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Who is David Martinez?

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Discovering the skateboarding and bodyboarding in the 80s really influenced my life in so many positive ways.

Discovering the skateboarding and bodyboarding in the 80s really influenced my life in so many positive ways.

Building things with wood is another passion of mine, my father gave me the basics and as a youth I’d build ramps.

Building things with wood is another passion of mine, my father gave me the basics and as a youth I’d build ramps.

It was through the lens of superheroes that I started to dream about the type of life I could have.

It was through the lens of superheroes that I started to dream about the type of life I could have.

David Martinez is a seasoned creative who has designed for a variety of startups and local government. He has worked for many notable entities including: Silicon Grail (acquired by Apple), Prosum IT (started their web design team), Dynamics Direct (built multimedia campaigns for fortune 500 companies), Legalzoom (first resident designer), GameFly (designed emails and landing pages), Pictage (optimized their software subscription service), HarborFreight.com (eCommerce redesign and UX), Velocify.com (lead management and UX) and iRise.com (prototyping and UX). Then he went on to consult with the City of Los Angeles helping them redesign legacy software for Building and Safety, and most recently contracted with Cloud Cover Music to enhance their acquisition strategies. David now finds himself helping Nonprofits and For-Profits with the goals of social good, justice and improving the health of the planet.

David resides in Long Beach, CA with his wife, two children and dog Sugar. Outside of raising his family, he enjoys mentoring designers and UX professionals through Facebook’s Designers Guild, guest lecturing at LATTC’s Visual Communications Program and renovating his home.