Luis Chumpitaz
Graphic Design, United Arab Emirates
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Contact details
PERU, LIMA: San Isidro, Financial Center Residences
UAE, DUBAI: Fairways residences, Emirates Golf Course
Tel: +971 559254934
Brief Summary
Graphic designer based in Dubai. He studied at the Arts faculty on Universidad Catolica del Peru. Specialized on Graphic Design, Illustration and printmaking. He has worked as visual graphic journalist since 1996 in Peruvian newspapers: El Sol, Correo and El Comercio. He was infographic teacher at San Martín de Porres University and San Ignacio de Loyola Design Institute in Peru. In 2001, he got a Reuters UK individual infographic fellowship program for Information graphics artists at Navarra University in Spain, focused in journalist studies. In 2006 he did a training course in Denver Post newspaper to learn more about the American media. In 2007 he accepted a new challenge in United Arab Emirates with Arab Media Group to develop the interest of the information graphics in the Middle East in their English and Arabic papers. Now 2010, he is working  for Dubai Media Incorporated, developing graphic projects in two languages for Al Bayan Newspaper and the online edition of Emirates 247 paper as their Information Graphic Director.

2001 ‘Peter Sullivan Fellowship”,
2006 Infographic Breaking News AP Colorado Press Award to Denver Post.
2006 Malofiej Infographic awards, features bronze award to El Comercio, Peru.
2008 the first SND Award of excellence for infographic in the Middle East to Emirates Business24|7.
2009 First SND Infographic Award to arabic newspapers Al Bayan (Silver-Non breaking news), First SND excellence award to arabic paper in Breaking news infographic category and graphics features to Emarat Al Youm and two SND excellence infographic awards to Emirates Business 24|7.
2009* Infographic Gold Medal IFRA-ASIA for his graphics work in Emarat Al Youm newspaper.
2010, He got 7 excellence awards for the graphics on Society for News Design Best of Newspaper Design competition, for his work in Emirates 24/7 and Emarat Al Youm newspapers

Speaker and seminaries:
2009, Malofiej+17 Infographic World Summit. Navarra University-Spain "Understanding the multicultural graphics work in Dubai"
2009, Annual Conference Society for News Design, Buenos Aires -Argentina "Challenges and surprises far away from home"
2009 -IV Coloquio for Design Students, at Arts faculty in Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, "Illustrators thinking in journalism"

2010 Current, Dubai Media Incorporated, Al Bayan newspaper and Emirates 247 online paper.
2007-2010 Arab Media Group - Dubai Newspapers: Business 24|7, Emarat Al Youm and Al Bayan.
2007 Gulf News newspaper -Dubai
2006-2007 El Comercio newspaper -Peru
2000-2005 Print media group EPENSA- Peru Newspapers: OJO, CORREO, EL BOCON
1996-2000 El Sol newspaper

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