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residence London, United Kingdom
nationality Portuguese
languages

English, Português, Spanish (conversational),
et un petit peu de Français aussie, i numeri e le parolacce in italiano und Deutsch, and greetings in Lithuanian and Romanian.

education

BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre Arts

hobbies listening to music,
singing
playing guitar and piano,
watching movies
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I am passionate about theatre, cinema and music;
I regularly write and compose songs, write scripts and sketch;
I have taken part in various film projects and plays.

Skills

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • InDesign

  • CorelDRAW

  • HTML/CSS

  • jQuery

  • PHP/MySQL

  • WordPress

  • Logic Pro X

  • Dreamweaver

  • Microsoft Office

  • Mac OS X + iOS

  • Windows

Other Skills

  • Fluently bi-lingual
    in Portuguese and English, have a good understanding of Spanish, recently started learning British Sign Language.
  • Well-developed communication
    acquired by regular practice of public speaking, debating, note taking and report writing, performance, and customer service.
  • Awareness of social and cultural processes and differences,
    through study of history and culture modules, working and collaborating in multi-cultural groups and projects.
  • Consistently organised
  • Confident within multi-tasking fast-paced environments
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Commitment to tasks and projects
  • Refined teamwork and team management
  • Independent thinking
  • Managing responsibilities
  • History of volunteering and community projects

Experience

  • Education

    London, United Kingdom

    BA(Hons) Drama and Theatre Arts

    Upper Second Class Honours (2.1)
    I have learnt to analyse, reflect on and explore subjects and materials of the arts spectrum, encouraging me to push creative boundaries and think ‘outside the box’. It has helped me gain independent thinking, resourcefulness and collaboration among other valuable skills. 

    Amarante, Portugal

    Design and Communication/Multimedia, Portuguese Secondary School Certificate

    overall grade of 18 out of 20 (equivalent to ‘AAB grade A levels)
    Included a design internship at a publishing house. Relevant subjects studied: English, Philosophy, History of the Arts, Descriptive Geometry, Drawing. Final project and dissertation included the creation and design of a mock franchise for promoting a comic book. 

  • Work Experience

    London, United Kingdom

    Men’s Collection Specialist

    Multi-level business experiences, including sales, teamwork,daily target monitoring; Co-managed and helped expand the men’s collection, accompanying a 70% increase in sales compared to the previous year. Encouraged and created a communication scheme between the different fellow sales assistants; Pro-actively helped the visual merchandising team; Praised by different members of management and many times given customer feedback for “excellent customer service”. Achieved personal targets several times gaining commission and bonus pay for sales. Worked on the till and handled technological devices and regularly balanced large sums of money efficiently. Willingly took extra responsibilities, helping colleagues and managerial staff. 

    London, United Kingdom

    Web Designer

    Design and development of websites;
    Studied the
    WordPress CMS and created original themes (PHP templates/loops, javascript/jQuery, and stylesheets); On-going research and engagement with the latest trends and technologies in web design;
    Management of time and budget.
    Supported by the Prince’s Trust

    Portfolio: Not-So-Typical Design

    London, United Kingdom

    Sales Assistant

    Worked in the DVDs department, advising customers with old and new films and TV series.

    London, United Kingdom

    Events Staff

    Worked at several prestigious events, including the Royal Ascot for Michel Roux.

    Amarante, Portugal

    Intern

    Worked with printing devices and design applications for printing purposes, including Adobe’s InDesign and Illustrator.
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