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MARIA MARGARIDA ALMEIDA Brand Designer +44 (0) 7789 879 499 +351 964 987 092 Is Portuguese Was born 25 January 1982 Does Graphic Design Illustration 3D Modelling ♥ Graphics Music Kidrobot® Dunny toys Icons Typography Photography Swimming

EDUCATION MA Degree - Graphic Branding and Identity London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, UK January 2010 - December 2010 BA Degree - Multimedia Communication Technologies Instituto Superior da Maia, Portugal 2001 - 2005 IELTS (International English Language Testing System) British Council, Portugal 2009 Certificate of Proficiency in English British Council, Portugal 1994 - 2001 WORK EXPERIENCE & EMPLOYMENT Graphic Designer Freelancer Graphic design, web design, branding, print, 3D modelling 2003 - Present time Graphic Designer Combustion Interactive, London, UK June 2010 - October 2010 Videotape Operator (Post-production, editing, live slow motion) RTP Rรกdio e Televisรฃo de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal July 2006 - November 2009 Graphic Designer Designideias - design and multimedia, Porto, Portugal 2005 - 2006

WORKSHOPS Book Binding London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, UK, 2010 Letterpress London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, UK, 2010 Screen Printing London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, UK, 2010 Photography Instituto Superior da Maia, Portugal, 2004 Documentary Film Instituto Superior da Maia, Portugal, 2002 SKILLS Software Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign / Freehand / Fireworks Dreamweaver / Flash 3D Studio Max Languages HTML CSS PHP Actionscript Javascript


A newly-curated programme of archive films which follows London’s African-Caribbean population across the last century. Curated by June Givanni and Imruh Bakari, this compilation of archive footage presents the changing lives and changing perceptions of Black Londoners as their place was established among the city’s diverse cultures and communities. Corporate design included: logo, brochure, invites and web design.

The CAAA, Centro para os Assuntos da Arte e Arquitectura (Centre for Arts and Architecture Affairs) is to be situated in Guimarães, Portugal, and aims to support, spread and encourage the creation and application of new methods of production in several areas of artistic expression – visual arts, architecture, design, cinema, literature, multimedia, and performing arts – and be part of the cultural network that will support Guimarães as the European Capital of Culture in 2012. Brand identity included logo, sub logos, guidelines, set of posters, tickets and design of building’s façades and interiors.

Bocca is a sophisticated, cosmopolitan and informal venue. With a vibrant atmosphere, it is a place where a meal means pleasure: pleasure in eating, enjoying the company of friends and drinking good wine. Corporate design included: logo, stationery, menus, website, newsletter and the building’s façade

In the Quinta dos Encados, property located on the Penha hillside, Guimarães, we harvest the grapes at the exact time of maturation, from which, after a careful technological process, we obtain the wine Quinta dos Encados, fruity, young and harmonious, that should be served at a temperature of 10ºC.

quinta dos encados

Corporate design included: logos and bottle’s labels

gavinha dourada

gavinha dourada

Mãos à Arte is a children’s bookstore and ateliers space that offers story telling, painting, theatre and illustration among others. Corporate design included: logo, stationery, tote bag, leaflets and mugs.

Jewelry shop based in Porto, Portugal Corporate design included: logo, stationery and bags.

DJs duo Logo, flyer and poster for promotion

Sushi restaurant

Carpentry and woodwork company Logo, t-shirts and vehicle design

Grocery store (organic products) & design studio Logo and packaging

Custom web design & development

Private equity firm focused on real estate


Design studio Logo, stationery, website design


Love Series posters

Yehuda E. Safran - Architect The making of texile and the art of architecture in the 20th century Conference / 06.10.10 / Guimar達es, Portugal poster

DJs duo flyer

Portuguese architectural association flyer


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Personal Portfolio  

Portfolio 2005-2011

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