Andre SatoGraphic Designer

LIVES IN
Toronto, Canada
BORN IN
Sao Paulo, Brazil
ROOTS IN
Okinawa + Hokkaido, Japan

About

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Andre is a versatile Graphic Designer who looks at solutions from various angles. He is fearless about learning new things every day as he has 10+ years of academic studies and professional practice.

He specializes in Branding and Marketing solutions for Print and Digital Design such as brochures, catalogues, packagings, logos, icons, photo editing, illustrations, advertisements, emails, websites and social media.

Also, he assisted many startups and large companies with their branding in a variety of markets such as the Internet, technology, fashion, sports, coffee beans, news, retail, medical/health and beverages for B2B and B2C projects.

He also worked with non-profits such as Greenpeace and the Holodomor National Awareness Tour in Toronto.

Award-winner of two design contests at Centennial College in 2017: 1) the best logo for all advertising-related programs 2) the best poster for Art and Design Exhibition.

testimonials

Andre is a very smart and focused guy, whose humbleness and creative mind never stopped to amaze me.
CINTIA TOMINAGA, BRAND MANAGER.
Organized, self-centered, efficient and creative.
YURI KOBAYASHI, COSTUME DESIGNER.
André came up with creative and empathic ideas to benefit the online shopper.
He was engaged, flexible, detail-oriented, a good collaborator and a good communicator.
JAY VIDYARTHI, UX UI LEADER.
Andre is a very skillful, proactive, gentle and cheerful person. He never delays any task,
is always ready to help anyone and is very comitted to his work.
NICOLE DONOMAE, DIGITAL MARKETING.

Expertise

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He worked at design agencies, non-profit organisations and fashion companies. And his work is informed by brand strategy rooted in consumer culture and behaviour focused on art direction, design and production.

Also, his career has been supported by extensive education, including a Bachelor of Graphic Design from Belas Artes University in Brazil, a Post-graduate Certificate in Fashion and Communication and a Master Certificate in Marketing and Sales Management. In Canada, he completed two college Cetificates: Art & Design and Creative and Digital Strategy in advertising.

PRINT DESIGN

Visual identity throughout catalogs, presentations, brochures, whitepapers, events, promotional gifts, stores, point of purchase, flyers, packagings, store signs, advertisements and banners.

DIGITAL DESIGN

Websites layout, email marketing template, newsletter, online ads, mobile apps interface, CMS managing, social media visuals for Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

ART DIRECTION

Understanding of business strategies and combining marketing strategies with design deliverables considering mood, branding, budgeting and meeting tight deadlines with various stakeholders.

Portfolio

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Bell Canada graphic design
Branding, Art Direction, Graphic Design
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Bell Canada presentations
Graphic Design, Branding, Art Direction
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Holodomor National Awareness Tour
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Illustration
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Packaging Design: CBA
Graphic Design, Packaging
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Presentation Design: Startupi
Graphic Design
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Presentation Design: Mixtape Social
Graphic Design
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Visual identity: popular athletes
Branding, Graphic Design, Art Direction
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Visual identity: Reinhert's Apple Cider Ontario
Branding, Art Direction, Advertising
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Logo redesign: Mixtape Social
Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
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Award-winning: logo
Graphic Design, Branding, Digital Art
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Award-winning: poster
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Digital Art
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Poster: Starbucks and the Unicorn Frappuccino
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Advertising
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Poster series: BeADonor.ca
Advertising, Graphic Design, Art Direction
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Magazine Ad: The new #PinkBeetle car colour
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Advertising
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Logo redesign: Startupi
Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
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Logo branding: Bingo Maru – Specialty Coffee
Branding, Graphic Design, Packaging
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Branding: Greenpeace Brazil
Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
View Project
Graphic design projects related to fashion
Branding, Fashion, Graphic Design
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Self-portrait
Digital Art, Digital Photography, Fine Arts
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Campaign experiential: Mars Candy
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Advertising
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Campaign: Dove's first store
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Advertising
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Brand platform: Camay Time Machine
Art Direction, UI/UX, Creative Direction
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Campaign: Power Ranger Movie
Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
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Campaign: Greenpeace #TheCostOfTuna
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Advertising
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Skills


90%Photoshop
95%InDesign
85%Illustrator
60%Video Editing

Resume

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Education
Aug 2017

Creative & Digital Strategy in Advertising, Centennial College

Post-graduate Certificate, Toronto, Canada

He matured his knowledge of creativity and advertising. A unique and tough course!  

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Art and Design, Centennial College

Program Certificate, Toronto, Canada

And he found out about design standards from a different country.

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May 2017
Dec 2014

Master’s in Marketing and Sales Management, Business School SP

Post-graduate Certificate, Sao Paulo, Brazil

He envisioned all the purpose of the design.

Image Creation and Styling, SENAC

Post-graduate Certificate, Sao Paulo, Brazil

He learnt how to make visuals sexier.

Dec 2011
Dec 2009

Graphic Design, Belas Artes University

Bachelor's degree, Sao Paulo, Brazil (validated in Canada)

Where he absorbed all design principles.

Work
2019 – present

Graphic Designer

Bell Canada – medium and large businesses markets

Graphic Design Specialist

Bell Canada – medium and large businesses markets

2018 - 2019
Aug 2017

Art Director/Graphic Designer (intern)

Mixtape Social (Social Media agency in Toronto)

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Graphic Designer

Freelancer

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Apr 2016
Sep 2014

Graphic Designer and Marketing

Startupi (startups news website)

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Graphic Designer and Marketing

Seiki (fast fashion industry)

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Apr 2014
Aug 2009

Graphic Designer

Greenpeace (international non-profit organisation)

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Graphic Designer (intern)

RAD3 (design studio)

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Sep 2007
Became an adult =(


It’s a philosophy of life. A practice. If you do this, something will change, what will change is that you will change, your life will change, and if you can change you, you can perhaps change the world.

- Vivienne Westwood -


Contact

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