Rita Figueira-Godinho : Curriculum Vitae : English Resume


Rita_Foto_125.jpg    a.d. / graphic designer 


   Rita Figueira Godinho
   Age: 29 / driver’s licence / +352 661 840 288


June 2004: MA Graphic Design, ESAG Penninghen.
Thesis project «aniki-bobó»: corporate identity and communication
for a Portuguese restaurant in Paris

2000-2004: ESAG Penninghen in Paris - Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Graphiques
et d’Architecture Intérieure (Academy of Graphic Arts and Interior Design)

1999-2000: Foundation Year in Graphic Arts
(Atelier Met de Penninghen et Jacques d’Andon in Paris)

July 1999: European Baccalaureate - European School of Luxembourg

proficient in English, French and Portuguese

Spanish: spoken, Italian: basics, German: basics


computer skills

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Xpress, Flash, SketchUp, Cinema 4D,
Microsoft Office. Familiar with Macintosh and PC/Windows.
Ability to effectively complete a graphic project from concept to completion.


work experience

April 2010 to present day - plan-K, Luxembourg (plan-k.lu), advertising agency.
Creative graphic designer, print and web.
(Adecco, ALD Automotive, BCEE, Bofferding, Battin, Caves Gales, Dupont, Garage Intini, Groupe Saint-Paul, Heintz Van Landewyck, P&TL, SGG, SEB, SES-Astra…)

April 2009 to April 2010 - RC Concept in Paris (rc-concept.fr), luxury brand display
and merchandising company. Graphic Designer. Creation of promotional
displays, shop windows and shop decoration for perfume and cosmetics
luxury brands such as Sephora, Marionnaud, Nocibé, Givenchy, Dior,
Cartier, Prada, Emilio Pucci, Elizabeth Arden, Vegetable(s), Sothys…

December 2008 to March 2009 – Freelance Graphic Designer in Paris.
Designing a variety of media for several clients.
Corporate identities, greeting cards, illustrations, posters, flyers, adverts,
layouts for written presentations, programs, brochures, packaging, websites.

January 2005 to November 2008 - EBP Informatique, Rambouillet
management and accounting software company.
Graphic Designer in the Graphic Creation Studio. Junior Art Director functions.
Acting studio manager in the absence of hierarchical superior (schedule managing,
task distribution and follow-up). Creation and production of logos, posters, banners,
press adverts, brochures, catalogues, packaging, CD and DVD sleeves, promotional
displays, mailing campaigns, goodies, stickers and web banners. Corporate identity
and package design for new products. Tutoring trainees and newcomers. Organising,
managing and updating the backup database and the archives.

October-November 2005 - RF Publicité, Paris (rfpublicite.fr), communication agency. Promotional Flash animations, adverts and web banners for Canon France.

April 2004 and June-August 2003 - Sevendesign, Paris , webdesign agency specialised
in luxury brands: internship. Webdesign mock-ups for Château d’Yquem,
Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior
and Givenchy; CD-Rom for Procter & Gamble
(Flash and After Effects animations for Hugo Boss, Laura Biagiotti, Lacoste,
Helmut Lang and Yohji Yamamoto

July-August 2002 - Artsonik/Napao, Paris (napao.com), webdesign agency for Gaumont and Europacorp (French film production): internship. Icon design, webdesign; caracter design for an animation film; logo design research.

freelance clients

Ogilvy Healthworld, global healthcare communications organization
(GSK, Sandoz, Merck)

Marie Benoit, interior designer

Magma, austrian chili sauce brand (Innsbrück)

AME, cultural association

Quinta da Pardiela, portuguese wine brand

Folie’s, patisserie (London)

Alma Nue, artist association

Regards Croisés sur l’Economie, economic magazine edited by university students (Ecole Normale Supérieure)

Klasa Chikétnik, fashion designer

Xavier Cartron, interior designer

Nicolas Debourneuf, sports coach

Assurances Consulting, insurance consulting company (Luxembourg)

Sourire, Personal Home Aid Services

Portugal Express, weekly potuguese newspaper

Night Vibrations, Paris nightlife website.


other interests

Active member of Alma Nue (French-Portuguese artist association)
multidisciplinary art exhibitions/events.

Leisure: drawing, photography, dance, music, cinema, travel, reading.