Story Ark is a media company focused on bringing diverse and engaging stories to life.
Founded by Ramon Gil, a writer, cartoonist and illustrator. Ramon left the tumultuous comics industry in 1994 for the New York advertising world, where he worked for giants like Grey Advertising, Y&R, Foote, Cone & Belding, Digitas, BBDO, Burson-Marsteller, N.W. Ayer, and Griffin Bacal. He also spent some time in publishing, working for Scholastic, St. Martin’s Press and Knight Ridder.
In 2006, he launched his own multicultural marketing company called Fresh Concentrate and did work for Anheuser-Busch, Sony, Lehman Brothers, Lord Abbett & Co., Atlantic Yards, The World Series of Baseball, Bloomberg News, Mattel, Braun, Marriott Hotels, Pfizer, Davidoff of Geneva, Men’s Health magazine, Kangol, NTT DoCoMo and the NYC Mayor’s Office.
Since 2014, Ramon has produced several graphic novels including Scifies, The Hard Code, The Men from DARPA, Truer Than Trousdale and Senturies. His work has been accepted in various anthologies including Out Of The Blue, Indie Comics Magazine, Duo, Uncanny Tales and Gwan, which won the 2017 Independent Book Award. He has been featured in Bleeding Cool, ComicsVerse, TokyoPop, The Society of Illustrators Annual and Stephen Romaniello’s The Perfect Digital Portfolio. Most recently he was a guest writer on Fabrice Sapolsky’s Intertwined for Dynamite Comics.
His short films have been screened nationally and include Charlie’s Angel (2008), Time After Time (2010), The Fox Trap (2011) and Inside Man (2012).