Photographer / Graphics and Motion Designer / Web Developer
Angelo is a photographer, graphics and motion designer, and web developer based in Quezon City, Philippines.
He started his career working with K2 Interactive as an intern in 2000, and became an associate graphics designer with the company after graduating from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Communications Technology.
In 2002, he became an in-house graphics designer and developer for Trend Micro, Manila, where he designed and managed the Product Support Services Intranet.
In 2004, he took the position of web designer and developer for the International Organization for Migration's (IOM) Manila Administrative Center, becoming part of the team that managed the organization’s main website. It was also during this period that he started doing professional photography part-time, covering weddings and events during weekends. He also became a contributor to the IOM Photo Library.
In 2008, he left his full time job to devote more time to professional photography, while becoming a web development consultant for the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, the ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network, and UNAIDS Philippines. In 2010, he became a full-time webmaster for the HIV/AIDS Data Hub for the Asia-Pacific Region in Bangkok, Thailand.
He married his wonderful wife, Rachelle, and became a web development consultant for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) upon returning to Manila in 2013. He has been with the organization ever since, working with talented colleagues on the main ADB.org website, the ADB Data Library, the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity's 2019 Online Annual Report, and multimedia feature stories such as the Environmental Law Champions for Asia and the Pacific and Green Cities. He has continued his photography work, covering events and producing video presentations for the Developing Environmental Law Champions that were held in the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. In addition, he also worked as a web development consultant for the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the Universities and Councils Network on Innovation for Inclusive Development in Southeast Asia (UNIID-SEA), and again for the HIV/AIDS Data Hub.