Visually Marketplace Designer Spotlight: Antonio Ortega

Visually Marketplace Designer Spotlight: Antonio Ortega

Visually’s newly-launched Marketplace connects thousands of designers with clients seeking to commission infographics and data visualizations. In the following weeks, we will feature members of our designer community here, on the blog. If you are interested in participating, please contact us at blog[at]visual.ly.


Name: Antonio Ortega
Age: 46

Graphic designer since 1989.
Find him on Visual.ly: ortegaant
 

1. Tell us a bit about yourself: how did you get into design, and how long have you been doing it?

I grew up amongst brushes and canvases. At school, I was the typical kid that filled notebooks with cartoons while the teacher explained.

I studied Arts and Crafts, and I majored in Graphic Design. Here I had the first opportunity to draw with a mouse on a screen. I was fascinated.

In 1989, I got my first job related to Design — those were the days of Corel Draw 2.0... keep reading

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