AMANDA-MAYKOT.COM

About

About

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Amanda is an experienced designer with a background in visual, experience, UX and product design. She is an award-winning creative leader with 12+ years of experience in Spain, Brazil and Australia, who’s worked with major global brands like Coca-Cola, SC Johnson, Mattel and Kimberly-Clark. Her approach is human centred with a passion for social and environmental causes. She’s a team player that believes in solving problems through empathy and collaboration.

Her personal initiatives on social and environmental causes are about to become a reality with GoGood, The Food Loop and Bin-der. She’s fearless and passionate about changing people’s lives and believes that design is her way to accomplish that.

Specialties: Visual Design, User Experience, Product Design, Human-Centered Design, Customer Experience, Branding and Experiential Design.  

Currently, I live and work in Sydney-AUS.

Experience
Freelance Designer, Sydney/AU
Visual Design, UX Design, Design Research, Branding, Packaging Design, Editorial Design, POS Campaigns, Experiential Design.
Main clients: TimTam, Coca-Cola, Jurlique, Keri (AU/ NZ), Hoyts Lux Cinemas.
Nov 2016 – Available for freelancing. 
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Geometry Global, Rio de Janeiro
Creative Leader and Senior Art Director
May 2013 – Nov 2016
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Ogilvy Action, Rio de Janeiro
Senior Art Director
May 2011 – May 2013
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Tátil Design de Ideias, Rio de Janeiro
Senior Design Coordinator
Feb 2009 – Apr 2011
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Manifiesto, Barcelona
Graphic Designer
Feb 2008 – Feb 2009
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Nuovo Design, Florianópolis
Graphic Designer
Aug 2006 – May 2007

Education
User Experience Design - Transform
Full-time course
Academy Xi - Sydney
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Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Post-graduation in Estrategia y Creatividad Interactiva
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UFSC - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
BA, Graphic Design
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Universidad de Sevilla
Academic exchange

Recognitions
Unroll & Go, part of Design or Utopia Exhibition at the Stedeljik Museum Amsterdam
March to September 2017
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Shortlist / PR & Direct, Coca-Cola Light "Chega de Saudade"
Cannes Lions 2014
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Shortlist / PR & Direct, Coca-Cola Light "Chega de Saudade"
Wave Festival 2014
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Bronze Lion / Design, Coca-Cola "Happiness Refill"
Cannes Lions 2012
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Silver Pencil, Coca-Cola "Happiness Refill"
One Show Design 2013
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Gold and Silver / Direct, Mobile, Promo Coca-Cola "Happiness Refill"
El Ojo de Iberoamerica 2012