Sónia Rafael holds a PhD in Communication Design from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (FBA-ULisboa), a Master’s degree in Communication, Culture, and Information Technologies from the ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Design from FBA-ULisboa.
She currently serves as an Assistant Professor in Communication Design at FBA-ULisboa and collaborates with the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon (FA-ULisboa) in the field of Interaction Design. Additionally, she is a faculty member of the PhD in Sustainability Sciences program at ULisboa. Her research interests include Communication Design, Interaction Design, UX/UI, and Multimedia.
Sónia Rafael is a professional designer and has worked as a designer, interaction designer, and creative director for national and international companies and studios.