Designing the new standards?

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Follow your curiosity!

VOLVO

Product Design Intern

@ Mountain View

May - Aug 2023

Toperty

Product Design Intern

@ Bogota

Jan - Mar 2023

BMW

Product Design Intern

@ Munich

Jul - Dec 2022

ArtCenter Col. of Design

Teaching Assistant

@ Pasadena

2021 - ongoing

Mario Santanilla Studio

Immersive Media Studio

@ All over the world

2015 - 2021

Experience

Education

ArtCenter Col. of Design

Media Design Practices ・MFA

@ Pasadena

2021 - 2024

Universidad Jorge Lozano

New Media Studio Arts ・BFA

@ Bogota

2010 - 2015

From immersive art

to functional design,

my practice spans it all.

This vantage point makes me seek the 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0 of existing products. I want to transform state-of-the-art technology into tangible customer-facing products

Exploring what a smarter Dropbox could be that breaches between different ecosystems and data files.

Command + Transfer

AI・UI・UX

Crafting collaborative AI generation, mediated by distance to generate deeper in person connections

AI Social

AI・UI

What if our OS could be more task, location and behavior aware? Focusing on the next generation of spatial OS.

Responsive OS

AI・UI・UX

Designed a collection of chairs and interacted with them on a virtual space as an excuse to explore Modern design canons.

Back to the origins

MR・UI・UX

Some samples of RECENT explorations

My craft starts with curiosity

driving explorations

to discover new standards.

Expanding

human capabilities.

I specialize in Human Interaction design that is unique, impactful, and future-facing. I thrive in multidisciplinary teams crafting products with purpose and soul.

Previous

BMW

VOLVO

TOPERTY

Mario designs interfaces
and builds innovative consumer products with ambitious teams

He is a multidisciplinary designer
based in Los Angeles, with an MFA in Media Design Practices from ArtCenter College of Design.

Previously at

recent explorations

Crafting collaborative AI generation, mediated by distance to generate deeper in
person connections

AI Social

AI・UI

Exploring what a smarter Dropbox could be that breaches between different ecosystems
and data files

Command + Transfer

AI・UI・UX

What if our OS could be more task, location and behavior aware? Focusing on the next generation of spatial OS

Responsive OS

UI・UX

Designed a collection of chairs and interacted with them on a virtual space as an excuse to explore Modern design canons

Back to the origins

MR・UI・UX

Experience

@ Pasadena

@ Pasadena

2021 - ongoing

2021 - ongoing

ArtCenter Col. of Design

ArtCenter Col. of Design

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

@ All over the world

@ All over the world

2015 - 2021

2015 - 2021

Mario Santanilla Studio

Mario Santanilla Studio

Immersive Media Studio

Immersive Media Studio

Education

@ Pasadena

@ Pasadena

2021 - 2024 (anticipated)

2021 - 2024 (anticipated)

ArtCenter Col. of Design

ArtCenter Col. of Design

Media Design Practices ・MFA・ (STEM)

Media Design Practices ・MFA・ (STEM)

@ Bogota

@ Bogota

2010 - 2015

2010 - 2015

Universidad Jorge Lozano

Universidad Jorge Lozano

New Media Studio Arts ・BFA

New Media Studio Arts ・BFA

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