Art Director | Designer | Illustrator

Salvador Pombo is a multidisciplinary creative from Lisbon, Portugal, currently based in Dubai. 

Over 10 years experience across Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East.

Specialized on art direction and visual design, which includes branding, packaging, illustration and brand experience solutions, with a variety of clients, from technology to entertainment to food and alcohol industries.  Thanks to his design knowledge, illustration skills and 3D capabilities, he delivers strong creative solutions. His conceptual thinking and attention to detail ensures that each project is visually and strategically outstanding, having transformed several projects into international best practice for his clients. Although a lot of his work has a strong technology component, he still rely on analogical mediums like paper and pen to start the thinking process and develop ideas.

Awards: 1 GOLD and 2 SILVER in Transform MENA Awards 2017 and 1 SILVER – Transform MENA Awards 2016

Brands: Nike, Siemens, Jack Daniel’s, Heineken, Tiger, Playstation, Microsoft, Tetley, Schweppes, Unilever, Marriott ,Meraas, Kidzania…

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Master Degree in Design and Visual Culture – Curricular part concluded, missing conclusion of Thesis-Project at IADE – Institute of Visual Arts, Design and Marketing

Degree Course in Design – Specialisation in Visual Design at IADE – Institute of Visual Arts, Design and Marketing



JansenHarris | Dubai

Havas Design+ | Portugal

EuroRSCG Lisboa | Portugal

VEXO – Branding and Communication | Portugal

FREELANCE for several years



Branding, branding, packaging, advertising, illustration, post-production, 3D.
Good knowledge of Adobe CS™: Photoshop™,Illustrator™, Indesign™ and Maxon™: Cinema 4D™
Operating system: Mac OS

Sense of team work and responsibility. Ability to adapt to multicultural environments and new methods of work. Proficient in English. Good oral and visual communication skills.