Ignacio was born and raised
in Marikina, Metro Manila.
He studied at the University
of the Philippines College
of Fine Arts.
While in UP, Dino co-created and published
2 issues of the comicbook Memento
Mori, under Alamat
He dropped out after 3 years and co-formed
a design house called Binary
In 1997, he wrote and illustrated
a children's book entitled "The
Tower of Misunderstanding".
In 1998 he won the Webby
awards for his website "Bert
He moved to San Francisco
the following year to pursue more
education at the Academy of
Art University where he graduated with a degree in Computer/Arts
is currently working at Electronic Arts, as a user interface designer for DeadSpace.