Rubén Álvarez

Post-Production Artist

Rubén is a digital artist, retoucher and photographer from Spain. The unsparing search of making the difference inspires him to create images that are totally out of the ordinary. Focused on automotive, creative and realistic photography uses his technique to create beautiful images for some of the best companies around the world.

At once captures the complex shapes and volumes from cars to motorbikes in the most different conditions. His work often features a fantastic vision of how he imagines surreal worlds or complex images with a story or scientific study behind them. Meanwhile he loves to play with hiding and revealing each small detail which make the spectator establish a bond with his work.

He has worked internationally as a freelancer, and is part of few of the most important digital art collectives in Europe. His artwork was the face of Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Surface pro between 2016-2017 and also is an important part of the award-winning Adobe Photoshop 25th anniversary spot “Dream On”

Work Experience

Punctum-Images

Digital Retoucher / 3D Compositor

October 2019 - Present Czech Republic

RUBEN ™

Photographer & Post-Production Artist

December 2014 - Present Spain

Lexus

Senior Automotive Retoucher

August 2018 - September 2019

Toyota

Senior Automotive Retoucher

August 2018 - September 2019

Vista Diferent

Matte Painter & Retoucher

January 2017 - October 2018 Spain

Adobe

Visual Artist

I collaborated with Adobe to represent the latest version of Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 with my artwork Paradise in the future, which is featured on the global website of Adobe, the splash screen and all of social profiles of Adobe Photoshop.

December 2015 - July 2016 California, United States

Goodby Silverstein And P

Visual Artist

I collaborated with the agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners of San Francisco to be part of the Photoshop 25th Anniversary special advertising campaign commissioned by Adobe. They licensed my artwork ''Paradise in the future'' which appears on the Adobe Photoshop 25th anniversary "Dream On" winner of a Pencil D&AD Award, an Emmy nomination and three Cannes Lions.
January 2015 - February 2015 San Francisco, California, United States

Education

La Inmaculada

Tech Bachelor

Camponaraya, Spain

Languages

Spanish (Native),
English (Advanced),
Galician (Advanced),

Awards

Cannes Lions

Gold Cyber Lion (Best Social Media)

2015

Cannes Lions

Silver Cyber Lion (Best Animation).

2015

Cannes Lions

Cannes Festival: Silver Lion (Best Film)

2015

Skills

3D Compositing, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Automotive Photography, Automotive Retouch, Capture One, Creative Retouch, DaVinci Resolve, Digital Matte Painting, Digital Retouch, Phocus, Photography, Photomanipulation, Virtual Rig,