RESUME

 
Professional
profile​​

More than five years of background in communication in Brazil, passing through newspapers, city councils and public relations agencies.

 

Nearly three years experience in Ireland in Content Reviewing, Translation, Localisation and Game Testing with Fluent English and Portuguese.

 

Outstanding experience writing reports and updating databases to drive continuous quality improvements and ensure compliance with regulations.

Languages
  • Portuguese - Native

  • English - Fluent

Skills
Work​
experience​
Keywords Studios
Localisation QA Tester of Brazilian Portuguese
Dublin, Ireland

JUN 2017 - PRESENT

 

Part of the team of Video Games Localisation Quality Assurance (LQA) Testers for Brazilian Portuguese

• Analysing and validating in-game texts for grammar, syntax and spelling, providing Brazilian in-house translations
• Guaranteeing proper localisation and compliance to all content with official terminologies on a variety of different platforms, such as consoles, apps and websites
• Identifying and reporting mismatches in strings/text
• Providing the correct translation, and where applicable fix directly via text database
• Providing context for foreign language defects (Portuguese)
• Completing daily smoke tests and running through the games to check the stability of a build
• Identifying defects, following test plans, and verifying fixes
• Entering clear and concise bugs into bug tracking database
• Testing fixes e reproducing issues for programmers and developers
• Assisting the design department by taking screenshots and video capturing
• Working closely with other QA team members

Major accomplishments:
• Received two promotions since joining the company due to the quality of my work and performance
• Earning ongoing recognition from management for excellent problem solving, analytical, and time management skills, as well as for being a reference for new testers

 
Giusti Integrated Communication
PR Account Manager 
São Paulo, Brazil

JUN 2011 - DEC 2014

 

Manager in a Public Relations sector within a large communications agency, responsible for overseeing the needs of five companies

• Oversaw and delivered demonstrable and consistent outcomes for clients, meeting and exceeding briefs and expectations
• Managed client relationships, developing campaigns across all channels
• Set and implemented effective PR strategies/plans for clients with clear measurable results
• Pitched and placed stories with key media including writing all press material, presenter notes for broadcast interviews, client fact sheets
• Worked closely with client lead to ensure stakeholder and influencer activity is aligned and integrated and build relationships with key influencers
• Developed new business proposals and identified new opportunities for existing and future clients
• Worked with clients to understand their culture and position PR at the centre of their operations
• Demonstrable media influence, underpinned by active relationships with business, food/consumer, features and news media

Major accomplishments:
• Entrusted to be solo in charge of 3corações Group (the second largest coffee company in Brazil) and SBF Group (holder of Centauro, By Tennis and Nike Store in Brazil)
• Promoted 4 times during my time in the company

 

Itanhaém City Council
Press Officer / Digital Media Analyst
Itanhaém, Brazil

APR 2011 - JUN 2011

 

Press Officer and Digital Media Analyst for Rogelio Salceda, city councilman

• Provide actionable social media analysis of campaigns and daily content
• Develop social media audits that outline competitive brands, emerging trends, and latest measurement technologies
• Analyze and interpret data from social media to ensure we were up to date on new analytics tools, platforms and emerging social channels
• Research, write, and edit engaging and grammatically correct copy for thought leadership and demand generation, including reports, infographics, scripts, print, web, and other marketing needs
• Update and manage website content, and create/edit copy for new pages on the site
• Create campaign assets including emails, landing pages and ads for each asset created by Content Marketing, Partner Marketing and Analyst Marketing

Major accomplishments:
• Produced news and event coverage, ensured update and monitoring of councilman blog/social media and also an increase of 90% in the visitor traffic in one month

 

A Tribuna Journal
Online Journalism Intern
Santos, Brazil

OCT 2009 - DEC 2010

 

Journalism intern of Port&Sea’s editorial, writing news about foreign trade, the Port of Santos (Latin America’s largest port), other maritime complexes, cruise season and events in the open sea - such as actions of the navy army, piracy attacks and cargo theft.

 

Catholic University of Santos
Online Journalism Intern
Santos, Brazil

JUL 2009 - NOV 2009

 

Part of the University website's content team, writing articles and news about the university and community, taking photos and creating/editing images and illustrations.

  • Writing proficiency in both languages

  • Adaptability

  • Decision Making

  • Problem-solving

  • Keen eye for detail 

  • Leadership

  • Teamwork

  • Effective communication

  • Ability to work under pressure

TOOLS
  • Wordpress / Blogger

  • Microsoft Office programs

  • Adobe (Pagemaker, InDesign and Photoshop)

Extracurricular activities
  • Course "Techniques of Storytelling and Narrative for Games" (2019)

  • Course "Introduction to Digital Games Translation" (2018)

  • Lecture "The Contemporary Marketing Professional" (2014)

  • Workshop "Innovation and Marketing in the Digital World" (2013)

  • Open Course "Advertising Copywriting" (2012)

  • Extension Course "Journalism 2.0 Social and Hypermedia" (2010)

VOLUNTEER
  • “First week survivor - Ireland
    A volunteer project of my own carried at weekends, created to welcome new Brazilian students in Dublin. The aim of the project is to share the basic knowledge to led them through their first week in an English speaking country (eg. GNIB and visa, new sim card, supermarkets, Euro shops, Brazilian shops, pharmacies and medicine on the counter, etc).

Education
Catholic University of Santos (Santos, Brazil)
FEB 2007 - DEC 2010

Graduated in Social Communication, Bachelor of Journalism

 

The University's Journalism course is among the best ones in the country, known to graduate students with a critical view, independence and able to contribute to the betterment of society. During the course, we learn all the aspects of social communication and journalism, getting knowledge and experiencing the routine in editorial offices of newspapers and magazines, radio stations and TV, news sites, press office of public and private companies and business communication.

 

ECM College / The English Studio (Dublin, Ireland)
FEB 2015 - DEC 2015

Certificated in General English - Advanced Level

 

NED Training Centre (Dublin, Ireland)
MAR 2016 - AUG 2016

Certificated in General English - Advanced Level

 

 

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