Nationality: Mexican and American
Born: 16 June 1963, Minneapolis, Minn., USA
Driver’s licence: B
Civil status: married, 3 children.
Languages: native language Spanish, English
and French high level, German and Italian basic level.
Hobbies: nature, music, golf, travelling,
Conventional Design: corporate identity,
internal communications, posters, flyers, collateral, brochures, annual
reports, menus, etc.
Security document designer such as
banknotes, passports, visas, ID cards, excise stamps, labels.
Expert with Adobe CS versions (Photoshop,,
Illustrator, InDesign) PowerPoint, etc.
Individual business. Graphic design company
offering services for conventional design, banknotes and other fiduciary
security printing documents. I have managed design teams in companies in
different countries in Mexico, Canada, and more recently in France for 7 years
at Oberthur Technologies. During my career, I have worked with projects in a
variety of sectors such as the furniture industry, the mechanic and electronic
industry, health, culture, food, security printing, corporate communications
2004 - 2010
Head of the Design Department. Our team was
a key player to get access to Central Bank tenders and win consequential
banknote, passport and ID card printing contracts with a high degree of
sophistication and technical constraints in very short deadlines. This included
the development of new projects for banknotes and other fiduciary documents for
various countries of the world, as well as certain corporate internal
2000 - 2003
Canadian Bank Note Co. Ltd.
As security document designer such as
banknotes, passports, visas, ID cards, our team collected important contracts
for printing banknotes, fiscal stamps and passports for the company. I was also
very involved in producing the presentations of the new banknote family for the
Bank of Canada, the licence issuing organism in Alberta’s province, and other
1998 - 2000
GMD Diseño S.C.
Partner of a company offering conventional
graphic design services. I was the manager of a team of 4 designers tackling
our clients’ demands within different industry sectors such as restaurants,
publishing, measuring equipment, cultural and social events, etc. Among others
we were the design agency for Club de Industriales, the centre of the executive
spheres of Mexico; we also worked for a group of restaurants, we placed the
signage system at the Hotel Meridien Cancun; we made a book of Mexico’s best
restaurants’ recipes, etc.
1994 - 1998
Independent graphic designer working for
clients in a wide variety of sectors, the furniture industry, the real state
industry, the mechanical industry, the food industry, etc. I was a designer for
Wonder, one of the brands of the group Bimbo, I produced several packagings for
their products; also worked with Lopez Morton producing their furniture
catalogues, brochures and other documents; for Cicasa, a company manufacturing
equipment and water measuring systems, we elaborated their corporate identity,
applications, internal communications and website conception.
1988 - 1989
Banco de México
Designer of banknotes and also banknote
elements for various series of Mexican currency.
1983 - 1987
Producciones Audio & Video S.A. de C.V.
Graphic designer at a communication agency
with clients such as department stores as well as in the office furniture
“Typography : Tradition and Innovation”
at Centro de Diseño Industrial S. A.
By Dr. Roger Hersch et Claude Betrisey of
Peripheric Sytems Departement at the
Polytechnic Institute of Lausanne
1991 - 1993
MBA equivalent degree :
Avanced Course in Graphic Design
“Weiterbildungsklasse für Grafik”
Allgemeine Gewerbeschule Basel,
Schule für Gestaltung
BA Graphic Design
Professional examination with honours
Universidad Anahuac A. C.
Mexico City, Mexico