Miguel Sousa

Designer Art director and illustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Miguel Sousa

Designer Art director and illustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Miguel Sousa aka “heymikel” is a creative art director and illustrator, living in Madrid. As regular activities he draws compulsively in his graphic diary and play football. Miguel’s a multidisciplinary designer but illustration is his favorite area, and his works reflect his dedication and creativity in every work is make. ___ Email // miguelalmeidasousa@gmail.com +(34) 645346566
Projects
  • Horror charactersHorror characters I always wanted to have a tattoo. But we all know they last forever, and even If I draw a lot of designs all the time, i'm never sure if it's the right one to put on my skin. Some months ago I was talking with some friends and this idea came up: a temporary tattoos collection. This series of illustrations aims to be a celebration and revival of the world of classics horror movies. Films like Frankenstein and Dracula made history in cinema, influencing future generations, eve
  • Onde queres ir hojeCampaign for Lisbon public transports __ Campaign for Lisbon public transports (Metro & Carris) "Onde queres ir hoje?" (Where do you w'anna go?) intend to show how simple is to travel by public transportation in Lisbon, giving people more time to enjoy the city. The visuals show 3 giant caracters walking free around Lisbon, Showing the eficiency of public transportation, shortening distances and empowering people's lifes, in contrast with private transportation, with trafic, stress and pollution.
  • Visual Frequenciesfrequencies is an illustration series based on Chladni patterns experiments,generated in sand on the surface of a vibrating metal plate.
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Projects credited in
  • Catherine Losing for IKEA x Virgil AblohMother London asked me to shoot Virgil Abloh's exciting Markerad collaboration with IKEA. The shoot was used as an OOH flyposter ad campaign.
  • Superdry Spring/ Summer 2019 campaignshot by James Pearson Howes in Cape Town
  • Sea Hero QuestAt S&S we created the first mobile game that helped scientists fight dementia through research, in partnership with UCL and Alzheimer's research. It was a multi-channel, european campaign for Deutsche Telekom.
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Work history
    Creative and designerMother London
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    Art director Designer and illustratorheymikel studio
    Porto, PortugalFreelance
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Skills
  • Advertising
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Digital
  • Typography
  • Brand Identity
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Creative Direction
  • Print Campaigns
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Illustration
Awards
    Young lions gold - PortugalLOLA Mullenlowe
    El ojo de IberoamLOLA Mullenlowe
    El ojo de Iberoam