José Manuel da Conceição Raimundo

José Raimundo is an invited assistant professor at the Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave - Escola Superior de Design - in the disciplinary area of audiovisual, teaching computer aided design for producing 2D and 3D digital artwork and animation. He has a degree in Communication Design from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto and holds a PhD in Digital Media from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. He has 20 years of professional experience in the areas of design and CAD applied to visualization and production in diverse industries. His activities extend to product design, video game art, illustration, and design. As a researcher, he developed a framework to design and analyse games for cultivating creative literacy - games for augmenting creativity. Currently his research is extending towards virtual production practices in the field of animation using game engines.

Current positions

  • Professor Adjunto Convidado Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave (IPCA)

PhD Details


Book chapters
  • Fava, F., Cardoso, P., Melo, R., Raimundo & J., Mangueira, C. (2021) “Play to Design with Cards GO: A Card-Based Game for GameDesign and Creativity”. 211-225. Springer International Publishing. Link
International journals
  • Raimundo, J., Albino, M. & Freitas, M. (2023). IMMERSION IN A COOPERATIVE GAME TO CULTIVATE SOFT SKILLS: SYSTEM, MEANINGS AND ACTION. APEduC Journal, 4(2), 12-23. Link
International conferences
  • Raimundo, J. (2024). A FRAMEWORK TO DESIGN AND ANALYZE GAMES FOR CULTIVATING CREATIVE LITERACY. Proceedings of the 8th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain Link
  • Raimundo, J., Cardoso, P., Carvalhais, M., & Coelho, A. (2020). “Aspects for Cultivating Creative Literacy Through Play: An analysis on primary literature review and preliminary laboratorial work”. Revista Lusófona de Educação. Link
  • Raimundo, J., Cardoso, P., Carvalhais, M. & Coelho, A. (2018). “Games for Creative Literacy: A Collaborative Play-Oriented Framework for Developing Creative Literacy”. Paper presented in UD18: invisible design – 7º Encontro de Doutoramentos em Design, Aveiro, Portugal. Link
  • Raimundo, J. “Games for Creative Awareness”. (2018). Paper presented in XCoAx2018, Madrid, Spain. Link
  • Mota, F. & Raimundo, J. (2023). A Importância do Domínio e Prática do Desenho no Desenvolvimento de Concept art para Videojogos na Atualidade. Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Illustration and Animation (CONFIA), 616–626. Barcelos: IPCA – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave.
  • Raimundo, J. & Bessa, D. (2023). IMMERSIVE ANIMATION EDUCATION USING VIRTUAL PRODUCTION: SYSTEM, NARRATIVE AND ACTION. Proceedings of the 16th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. Sevilha, Spain. Link
  • Raimundo, J. (2023). STORYBOARDING: A CREATIVE GAME PROTOTYPE FOR DEVELOPING ANIMATION NARRATIVES [Conference presentation]. Proceedings of the 16th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. Sevilha, Spain. Link
Other publications
  • Coelho, A., Cardoso, P., Zeller M., Santos, L., Raimundo, J. & Vaz, R. (2020). “Gamifying the Museological Experience.” Em XChange Reality! 2020: CEUR Workshop Proceedings, editado por Thomas Moser e Franziska Bruckner, 2–5. St. Pölten: CEUR-WS. Link
  • Raimundo, J. (2022). Games for creative literacy: A framework for cultivating creative literacy through games. PhD diss, Universidade do Porto. Link