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  • Expert with over 10 years working in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and its related areas such as user experience design, interaction design, information architecture, prototype, usability, interface, test, evaluation and image editing
  • Professional in Design Methods: ideation, affinity diagramming, scenarios, personas, information architecture, user-centred design, task analysis, mental models, conceptual maps and diagrams
  • Specialized in Editing and Prototyping: interface and layout design, digital illustration, imaging edition, logo creation, video editing, wireframes, sketching, paper prototyping and experience prototyping
  • Proficient in User Research, Tests and Evaluation: contextual inquiry, focus group, experience sampling method, survey design & data analysis, ethnography, heuristic analysis, cognitive walkthrough and usability testing
  • Ability to work with 3D environments, games, information and education systems
  • Expert in CS4 Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, ImageReady, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and CorelDraw
  • Accomplished skills in MSVisio, DreamWeaver, Gimp, OpenOffice, Discreet 3D Studio Max and HTML
  • Analytical, logical and objective oriented in order to achieve best results; methodical, proactive and creative to generate feasible ideas; fast learner, multi-tasking and flexible as the area demands
  • Languages: English, French and Portuguese


  • Doctor in Production Engineering – Federal University of Santa Catarina (2004)
  • Master in Production Engineering – Federal University of Santa Catarina (1999)
  • Architect and Urbanism – Federal University of Santa Catarina (1997)


2005 – 2010    HCI Professor
Centro Universitário UNIEURO, Brazil

  • Taught classes for more than 500 undergraduate students on human computer interaction to the information system program
  • Created educational and evaluation material and oriented students on evaluation projects

2007 – 2008 Interaction Designer
Ministry of Education – Distance Learning Secretary, Brazil

  • Designed and delivered task models and contextual analysis documents for a collaborative system that allowed registration and evaluation of nationwide federal projects through a system to be used among over 5,000 cities
  • Developed and applied surveys with clients, collected data and generated reports

2006 – 2007    Interaction Designer / Experience Designer
Presidency of Republic – National Anti-Drugs Secretary, Observatory for Drug’s Information, Brazil

  • Coordinated the development of a nationwide collaborative web system portal to exchange drug information with a base of more than 50,000 users
  • Created and delivered interfaces, conceptual and task models

2004 – 2007    Interaction Designer / Information Architect
Ministry of Education – High Education Secretary, Brazil

  • Coordinated the development of a nationwide academic portal and the deployment of its beta version used for over 100 professors from 15 federal universities to share and manage content through the internet with their students
  • Developed conceptual model, interfaces, information architecture and conducted surveys
  • Participated in the re-design of institutional website creating surveys,walkthrough evaluation and information architecture

2005 – 2005    Information Architect
Presidency of Republic – National Anti-Drugs Secretary, Observatory for Drug’s Information, Brazil

  • Designed a visual identity, information structure and interface layout for ahotsite inside OBID’s portal for teenage users

1996 – 2004 Human Computer Interaction Researcher
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Virtual Reality Laboratory, Brazil

  • Delivered several interfaces and interaction concepts, prototypes, 3D models and animated scenes

2000 – 2001    Researcher Fulbright Visiting Scientist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Advanced Educational Services,Hypermedia Teaching Facility, EUA

  • Designed a methodology for VR system evaluation regarding the interaction procedures according to usability principles and other human computer interaction concepts


  • 1st International School on Methodologies and Tools for Human-computer Interaction, Brazil (2007)
    Participated in a course on semiotic engineering and formal methods to human computer interaction
  • International Conference on Virtual Reality, Laval virtual, France (2004)
    Presented doctoral research results
  • United Nation University, Institute of Advanced Studies, Japan (1999)
    Developed 3D model for a virtual reality system


  • SIGCHI Reviewer and Mentor
    (SIGCHI is the premier international society for professionals, academics and students in human-technology & human-computer interaction)
    – Reviewed submitted works as a member of the conference’s revision committees for UIST (2009), CSCW (2010), IEEE Visualization Conference (2005) and CHI (2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008)
  • Member of Revision Committee for EBAI (2007), Member of Revision Committee Program of SVR (2004) and Member of Scientific Committee for SIGGRAD/Caracas (2002)


  • Photography, yoga, travel and cooking


  • Desenvolvimento e Avaliação de Sistemas de Realidade Virtual no Cenário Brasileiro: Preocupações com o projeto de interação com o usuário (Poster)
    SBC SVR, São Paulo, SP, 2004.
  • Evaluation of VR Systems: More Usable Interactions
    IEEE VRIC, Proceedings, Laval, France, 2004, p.241-249. Apresentação da Realidade Virtual como nova ferramenta de representação e criação para arquitetura e urbanismo. PEREIRA, Alice T. Cybis; LIMA, Eveline Kracik Moritz; TISSIANI, Gabriela; PUPO, Regiane Trevisan; BOCIANOSKI, Irla. Anais do IV Congresso Ibero-Americano de Gráfica Digital. Rio de Janeiro, 2000.
  • Simulação do Espaço Urbano Através da RV para o Desenvolvimento e Análise de Projetos
    REBELO, Irla B.; LUZ, Rodolfo P. ICVA, Primer Congreso Virtual de Arquitectura, Dez 1999. Venezuela.

References available upon request.

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