Nicolás Ortega is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Art Director from Colombia based in New York. He previously worked as a designer for Milton Glaser, Sagmeister Inc. and Penguin Random House.
His illustration work has been published in different publications in the U.S. and Europe like The New York Times, The Guardian and The New Yorker. His Design work has been awarded by the Type Directors Club, American Illustration, Communication Arts, The One Show and Selected as best Illustrations of the year by The New York Times in 2016 and 2017.
Prior to New York, he worked almost a decade in his native Colombia as an Art Director in the most prominent Advertising agencies: Saatchi & Saatchi, Segarra Cuesta Puig Fernandez de Castro, Dane Doyle Bernbach and James Walter Thompson.
The New York Times
The New Yorker New York Magazine
MIT Technology Review
WIRED SQUIRE Village Voice Magazine
Buzzfeed The New Republic
NBC News London
The Guardian UK GQ Russia GQ China Rodrigo Corral Design
Buzzfeed Sagmeister & Walsh
Penguin Random House
Simon & Schuster
Children Museum of Arts
Golf Digest VICE