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ORGANIZATION:
Typozon

EDUCATION:
—MA in Typeface Design (Type & Media)
Koninklijke Academievan Beeldende Kunsten (KABK) The Royal Academy of Art
The Hague (NL) 2014—2015

—Certificate in Type Design
The Cooper Union for the Advancement
of Science and Art (Type@Cooper)
New York (US) 2013

—Certificate in Fashion Design
CPC- Centro del Pensamineto Creativo
Bogotá (CO) 2007

—BA in Graphic Design
Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano
Bogotá (CO) 2001—2005.

EXPERIENCE:
—Art Direction @ Apple
Role: Art Direction
Branding, Editorial Design and Illustration.
San Francisco, CA. 2020 (JAN-JULY)

—Art Direction @ Multiple Companies
Role: Design and Art Direction - Branding & Identity, Environmental Design, Illustration and Typeface Design projects.
Companies: Granity Studios, Lippincott, JKR, Spring Studios, CSA, Elephant, Huge Inc, Publicis, MTWTF, Unilever, Magnetic, NowThis, Fahrenheit 212, Ueno.
New York, NY. 2017—Present

—Design & Art Direction @ Typozon
Role: Owner - Brand & Identity Design
New York, NY. & Bogotá (CO) 2008—Present

—Typeface Design Lecturer & TA
Role: Teacher & Lecturer
Schools: New School, Cooper Union, SVA.

—Brand Consultant @ Polymath Ventures
Role: Brand & Identity Consultant
Company: Polymath Ventures
Bogotá (CO) 2013—2016

—Lead Designer @ Zemoga
Role: Branding and UX Design
Company: Zemoga Inc.
Bogotá (CO) 2008—2009

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
—Type Directors Club 63
Cooper Union - New York (US) 2018

—Mr. Weiss Expo
Mr.Weiss Gallery - The Hague (NL) 2015

—V Salón de Ilustración
Galería Club el Nogal - Bogotá (CO) 2014
—Pictoplasma (Paris)
Character Exhibition - LA GAÎTÉ LYRIQUE
Paris(FR) 2011/12

—New York Types
Art Directors Club Gallery - New York(US) 2011/12

—Pa mi Gente
Primary Flight Gallery - Miami(US) 2011

—Propaganda 2010
Alianza Colombo-Francesa
Barranquilla(CO) 2010

—III Salón de Ilustración
Galería Club el Nogal - Bogotá(CO) 2010

—Mickey Brand Halo
Times Square - Hong Kong(CN) 2009

—Bienal de Bogotá Cohabitar
Bienal de Venecia en Bogotá
MAMBO -Museo de Arte Moderno
Bogotá(CO) 2008

—F.A.C.E
MAC - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo
Bogotá(CO) 2006

—Zaragoza Latina
Casa de la Cultura - Zaragoza(ES) 2006


EVENTS:
—Type Weekend

Design Conference
Streaming Worldwide
New York(US) 2020

—Festival de Diseño del Pácifico
Sociedad de Mejoras Públicas
Cali (CO) 2018

—Letras Salvajes
Tipos Latinos v.7
SéptimaBienal de Tipografía
Universidad CUN
Ibagué (CO) 2016

—Krack
"Un viaje tipográfico"
Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano
Bogotá (CO) 2013

—Trazos
Tipos Latinos V.5
Quinta Bienal de Tipografía
Claustro San Agustin
Bogotá (CO) 2012

—Trayectos
Nuevos Territorios RAD
Universidad de Nariño
Pasto (CO) 2011

—Aleatorio
13 Salón de Diseño Gráfico
Universidad Autonoma del Caribe
Barranquilla (CO) 2011

—Pecha Kucha Night V.3
Typozon Estudio
Bogotá (CO) 2007

—Typozon
Congreso Latinoamericano
de Comunicación
UPUJ Universidad Javeriana
Cali (CO) 2007

—Typozon
Semana de la Comunicación
UPUJ Universidad Javeriana
Cali (CO) 2005

—Dibujos de la Calle
Graffiti vs. PostGraffiti
Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano
Cali (CO) 2005

—Ciudad [in] Visible
Conversatorio
Galería Santa Fé
Bogotá (CO) 2005

AWARDS:
As a typeface designer he has won a TDC (Jury's choice) Excellence in Typography for the design of Salvaje, a display typeface family inspired by the birds of paradise. This project was also named as one of the best typefaces of 2018 by Typographica and has been featured in books and digital magazines like AIGA - Eye on Design.


PRESS APPEARANCES:
AIGA (NY), Type Directors Club, 365 X Type, Computer Arts, Harper Collins, IdN Mag, NOVUM, PAGE, The Pepin Press, TYPE Magazine, Taschen.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English and Spanish

CLIENTELE:
Apple, Facebook, Netflix, Google, ESPN, Canada Goose, Honda, Budweiser, WSDA, Mystic Seaport Museum, Vanguard, Hearst Corporation, Hilton International, Whirlpool.

WEB SITE:
www.typozon.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.typozon.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2020-10-12 19:08:08

COUNTRY:
United States of America

ACCOUNT TYPE:
New

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