Interested in the intersections between design and computing, Caio holds an MSc in Design and a BSc in Computer Science, both from the University of São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo). Currently, he works as a digital product designer at Babbel, in Berlin. During the last two years he’s been also occasionally working as a design teacher and mentor for international young students.

Being specially attracted by the intersections between design, data, computing and arts, Caio explores topics such as:

interaction and user interface design,
human-computer interaction,
generative design,
data and design, and

computational art.

Professional Experience

Babbel

May 2022 - Present
Berlin, DE. Full-time.

Product Designer

Currently working as a Product Designer for Babbel's Engagement Experience Area.

Loadsmart

May 2021 - May 2022
Chicago, US. Full-time.

Product Designer

Responsible for the design of internal tools to Loadsmart's pricing teams. Also responsible for executing qualitative and quantitative research to grasp these teams’ processes and pain points, and enable design propositions.

Common tasks were:
- Qualitative and quantitative user research;
- Elaboration of solutions and prototyping (Figma, in general);
- Validation through moderated and unmoderated usability testing (e.g. with UseBerry);
- Configuration of events for user-behaviour-tracking (Google Tag Manager / code-based events);
- Creation of dashboards and reports of usage, especially focused on relevant design indicators (Mixpanel, Superset).

GetNinjas

Aug 2020 - May 2021.
São Paulo, Brazil. Full-time.

Product Designer

Responsible for designing the new version of the main app and also for executing pertinent qualitative and quantitative research. GetNinjas is Latin America’s largest online service for connecting people to local contractors.

Stoodi (Orientu)

May 2019 - Aug 2020.
São Paulo, Brazil. Full-time

Product Designer

Responsible for planning, executing and delivering validation and discovery research sessions. Also responsible for prototyping interfaces and designing wireframes, user flows and a component library for Orientu, a new product that’s being built from scratch.

Ame Digital

Oct 2018 - Apr 2019.
São Paulo, Brazil. Full-time

Data Scientist

Designed and monitored a machine learning model that could predict the confiability of a credit card inserted by the user. Have also created a tracking plan for the app along with the UX team and started assessing the overall user experience with Firebase and AppsFlyer events.

Fjord São Paulo

Jan 2017 - Mar 2018.
São Paulo, Brazil. Full-time.

Service and Interaction Designer

Was part of teams working to create or reshape some big companies' services. At Fjord, I learnt how to conceptualise, plan and apply most common design research, creation and validation methods such as costumer journeys, service blueprints, usability tests, prototyping, workshops and in-depth interviews.

Teaching and Mentoring

DesignLab

Jul 2021 - Present
San Francisco (Remote). Part-time

Product Design Mentor

Currently mentoring international design students as they go through DesignLab courses. Besides conducting weekly 1:1 sessions, I'm also responsible for giving feedback on their design and research-related assignments.

Miami Ad School

Jul 2020 - Aug 2020; May 2021 - Jun 2021.
São Paulo, Brazil. Freelance.

Teacher (Creative Technology) and Teaching Assistant (UX)

UX STRATEGY (Jul 2020 - Sep 2020 & Mai - Jun 2021): assisted students with their projects, helping them choosing the right design research and description methods for the problems they were supposed to solve.

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