Daniel Martins

Designer, Consultant, and Public Speaker in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Daniel de Sant'anna Martins is a father, ludologist, futurist, designer, researcher, educator and consultant. Master's degree in Design (CESAR School), postgraduate degree in Strategic Design (ESPM-RJ) and graduated in Industrial Design (UNESA).

Pedagogical Director at École 42|Rio, responsible for designing educational programs and pedago routine.

CEO of D+1 Design & Games, specialized in developing ludocentric solutions and learning experiences, with a focus on promoting social impact and socio-emotional skills, through analog or digital approaches.

Business associate at VTURE, a company that develops immersive experiences with emerging technologies and consultancy in Futures Thinking.

Chapter Leader Southwest Region, ludologist and associate member. Responsible for TTF at Southwest region connections and for adaptations of Teach The Future Brazil's tools and educational methodologies with ludic approaches and learning games. Teach The Future is a global movement of researchers and futurists that inserts the methodologies and tools of Future Studies / Futurism at all levels of education.

Winner of SBGames 2019 for Best Brazilian Game in the category of Other Platforms with the game ToteMinions, winner of Festival Rebeldias 2020 with the game Radio Pirata and also finalist in the 38th Édition du Concours international de Créateurs de Jeux de Société de Boulogne-Billancourt, SBGames and Festival Rebeldias for 2 consecutive years.

Worked as a freelancer and in agencies for over a decade, managing teams and projects for national and international clients. Self-taught game designer, works since 2012 in the game development and education market, both in companies and in startups.

Teacher, pedagogical coordinator and also created game development courses in Brazil, working in large companies and educational projects, such as CESAR School, Senac, Senai, SESC High School, Unigranrio, etc.

Hosted and coordinated Rio Indie Games, the first independent games festival in Rio de Janeiro, he is on the board of directors of EDIJ - Meeting of Independent Developers of Table Games RJ is a member of RING - Game Developers of Rio de Janeiro.


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