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Carla Matos

Fashion Jewelry Designer
Portfolio website
https://www.inspiredbymatter.com
About

An internationally experienced Jewellery Designer with a strong background in customer care and an aptitude for sustainability in fashion. Leverages beneficial aesthetic analysis, materials research, and supplier sourcing skills and is accomplished at building and strengthening multi-faceted relationships with colleagues, clients, and key stakeholders. Knowledgeable and innovative, will confidently utilise new technologies and display a passion for crafting new objects and incorporating unique solutions into them to subvert the usefulness of the materials. Exceptionally organised, consistently maintains high levels of communication, and is renowned for inventive planning and advanced ideas and concepts. Demonstrates excellent recycling and upcycling abilities and cultivates strongerskillsets through informative training and working closely with a dynamic and productive team. Aiming to develop a successful career in sustainability within the fashion industry and to utilise key jewellery design skills, as well as an ability to advise, buy and procure sustainable brands/suppliers to support the building of a sustainable future.

Previous Brands
Carla_m Jewellery
Mayu Apparel▪lisbon
Nos Telecomunicações
PT Multimédia
Tvcabo Telecom
Tvcabo Telecom
Jazztel
Telecel – Vodafone
Work Experience
CEO/Designer
Jan ‘09 - Now
Carla_m Jewellery

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS •Founding a contemporary jewellery brand focusing on upcycling and recycling industrial materials and ensuring a consistent awareness around sustainability and consumption •Winning awards at Bijorhca Paris and Maksen Consulting and being successfully selected as one of the Top 5 "Next Big Ideas" for SIC TV Channel in Portugal •Creation of a capsule Collection in 2016 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Eleutério, a recognised Portuguese filigree brand STORES THAT HAVE SELECTED PIECES: •Concept Stores, Galleries and Design Shops in various countries such as Japan, Turkey, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Canada, USA, Ireland, Belgium, Italy, France, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg MUSEUM SHOPS THAT HAVE SELECTED PIECES: •MoMA, Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), and The San Francisco Ballet in the United States, and Queensland Museum in Australia •In Italy, the Triennale Design Museum in Milan and the Centre of Contemporary Art Punta della Dogana in Venice •Additionally, the Museums of La Pedrera and Casa Milá in Barcelona and the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) in Austria •In Portugal, Fundação Serralves, CCB, B-Shop Museu Berardo, Loja do Castelo de S. Jorge

Brand Advisor/Accessory Designer
Jan ‘17 - Jan ‘20
Mayu Apparel▪lisbon

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS •Effectively sourced sustainable fabrics from Portugal and designed innovative and eye-catching accessories Additional Work Experience

Project Manager – Quality Assurance ▪
Jan ‘08 - Jan ‘11
Nos Telecomunicações

Billing Complaints Manager ▪
Jan ‘06 - Jan ‘08
PT Multimédia

Evaluation Manager – Customer Care Department
Jan ‘05 - Jan ‘06
Tvcabo Telecom

Recurrent Claims/Ombudsman Manager – Customer Care Dept
Jan ‘03 - Jan ‘05
Tvcabo Telecom

Systems Interface ▪ Planning & Reporting ▪ Information Management
Jan ‘99 - Jan ‘03
Jazztel

Back-Office Coordinator ▪
Jan ‘94 - Jan ‘99
Telecel – Vodafone

Languages
Spanish - Work Proficiency
Portuguese - Native
French - Work Proficiency
English - Fluent
Italian - Basic
Location Preference
To be discussed
Work Pattern
Full-time
Part-time
Employment Preference
Freelance Assignments
Permanent Positions