Arturo Elenes, based in Tijuana, Mexico, is a multifaceted figure in the design world. He seamlessly blends roles as a graphic designer, entrepreneur, and design culture activist. As the co-founder of Enigma Creative, a dynamic creative services agency, he also engages in the 2023 Designer-in-Residence program at UCSD Design Lab. At Enigma Creative, he plays a pivotal role in creative strategy, ensuring that brand images are in harmony with organizational values.
Arturo is committed to elevating the perception and reach of the creative industry, particularly by engaging more residents of Tijuana in creating international opportunities. His dedication extends beyond his professional endeavors; he volunteers for CreativeMornings/Tijuana and serves on the boards of San Diego Design Week (SDDW) and the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA San Diego-Tijuana). These roles highlight his commitment to the creative community across the Tijuana-San Diego border, acknowledging the region's unique professional and economic dynamics.