Miguel Cardona
Miguel Cardona
RIT Visiting Professor / New Media Designer/ MFA Candidate
 
 
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My name is Miguel Angel Cardona Jr. I am a New Media Designer / Developer / Illustrator and Maker of things.

I teach New Media and Graphic Design Classes at the Rochester Institute of Technology. I am also currently studying towards my MFA in Industrial Design.

In my short career of 8 years, I have taught university level classes, started businesses, managed teams, worked in advertising and made everything from application prototypes to children's games.
Experience
Visiting Professor of Design
@School of Design, Rochester Institute of Technology
Visiting Professor, teaching New Media and Graphic Design Classes with a focus on Digital Media, Animation, and Web.

Consultant, Designer, and Developer of the website for the Massimo and Lela Vignelli Center for Design Studies Web site and presence.

Currently heading up a multidisciplinary Innovation Center Project entitled "The Big Idea", where students and faculty will be producing and designing large "air craft" to be displayed at RIT's yearly innovation festival.

Location
Rochester, NY
Dates
August 2010 - Present
designer
@Imgix
Visual Designer and Consultant for imgix.
Location
San Francisco, CA
Dates
May 2012 - September 2012
Freelance Designer / Flash Dev
@MC82 New Media
Me, as a freelance design goto guy
Location
Buffalo / Rochester NY
Dates
May 2005 - Present
Co-Founder / Interactive Devel
@Dumbwaiter Design (Dwaiter)
Co-Founder along with Therese Hannigan, Ali M. Ali. This company was my everything for 5 solid years of my life.

I was also a board member and Media Chair for the Rochester Advertising Federation for two years.
Location
Rochester, NY
Dates
July 2005 - Present
Adjunct Professor
@Rochester Institute of Technology
Taught animation, programming and design classes for the New Media Design and New Media Interactive Development programs at RIT.
Location
Rochester, NY
Dates
September 2005 - May 2010
New Media Designer / Developer
@Buck & Pulleyn
Advertising giant in Rochester, NY area. Closed its doors in 2007, was absorbed by Martino & Flynn.
Location
Pittsford, NY
Dates
January 2005 - July 2005
Young Man Magic
@JRVisuals
Worked on various adver-games and interactive flash sites. Was also responsible for working on aspects of the company's branding and design.
Location
Buffalo, NY
Dates
April 2004 - December 2004
Education
MFA Industrial Design
@Rochester Institute of Technology
http://cias.rit.edu/schools/design/graduate-industrial-design

The graduate program in Industrial Design offers an in-depth, project-oriented course of study to further develop and define a student's expertise in industrial design methods and technologies.
Location
Rochester, NY
Dates
2010 - Present
BFA New Media Design & Imaging
@Rochester Institute of Technology
Location
Rochester, NY
Dates
September 2000 - May 2004