José María 'Chiqui' Esteban Gallego
Cádiz (Spain), Sept. 26, 1980
Visual journalist at The Boston Globe Nov. 2012 – Present
Region newspaper serving New England area.
Working for print and online platforms, but focused in interactive graphics for BostonGlobe.com and boston.com,
Digital Narratives Director at lainformacion.com Jan. 2009 – Nov. 2012
Spanish national general information website, top 5 in Spain in jut two years of life, leading just-online media in Spain.
My responsability is to find innovative solutions with digital narratives, creating original formats using infographics, video, text and all the possibilities of the online language.
Digital Narratives consultant at Innovation Media Consulting May 2007 – Present
International media consulting company, established in London.
My work with Innovation includes projects for print, online and tablets for Paris Match, Eurosport, International Herald Tribune, i jornal, Correio, Le Monde, Corriere della Sera, Gazetta dello Sport, Eleftheros Typos, Eusrosport… Focusing mainly on designing interactivity for app concepts in the last two years.
Creating and developing visual content for several media including Univision, CNN en Español, L'Equipe, Shackleton (advertising agency), Andalusian Regional Government webs…
Teacher of Data Mining Visualization at ABC postgraduate journalism master May 2010 – Present
ABC is one of the 'big three' newspapers in Spain, with more than 100 years of history.
Co-Coordinator of infographics at Publico Aug. 2007 – Jan. 2009
Spanish national general information newspaper.
One of the references in design and infographics in the world, been internationally awarded since it creations year by year.
Head of Infographics Department at Diario de Cádiz, Diario de Jerez and Europa Sur Oct. 2004 – Aug. 2007
Group of spanish local newspapers based in Andalusia (south of Spain).
I was responsible of the infographics in the province of Cadiz, the core of the business of the company.
Visual journalist at La Voz de Galicia Jul. 2002 – Oct. 2004
Spanish regional newspaper. I did my last internship at the end of my university career at the infographics department and stayed hired.
Bachelor's Degree, Audiovisual Communication 1998-2002 University of Navarre (Spain), honor marks in infographics and laws.
Part of the organization staff of Malofiej Awards, Show Don't Tell! and International Infographics Summit (SND) 1999-2002
The Malofiej Awards are the most important prizes of the infographics world. The International Infographics Summit is also the yearly reference in visual journalism.
Intern at the Journalism projects department at the University of Navarre 2000-2002
Helping as teacher in the Newspaper design lessons and other tasks with professors Javier Errea, María Moya, Jesús Zorrilla and Toni Piqué.
SOFTWARE AND CODING
Spanish (native speaker), english (very high level), italian (intermediate level), portuguese (intermediate level) and german (basic level).