Raquel Brandão
Fashion/Costume Designer – Photographer – Illustrator



Bachelor – Fashion Design (Patternmaking) at Senac University Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil 2013.
Diploma certified by ESMOD France, 2013.


Professional Experiences:

French B – Retail/Stock/ Check Out          Set 2009 – Jul 2010
Bruna Vieira (bruna_liz@hotmail.com)

Ágatha – Retail/ Stock/ Check Out            Jul 2010 – Dec 2010
Maja Guerreiro (maja.guerreiro@gmail.com)

Diavolla – Bags and Accessories brand located in Sao Paulo, BrazilDesigner assistant intern. Responsible for all the pattering, pack techs, photographs, editing, marketing and trends research of the brand.               Oct 2011 – Jun 2013
Bridilla Gobbi (bridilagobbi@gmail.com)


Other Experiences:

ERHS – Costume and Production assistant for the musical “The Wiz” at East Ridge High School in Rochester, NY 2009.
Mrs. Realbuto (judy_realbuto@eastiron.monroe.edu)

Senac Fashion Show – Senac University Center, feelancer work as pattermaker, produced 4 different pieces of clothing for the runway show. Sep 2012.

Alinhavo – Costume atelier located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Costume assistant for the musical “Mônica Mundi – Around the world with Mônica and Co.” Summer 2013.
Juliana Queiroz (juliana.mqueiroz@sp.senac.br)

Alexadre Herchcovitch – Brazilian Fashion Designer. Assistant on backstage for runway show at Sao Paulo Fashion Week on both, male and female shows. SPFW S/S 2013

Têca por Helô Rocha – Brazilian Fashion Designer. Designer assistant for the preview weeks before the runway show. Assistance in sewing, pattering, styling, fitting in between other functions on the Winter 2013, Summer 2013/2014 and Winter 2014 seasons.
Camila Pedroza (camilapedroza@hotmail.com) +55 11 98581-0003


Additional Training

Fashion Illustration at Brazilian Academy of Arts (ABRA) – São Paulo, Brazil. Aug 2007 – Dec 2008 (308 hours)

Industrial Sewing at Sewing Institute – São Paulo, Brazil. Aug 2009 – Dec 2009 (48 hours)

Art History – Brazilian Museum of Sculpture (MuBe) – São Paulo, Brazil. Feb 2012 – Apr 2012 (16 hours)

Fundamentals of Marketing Communication – Bellevue College, Wash. Feb. 2014 – Mar. 2014 (18 hours)


Special Skills

Computer literacy: Pro in CorelDraw, Microsoft Office Word and Excel, Intermediate knowledge in Adobe Photoshop and Audaces.

Special Talents: Patternmaking, sewing, draping, styling, painting, drawing/ sketching, crafts, tie dyeing, analog and digital photography.

Languages:  Portuguese, English, Spanish and knowledge in French.


References available upon request

email: raa.brandao@hotmail.com
phone: (425) 435-7077