Always working to create intelligent solutions for a consistent and strong visual design. I have worked in large
companies, startups and creative agencies conducting major projects in Brazil, the Middle East and the United States,
to deliver designs and interfaces that customers love.
As a design addict, I am constantly inspired by music and art, you can take a sneak peek at some shots!
Playing Guitar: www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrBRQN66tvc
Taking Photos: www.flickr.com/photos/marciosteffen
Lead UI/UX Designer I Co-Founder at RockSpoon
August 2013 – Present
Currently part of a startup technology as Co-Founder leading the creation of our product from a design
perspective. I am passionate about embarking in an early-stage startup which allows me to use my creativity
and full potential to create the concepts along with a great team of developers and product managers,
enabling us to generate fantastic designs for mobile devices and web.
Art Director Lead at Orolix Technologies
February 2012 – August 2013 (1 year 7 months)
Designed applications for mobile market at a startup in Lebanon. My responsibilities included Prototyping
applications for the entertainment segment, where I participated in the whole process of product development
by working closely with technology teams in the city of Beirut and Zahle.
Senior Art Director at Sonora at Terra Networks
September 2011 – February 2012 (6 months)
Sonora was the largest application of Latin American music. Acting as the Principal Art Director, I created
the new visual interfaces for several mobile platforms and the web, for Brazil and Latin America. The
application witnessed tremendous success that led to its acquisition by Rhapsody in October 2013.
Senior Mobile Art Director at Terra Networks
April 2011 – September 2011 (6 months)
Created interfaces of all major products and new concepts for the m.terra.com.br portal pages such as: News
and Sports, including the 2011 Pan American Games Portal.
Senior Lead Designer at Nuova!
May 2010 – April 2011 (1 year)
Led a team of 20 people to create a large capital projects in Brazil such as: Embraer Executive Jets
Institutional Portal, HSBC Investment Portal, PDG Portal, Portal Itaú BBA, Modern Publisher Portal, C & A,
Raizen Intranet, Intranet Fibria, and Votorantim Group.
Senior Art Director at Orolix
March 2007 – May 2010 (3 years 3 months)
The Art Director responsible for creating the interface of the largest dial-up dialer interface of Brazil.
Coordinator of the creative department producing all the visual identity of the company and important
projects for mobile carriers such as: 3G Communicator, Tim Web, Vivo and Claro.
April 2010 – April 2010 (1 month)
Changing jobs and accepting some projects at the transition time.
Senior Art Director at MSarts
January 2005 – October 2006 (1 year 10 months)
Web projects and campaigns for companies: Triplenet, Casa Renê, Resimaq Móveis, Radio 88.3 FM, Rescue
Productions (USA), Feel Music Band (USA)
Senior Art Director at Bank Boston
July 2006 – September 2006 (3 months)
The Bank Boston was sold to Banco Itau, it was necessary to reform thee entire visual identity of the bank.
All these projects were essential to the operation of BankBoston / Itaú, which has branches throughout
Brazil. Responsible for redoing the entire visual identity of the bank such as internet banking, extranet, visual
contracts, ATM’s screens, checks and others.
Senior Art Director at Benfi Trading
August 2004 – September 2005 (1 year 2 months)
Web projects for the mobile industry creating marketing campaigns for companies such as: Telefonica, Vivo,
Claro and Tim.
Art Director at 1 Planning Consulting Services
May 2001 – September 2004 (3 years 5 months)
Working in the creative industry creating interfaces for handheld devices for the pharma market for
companies such as Aventis and Novartis. Promoted to Manager Coordinator – 2000 … 2004 coordinating the
creative team and traveling to another cities like: Waters Lindois / SP, Teresopolis / Mangalore and RJ / RJ.
Transferred to the city of Santos / SP to be the manager of the Creative Department.