Máximo Escobedo is principal and creative director of Máximo Creative Communications, a full service design and communications studio he founded in 2001. The firm’s current clients include Xerox Corporation, The County of San Diego, La Jolla Baking Company, Flux Power, Venetian Architectural Stone, Access to Independence, and AVID Center, among others. Over a 20 year career as an art and creative director he has successfully managed branding, packaging, publication, and new media projects, large and small, for a distinguished roster of clients including Hewlett-Packard, Qualcomm, Kinko’s, Gateway Computers, Harcourt Publishers and Rockwell. His design work has been recognized nationally by industry leading organizations and publications such as Communication Arts Design Annual, Step by Step 100, Print Regional Design Annual, and AIGA Grown in California. He has also been recognized by the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as Entrepreneur of the Year, and has received the San Diego Union-Tribune - AVID Center Community Service Award.
A long time design educator, he currently teaches graphic design at Point Loma Nazarene University. He is also founding alumnus, and national spokesperson, for Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), an innovative, internationally recognized, secondary education program designed to help underserved students achieve a university degree. Máximo graduated in 1991 from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena with a degree in Graphics and Packaging Design having previously completed graphic design studies at San Diego State University.