Doug Rodas is an illustrator and designer originally from El Salvador and currently based in Toronto, Canada. His work often explores themes such as creativity, equality, diversity, and social inclusion. It tells stories through a party of bright colours, textures, patterns, and typography.
Doug has successfully completed projects for clients in the USA, Canada, UK, Norway, Australia, among others.
His work has been featured in various exhibitions, and has received awards in El Salvador, Spain, and Argentina.
Apr 2023 — Dec 2023
Art and Design Professional Skills Certificate
— Conducted extensive research on various topics related to the management of an independent business, including professional practices, labour costs, and accounting principles tailored for creative professionals
— Designed and executed challenging creative projects related to typographic design and colour theory, with a particular focus on digital design
Sep 2021 — Dec 2022
— Specialized in the area of editorial illustration, children's illustration and advertising illustration
— Developed academic projects under a teaching model based on project self-management and creative direction
Jul 2012 — Dec 2018
BA Graphic Design
Dr. José Matías Delgado University
— Solved various academic projects through a design philosophy mainly focused on the conceptualization and justification of my design criteria
— Developed various creative skills, techniques and communication tools, such as visual identity design, commercial illustration, strategic planning, advertising campaign development, among others
Sep 1, 2022
Interview with Wacom in which Doug discusses his creative process, his inspiration and his experience as a creative who is part of the diaspora.
Jun 24, 2022
Article that delves into the way in which as creatives we influence art and design through our queer identities.