About Me

Bio


“The ones that are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones how do.” -Steve Jobs.

Dear Sir/ Madam,

Let me introduce myself, my name is Santiago María López Piuma. I am a 24 year old Argentine designer and illustrator who is currently living in Spain. In addition to my professional work, I am a student at the University of Navarre in Pamplona where I study audiovisual communication. After attending three years of architecture school at the University of Buenos Aires, I decided to change my life and pursue my childhood passion by embarking on a drawing based professional career. I have a multifaceted profile allowing me to adapt to any environment while using my greatest asset, creative thinking. I like to experiment with new formulas, materials, and media, exploring new paths and opening up exciting new possibilities.

I’m looking for the opportunity to show you the skills I have acquired throughout these years at home, at school, at work, and at the University of Navarre. I have made a huge effort all my life to gain this ability, which I hope is to be useful, not just for me but for people as a whole. I sincerely hope to someday be part of your team and to make my dream real.

Yours truely,

SaMLo.


Studies


“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” -Walt Disney.

Art and literature bachellor – Barker College, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Architecture – Buenos Aires University, Argentina.

Audiovisual Communication – Navarre University, Pamplona, España.


Skills


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney.

Illustration
100%
Ipad Pro
100%
WACOM Cintiq
100%
Adobe Photoshop
90%
Adobe Illustrator
90%
Adobe InDesign
90%
Adobe Premiere Pro
90%
WordPress
90%


Experience


Two heads think better than one.

Creative artist and cooperative student at the University of Navarre ®

I work as a creative artist with the Literature and creative writing degree at the University of Navarre producing artistic pieces for the department. In addition, I work with the School of Humanities and Social Sciences as a cooperative student complementing it with my creative artwork.

Creative Illustrator at Belou ®

In January 2015 I began my career as an illustrator and creator at Belou (www.belou.es), a global marketing and advertising agency that transforms companies to adapt them to the digital age. As part of Belou, I made several illustration and publicity works presenting design strategies for different campaigns, companies, and private clients.

As a Freelance

I have been working as a freelance artist for more than six years, creating portraits and other artistic pieces for personal clients which includes personal works from my portfolio. I also work with creative companies from the world of communications such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, and Pepsi.

Mc Donald ®

In 2015 I made several illustrations for the Ronald McDonald Foundation of Madrid with the aim of raising funds for the families housed in the clinic. The drawings were printed on t-shirts for adults.

In 2017 I made several illustrations for the foundation with the aim of raising funds for the families housed in the clinic. The objective of the work consisted of animal drawing that were to be printed on school objects to be sold to Francisco de Vitoria University and the CEU in order to raise funds for the families that were staying in the Ronald House.

Coca Cola ®

In June of 2016 I was hired to carry out the design of some t-shirts with illustrations for the coastal cleaning projects that were promoted in summer 2016 by different Spanish beaches. The project was carried out by Coca Cola.

Fundación Ecomar ®

At the beginning of 2016 I was in charge of the illustration of a Sailing Notebook that was distributed around the sailing clubs located along the entire south coast of Spain. This project was carried out for the Ecomar Foundation, which is under the direction of the International Sailing Champion, Theresa Zabel.

In May 2017, I was hired again by the president of the Ecomar Foundation to carry out a new design for the Sailing notebook which was printed to be distributed around the sailing clubs located along the Spanish and Portuguese coasts.

In April 2018, I was hired a third time by the president of the Ecomar Foundation to make yet another design for the Sailing notebook changing the style that had been used in previous years to be distributed around the sailing clubs located along the entire Spanish and Portuguese coast.

Lizarran ®

In May 2016 I was hired by Lizarran a gastronomic company that was becoming a leading brand in Spain and the world with the tapas bar concept. They had me design a pet with the aim of attracting children. My eventual creation was unveiled as the official pet of the summer activities that took place in the sailing clubs with children between 4 and 12 years old.

Acinonyx

In May 2017 I was hired by a Spanish company to make the company’s mascot based on the profile of its founder and the mascot of the company which is a Cheetah, hence its name in Latin: Acinonyx.

Web design

Su Idea Sistemas: www.suidea.com.ar
SaMLo Artwork: www.samlo.es
Belou Tech: www.beloutech.com
Belou: www.belou.es
Nacho Llorente: www.nachollorente.es