João Lino

UX / UI Designer

My name is João Lino, I'm a UX / UI Designer with a background in Motion Design and Graphic Design with 10 years experience. This last two years I’ve pursued to growth my skills on an user-centered approach. I’ve been investing in an User Experience career to help companies build better products with the mindset "user" as the core of their process. Over the years i've been working with companies like REMAX, Renault Portugal, EDP, MAR Shoping Matosinhos, Mcel, Freeport, Desperados, Clínicas Pedro Choy, Laboratórios Elizabeth Barreto, By The Way Studio, Activate Brand Action, Dub Video Connection, Hi-Interactive, and others.

I'm an experienced Freelancer, always keeping good comunication and trust with clients, helping them with my knowledge.

Currently, i'm working as full-time as UX/UI Designer at GFI Portugal, consulting at Altice.


Over the years i've been acquiring skills in numerous softwares that i work on a daily basis, focusing on Adobe's software. With evolution and knowlegde in focus, i seek to show that knowledge on projects that i'm working on.

Adobe XD / Sketch 90%
Figma 80%
After Effects 95%
Cinema 4D 70%
Photoshop 95%
Illustrator 90%
HTML5, CSS, JS 70%


Focus and Goal



2018 – Present

UX/UI Designer

GFI Portugal

2017 – 2018

Freelancer - Digital Visual Designer

As a freelancer I develop projects for several clients in the areas of Motion, Graphic, Web and Digital.

2013 – 2017

Motion Graphics Designer & Multimedia Designer

Grupo Pedro Choy
Responsible for creating multimedia content for the corporate television channel. Develop and animate campaigns for social networks, and created the design of the site Clínicas Pedro Choy. Also worked as Digital Markteer running ad campains in Google Adwords and Facebook Ads.

2011 – 2015

Motion Graphics Designer

Bam Boom - Colectivo de Criativos
Bam Bom - Colectivo de Criativos appeared as a workspace where I developed my freelance work. A creative studio where I dealt with the management, production and implementation of projects for clients.

2012 – 2014

VJ & LJ Artist

Club do Lago
Responsible for VJ (video jockey) and LJ (light jockey) performaces for professional Djs, and produced videos for that performaces.

2013 – 2013

Motion Graphics Designer

Hi Interactive
As a freelancer for Hi-Interactive i've worked in various Motion Graphcis projects for their clients.

2011 – 2013

Director & Video Editor

Bomsite - Soluções para Internet
Responsible for creating institutional videos and presentation of companies for Bom Site customers.

2012 – 2012

Motion Graphics Designer

Activate Brand Action
As a Motion Graphics Designer, I helped develop advertising campaigns for the Mcel brand by producing various animations.

2011 – 2011

Visual Systems & Creative department

Dub Video Connection
Internship - I had the opportunity to learn how to work with large projectors for Video Mapping projects. I did live VJ act at the Super Bock Super Rock Festival representing Dub Video Connection. In the creative department I helped in the production and animation of video clips for clients.

2007 – 2008

Multimedia Designer & Video Editor

Terra das Ideias
Responsible for creating 2D and 3D animations for video clips. I also had the opportunity to coordinate and lead a team during 2 animation projects.


2008 – 2011

ESAD.CR – Escola Superior de Artes e Design. Caldas da Rainha

Bachelor Degree in Sound and Image, with specialization in Image. Curricular units such as Camera and Direction of Photography / Video Editing / Animation / Digital Technologies. Sound and Image Bachelor's, with specialization in Image.

2004 – 2007

Escola Profissional de Salvaterra de Magos

Level 3 EQF (European Qualifications Framework) Professional Course of Informatics and Business Management.



Specialized UX Course

Xperienz (former Ideias e Imagens), Lisbon.


Oficial Google Adwords Training I Course

Ministred by Digital Markteer specialist and Google Adwords Master, Marco Gouveia, at Flag, Lisbon.