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Award winning designer & creator

Born & raised in Mexico DF, and a graduate of the Laguna College of Art + Design (BFA; Visual Communications), Michael was named one of the ‘Top 25 under 25’ by Stephan Sagmeister via CMYK Magazine, and has been featured in several books and exhibitions worldwide. A visual storyteller with an expertise in Branding, his digital disciplines range from user interface design, presentations, packaging, and motion design.

Michael began his career designing interfaces for Honeywell Aerospace alongside Deloitte, Following that, he focused on the alternative energy/cleantech sector where he enabled startups to achieve maximum valuation through the power of branding and design. Notably, Michael was the lead designer for the Wesley K. Clark (Former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO) presidential campaign, he also helped the FBI to protect America’s critical infrastructure through influence & perception, and has recently created 15 in-store CPG brands with sales of over 2M to date.

He has a BFA from Laguna College of Art + Design, from which he earned a BFA, and Best-in-Class awards.

Branding

Building customer experiences with emotion & aesthetics

Interface Design (UI)

Maximizing the beauty of the customer experience

Presentation Design

Captivating your audience with universal design principles

If you would like to learn how we can work together, please email me at m@ovsm.net

Based in South Orange County, California

Capabilities

Branding

Visual strategy
Logo Design
Design Systems
Brand StyleGuides

Graphic Design

Web Design
Interface Design (UI/UX)
Advertisements
Annual Reports
Catalogs
Photography
3D Modeling
Technical Animations

Presentations

Powerpoint
Keynote
Pitch Decks
Motion Graphics
Video Editing

Environmental Design

Exhibits & Tradeshow Booths
Interior Design
Signage Systems
Building Signage
Wayfinding
Livery/Vehicle Graphics

Clients

Partial list of notable clients I am currently working with or have worked with in the past:

GM / Chrysler
FBI
Olympics
MARS
Experian
General Wesley Clark

ANQI / Crustacean
Bloomingdale’s
Panasonic
FlexEnergy
M2 Renewables
Wavecrest Labs

National Security Grid
LCAD
Radial Energy
GreenEarth Industries
Ecron Energy
McBeth Foundation

NextHeart
Mark Pomerantz
Quantum Ai
Banc of California
Edwards Lifesciences