CV

WORK (1996-today):

I’m an artist & designer (with an academic background in visual communication, urban geography and cognitive science) based in Donostia-San Sebastian who has a large experience working in for different companies and business.

Since a very young age I realized that art, design and technology help us envision and build alternative worlds… In 1988 I started skateboarding and in 1998 I taught myself how to design websites. So being an early adopter of both street-art and new media has brought me interesting work experiences in the field of digital marketing and creative communication.

CLIENTS:

    • Art & Culture: Arteleku, Donostia Kultura, DSS2016, Tabakalera, Kutxa Kultur, Museo Marítimo de San Sebastián, C.C. Montehermoso.
    • Brands: Nokia, Loreak Mendian, Carhartt, HLC SB Distribution, Sancheski, Upper Playground, Vision Street Wear, Vans.
    • Communication: Soda Marketing Integral, Promueve3, Animatu Multimedia, DK Muralismo, Amasté Comunicación, Tech For Society, BiscayTIK Foundation, Binari Basque Internet Culture.
    • Education: Laboratorios Ikertze Arte-Niño, Ostargi Gizarte Elkartea, Catalina de Erauso Ikastetxea, Aiete Ikastetxea, Asociación TxikiAktiba, Academia Lacunza, Centro de Estudios AEG, Heziplus, Grupo SIE Consultoría y Formación, Ankulegi, Hirikilabs, Universidad del País Vasco.
    • Festivals & Conferences: ArtFutura, SONAR (Barcelona), Elektronikaldia (Donostia), Sub/versiones Urbanas (Donostia), Donostia Fashion Week, Zemos98 (Sevilla),  MusicaExMachina (Bilbao), Zinebi (Bilbao), BLV-Art (Bilbao), SkateXpresion (Bilbao), BIME Hack Day (Bilbao), Madrid Abierto, SkateXpresion (Bilbao), Leka Street-Art Jaialdia (Donostia), BIME Hack Day (Bilbao), LibreCon Business & Open Technologies Conference (Galicia), Inmersiones 2019 (Vitoria)…
    • Media: JOK Films, ETB3, Planet Radio 100.3FM, The Balde, Entzun aldizkaria, Hip Hop Life, Etecé Magazine, Revolucion Neolítica revista literaria, Husmee Magazine, Dogway skate magazine, Urban Magazine, Surfer Rule, Tres60 magazine…

SKILLS:

Hard skills: Drawing, Photography, Video Recording & Editing, Visual Design, Digital Marketing, User Experience Research, Project Management, Event Planning, Public Speaking, Storytelling.

Soft skills: Open-minded, Ability to Work Under Pressure, Adaptability, Self-motivation, Self-discipline, Emotional Intelligence, Team-working, Appreciation of Aesthetics, Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Critical Thinking, Resilience.

HOBBIES:

I enjoy…

  • Street-art and photography.
  • Book collecting.
  • Homemade cold-pressed juices.
  • Playing chess with my son.
  • Hiking the basque mountains with my family.
  • Fixed-gear cycling through urban terrain.
  • Trail running in Miramon forest.
  • Cross Training after work.
  • Learning to surf in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Cruising the city with my skateboard!

ACADEMIA:

  • Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Science and Values.
    University of the Basque Country & National Autonomous University of Mexico (2020).
  • Master’s Degree in Psychobiology and Cognitive Neuroscience.
    Autonomous University of Barcelona (2016).
  • Master’s Degree in Information Society and Urban-Regional Development.
    University of Santiago de Compostela (2016).
  • Posgraduate Degree in Applied Neuromarketing.
    University of Barcelona (2015).
  • Posgraduate Degree in Cultural Innovation: Arts, Digital Media and Popular Culture.
    Open University of Catalonia + LABoral, Center of Art and Industrial Creation (2013).
  • Posgraduate Degree in Ecologic Urbanism.
    Autonomous University of Madrid (2012).
  • Posgraduate Degree in Social Media Management.
    National University of Distance Education, UNED (2011).
  • MPhil in Urbanism and Territorial Planning.
    Higher Technical School of Architecture of San Sebastian (2010).
  • Doctoral Program: Idea, Form and Matter in Architecture.
    Higher Technical School of Architecture of San Sebastian (2004).
  • Erasmus-Socrates Scholarship: Studies in Visual Communication.
    College of Architecture, Media and Design – Universität der Künste Berlin (2000).
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts.
    University of the Basque Country (2000).

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*(Picture: portrait in 2011 by Irene Ormazabal).