Originally from Puerto Rico, I'm currently based in New Yawk, NY. I’m a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in NYC. I’m grateful for the long career I’ve had working with interesting and fun clients plus! alongside great friends. I enjoy a strong cup of Bustelo and petting my black and white design sidekick, Olivia Blue Cheese.
9/19 - We won an Emmy!!!! The team is amazing! I’m so thankful to have been a part of it.
10/18 - Another Panimation Event happened in October 2018! It was a well attended panel event with Erica Gorochow (Studio Owner, Pep Rally), Joyce N. Ho (Freelance Creative Director) and Simone Noronha (Art Director, Buck NY) hosted by Sharon Harris (Motion Designer/Animator, Google).
9/18 - I was asked to be a part of Motion Hatch podcast along with Ryan Summers where we discussed Art School v Online School. Give it a listen here. Hayley has also made an amazing Contract Bundle you should check out.
8/18 - I joined the team for Netflix’s hit show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj as a designer/animator.
6/18 - It's been a busy, busy year as I got involved with establishing and running the local NYC chapter of Panimation along with Emily Suvanvej. It's been wonderful and rewarding to meet so many local women/trans/non-binary designers, animators and illustrators and to provide space for all of us to meet and support one another. Recently, we had our first big event at Adobe Headquarters with guest speaker Michelle Higa Fox owner of Slanted Studios and over 50 people in attendance.
5/18 - I was recently featured in Adobe's Creative Magazine and was asked to be an Adobe Collaborator. I designed templates for their Visual Trends Multilocalism theme campaign and you can download them for free here.
ACCOLADES, RANDOMNESS, FEATURES AND THINGS I DO:
2019 - Won an Emmy Award for the work done for Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (gasp!)
2018 - Won an ADC Bronze Cube for work on MTV's TRL
2017 -Featured in School of Motion's Alumni Spotlight
2016 -Nominated for a Promax BDA on the Art Direction/Design category for my work on the Centric Network ID for Mother's Day.
2013 -Read my interview on Motion on the Art Director's Club blog.
-- Excerpt: "Animation takes time. A lot of time. We don’t just press a button and boom. done. Animation does not work like that at all. I wished that this was taken into account more often. But for some reason, it never is.”