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Ricardo Ovelar

Creative Director

Los Angeles, CA, USA
1 (213) 407 4093
With over ten years of experience, Ricardo Ovelar has worked in three different countries across the Americas (Paraguay, Argentina and USA) for brands like Nike, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Target, California Milk Processor Board and Doritos, among many others.

For the past seven years he’s been working as an Interactive Art Director in agencies like BBDO Argentina, Grey/G2 Argentina and Grupo Gallegos - USA showcasing a special interest in innovative campaigns, where technology is at the service of people and ideas, and not in their way.

At the beginning of 2012 he left Grupo Gallegos to start Space Balloon, an innovation hub that experiments with new ways of entertainment, mixing sports, technology and art.

With over fifty advertising awards in his career, his work has been recognized in major advertising festivals, including Cannes, Clio, Webby Awards, New York Festival, El Sol, FIAP, El Ojo de Iberoamérica, Diente and Wave Festival.
Experience
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mar 2012Present
Space Balloon
Creative Director
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jan 2013Present
Brandits
Brand Advisor
CA, USA
Oct 2010Feb 2012
Grupo Gallegos
Interactive Art Director
Brands: Target, Valvoline, Ortho, Foster Farms, Froot of the Loom, Energizer, California Milk Processor Board, Liberty Mutual and Alzheimer's Association.
Vicente Lopez, Argentina
Jan 2008Sep 2010
BBDO Argentina
Interactive Art Director
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jun 2007Dec 2007
Grey/G2 Buenos Aires
Interactive Art Director
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mar 2006May 2007
Intacto Digital Agency
Interactive Creative
Asuncion, Paraguay
Apr 2002Oct 2005
Sistema 7 Publicidad
Copywriter
Education
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mar 2006Dec 2006
Underground - Creative School
Languages
 
Spanish (Native), English (Advanced)