Multidisciplinary designer and content creator with four years’ experience launching editorial products, including full-suite
design/content strategy for digital and print as well as brand asset development and implementation.



July 2018– Present

UX Designer. Research and implement interaction design– in graphic and conversational user interfaces–  for digital products. 

REFRESH Biennial
of Arts, Science & Technology

Jan. – May 2017

Designer. Collaborated to establish brand identity for REFRESH ahead of its first Biennial in 2018. Co-designed brand assets and developed brand guidelines, coded the festival’s website, and designed the dossier.

Jalisco Cómo Vamos
Citizen Observatory on Quality of Life in Guadalajara, Mexico

Jul. 2014 – May 2016

Communications Manager. Spearheaded media relations, social media presence, and full-suite communications strategies. Coordinated a production team of designers and photographers to produce multimedia assets supporting periodic deliverables and reportage.

Government of the State of
Jalisco, Mexico,

Press Office

Apr. 2013 – Jun. 2014

Writer/Reporter. Authored press releases for the Governor of Jalisco and produced daily briefs for the Director of Communications, monitoring media for relevant clips to ensure an informed stance rooted in journalistic integrity. Travelled frequently throughout the state to better understand the pressing needs of rural and urban populations.


Recipient of the Fulbright-García Robles Scholarship,
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State—May 2015

Recipient of the Conacyt Scholarship for Graduate Studies, National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt) of the Mexican Government —May 2016

Recipient, Honors in Bachelor’s Degree,
Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara Campus —December 2014


New York University,
Tish School of The Arts

Sep. 2016– May 2018

Master of Professional Studies, Interactive Telecommunications Program (expected graduation May 2018)

Universidad Panamericana,
Guadalajara Campus

Aug. 2009 –Jun. 2014

Bachelor’s in Communications
Specialization in Social Media and Digital Advertising

Mar. – July 2012

Semester abroad at the Universidad de los Andes,
Santiago de Chile


  • Sketch
  • Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere)
  • Photography & Video Capture
  • Template Customization & Content Management Workflow in
  • WordPress
  • Dragonframe & Stop Motion Animation
  • Front-end Web Implementation (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
  • Terminal/Git/Github Workflow
  • P5.js
  • Processing
  • Mapbox &
  • Mapbox GL JS
  • Circuit
  • Prototyping and Assembly
  • Surface Mount Soldering
  • Programming Microcontrollers (Arduino/C++, Espruino/Javascript)
  • AutoCAD Eagle PCB/Schematic Design
  • Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Low Energy device connectivity
  • Node JS and Express
  • Fabrication (drills, bandsaws, sanders, laser cutters)
  • Paper prototyping
  • Clay Modelling

Pilar Gómez Ruiz  2018