Ricardo studied Graphic Design and Visual Communication at Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) in Quito. For almost ten years his work focused in fields as visual identity programs and editorial design for NGOs, government and private institutions. Some of the clients he has worked includes United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), UNDP Ecuador, National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change Mexico (INECC), TEDxQuito, and many others. Between 2013 and 2014 Ricardo also served as part of Grafitat team, an independent organization focused to boost visual arts and graphic design in Ecuador and Latinamerica. In 2015 he co-founded Estudio Hyper, working with clients in Ecuador and USA. His work has focused in develop visual languages for cultural projects, commercial business, and non profit organizations. During his career, his work has been awarded in Graphis Logo Design 9, International Design Awards, Iberoamerican Biennial of Design, among others.
- United Nations Capital Development Fund, 50th AnniversaryUNCDF is the United Nations's capital investment agency for the world’s 48 least developed countries. With its capital mandate and instruments, UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development. Founded in 1966, UNCDF is celebrating 50th years creating positive impact in many lives. As part of UNCDF's communication strategy, Hyper worked closely with UNCDF team developing a
- Tipos Latinos EcuadorTipos Latinos shows the best of typography made in latin america, and it's the most important biennial in its category. The biennial forms part of the 13 member countries of the network Tipos Latinos, including Ecuador. An identity system was developed and applied in all the visual communication pieces. The identity was based in a modular system of blocks obtained from word "TIPOS", which combines color, perspective, and patterns. This allowed to create diverse applications for the event with a
- Atlas para el Cambio Climático (Iconografía)El Atlas de Vulnerabilidad para el Cambio Climático es una herramienta digital con información amplia y detallada sobre los efectos negativos del cambio climático en México y sus estados. Como parte del desarrollo de esta plataforma digital, se buscaba sintetizar en información visual varias problemáticas así como conceptos relacionados a la variabilidad del clima y sus efectos. Debido a la alta complejidad de información contenida, se buscó desarrollar un sistema iconográfico que pueda facilit
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