DESIGNER, ART DIRECTOR, ILLUSTRATOR, THINKER, CREATOR.

As a creative, my main goal is to thrive both meaningful and impactful work with passionate and talented people for good brands. That's all that actually matters for me. If you want to know more, scroll down or just get in touch so we can chat personally :)

About

Hello. My name is Nelson and I was born in Curitiba, Brazil. My past work experience includes Interactive Art Director at AlmapBBDO (clients include AmBev, Volkswagen and Pepsi); Design Director at ParanoidBR (Fiat, RayBan); Chief Brand Officer at FLAGCX; Co-Founder at Massimo, during 3 years leading a team of 10+ people working with disciplines ranging from advertising, branding, graphic design, social media and strategic planning; And also Brand Director at Bodebrown Brewery, one of the most sought-after brands in the booming Brazilian craft beer scenario.  Some of the brands I've helped build include Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Diageo, Fiat, Iveco, Lacoste, Moncloa Tea Boutique, MTV, O Boticario, Oakley, Pepsi, Smirnoff, Swimex, Tyrrel's, Ray-Ban, among others. I've shared knowledge with students nation-wide at some of Brazil's most important universities (Universidade Federal do Paraná, PUCPR, UTFPR, Universidade Positivo, Unicuritiba and UNESP); and also in events such as Pixel Show in São Paulo and the legendary OFFF — Online Flash Film Festival in Oeiras, Portugal. My work was recognized as part of the Adobe New Creatives 2015 for the Adobe Creative Cloud launch campaign; It was also part of the Adobe Lights Project by Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in the same year. Some of my projects were selected for the 10th & 11th Bienal de Design Gráfico (ADG Brasil) and also awarded at the UnderConsideration: Brand New Awards 2012 (when Paula Scher, one of my inspirations as a designer, was the head of the jury); Selected for the Clube de Criação do Paraná 9th Annual and also Bronze Medal at the Prêmio Colunistas Brasil 2008; Some of my work was published in books such as Pictos (Index Book), Geo/Graphics (viction:ary), Logograma (Promopress), Untitled 8 (Bread & Butter Barcelona), Graphic Design School (Quarto Publishing) and also in magazines such as Computer Arts UK, Computer Arts Brazil, Photoshop Creative, ABCDesign and many others. As a multi-disciplinary creative professional my expertise includes art direction, brand and product identity, packaging, typography, illustration, retouching, webdesign, video direction and also copywriting. I work with a talented team of designers, creators, developers and makers from Brazil and all around the globe for small, medium and big projects within a wide array of disciplines. I believe that great brands and products can change the world for the better, that great people can do amazing things together and that is what makes me love what I do. If you've read all the way through and think we can work together, please get in touch.