Leandro Bechara

Leandro Bechara

Senior Executive Designer at Refit
São Paulo, Brazil

About me

I’m originally from Rio de Janeiro, where I graduated in Advertising and began as an art director at Publicis Brazil. Throughout the first ten years of my career, I developed projects for Coca Cola, Santander, L´Oréal, Chevrolet, Essilor and Brookfield. In 2016 I moved to São Paulo to work at JWT Brazil exclusively for Ford Motor Company on the Latin American regional market. I’m currently a Senior Executive Designer at Refit.

I’ve always believed in conceptual thinking, polished visuals and making ideas happen, and fortunately I’ve been honored in various international awards such as Cannes Lions, Cannes Lions Health, One Show, Clio Awards, Webby Awards, El Ojo de Iberoamérica, Wave Festival and Lusófonos. My work has also been recognized in prestigious publications such as Forbes, The Independent, Adweek, Ad Age and Contagious Magazine. My portfolio link is leandrobechara.com.

Languages
  • English - Pro
  • Portuguese - Native

Positions

Senior Executive Designer
Refit
Brazil
February 2020 - Present (8 months)
Senior Art Director
São Paulo, Brazil
July 2016 - December 2019 (3 years 5 months)
Art Director
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
February 2015 - July 2016 (1 year 5 months)
Art Director
Binder
Brazil
2011 - February 2015 (4 years 1 month)
Art Director
Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
September 2009 - May 2011 (1 year 8 months)
Jr. Art Director
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 2008 - April 2009 (7 months)
Jr. Art Director
Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
July 2006 - September 2008 (2 years 2 months)

Education

Bachelor's degree in Advertising

2002 - 2006 (4 years)

Other professional activities

PHNX Tribute, Paris

Awards Jury Member

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