SebastianAravenaOrtiz

SEBASTIAN ARAVENA ORTIZ

I am a visual designer with experience in Visual Identity, Institutional Communication, Illustration and Poster Design. I have participated in more than 50 Social and Cultural Poster Exhibitions in 20 countries.
I am also a PhD researcher at the University of Leicester. My research addresses the ways visual communication impacts in social and political identities, and the visual and rhetorical resources used in its design.
Finnally, I have years of experience as Lecturer in Design.


EDUCATION
2021-2024 PhD Student in Media and Communication, University of Leicester, UK.
2019 MA in Communicational Desgin, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2013 Specialist in Theory of Communicational Design, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2010 Post Graduate Diploma in Aesthetics and Philosophy, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
2008 BA in Graphic Design, University of Chile.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
2014 - 2020 Auxiliary Lecturer, Design Undergraduate Program, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Chile.
• Design Workshop I (2014-2017)
• Design Project I y II (2018-2020)


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RESEARCH FIELDS
• Socio-Cultural Branding and Visual Identities
• Visual Communication of the Politics and the Environment
• Visual and Digital Methods.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2015 - 2019 Partner / Creative Director, Estudio Trama.
2011 - 2014 Designer, Manso Design Studio.
2010 - 2014 Designer, Doziz.
2008 - 2011 Freelance Designer.
2007 - 2008 Designer, University of Santiago of Chile.