Alex Moura

Alex Moura

INTRODUCTION

Senior Creative,  Designer, and Technologist

CAREER

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ABOUT

Hybrid Talent

- Designer and technologist with a deep understanding about how tech, culture, and creativity intersect

- Conceptual thinker who generates ideas and works from ideation through execution

- Led multi-discipline creative and production teams by making no distinction between design, technology, and entrepreneurship: it’s all storytelling

- Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design (UFRJ), associate degree in Statistics, and passionate about learning new things.  

RESUME

Experience

TED2016-2020

Technology Curator and Editor

Curator of the talks about technology, presented groundbreaking ideas and amazing speakers at the main TED conference, TEDSummit (co-host), TEDWomen, and TEDSalons (host). Among the speakers I selected, coached, and co-wrote talks are Scott Galloway, Simone Giertz, Noriko Arai, Doug Roble, Tom Gruber, Poppy Crum, Supasorn Suwajanakorn, and Lydia Machova (the most watched TED talk of 2019, 13 million+ views), and many others.

HIGHLIGHTS

FOUNDR2020-2021

Talent Relations Lead

Prospected and managed relationships with some of the greatest entrepreneurs of our generation, including Joe Gebbia, Tamara Mellon, Anne Wojcicki, Jaime Schmidt, Joe Foster, Jeff Raider, and more, signing with them for interviews, podcasts, courses, and masterclasses at Foundr Magazine and its School of Entrepreneurship, a global community of 4 million+ members.

HIGHLIGHTS

CASADIGITAL2015

Chief Creative Technologist

Led the creative direction of digital marketing projects, managing and mentoring a team of developers and designers, creating innovative concepts for large scale projects, including the viral social media project “What life asks” (90 million video impressions), and the award-winning app “Good Laws” (200,000 installs).

HIGHLIGHTS

HANZO2011-2014

Creative Manager

Product design manager, functioning as gatekeeper of high-quality creative projects, incorporating growth hack strategies directly into product ideation. I also created new branded mobile services, including the SMS agenda “Vivo Reminder” (80,000 subscribers), and collaborated with the award-winning interactive live TV game show “Soccer King” (142,000 live mobile interactions).

HIGHLIGHTS

SONHOS2002-2013

Founder & Head of Product

Sonhos is the world's biggest online portal about dream interpretation, with 1.2 million monthly active users. It was my first startup adopting a freemium business model, successfully sold in 2013. I lead all aspects of the development of the platform, and established the creative vision, growth hack strategies, and business goals. 

HIGHLIGHTS

STARTUPS2007-2015

Founder

I like to pursue and invest in my own ideas, and I have founded many startups in parallel with my career: HQX (publish-on-demand comics), Comicflip (digital comics), Paramore (online dating), Mobuo (creative story editor), Niu (news aggregator), and the ongoing Storytub (digital books for kids), Optmiz (web optimization service), and VivaComics (comics newsletter).

HIGHLIGHTS

GOOGLE2006

Quality Assurance Specialist

Working with Google’s search engine team, I've interpreted Brazilian-Portuguese data, making optimization recommendations based on key findings, testing results for regional queries.

UFRJ University2003

Visiting Substitute Professor

UFRJ is one of the top 5 universities in Brazil. I taught classes about "Comics and Visual Narrative", and " Digital Design Fundamentals" at the Department of Arts & Design.

MEIO & MENSAGEM1995-2002

Creative Technology Editor

Media & Message is the mandatory source for professionals from all segments of marketing and communication in Brazil. I was the creator and editor of the highly regarded monthly column “Electronic Board”, covering all relevant topics about the intersection of technology, creativity, and advertising, inspiring and advising decision makers, and Interviewing leaders such as Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, and Nicholas Negroponte.

GRAPHSTYLE1993-1995

UX Designer and Multimedia Developer

Led the team composed of designers, illustrators and programmers creating multimedia projects for big brands, including Fleischmann, Pepsi Co., and Bank of Brazil.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Honors & Awards

I'm very proud of being part of the collective creative effort of many teams. The app ‘Good Laws’ won four gold medals as Best App for social responsibility and digital marketing, and "Soccer King" won gold for Best Mobile Game.

Best App

Best App

Best Game

SKILLS

How can I help you

I'm always at the intersection of creativity and technology, bringing creative thinking and innovative ideas to problem solving.

  • Creativity & Design

    Design Systems - Visual Identities - Interaction Design - Graphic Design - Motion Design - Visual Storytelling

  • Product & Marketing

    Product Development - Brand Systems - Marketing Strategy - SEO Strategy - Analytics - Creative Storytelling - UX Copywriting - User Experience

  • Innovation & Technology

    New Ideas - UI Development - Technical Consultancy - App Development - Back-End Development - Cloud Infrastructure - Dev-Ops

  • Curation & Talent

    Ideas Discovery - Talent Aquisition - Talent Management - Networking - Conference Speaking - Talks - Presentations

CONTACT

Let’s get in touch.