Amanda Eugenio Albuquerque Furtado
Greentrees Drive, Perrystown. Dublin. Portuguese Citizen
Mobile: 89 951-5742 Email: email@example.com
LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-furtado
Personal Portfolio: https://www.flickr.com/photos/_amanda_amandinha/albums
A strong technical skill set, a robust work ethic, and productive team collaboration are all essential components to success in creative design. I have experience obtained as a Designer for Vogue’s Magazine and have a passion for Graphic Designer.
Multilingual (Portuguese, English and Spanish), and culturally fluent professional, my background includes experience designing page layouts, producing and updating websites, and performing photo image modifications.
My previous experience, combined with my steadfast commitment to top-notch quality and production, I am ready to provide outstanding service in any entry-level position.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION
Bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Marketing 2005 – 2008
Nove de Julho Centro Universitário São Paulo, Brazil
Portuguese – Native
English – Fluent
Spanish – Fluent
Colouring with Photoshop
Design and creation of cartoon characters
Design Female Character
Illustration and Inspiration
Pen and Pencil Tools
Adobe After Effects
Da Vinci Resolve
Mac and Windows
Since July 2018 Graphic Designer at Photo Gift Shop
Designing and creating a wide variety of graphic art and promotional material.
Using Photoshop to create, process and diagram, banners, cards, canvas and other customizable gifts in the client's presence in a strict deadline.
Managing client proposals from typesetting through to design, print and production.
working with clients, briefing and advising them with regard to design style, format, print production.
Assistance in enquiries and quotations.
Print and printers management.
August 2017 – June 2018 Chef de Partie Dublin, Ireland
Focused on improving my level of English, I returned to Dublin where I have been working as a Chef de Partie, preparing, cooking and presenting dishes and developing skills such as: ability to delegate appropriately, able to stay calm and work as part of a team during a frenetic service and organisational flair.
May 2017 - July 2017 Multilingual Customer Support Specialist at Europ Assistance Madrid, Spain
Providing telephonic support to customers English, Spanish and Portuguese) that may require medical care or emergencies during their travel abroad.
Contacting hospitals, clinics or medical analysis laboratory in several countries.
Translation of medical reports and prescriptions.
Intermediate communication between customer/patient and doctors that may not speak the same language.
Preparing and send payments and documents in order to organize the transfer of patients from their travelling location to their country.
October 2016 - April 2017 Customer Support Specialist at Idealista Madrid, Spain
Management of inbound and outbound calls and e-mails.
Answering calls (English, Spanish and Portuguese) from potential customers who are responding to advertisements.
Handling inquiries and solving issues regarding the Company’s website users (Landlords and Letting Agents).
New customer registration.
Offering and sales of Letting Packages.
After three years living and studying in Ireland, I moved to Spain to a new cultural exchange.
September 2007 – December 2016 Freelance Graphic Design
Original graphic design including: logos, icons, themes, infographics and advertisements.
Creating and designing pamphlet Illustration concepts from sketches and Adobe Photoshop.
Conceptualizing new designs for marketing material and ads.
Assisting clients from all backgrounds and industries to design and implement thoughtful and impactful Branding tools to help grow their business.
March 2013 – September 2016 Chef de Partie Dublin, Ireland
Focused on learning English, I worked as a Chef de Partie, preparing, cooking and presenting dishes.
October 2009 - January 2013
Marketing Manager at Yes Promoções São Paulo, Brazil.
Management and production of promotional activities and events.
Coordinating all promotional material from conception to completion, including gathering quotes, looking for cost effective marketing strategies and the distribution of material.
Liaising with relevant stakeholders to ensure images, prices and graphics are accurate.
Website and Social Media content update.
Overseeing promotional films production.
Responsible for promotional teams and activities placed in markets, shops and other retails.
Responsible for marketing reports (daily and weekly).
Overseeing selection and hiring process of the promotional team according to client’s need.
Training and directing workers engaged in developing and producing advertisements.
January 2009 - October 2009
Graphic Designer at Vogue Magazine São Paulo, Brazil.
Responsible for receiving photos of events and creating content to post on the magazine's website.
Responsible for website update, managing up to 3 updates daily.
Participating in events such as Sao Paulo Fashion Week, based on the location of the event to manage a team of 3 photographers that covered all the runways. Selecting and creating content for posting on website and social media (Facebook and Twitter) every 30 minutes.
Responsible for selecting photos for website, choosing 20 photos from a total of 1,500 photos provided by up to 5 photographers and creating content to post them on social media (Facebook and Twitter) and Vogue’s website.
Working on the layout of monthly magazines such as Vogue, Casa Vogue, and special editions such as Vogue and Vogue Kids' birthday magazines. Each magazine had approximately 200 pages and special editions had 300/400 pages.
Using Photoshop, In Design and Illustrator to process, diagram and organize the books and photos.
Responsible for the staff of the photographers.
Liaising with technical team in case of problems on the Vogue website.
Due to my excellent performance, I was invited to work exclusively for the personal book of the director of Vogue Brasil, Patricia Carta.
Often among the "most clicked" on Twitter in the last 12 hours.
Moda Brasil 2009 Award in the category "Media Print Vehicle".
Top trends of Twitter during the editions of São Paulo Fashion Week
January 2007 - December 2008
Customer Support Specialist at Telefonica São Paulo, Brazil
Contacting businesses and private individuals by telephone to promote products, services.
Answering calls from potential customers who are responding to advertisements.
Explaining products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.
Delivering scripted sales pitch to the customer.
Documenting transactions by completing forms and record logs.
New customer’s registration.
Updating database by entering, verifying, and backing up data.