Julio Díaz graduated with a BFA in animation/illustration from San Jose State University. He has done freelance work in San Jose for Carpe Diem clothing working on Logo designs for their company and T-shirt designs for their clothes line. In addition, Julio has made designs for another start up company called Knockout Gear. He has done designs for a dance event at Napa Valley Community College as well as individual artwork for a number of staff there. Julio has helped with flyers and banners for events staged by SAHE (Student Advocates for Higher Education) a school organization based out of SJSU. He began his academic training for animation in 2007. He has worked on a team project for a short film that was presented to Adobe. and also helped with animation on a video game project called "Tremble" collaborating with other students from SJSU and from UCSC. he has also helped in short animations and commercial projects with Caricatura Studio.