exceed strategic objectives with major brands like Telefonica, GVT, Compal and Itaú.

I created strategic and Brand ID for an Architecture company to help them increase the flow of work in their office and move up the marked in Brazil. I also had the opportunity to design and lead 5 software interfaces for Windows 8 based on a research done with C class in Brazil which gave me the needed information to perform a very good job. We redesigned a checkout process for a telephonic and internet company to help clients understand what they were hiring.
July 2013 - March 2014 Brazil

Ogilvy & Mather

Visual Designer

While I was at Ogilvy & Mather I created and designed usable interfaces with UX team for big companies in Latin America like Claro cellphone and Sony.
August 2012 Brazil

Positivo Informática

Digital Product Designer

Positivo Informática is a Brazilian technology company headquartered in Curitiba. It is the Information Technology arm of the larger organization Grupo Positivo.

In 2011, I was invited to move to Curitiba to work in Digital Convergency, the company responsible for creating and developing digital products for Positivo computer and tablets. Working together with a great team of developers, I learn a lot about Windows XP and 8 interfaces. I also redesigned an entire software to control all media on the computer and manage files on other devices thus providing quality assurance on creative deliverables.
March 2011 - May 2012 Brazil

Instituto Reconcavo De Tecnologia - IRT

Visual Design Consulting

In 2007, I started working with digital platforms in Recôncavo's internship team in order to help them create a new operational system for a low-cost computer to be used in basic education institutions/schools in Brazil. I created all the interface and graphic elements in applications like Paint, Explore files, Text editor and others. We worked togheter with a team of research center, universities and companies. In 2010, I came back to the institute to work as a digital interface consultant to help them create a new Android and Web App to Samsung.
September 2010 - March 2011 Brazil

Education

Universidade Positivo

Pós em Branding

Pós Graduação em Branding - Gestão de Marcas
March 2011 - Present Curitiba, Brazil

UNIJORGE

Bacharel em Design Gráfico

February 2005 - January 2009 Salvador, Brazil

Languages

English (Conversational),

Skills

Brand ID, Business Design, Graphic Designer, Icon Design, Illustration, Mobile Design, User Interface Design,