André  Rival

André Rival

Co-Owner | Creative Director at BLOCO
São Paulo, Brazil

About me

Hello! My name is André Rival, i'm a Creative Art Director, majored in Graphic/Digital Design and in Art Direction at Miami Ad School and currently working as Co-Owner and Creative Director at BLOCO, a Creative Audio and Multimedia Experiences studio.

I have over twenty years of experience working in advertising, at some of the most important agencies in Brazil such as Leo Burnett Tailor Made, DM9DDB, AlmapBBDO, NeogamaBBH and for big clients as Bradesco Bank, Renault, O Boticário, Ypê, Vivo, HP, Ambev, Whirpool, GOL Airlines, Cyrela Realty, LG, Wal-Mart, Aché, Universal Pictures, Telefónica and Daimler-Chrysler Group (Mercedes-Benz, Jeep, Dodge and Chrysler).

Besides that, between 2014 and 2017 I worked as a Teacher at Escola CUCA, teaching young creatives about Advertising, Design and Art Direction.

Sector Experience

Positions

Co-Owner | Creative Director
BLOCO
Brazil
May 2020 - Present (5 months)
Teacher
Sao Paulo, Brazil
July 2014 - Present (6 years 3 months)
Teaching young creatives about Design, Advertising and Art Direction.
Senior Art Director
São Paulo, Brazil
November 2015 - December 2017 (2 years 1 month)
Freelance Senior Art Director
São Paulo, Brazil
June 2015 - November 2015 (5 months)
Freelance Senior Art Director
São Paulo, Brazil
January 2015 - June 2015 (5 months)
Art Director
São Paulo, Brazil
November 2012 - October 2014 (1 year 11 months)
Art Director / Head of Art
Grupo TV1
June 2009 - October 2012 (3 years 4 months)
Art Director / Head of Digital
Ad.Agency
January 2009 - April 2009 (3 months)
Art Director
iThink (currently Ag2 Sapient)
March 2007 - December 2008 (1 year 9 months)
Art Assistant
BVTI
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Art Assistant and Front-End Developer
Digitas
Brazil
2005 - 2006 (1 year)
Worked at Tribal Digital Agency before Publicis Group buy it.

Education

Art Direction

2011 - 2013 (2 years)

Bacharel em Design Digital

2003 - 2008 (5 years)

Other professional activities

PHNX Tribute, Paris

Awards Jury Member

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