Office tale of Ricardo Martínez, editorial cartoonist and illustrator for El Mundo - Baron Mag

Office tale of Ricardo Martínez, editorial cartoonist and illustrator for El Mundo

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Who are you : 

Ricardo Martínez. Born in Santiago, Chile. Both my parents were from Spain.

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Your current job : 

I’m an Editorial Cartoonist and Illustrator for El Mundo, Spain. I also being represented by Richard Solomon, for whom I’ve done illustrations for several magazines and advertising agencies throughout the world.

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In which city are you located? 

Madrid, Spain

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A word to define what kind of worker you are : 

Very organized and methodical. Working too many hours! Help!

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What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..) 

Iphone, iPad, iMac, Twitter, Photoshop, Mail, Google, Photo Booth, paper, pencils, eraser, ink, X-Acto knives…

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What does your office space look like? 

It is weird, but it is clean and organized.

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What kind of music do you listen when you are working ? 

Classical.

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Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?

I do lists for everything. 

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What tips would you give to improve productivity ? 

With time you learn to loose less time and focus in the important things.

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You're better than your colleagues to : 

I’m not better than any of my colleagues in anything.

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What is the best advice anyone has given you ? 

My father used to be a painter. Everything he said to me about art was important for my future career.

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What is your best tip for saving time ? 

Focusing is the main advice.

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What is your routine start and end of the day ? 

I start very early reading the old fashion paper newspapers. - It is important for my Editorial cartoons- That is the first thing I do every day. When I finish I clean everything in my work place, walk home and wind down watching some TV series with the family.

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Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without? 

A Wacom pen tablet

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