Hotel Creative
11/2015 - current
3D Designer
Furniture and Exhibition.
Sundae Creative
01/2015 - 09/2015

Project Designer
Furniture and Exhibition.
Working as project designer and project manager in the development and delivery of Microsoft´s branded stores and furniture.
Production and supervision of both internal and external produced manufacturing drawings.
Working directly with Microsoft to unsure development within budget allocation.
Liaise with world wide vendors for optimal implementation and universal installation of store layouts.
Visiting factories around the world to unsure product quality and prototype sign off.
Reviewing and taking control of any additional furniture and product development requested by specific countries or Microsoft directly.
Development of layout and DSM documentation to assure store continuity on every region.

Premier SSL
06/2014 - 01/2015 

Head of CAD and Design
Metal work and engineering
Liaising with clients and developing solutions to meet their requirements within budget limitations.
Develop new and existing designs, prepare drawings for manufacture and supervise production
Managing team members and overview issued work for sign off.

02/2014 - 06/2014

Design Development Consultant
Responsible for R&D of a new products for start up company HeatBox.
Structuring research and translating data from market and consumer research into insights into a novelty packaging product, through sketching, 3D modelling and visualisation.
Consumer testing and design engineering of injection moulding.
Project management.

Sabotage Design Ltd
07/2013 - 01/2014
Consumer electronic audio products.Development of new product range for international client - Research, ideation, concept development, 3D modelling, presentation and concept confirmation, design detailing.
Oxidation Lab Ltd
06/2012 - 06/2013Design Development Consultant
Furniture and Lighting.
Development of design guidelines and brand strategy.
Development of new and future product collections - Brief, research, ideation, concept development, design detailing, prototyping, coordination and quality control of production.
Liaising with development and production team to ensure future production.

12/2011 - 07/2012
Consultant designer
Expert design consultant for Samsung in the Apple vs. Samsung case.

Tom Dixon
06/2011 - 12/2011

Development of collection products - Research, ideation, concept development, 3D modelling and mock-up, presentation and concept confirmation.
Development of a bespoke and collection products - Research, ideation, patenting, concept development, 3D modelling, presentation and concept confirmation, design detailing and coordination of sample production.
Interior Design:
Development of hotel room - Concept development and 1:1 mock-up.

Internships - London

SKK Lighting
07/2009 - 09/2009
Creative Director Internship
Lighting and jewellery.
Responsible for the development of new projects by the intern team.

06/2008 - 07/2008
Design Internship
Temporary structures
Working on 3D visuals, prototypes and presentations.

Vista Alegre Atlantis
02/2012 - 06/2012
Freelance designer
Design and development of a glass collection.

09/2009 - 05/2011
Freelancer and consultant
Development of new furniture concepts.
Consultant on new projects and designs.

PopCorn Industries
01/2007 - 11/2007
Cofounder and Design Director
Responsible for the Design and fabrication of be-spoke furniture.
Meeting and presenting to clients.

AJP Motos
05/2006 - 12/2006
Freelance collaboration
Development of PR3 and PR4 motorbikes.
Design and engineering of various parts in CNC, rapid protoyping and plastic injection molding.
Surface modeling of motorbike outer parts.
Re-designing and innovating the graphic image of AJP motos.

Internships - Portugal
02/2005 - 03/2006
Junior Industrial and Interior Designer
Responsible for newly established Industrial and
Interior design department.

2008/ 2010 - MA degree in Industrial Design by Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design - London, UK
2004 - BA exchange program at Universite de Montreal - Montreal - Canada (Specialization in Eco-Design) 
2000/ 2004 - BA in Industrial Design by Escola Superior de Arte e Design (E.S.A.D.) - Porto, Portugal
1998/1999- One year of Architecture at Universidade Lusíada - Porto, Portugal

3D software - SolidWorks, Alias Studio, Rhinoceros, 3D Max, Autocad
Rendering software - V-ray, Autodesk Showcase, Keyshot, Bunkspeed Shot, Maxwell, Photoview
2D software - Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom
Other software - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Keynote


Fluent in Portuguese and English. Basic knowledge of French, Italian and Spanish

2011 - Shortlisted in Henkels' Glue packaging competition
2009 - Bicycle Bespoke exhibition at London Gallery
2009 - British Cheese Board competition/ honourable mention
2005 - Bombay Sapphire trophy design Portugal/ second place
2004 - Nokia 4th generation mobile phone/ second place
2004 - Bombay Sapphire design a glass competition/ first place
2003 - Electrolux Global design competition/ selected for national exhibition
2002 - Bombay Sapphire design a glass competition/ honourable mention
2001 - Barbosa & Almeida wine bottle competition/ honourable mention