Branding / Editorial / Promotion / Advertising Motivated and curious Creative with 12+ years' experience in Design & Advertising. I am hardworking and a fast learner with good communication skills and a strong design background. Graduated in Advertising in Sao Paulo (Brazil) I also hold a Master on Graphic Design by the London College of Communication, part of the acclaimed University of the Arts London, graduating with Merit honours with a design research about the use of graphic signifiers to sell tradition into product labels. My most recently works include the launching of Clinique's concept store in Brazil, the book design for the acclaimed author Mark Bittman who writes the weekly column "The Minimalist" for the New York Times, MAC Cosmetics catalog, AOC campaign and 22 book covers launched on 2012/2013. Beyond those clients I have also worked to Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Estee Lauder, SmashBox Los Angeles, Haagen Dazs, Danone, Pillsbury, Warner Bros, HTH and many other brands.
I have a BA in English and have taken a few Masters level courses in education. For five years I taught language, reading and honors creative writing. Over the course of my career, I have had a total of six books published, all fiction, the majority focused at young adults. I have worked as a freelance writer in both the non-fiction and fiction capacities, writing everything from captions and copy to short stories and novels in myriad genres. While my forte is fiction, I do consider non-fiction work.
Experience makes the difference between the average and the excellent. In creating online experiences that matter, you need a dedicated professional who works hard and has native skills - qualities I own and use with great respect towards the team I work with and your audience. How can your presence be different, unique and appealing in an online environment many times ruled by cliches and patterns? By adapting rules and innovating according to your distinct needs. By believing in all the differences people share and striving to customize your online presence accordingly. From the name of your company to deploying a project, your business has to speak to various people's needs and relate to their feelings. By helping you communicate who you are through a reliable online experience from start to finish, I support your causes and give others reasons to believe in you. If you feel we're on the same length, than we have a professional future together and I'm looking forward to sharing my skills and commitment with you and your business.
I am an experienced market watcher, armchair economist, trader, writer and blogger. I have been working in the field of online content generation and management for over five years and am extensively published. My focus is broad, I write, manage and edit content for several websites and am always looking for the next project. I provide the highest quality work, with the quickest turnaround possible and strive to leave every completely satisfied.
If you think hiring a professional is expensive wait until you see what an amateur can cost you. I develop and design the website that represents your business in a professional manner and that converts visitors into customers. I design and develop Wordpress, Shopping Carts, Zen Cart, Joomla, Learning Management Systems, Dynamic and Static websites, Landing Pages, Squeeze Pages, Flash, Animated GIFs, Custom Contact Forms with Captcha and much more. I've been honored as being in the Top 25 of Web Developers on oDesk. Special skills: OptimizePress 2.0 &1.0, Woocommerce, Namaste LMS, InstaMember, S2 mambership, Premise membership, Site Migration. Personal contact is available through Skype and email. **NO FIXED PRICE WORK**
I've been working with software development since 2003, in a broad variety of software projects, platforms and languages: firmware, mobile and embedded software, enterprise distributed systems and web applications. For the past few years, I've been working with mobile and embedded software development, currently mainly iOS and Android. I have a solid iOS and Android experience, including experience with WebSockets, HTTP Server Sent Events (SSE), Restful HTTP JSON and XML APIs, Maps / Geo Location apps, Parse, sophisticated and animated UI, Unit / Integration tests (and continuous integration), client persistence (sqlite, CoreData), etc.