For over 20 years, Ricardo has a vast experience working in agency and corporate environments. He has worked in the marketing, communications and design industry in Utah and New York. He has designed for many top-tier companies, including Neiman Marcus, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), FranklinCovey, Goldman Sachs and most recently for the LDS Church Public Affairs and CES departments.
Ricardo has won many visual communications awards from the Utah Advertising federation and the American Institute of Graphic Arts, including a copper ingot from the AIGA SLC Best of Show competition. He was also a nominee for a Pearl Award for excellence in design. His experience in marketing, creative, branding and communications strategy and his attention to detail are the basis of every project he is involved in. He takes advantage of his diverse background to give a fresh perspective to the work he produces.
In addition, his strategic approach to his work as it is applied to business helps him understand his clients’ projects from a business owner’s point of view. As a branding and marketing expert, he knows how to build a brand and message from the ground up and develop marketing strategies and tactics that produces results and improves the clients’ bottom line.
Ricardo possesses a keen understanding of the audience his projects target. He is networked and has the understanding that gives him keen ability to keep the message on target.
Ricardo loves shaping messages leveraging all aspects of communications, art, music and anything that inspires him to be a better person. He enjoys crafting messages that are both compelling and meaningful. He delights in art in any form or medium, he is passionate about education, loves being with his six children, and most of all, considers the time with his wife Elizabeth priceless.
Ricardo graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.