I’m Vini

A catalyst obsessed with and advancing the human experience.

For the past 10 years, my mission has remained the same: To with passionate people and have fun along the way.

It’s been a near and one heck of a ride that’s taken me from Brazil 🇧🇷 to Australia 🇦🇺, to Dubai 🇦🇪, which led me to create solutions for Google, Audi, The Guardian, HMV, Virgin Mobile and other giants.

I’ve been supporting projects through the ideation process to full-scale implementation, creatively from a diverse set of perspectives, contexts and research inputs.

I see design as more than just a problem-solving discipline. I use design as a tool to that needs solving so that generates a solution.

With the users in mind at all times, I strive to make the digital world the brilliant place it should be, always trying to make it exciting, fun and vibrant.

I want to and put them in control, at work or play. I want to create opportunities to light up their day with brilliant solutions at every touch-point. We have to to their lives. That means creating great experiences – 😍.

I want to keep surprising the users 😱.. Giving them what they want . The trick is to make these users feel like we really understand what they want to offer the right solutions and

To design the best, I try to keep finding clever ways of . It can be a small detail like making the contact information more visible on a bill; but the point is to never stop searching for those .

I’m a strong believer in taking action, and I ❤ to surround myself with who have energy and imagination. The ones capable of bringing to solve old problems.

Experience

Senior Experience Designer at Start Design
Jan 2016 – Present
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Design Strategist at MBLM
Sep 2014 – Dec 2015 ⦁ 1 yr 4 mos
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Design Strategist at MBLM
Jan 2014 – Sep 2014 ⦁ 9 mos
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Freelance Senior Designer at Holler Australia
2013 – 2013 ⦁ 1 yr time
Sydney, Australia

Freelance Senior Designer at Edge.
2013 – 2013 ⦁ 1 yr time
Sydney, Australia

Freelance Senior Designer at Nurun Australia
2013 – 2013⦁ 1 yr time
Sydney, Australia

Lead Interaction Designer at Isobar
May 2011 – Dec 2012 ⦁ 1 yr 8 mos
Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Midweight Interaction Designer at Olyva Digital
Mar 2010 – May 2011 ⦁ 1 yr 3 mos
Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Junior Interaction Designer at Animatto
Feb 2007 – Feb 2010 ⦁ 3 ys
Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Awards

Grand Prix  ⦁  Winner
May 2017  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Implementation of a Brand Development Across Multiple Markets  ⦁  Gold
May 2017  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Internal Communications During a Brand Development  ⦁  Gold
May 2017  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Place or National Brand  ⦁  Gold
May 2017  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Visual Identity in the Tourism Sector  ⦁  Gold
May 2017  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best use of Typography  ⦁  Gold
May 2017  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Brand Experience  ⦁  Bronze
May 2016 Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Place or Nation Brand  ⦁  Bronze
May 2016 Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Use of a Visual Property  ⦁  Bronze
May 2016 Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Visual Identity From the Retail Sector  ⦁  Silver
May 2016  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Brand Evolution  ⦁  Silver
Jun 2015  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Brand Experience  ⦁  Silver
Jun 2015  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Best Rebrand of a Digital Property  ⦁  Silver
Jun 2015  Transform Awards MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Netshoes Innovation Awards  ⦁  Finalist
Feb 2013  Battle Of Concepts
São Paulo, Brasil

Google Creative Sandbox  ⦁  Finalist
Dec 2012  Google
Sao Paulo, Brasil

Concusto Brevemente de Design e Multimédia  ⦁  Winner (Social Category)
Jul 2012  Coimbra University
Coimbra, Portugal

Concusto Brevemente de Design e Multimédia  ⦁  Finalist (Movement Category)
Jul 2012  Coimbra University
Coimbra, Portugal

Todo Dia Criativo  ⦁  Finalist
Feb 2012  Instituto Europeo De Design
São Paulo, Brasil

Concurso ESPM  ⦁  Finalist
Dec 2010  ZOOPA
São Paulo, Brasil

I’m currently for great brands at Start. Let’s be disruptive, let’s sweat the small stuff & . If you think the same way, say hello!

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