About Me

I am a proud graduate of UC Santa Cruz, where I completed a four-year university degree in three years. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science: Computer Game Design and was placed in the top 15% of my academic group, earning Dean’s Honors quarterly. There, I gained experience leading both game developers and filmmakers in my classes and extracurricular activities. Some of the projects I've worked on include board games, video games, short films, and UI/UX design.

Since college, I further developed an interest in User Experience and have sought out professional certificates in the field by taking UX Design classes led by Google employees.

I’m half Brazilian and half American, born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA, making me a native speaker of English and Portuguese. In my free time I enjoy making product reviews on Youtube, watching the latest movies, and raising my two kittens.

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Below are my professional certificates in User Experience Design that I earned through Google's Coursera program.

Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design

Mar 4, 2022

Start the UX Design Process: Empathize, Define, and Ideate

Mar 4, 2022

Build Wireframes and Low-Fidelity Prototypes

Mar 4, 2022

Conduct UX Research and Test Early Concepts

Mar 24, 2022

Create High-Fidelity Designs and Prototypes in Figma

Aug 26, 2022

Responsive Web Design in Adobe XD

Jun 4, 2022

Design a User Experience for Social Good and Prepare for Jobs

Aug 6, 2022

Google UX Design

Aug 6, 2022

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