Marcus Melo Design

Marcus Melo
Graphic Designer
Copenhagen, Denmark

phone: 42661704


09/2017 - 06/2020
Bachelor in Design - Visual Communication
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts

Completed the Bachelor’s programme in Visual Communication with semester projects focusing on Illustration, Interactive Storytelling, Branding, Packaging and Wayfinding.

Bachelor's Project
Wrote and illustrated the original comic book Being There based on interviews with my mother about her experiences coming to Denmark as a political refugee from Uruguay.

09/2014 - 06/2016
Associates Degree - Multimedia Design & Communication
KEA - Copenhagen School of Design & Technology

The degree focuses on creating interactive design by combining graphic design with coding and programming. During the course I developed my skills within Branding and Web Design.

International Semester in Seoul, Fall 2015:
Communication Design at Konkuk University in Seoul, South Korea. Studied Korean design tradition and tools, and developed my skills in Typography and Mixed-Media Design.

Work Experience

02/2020 - 08/2020
Estudio Mundial
Graphic Design Intern

At Mundial I joined the creative team as a designer, contributing to the projects at hand in all stages of the design process, and being responsible for the visual identity and packaging of the sour beer Sourtopía under the supervision of the studio founder.

09/2017 - 02/2020
Student Assistant - Graphic Design
The Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

As the only employed designer at the Faculty of Law I was responsible for the visual aspect of the faculty’s communication publicly and internally.

Primary areas of work

  • Design of graphics for web and social media
  • Design of posters and folders
  • Design of Visual Identity for conferences and events
  • Photo and Video recording + editing
  • Updating the Faculty website

06/2018 - 09/2018
Graphic Design Intern
Design Museum Portland, Oregon

As an intern for Design Museum Portland I developed graphic material for their monthly events, as well as all printed and digital graphical pieces for the summer 2018 exhibit Street Seats

Primary areas of work

  • Design of way-finding system for the exhibition Street Seats
  • Design of printed material for exhibitions and events
  • Assisting with event planning
  • Photography and photo editing

01/2016 - 05/2016
Graphic Design Intern
G3 Partners, Seoul

Internship for one semester at the PR firm G3 Partners in Seoul, South Korea.
I was responsible for all in-house design work, as well as designing graphic material for clients within the start-up tech world. Developed graphics and animations for social media, campaigns and crowdfunding.

Software Skills

Proficient in

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator

Experience with

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Glyphs
  • Figma
  • Wordpress
  • Sound design w/ Logic Pro
  • Coding in HTML/CSS

Language Skills

  • Danish - Native Speaker
  • English - Fluent
  • Norwegian - Fluent
  • Spanish - Professional level

Free time

In my free time I like going to concerts, cooking and playing music with friends.
When relaxing I enjoy drawing, reading comic books and producing music in my home studio.

Don't hesitate to get in touch about inquiries, collaborations, design discussion or anything else!