Curriculum Vitae - Lucas Pinheiro Teixeira

Porto, Portugal | 25th of December of 1993

Last update 3rd of March of 2017



Work experience 

2016 / Present
Visual Designer at PCH Innovations (Berlin, Germany)
(New York, USA)
- Agency for innovation and vision design consultancy

Designer at MIITO (Berlin, Germany)
- Crowdfunded start-up company.

2012 /  2015
Regina Pinheiro Studio (Portugal and the Netherlands)
VM and Shop Window Design
- Product Designer (Visual merchandising and jewellery displays)

2014 (August - December)
Philips Design Lighting (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
- Visual design
- Design thinking
- Trend forecasting
- World building
- Retail Innovation

2013 / 2014
Watch Designer at Valuemetric (Porto, Portugal)
Time pieces development

Base de Tempo (Porto, Portugal)
Holding and Management
- Rebranding (Logo, Website and Stationary)

Loggame  (Porto, Portugal)
Consultancy and Management
- Rebranding (Logo, Website and Stationary)
Internship at Carvalho & Batista C.ª Sa (Portugal)
Retailer and producer of furniture, building material and hardware, in partnership with the pediatric ward of “Hospital de São João”. 
- Development of a children’s wooden toy (Obi)
Ara Shoes  (Germany)
Shoes (Production and retail)
 - Design and illustrations of Visual Merchandising Booklet
PO-ZU Shoes Wear - Star Wars Footwear  (United Kingdom)
Shoes (Production and retail)
- Design of “Benefits” Webpage - Illustration.
AVVM (Portugal)
Visual Merchandisers and Window Dresser’s Association
- Logo and Stationary.




Design Academy Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Bachelor's Degree.
Department Man & Activity.
Guest module at Man & Communication

2008 / 2011
Escola Artística de Soares dos Reis (Portugal)
Equipment Design course, specialisation on woods and metals. Concluded with 19 values out of 20.

Core skills

· Design thinking
· Fast visualization of visions, ideas and concepts
· Presentation Design from designing the keynote to pitching it to an audience (Keynote, After Effects)

General skills

· Sketching (view examples)
· 3D modeling and redering (Solidworks)
· Fast prototyping skills (3D printing, laser cutting, wood and metal handling, plastic and silicon mould, foam shaping, ceramics and paper cuts)
· Product illustrations (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop)
· Graphic design (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
· Image editing (Adobe Photoshop)
· Video editing (Adobe Premier, After Effects)

Communication skills

English - Full professional proficiency. I lived, studied and worked the last 6 years in an international environment in the Netherlands, Germany and USA. English is my preferred working language.
Portuguese - Native speaker
Spanish - Speaking, listening, reading

Awards and Exhibitions

Munich Business Creative Business Week 2016
Off the Grid Exhibition - Project HOS and Next Gardens.

Dutch Design Week - Graduation Show at Design Academy Eindhoven

"Guimarães Noc Noc 2012" in Guimarães European Capital for Culture (Portugal)
Project "Seagull/Gaivota" Exhibition.

National contest “Jovens Criadores” / “Young Creators” (Portugal)
Winner of the category of Equipment Design.

Online  & Print Publications

MCBW Magazine - Next Gardens (Print)


Form Magazine - HOS and Next Gardens (Print)

WGSN - Dutch Design Week 2015: Top five graduation projects

WGSN - Part of the yearly Trend Report

Porto Fashion Makers - Bio

Design Academy Graduation Book - HOS