ABOUT ME
Product & Graphic Designer

Rafael has been developing his career as a Graphic Designer and 3D for 7 years, with high experience in the electronics, technology, and automotive industries.

He enjoys team working, is change adaptable, creative in solving problems, and efficient in designing solutions for diverse audiences. In the last few years, he has been contributing to packaging development, flyers, silkscreen application products, web designing, and interfaces for big brands such as TCL, Toshiba, Alcatel, and SEMP, as well as startups like RockSpoon and SPA Turbo.

His advanced knowledge in Adobe Creative, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, and 3D software, added to his ability to create final prototypes, making him a qualified designer.

Experience

SEMP TCL

Jun 2016 – Present – SP • SZ

Graphic & Product Designer

  • Industrial Designer at SEMP TCL, developing new products such as a small home appliance, boombox sound, and devices for electronic industries.
  • I’ve been having the opportunity to be responsible for the User Interface (UI) projects and create an innovative proposal for two new SMART TV platforms in Brazil.
  • So far, I’ve been taking advantage of our team in São Paulo – SP/Brazil and Design team in China for new product development.

    Daily Tools: PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign (Graphic Designing), and Office package and SAP system for data processing and organization.
    SolidEdge and SolidWorks (Expert 3D modeler, class-A surface); Keyshot (for rendering);

RockSpoon

May 2015 – Jun 2016 – SP • CA

Industrial Designer

  • As an Industrial Designer at RockSpoon Inc, I took the opportunity to develop innovative products and prototypes such as kitchen printers, payment tablets and fixed POS for restaurant industries at Palo Alto – California/U.S. and São Paulo – SP/Brazil.
  • Coo-participation to build an innovative management system for the restaurant industry with the User Experience team.

    Daily ToolsXD, PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign (Graphic Designing).
    SolidEdge (Expert 3D modeller and 3D printer for prototyping); Keyshot (for rendering).

GoodLife Fitness

Jul 2014 – Feb 2015 – NS

Graphic & Product Designer

  • As a Volunteer, I took advantage to learn next to Good Life Fitness employees how to improve the workout place to attend perfectly our customers, personal trainers and classes activity.

    Skills: Work as a team/Team Motivator.

Grupo Sarlo

Feb 2013 – Jun 2014 – SP

Graphic & Product Designer

  • As an Industrial Designer, I took advantage of new products development for water pumps, Jumping jets, fountain, ornamental ponds and aquarium for the Sarlo Better GROUP.
  • Building prototype through 3D printing for an shape and dimensional explorations.

    Daily Tools: SolidEdge (Expert 3D modeller and 3D printer for prototyping); Keyshot (for rendering) and PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign (Graphic Designing).

SPA Turbo

Feb 2011 – Feb 2013 – SP

Graphic & Product Designer

  • As a Product Designer there, I took the opportunity to found VESTEC  brand focused on racers pilot clothes. Developing it in Vietnam, Bangladesh and Brazil, I worked on several projects like racers sports shoes, Nomex gloves, special clothes and racing overalls.
  • For SPA Turbo brand, I designed a new spark plug series, pressure gauges instruments, pressure oil instruments and more parts for race cars.
  • Participating in the international  14th SHOES & LEATHER EXHIBITION in Vietnam – Jul 2012: and 13th Textech International Expo – Bangladesh  Jul 2012.

    Daily Tools: SolidEdge and Rhinoceros (Expert 3D modeller and 3D printer for prototyping); Keyshot (for rendering) and PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign (Graphic Designing).

AmericanBox

Jan 2010 – Jan 2011 – SP

Graphic & Product Designer

  • As a Product Designer Trainee, I took the opportunity to be part of furniture development next to design team, achieving the market necessity through our main partners Tok & Stok, C & C and Lar Center store.

    Daily Tools: SolidEdge and Rhinocerros (Expert 3D modeler and 3D printer for prototyping); Keyshot (for rendering) and PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign (Graphic Designing).

Designing

Graphic Designer and 3D
• Graphic development of product, packaging and layout design. • Color, text, font style, imagery, logo and definition for guideline and brands application. • Concepts and prototype development made by hand and software.

Clients