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MPS ITP – Interactive Telecommunications Program Tisch School Of The Arts, NYU NY, sep 2015 – may 2017;
BFA Design / Digital Media PUC–Rio RJ Brazil, mar 2009 - jun 2014;
• other experiences include an exchange program at Parsons The New School for Design, continuing education courses at EAV Parque Laje (Brazil) and SVA (NY).
shows & talks
Innovation in bodily interactionsTEDxVilnius Vilnius, sept 2018;
Attempts, Failures, Trials & Errors Europe, nov 2017 – oct 2018;
Swipe Fright NY, oct 2017;
New Latin Wave NY, oct 2017;
Maker Faire NY, sept 2017;
New Interface for Musical Expression NY, dec 2016.
awards / honors
NYU Tisch School of The Arts Scholarship NY, sept 2015 - may 2017;
Academic Excellence Fellowship EAV Parque Laje RJ Brazil, mar - dec 2014;
Science Mobility Program NY/Brazil, jan - dec 2012.
Software InDesign, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, MaxMSP, Sketch, Dragonframe, Premiere, Isadora & Eagle;
Fabrication Sewing, woodwork, soft & rigid mechanisms, laser cutting, board design, Othermill & CNC milling;
Electronics Prototyping electronic circuits, soft circuitry & PCB design;
Coding Arduino, HTML + CSS, Python, p5.js, Processing & PureData.
UX Design Technologist @ VW FCE User experience and creative prototyping for Volkswagen Group’s Future Center Europe Berlin, aug 2018 – present;
Interactive Designer @ EdLab Exhibition design, visual communication and interaction for Columbia University's Teachers College NY, aug 2017 – jul 2018;
Lead Engineer @ Open Style Lab Accessibility & fashion project hosted by Parsons The New School for Design NY, jun – aug 2017;
Smart Textiles Fellow @ Tek–Tiles Research on knitted smart textiles for Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA) NY, jul – aug 2017;
Design Assistant @ Principled Design Wearable technology R&D, web design and visual communication NY, jun 2016 – jun 2017;
Artist Assistant x Pamela Liou Fabrication assistant for artist Pamela Liou during her residency at The Eyebeam NY, march - may 2016;
Graphic Designer @ Pixelfordinner Branding, social media content & production design RJ Brazil, dec 2013 - jul 2015;
• other experiences include internships within graphic design, motion graphics, production design & video editing + production at Chapa Estúdio (Brazil), Imprint Projects (NY), Pitchfork.tv (NY), LaDeH PUC-Rio (Brazil) & Aevo Studio (Brazil).
Weaving to Code, Coding to Weave Workshop aiming to demystify and teach participants how to weave and how to code Santa Fe, may 2018 | NY, oct 2017;
Sensores Malemolentes One day workshop on how to build your own soft sensors with soft conductive materials RJ Brazil, sept 2017;
A Weaving Workshop One day weaving workshop for beginners as a celebration to women's day NY, may 2017;
ITP Teacher Corps Volunteer facilitator & organizer on art + tech workshops to local school students by current ITP faculty & students NY, apr 2016 - may 2017.
Portuguese fluent; English proficient; French intermediate;