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  • Nelson Cardoso


    São Paulo, Brazil

Creative Director in communication, accumulated experience in several related areas such as: live marketing, direct marketing, design, project, advertising and digital. Worked for great agencies and media companies both in Brazil and internationally: Digital Branding FCB (Lisbon), Series Work (New York), FirstGroup (Madrid), NC Communication (Luanda), Ogilvy Interactive/One, Wunderman Interactive, Grey Direct, Globo Publisher (São Paulo), Folha de São Paulo (most important newspaper in Brazil) and JWT. Worked for important clients like: Philip Morris, Swatch Group, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Pernod Ricard, Axel Springer, Mercedes Benz, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, IBM, Intel, BAI Angolan Investment Bank, VISA, Santander Bank, Citibank, Caixa Geral De Deposito (most important bank in Portugal), Pfizer, Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Nestlé, BRFoods, L'Occitane, Pepsico, Coca-Cola Company, Twinings of Brazil and Ovomaltine, Illy Coffee, AutoBild, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire Magazines, PBR (Professional Bull Riders), The Walt Disney Company, Discovery Channel, Ambev, Cyrela Brazil Realty and Incorporation Brookfield. Expertise in Adobe Suite6. Various courses of specialization.

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55 11 Communication is a design and scenographic marketing studio founded by creative director Nelson Cardoso. Based in São Paulo, we deliver high quality work worldwide. Experience comes from generating global projects for clients in the fields of exhibition design, direct marketing, entertainment, design graphic, web and product design. With customized creative ideas and reliability, we have set as our primary goal to reach the highest standards and an efficient, flexible and close customer service. Responsible for the creation, design, on/off campaigns, direct marketing and promotion projects carried out for: Creation of the brand TwOLatam, to represent the union of the brands Twinings and Ovomaltine in Latin America. Development of stationery, graphic design and interior design of the Office. Campaign and promotion of Callebaut Chocolate for chocolate week. Campaign for the world day of ovarian cancer for the Instituto Lado a Lado Pela Vida(Side-by-Side for life Institute). Keyvision creation and design of PDV's to the trading desk of Pepsico cookie Company. Visual identity for the chilled and frozen chickens line of BRFoods, scenography and endo-marketing actions for supermarket. Olympic Games Rio 2016 offices boarding of Visa Inc. in Sao Paulo and Brasilia. Keyvision and promotional pieces for Nestlé network of good. Visual Merchandising of L'occitane stores facades and Havaianas. Coca-Cola and FIFA scenographic space and architecture creation for the Tour of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Celebration of the 60 years of the Volkswagen in Brazil, event and shares to employees and suppliers. VIP Box, reception and press room for the relationship program of AMBEV’s Brahma club menber in the stadiums of the Santos Futebol Clube and Portuguesa de Desportos. Scenographic Space and decoration in shopping malls to: Toystore, Monsters Inc., library of Mickey, Winnie the Pooh, Doki, Angry Birds, Club Penguin, circus of Noel and toy factory. SCENOGRAPHY VISIONE – (Sao Paulo/Brazil) - Creative Director – 11/12 The scenographic marketing deals with a variety of architectural planning, interior design and product design while placing careful attention to functionality and keeping a young fresh and unique style. The work process starts by understanding the space and its properties, to sketches and mind storming to formulate a whole design concept. Clients: Brookfield Incorporation, Ambev, Brahma, Brahma Country, Brahma Super Bull PBR, Skol, Fusion Energy Drink, Cyrela Brazil Realty, Lucio Engenharia, Miolo Wine Group, ICDH - Commitment to the Institute of Human Development, Odebrecht Incorporation, Casas Bahia/Ponto Frio, Vivo, Sundown, Kasinski. FIRST GROUP - (Madrid/Spain) Creative Director - 06/10 Creative scenographic design of promotion, direct marketing, event, promotion, on/offline campaigns and graphic design. FIB/FEB Eurosbasket, Philip Morris Spain, Heineken Beer, Ron Brugal, MTV Europe, New York Making, ChupaChups, Diageo, Chesterfield, Marlboro Mixtronica, LM, Red Label, Telefónica, Caslberg Beer, Jameson Irish Whisky, Contemporary Art Fair of Madrid - ARCO 07/08/09, Swatch Group, Campari, Mentos Cube, NoTodo Film Fest, Villa Massa, Ron Bacardi, Chivas Regal Whisky, Fashion Week Madrid, Cosmopolitan Magazine, OPIUM Barcelona, and Rock in Rio Madrid. SERIES WORKS - (New York/United States) Creative Director (freelance) - 05/06 Creation of site, promotions campaigns and art publisher - Nokia, Napoleon Cosmetics, Intersystem DIGITAL-BRANDING FCB - (Portugal/Lisbon) Creative Director - 01/03 Creation of site and campaign in the direct marketing - Abreu Turismo, CGD -Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Club International of Golf, Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa, Geotur, Kodak, Ilha de Porto Santo, Sofinloc. OGILVY INTERACTIVE - (São Paulo/Brazil) Creative Director - 01/01 Creation of site and on-line campaigns - IBM Corporate, Schain Incorporadora, Unilever. IMPIRIC INTERACTIVE - (São Paulo/Brazil) Creative Director - 00/01 Creation of site and promotions campaigns - Citibank Group, Homestore, MasterCard, TVA On-Line, What’s Up. GREY DIRECT - (São Paulo/Brazil) Creative Director - 96/00 Creation in the direct marketing and promotional campaigns: Boehinger Ingelheim, Santander Bank, CTBC Celular, Casa Hope, Illy Coffee, Novartis, Mercedes Benz, Meio&Mensagem, Pfizer, TAM, UDV.


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