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About Me

Great team player. Excellent joke teller. Designer extraordinaire.

My Story

I studied film at Loyola Marymount back in the 90’s. After working for Disney and MTV for a while, I figured out that graphic design was more my speed. It turns out that I could not fulfill my lifelong dream of writing for the sitcom Cheers. It had been off the air for 10 years by the time I got to college.

So I started creating titles for student films and learning Photoshop. Photoshop actually fit on two floppy discs. I tried making fake ID’s in my dorm room with my Mac LC and Apple LaserWriter. None of the fake ID’s worked as they were printed in black and white.

I made the meme to the right –>look–> because I thought that Mariah Carey looked like a bear in that awesome coat.

Experience

Creative Director

PrestoSports, Inc.
2013 – 2017

Art Director

CNET Latin America
1999 – 2001

Senior Designer

Yahoo! Music
1998 – 1999

Education

Full Stack Code Certificate

University of Arizona
2018

BA Communications

Loyola Marymount University
1992 – 1996

AVID Systems

Certification
1998

Awards

Website Design Final Four

Belmont University Athletics crowned the Best College Athletic Website Design of 2015 – belmontbruins.com

Website of the Month

MSBL / MABL Website of the month March 2016 – tucsonmsbl.com

What I Do

Creating alone or with a team, as a leader or member, I always try to have fun while offering a fresh perspective on projects.

  • Rebranding
  • WordPress
  • Creative Team Management

Get in Touch

Email

mperalta@gmail.com

Phone

(520) 955-9188

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