Bienvenido Cruz makes moving images. 

His award-winning career started at the age of fifteen and has spanned the worlds of architecture, art, education, advertising, publishing, and film from Hong Kong to Stockholm. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, and International Designer's Network. His range extends across a wide variety of media including film, interactive, and experiential installation.

Now based in New York, Bienvenido's focus is in designing systems for both the creative and logistic aspects of motion graphics and filmmaking.

From 2011 to 2018, he led the practice of film and motion graphic design at AKQA's trailblazing New York studio. Bienvenido built and oversaw the creative and production workflows and infrastructure to service clients such as Verizon, Olympus, Maserati, Nike, and Calvin Klein.

A rare hybrid, Bienvenido is a master of concept, storytelling, and design who leads with purpose and tenacity.

Select Publications:
P Magazine (Mexico) online (Italy) online
Fast Company (USA)
Data Visualization (China) 
I Hate Music (UK) Double CD/DVD
The New York Times (USA)
Spin (USA)

Select Clients:
Verizon, Nike, Converse, Puma, Desigual, Aritzia, Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, L'Oréal, Clinique, Maserati, Volvo, BMW, Hyundai, Apple, Google, Beats By Dre, Olympus Cameras, Nintendo, Wheat Thins, Creative Commons, !K7 Records, Adbusters,

Select Awards:

Gold - App Development Invention Honor in the Media category

Adweek Project Isaac, 2017


Bronze Lion - Digital Craft - B02 Native & Built-In Feature Integration

Cannes Lions, 2017


Bronze Pencil - Intellectual Property: Digital Product

The One Show, 2017


Bronze Cube - Digital: Craft in Digital / Use of Technology

ADC Awards, 2017


Bronze Cube - Digital: Apps / Education / Reference

ADC Awards, 2017


Silver Lion - Mobile

Cannes Lions, 2014


Silver Pencil, Interactive - Mobile Applications / Self Promotion

The One Show, 2014