CREATIVE DIRECTOR, VISUAL DESIGN

Sam Valdez
Sam started his design career at Petrol Advertising, a leading design agency specializing in branding video games and movies. After 6 years, he moved on to work at Ayzenberg, where he continued to hone his craft as he worked on major gaming companies such as Activision, Capcom, EA, and more. In 2012, he moved to BOND agency, where he had the opportunity to work on some of the largest entertainment brands such as Disney, Paramount Pictures, HBO, Showtime, and AMC, among others. He joined E/LA to apply his entertainment design experience to the world of branded advertising.

Sam's life IS design; with a true passion for his craft, he surrounds himself with inspiration every day. Not only does he put 100% effort into his own projects, but also focuses on helping other artists achieve their goals and grow within the industry. While his entertainment design experience may be vast, he is still constantly striving to grow and learn.

Sam was born in Tijuana, Mexico, where he attended the University of Iberoamericana Noroeste. Today, he frequently speaks and teaches at various Universities in Mexico.