Rocío Inés Varela Tarabal is a PhD student in Communication at the Universidade de Vigo and works as a freelance multimedia designer. Her research focuses on typographic elements in films, especially creative subtitles. In addition, she is interested in accessible filmmaking, eyetracking and cognitive film studies. She completed two bachelor degrees, one in Audiovisual Engineering at the Universidad Católica and the other one in Psychology at the Universidad de la República, both in Uruguay in 2015. Afterwards, she studied a Master in Digital Media at the University of Bremen and a Master in Multimedia Translation at the Universidade de Vigo. She is a member of GALMA (Spain) and NICA (Uruguay). Throughout her career, she has received academic support and awards from several institutions, such as the Universidad Católica del Uruguay and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. She is currently a recipient of predoctoral funding from the Xunta de Galicia.