Joel Almeida

2015 Dartmouth Mandela Washington Fellow
Graphic Designer, Bonako
Cabo Verde

Joel Almeida is a graphic designer from Cabo Verde with five years’ experience in graphic and game design. He currently divides his time as a game and graphic designer at Bonako and as a graphic designer in the Communications Office of the Cabo Verde Government. He also teaches game design at the University of Cabo Verde and holds a Bachelor's degree in Digital Arts from ESAD, Escola Superior de Artes e Design in Portugal. As a singer and songwriter, he serves as artistic director of a music project that intends to help young singers launch their musical careers. He plans to help young people improve their lives and the well-being of their community through arts and design. 

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