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Miguel Sousa

Art director / Visual artist

Madrid, Spain
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Miguel Sousa aka “heymikel” is a creative art director and illustrator, living in Madrid. As regular activities he draws compulsively in his graphic diary and play football. Miguel’s a multidisciplinary designer but illustration is his favorite area, and his works reflect his dedication and creativity in every work is make.

Work Experience

Hello LOLA

Art Director

Worked with global brands like Magnum, Cornetto, Mattel, Hotwheels, Unilever.
August 2013 - Present Madrid, Spain

Throtleman & Red Oak

Designer & illustrator

Develop artwork collection for segments boy / man, merchandising creation for stores, website and campaigns markting, packging for products sold.
November 2012 - 2013 Portugal

Qi Diário De Noticias

Freelancer illustrator

Illustrating each week articles in the cultural suplemente (Qi) of newspaper Diário de Nocias (Portugal)
2012 - 2013 Portugal


Instituto Politécnico Do Cávado E Do Ave (IPCA)

Masters in Illustration and Animation

2011 - Present Barcelos, Portugal

Instituto Politécnico Do Cávado E Do Ave (IPCA)

Graphic Design

2008 - 2011 Porto, Portugal

Hyper Island

Master Class Digital Awareness

2014 Madrid, Spain


Portuguese (Native),
English (Fluent),
Spanish (Fluent),


Cannes Lions Festival

3 Shortlist


Cannes Young Lions

Gold - Print/Outdoor


El Sol Festival

Silver - Marketing direct


Cannes Young Lions

Bronze in Portugal Print/outdoor


El Ojo De Iberoamérica

Shortlist - New talent