Marco is an Infographic Designer born in Costa Rica. Currently based in Singapore working for Reuters as Data Visualization Developer. Former Senior Infographic Designer at La Nación in Costa Rica and Lecturer of Information Design at the Science and Arts University of Costa Rica. Also former Director of Digital Design of the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong
Marco has a degree in graphic arts of the Science and Arts University fo Costa Rica. Also background studies in advertising design, accounting, and investigative methodology among others
Marco has conducted lectures in the major Universities in Costa Rica: The University of Costa Rica, The National University of Costa Rica, and The Technological Institute of Costa Rica. In Hong Kong also have been conducting presentations and exhibitions in the most prominent Universities such as The Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Design Institute and The Hong Kong University
Marco self-formed his skills in interactive development for storytelling in news specially focused on infographics and data visualization, his print work has been published in newspapers as La Nación in Costa Rica, The Zeit in Germany, Courrier International in France, The South China Morning Post in Hong Kong; as well in books from BNN based in Tokyo, the SND based in New York and Malofiej based in Pamplona, Spain
His work has been honored with over a hundred awards by the Society for News Design in USA and more than twenty medals by Malofiej in Spain.
Print pieces of his work also have been exhibited in private galleries and universities in Hong Kong and Turin, Italy