At the age of 19 Miguel began his professional career in advertising design for firms such as Cinwin Advertising and MarchFirst, As a designer, he art directed projects for various clients which include Metallica, Pamela Anderson, and Godsmack. He then relocated to Los Angeles to develop and create creatures for films. He has worked from the design phase of characters on films such as AVATAR, Jack the Giant Slayer, and The Last Airbender to the final post-production phase of creatures for The Mist, Priest, Thor, and various other titles. With his in-depth and remarkable knowledge of CG, Miguel can engineer any concept into a uniquely fantastical world or into a photo-real authentic world. Miguel enjoys directly executing the process to create fully realized CG environments, creatures, and universes.