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Currently available for hire to work on creative projects on remote or in loco: joanapaz.design@gmail.com

“I see design as a tool for the creation of visual solutions and experiences that can have social impact and promote change. It’s the intersection between design and other artistic languages that fascinates me. As so, an MA in Contemporary Art History has allowed me to pursue further specialization and broaden my understanding on other areas of study such as art education and art therapy.”

Freelance designer. Professional experience in digital projects includes mobile advertising, UX and UI design for websites and mobile applications, and 2D animation.

Professional experience in graphic design and illustration includes the development of creative solutions applied to a great variety of media, with special emphasis on children’s books. Co-author of six publications, with input on design and illustration, but also writing and art direction, guided several illustration workshops for children, mostly in portuguese schools (2012-2015), but also in the ‘Favela da Maré’ (Rio de Janeiro, 2014), as well as during the dynamization of the exhibition “Como as cerejas” in CCB (now “Berardo Collection Museum”, Lisbon, 2014 — in partnership with Danuta Wojciechowska [illustration] and Dulce Gonçalves [creative writing]).

Graduated in Communication Design at the University of Lisbon’s School of Fine Arts, during which studied at the ‘Accademia di Belle Arti di Torino’ (Torino’s Art Academy, Italy) as an exchange student and complemented artistic training with a three-year drawing course at ‘Sociedade Nacional de Belas-Artes’ (National Fine Arts Society, Lisbon).

In 2015 an MA in Contemporary Art History at the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities allowed me to pursue further specialization in fine arts and broaden my understanding on other areas of study, such as Art Education and Art Therapy.

Currently available for hire to work on creative projects on remote or in loco: joanapaz.design@gmail.com