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Miguel Sousa

Art director / Visual artist

Madrid, Spain
Hey !

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

Saatchi & Saatchi

Senior Designer

November 2015 London, United Kingdom

Hello LOLA

Art Director

Worked with global brands like Magnum, Cornetto, Mattel, Hotwheels, Unilever.
August 2013 - November 2015 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