Over the years, Ramon has had the honor of working on a wide range of companies and projects:
Ramon has been an illustrator, graphic designer and art director. From 2006 to 2016, he helmed his own 5-person multicultural marketing design company called Fresh Concentrate. Projects he has worked on include: Anheuser-Busch, Atlantic Yards, Audubon Society, Bloomberg News, Braun, Global Technology Solutions, Kangol, Lehman Brothers, Lord Abbett & Co., Marriott Hotels, Men’s Health Magazine, NTT DoCoMo, NYC Mayor’s Office, Scholastic, Sony and The World Series of Baseball. To see samples of his design work click here.
Since his college days, Ramon has been about building communities, especially among minorities. He has led Arkipelago, A Filipino artists collective; The Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival with over 10,000 attendees; and the Asian-American Entrepreneurs Network, holding various workshops and business conferences. He has been on the board of directors for the American Marketing Association, The National Minority Business Council and served as an ambassador for the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. Currently, he organizes Diversity Comic Con at The Fashion Institute of Technology where he also teaches.
Though his training was in the visual arts, Ramon has always written. He has penned articles for Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Business Matters, Dayon Magazine as well as marketing copy, speeches and scores of blog posts and press releases.
To keep his creativity fresh, Ramon likes to make comics and short films. For a decade, he ran one of the most popular volleyball leagues in Manhattan. In 2000, Ramon illustrated a story book for children with Autism called Party Train.