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Marti Romances

Territory Studio

Creative Director and Co-Founder at Territory Studio in San Francisco, Marti draws from a range of disciplines to design breakout content for memorable gaming experiences. A motion graphic designer and multi-media artist by trade, Marti articulates stories in a most captivating way, blending creativity with technology to realize innovative future-facing interfaces.
Marti’s technical virtuosity is on display in fantasy, futuristic, and commercial projects, including visual and experiential narratives that define the future of film. His work on The Martian, Avengers: Endgame, Ex Machina, Blade Runner 2049, and Guardians of the Galaxy has also attracted brands such as GM, Fisker, Land Rover, and Volvo, all seeking his design influence for use in real-world technology.
Marti’s continued willingness to experiment with bold ideas in new and exciting ways is proven with his extensive gaming work with partners at Activision, Nintendo, EA, 2K Games, and Microsoft. Beyond impactful visual effects and digital experiences created for his clients, Marti serves as an inspirational speaker, sharing his thoughts on design and creativity at global events such as Siggraph, MWC, Nike Immersion Labs, XDS and OFFF. In 2019 he was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company.