Rafael Fernandes

  • UI/UX Designer
  • Olinda, Brazil

I’m an interface and user experience designer, with 9+ years of experience creating interfaces for mobile game, mobile apps, mobile sites, smart tv apps and websites. I’ve lived in São Paulo, Buenos Aires and I'm currently linving in Olinda, Brazil.

As side projects I create mobile games, electronic music and rescue vintage bikes and turn them into fixed beauties.

I am also into entrepreneurship, founding two companies and participating in a lot of hackathons, game jams, and getting involved in other creative projects. Two competition prizes led me to visit Evernote in California and to attend an entrepreneurship course at Boston College, in Boston.

Main tools: Pen, Paper, Photoshop, Illustrator, UXPin, Invision, Marvel.


Best use of Sendgrid at API Hack Day São Paulo, Sendgrid

Best use of Sendgrid API at 10h competition with an iOS application.

1st place at Evernote Hackathon Brazil, Evernote

First place at 48h competition with an Android application called “Epicnote”.

1st place at TNW LA Kings of Code Hack Battle, The Next Web

First place at 30h competition with a Windows Phone game called “Stop”.

1st place at Conexões Senac 2012, Senac São Paulo

A entrepreneurship challenge to create a business plan. Won 1st place with a game development studio project.


Gameloft, Samsung, Microsoft, ESPN