Since graduating from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in 1990, José M. Ramos has pursued his vocation as a graphic designer and digital illustrator for over 20 years. José is an Adobe Certified Expert in Illustrator CS4, Photoshop CS4, InDesign CS4, and InCopy CS3.
In 2007, he founded the Puerto Rico chapter of the InDesign User Groups, opening the door for other Latin American chapters to join. In 2005, José joined iconizeme.com, a popular online icon/portrait service. Since then, he’s designed hundreds of personalized vector icons using Adobe Illustrator. His work, along with the work of his colleagues, has been featured in many popular news media and technology shows.
As owner of InDesign Training Puerto Rico, José is a consultant and trainer for many high-profile companies including Adobe Systems, Inc. He's also a popular speaker at graphic design conferences and Adobe user groups and a contributing writer for trade publications in Spanish, such as InNews magazine and Digital Design magazine.
In 2009 he was invited to join the Adobe Community Professionals program as recognition of his commitment to sharing his expertise with the worldwide Adobe community. He is also part of the Adobe Influencer program. José lives in a cozy country home in Puerto Rico with his wife and his son.