I am Raphael Aleixo,
this is what I do.

Welcome to my online portfólio and resumé

I am a designer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with over 8 years of experience in designing brands, interfaces for web and digital media. Also, I’m a board game enthusiast and one of my greatest passions and hobbies is learning about game design.

01. Selected work

Lumis Portal

Branding UX Webdesign

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Lumis Portal

Branding UX Webdesign

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02. About me

I have had the chance to work for some of the biggest companies in Brazil, from ad agencies to portal platforms. In my actual role as Creative Manager at Lumis, I’m responsible for the development of the company‘s visual identity and partake in most decisions product-wise. I work on, among other things, Lumis’ brand development, creating and designing all marketing or brand communication creatives.

I am also responsible for leading all the company’s products UX and visual design. I have to come up with creative solutions for mobile devices and for complex portal projects, conceptualize and produce responsive layouts, UX/UI design and front-end development for external clients.

Skills

Branding, Webdesign, UI/UX, Front-End development, Product management, Game design.

Hobbies

Board games, NFL, Soccer, Old school adventures games, Star Wars, Magic the Gathering, Traveling.

Personal

33 Years old (03 May 1983), from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Happily married to Paula Neves.

Music

Rancid, The Clash, Mighty Might Bosstones, Skatalites, Bad Religion, Pennywise, Sublime.

03. Experience

2006 / 2010

Growing up at Sirius

I started off at Sirius as a junior designer and grew within the company to become the art director, leading a team of 4 people. Resposabilities included, but weren't limited to: development in Flash (ActionScript), UX/UI design, creation and conceptualization of banners, sites and hotsites layouts for a few of Brazil's biggest companies - Petrobras, Caixa Econômica, Souza Cruz, Embratel, Odebrecht, Fundação Roberto Marinho, Esso, FGV, PUC and Cultura Inglesa.

2006 / 2010

Making games as art

Loodo was a personal project, as a study in game design and to develop games as an artistic/creative expression. All of its production was shared in a blog. The blog was quoted/mentioned in books by influential game designers like Raph Koster and Ian Bogost. One of its games was exposed in the SBGames 2009 as part of the “Art and Design Exposition”. Loodo’s blog design won the Wedesign Magazine’s ‘best blog layout award’ in 2008.

2006 / 2010

Building a department

TV1 is the biggest communications agency in Brasil, based in São Paulo. I was invited to start and build from scratch the online design department for the Rio de Janeiro office. Responsible for: all the online visual communication for Vale and Banco do Brasil insurance company. Lead and executed projects that included development in Flash, creation and conceptualization of creatives such as banners, and layouts for the clients' hotsites, sites and portals.

2006 / 2010

Creative management

Lumis is the pioneer in the market for portal platforms, content management and collaboration software in Brazil. I was originally hired to lead the visual and ux redesign of the company's main product, and ended up building and managing a new department. In my actual role as creative coordinator, I work on, among other things, Lumis' brand development, leading all the company's products UX and visual design and conceptualize and produce projects for external clientes (SulAmérica, Globo).

04. Get in touch

Nice meeting you. If you want to keep in touch, send me a message using the near form and let’s talk about design projects, game design theory or about Rancid being an awesome punk rock band. You can also follow me ranting about the Botafogo soccer team in the following social networks: