Kevin Camelo Bonilla

STW2020_CAMELOBONILLA

S. I. NEWHOUSE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

Kevin Camelo Bonilla is a junior design student at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. His college design experience started at The Daily Orange, the university’s independent student newspaper, where he worked as a digital design editor. Kevin likes to blend his knowledge of web development with design to ensure he’s making creative, yet functional, projects. Over the summer, Kevin worked as a creative marketing intern at AMC Networks where he designed social media for shows The Walking Dead and NOS4A2. When he’s not near his sketchbook, he’s watching Youtube videos about old-school tech and music theory.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
Las Vegas NV

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Morning person and night owl

FAVORITE SOCIAL PLATFORM?
Definitely Reddit

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Superstore

FAVORITE PODCAST?
Why’d You Push That Button

FAVORITE BOOK?
The Attention Merchants by Tim Wu

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Now You See Me

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Omar Rayo

FAVORITE CAUSE/CHARITY?
Opportunity Village of Southern Nevada

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Playing Dance Dance Revolution. I like to think I’m good at the game. Actual dancing? Not so much.

FAVORITE DESIGNER WORKING TODAY?
Yo Santosa. She’s an art director and an editor-in-chief. Incredible!

AREA OF SPECIALTY?
Experience design

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Web developer

THE BEST THING ABOUT DESIGN SCHOOL?
The visual communications department hosts a yearly design sprint called Pixels and Print. It’s epic.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Live your life in color

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