I have 14 years of professional experience in the field of Graphic Design in areas that include branding, editorial design, digital illustration, photography production and art direction. Along with a BFA in Graphic Design from Colegiatura Colombiana and a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design from Kent State University, I hold diplomas in Art Direction from Aula Creativa in Madrid (Spain), Photography and Journalism from Asian Academy of Film and Television in New Delhi (India).

I also have 13 years of teaching experience; as adjunct at the departments of Fashion Design, Graphic Design and Advertising at Colegiatura Colombiana in Medellin (Colombia), as graduate assistant and adjunct in the Visual Communication Design program at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio (US) as assistant professor in the programs of Graphic Design, Multimedia Design and Visual Arts at the College of Arts and Creative Enterprises of Zayed University in Dubai (UAE) and now as Tutor and Teaching Assistant in the Interactive Media program of the School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic university.

Amid my research interests are design education and creative thinking and interaction design and digital narratives. Amid my research interests are design education, creative thinking as well as interaction design and digital narratives. I am currently a PhD candidate in the doctoral program in Design from the School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a research that explores ways in which tangible manipulation and play-mechanics can support and foster narrative immersion in interactive storytelling.

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