Pablo Defendini

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Pablo Defendini has more than twenty years’ experience as a designer for the page and the screen. He worked as an art director for large and small advertising agencies and magazines in Latin America, before becoming Mass Market Cover Designer for Tor, the largest English-language science fiction publisher, eventually helping launch and run Tor.com, the publisher's blog and short fiction market.

After Tor.com, he worked as a producer and product manager at Open Road Integrated Media, a publishing startup, helping plan and build a bespoke CMS and marketing platform.

Most recently, he worked at O’Reilly Media’s Safari Books Online as a product designer, where he was instrumental in rethinking the Safari product on the web and on mobile devices, as well as in rebranding the company. 

He is currently the Publisher and Art Director of Fireside, a Hugo-nominated independent publisher with a focus on speculative fiction, where he experiments with publishing workflows and toolchains based on software development technologies and techniques.

Pablo also has extensive experience in book design and ebook development in particular. Recently, he's also been investigating ways in which to build comics using web design and development techniques.

Sessions in which Pablo Defendini participates

Friday August 17, 2018

11:00 AM
11:00 AM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
3:00 PM

Sunday August 19, 2018

4:00 PM
4:00 PM