Hello! I´m Rui Parada.
I´m a Designer living in Matosinhos, Portugal. 
I´m specialized in branding, visual design, and user experience strategy for digital products, mobile applications, and desktop platforms.
I´m also a fitness addict, love photography and custom type.

My life in hashtags
> #lifelonglearner
> #goodvibesonly
CV
Feel free to download my resume Here
Skills
> User Experience Design 
> User Interface Design
> Visual Design
> Branding
> Communication
> Editorial
Tools
> Adobe XD
> Sketch
> Figma
> Balsamiq
> Miro
> Notion
> Adobe Photoshop
> Adobe Illustrator
Experience
> UI/UX Designer
Independent
2018 - present
> User Interface and Experience Designer working on a diverse set of projects that include iOS, Android, web.
> Senior Visual and Digital Designer
Universidade Católica Portuguesa • Porto
Education
2008 - present
> Branding and graphic design;
> Editorial design;
> Web design and digital design;
> Mobile design.
> Co-founder & Creative Director
Playground Stars
Streetwear and Sportswear Portuguese Brand
2013 - 2015
> Creative direction;
> Branding and graphic design;
> Digital design;
> Advertising;
> Events coordenation;
> Relationship marketing.
> Editorial & Digital Designer
Fubu Publishers
Print and Digital Publisher
Jan, 2006 - May 2007
> Visual communication;
> Editorial design;
> ​​​​​​​Digital design;
> Professor
ESEIG - Escola Superior de Estudos Industriais e Gestão
Education
Mar, 2003 - Set, 2005
Advertising Course.
> Graphic Design
> Science Computers
> ​​​​​​​Advertising
Education
> UX Design
Edit • Disruptive Digital Education
Porto 2019
Specialization in:
Contextual Design / Concept Design / Information Architecture / Interaction Design / Visual Design / Interface Design / Technology & Future Proofing / Communication / Testing / UX Deliverables
> Design & Multimedia Production
Universitat de Barcelona 
Barcelona 2004
Specialization in:
Research Methods / Intranets / Navigation / Web Type / Web Color / Design Process / Web Usability / Web Accessibility 
> Communication Design
Escola Superior de Artes e Design, ESAD 
Matosinhos, 1996-1999
Activities and Societies:
Design Introduction / Drawing I / Digital Laboratory I / Image Laboratory / Geometry and Projection / Art and Design History / Perception Theory / Project I Communication / Digital Laboratory II / Drawing II / Illustration / Typography / Media History / Design Methodologies / Project II Communication / Digital Media Design / Design and Visual Culture / Graphic Production / Theory of Design / Packagin Design / Graphics and Merchandising / Branding / Visual Information


Courses
> Digital Typography
Escola Superior de Artes e Design, ESAD 

Matosinhos, 2005

> Vídeo Jam
Maus Hábitos 

Porto, 2005

> Video Game Design
Escola de Jornalismo e Ciências da Comunicação

Porto, 2005

> PM3 - Advanced Multimedia Programming
Alquimia da Cor  

Porto, 2005

> Adobe Illustrator
Alquimia da Cor  

Porto, 2007

> Photography
Hugo Lima, Contagiarte  

Porto, 2016

> UX Design
Tiago Pedras, The New Digital School  

Porto, 2017

> Marketing Digital
EDIT - Disruptive Digital Education 

Porto, 2020
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