Howard Mijares II

Business Innovation Consultant, Experience Design Strategist, and CX EX Design Researcher in Dubai The United Arab Emirates

Hi, my name is Howard Mijares II, I am a professional UX Strategist / Service Designer / Creativity Speaker / Business Innovation Consultant / Workshop Facilitator / Initiatives Collaborator / Systems Thinker / Problem Solver and I am open for project-based opportunities.

I am currently based in Dubai with previous work and collaboration experience from Manchester, Singapore, San Francisco to Manila.

Here is my DNA below

Experience Design + UX Strategy + Service Design + Design Thinking + Design Research + Business Transformation + Workshop Facilitation + Organizational Design + Systems Design (Management Consulting and Innovation Culture Industry Leadership).

I am an X-Multimedia Designer, X-UX/UI designer, X-Digital Advertising Creative Digital Art Director, and X-Startup Product Design Lead.

I am an X-SHAPE PROFESSIONAL with 18+ years of creative, design and Innovation experience with a mixed skillset of Quantitative + Qualitative Analysis Research Methods + Approaches, with both Technical and Soft skills for Project Development and Delivery, including facilitation skills for Management Consulting.


2008 I majored in Multimedia Arts for my Bachelor's Degree in University at DLSU-CSB-School of Design & Arts Manila.

2012 I earned an Adobe creative studio Print Specialist certificate at Vox Labs Singapore.

2012 I earned an industry certificate in digital film production at the SAE Design Institute Singapore.

2012 I underwent advertising art direction & copywriting training at the Award School Asia under DDB, Ogilvy One, and JWT Singapore specializing in ideation for integrated advertising campaigns focusing uniquely in digital.

2012 I completed my Specialist continued education in Visual Communications at Singapore's Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

2014 I trained at Hyper Island Singapore taking an Intensive User Experience Lab

2015 I completed a UX design certificate at SG General Assembly's night school.

2016 I took up a Masters in Digital Media Management in Manchester England. Earning a Post Graduate Certificate from HyperIsland MCR UK.

2018 I completed an online Artificial Intelligence course from the University of Helsinki.

2019 I completed an online Adaptive Leadership course by

2019 I completed an online Service Design Course in Customer Journey Mapping by The Service Design Show.

2020 I earned a This is Service Design Doing certificate from the Design Thinkers Academy Amsterdam The Netherlands.

I am ready. Let's start collaborating!

  • Education
    • Hyper Island UK
    • AWARD School Asia
    • DLSU - College of Saint Benilde - School of Design & Arts
    • General Assembly Singapore
    • Design Thinkers Academy Amsterdam