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Myrtle Anne Ramos

Myrtle Anne Ramos utilizes social media as a tool to harness her creativity and be seen through tech with a combination of visual arts. 

Interview with the 2022 Vega Digital Awards Winner -
Myrtle Anne Ramos

1Please give us a brief bio of yourself and your design background.

I've helped hundreds of companies to benefit and transform their businesses to disrupt, adjust or scale by utilizing the latest technological tools, and products or helping to build from scratch.

I am the founder of the Award Winning Blockchain, Crypto, Defi, NFT, IoT, AI, and Metaverse PR Firm Block Tides (Marketing, Growth Hacking, Sales, Social Media Management, Giving opportunities to people, Media Distribution Services, Investor Relations, Public Relations) Official Influencer of CoinMarketCap.

A scholar graduate of Draper University for Blockchain & Entrepreneurship powered by Tezos. Currently an advisor for many Blockchain and Tech companies, and now leading as the Co-Founder of a gamified and open Internet culture metaverse, PlaceWar.

2What made you become/why did you choose to become a digital designer/artist?

Art is in my family's blood. I want to use social media as a form of tool for my creativity to be seen through tech with a combination of visual arts.

Digital design can be considered the next evolution of graphic design. This career takes the same skills and understanding of print design and brings those visions to life with interactivity, three-dimensional modelling, social media contents, and animation.

Whether you’re creating banner ads, movies, or other interactive elements of a webpage, social media or app, it's how you incorporate everything through quality and branding.

3Tell us more about your business/company, job profile, and what you do.

Block Tides is a leading top-notch Award-Winning PR & Marketing Firm with full service for Growth Hacking, Sales, Social Media Management, Branding, Content Advisory, Media Distribution Services, Investor Relations, Public Relations, Events, and Community Management) creating impactful results with conversions globally in Blockchain, Technology, DeFi, NFT, Metaverse, AI, IoT, Gamefi and emerging technologies.

Block Tides was founded in 2016 and has been operating to serve clients globally for over 6 years. We share our creative spirit with our group partners Block Asia Labs and Asia Token Fund. We span the blockchain and web3 sectors and have an especially influential reputation in the Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Web3, Metaverse, and Defi space. Supervised 100,000+ Media Publications.

We are connected with both traditional and Blockchain & Crypto media. We’ve worked with big brands in the area, including The Face magazine Vietnam, the #1 TV show in Vietnam Talk Show (Blockchain Innovation Tour) We are a team of well-experienced marketers and PR heavily involved in Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency, Web 3, NFT, Metaverse & Defi.

Our teams are experienced, knowledgable, and passionate about our specialty areas, and always deliver strategic, results-driven launches and campaigns for our clients. Our media relationships and networks are unparalleled which makes us a great partner for clients wanting to build their brand globally, especially in Asia or further afield.

Block Tides successfully completed over 100+ successful Fintech and Blockchain summits in Asia, serving more than 500+ Blockchain, Web3, Crypto companies, and projects both local and international. Our team successfully raised more than $50m for startups and companies.

4What’s your favorite kind of digital design and why?

Website pages, iPhone apps, Reels, and YouTube videos. These digital assets are all built for devices. With these, platform size, interactivity, user-experience, platform formatting, and accessibility are the reasons why I love them.

5To you, what makes a “good” design?

Good design is a concept defined by being useful and understandable. It must be innovative with a combination of aesthetic, unobtrusive, honest, long-lasting, thorough to the last detail, environmentally friendly, and involves as little design as possible.

6Describe your design style and its main characteristics.

Characteristics in terms of design focuses on the brand identity values and ideologies. My personality speaks to people and emotionally engages audiences. As a PR and brand strategist, I always recommend and advise for their brand to have emotional connection and to memorable to have great marketing.

Personality allows companies to establish a brand and communicate their values.

7Tell us about your design process.



Collect information.




8Where do you draw inspiration from?


9What current trends in digital design (or really anything digital related) are you most excited about?

I don't go with trends. I use my intuition and divine guidance to produce. By using my unique gifts and divine knowledge, It's how it'll speak for itself.

10Congratulations! As the winner of the 2022 Vega Awards, what does it mean to you and your company and team to receive this award distinction?

This award isn't about beating the others. It is about overcoming yourself. Overcoming your body, your limitations, and your fears. Winning means surpassing yourself and turning your dreams into reality.

This award will always remind us for the hard work we've done for the past 6 years.

11Can you explain a bit about the winning work you entered into the 2022 Vega Awards, and why you chose to enter this project?

This work will always remind us for the hard work we've done for the past 6 years being the First-ever NFT, Metaverse, Blockchain, & GameFi event in Asia with 1,800+ attendees.

12What was the biggest challenge with this project?

Communication and delays. We have to produce and finish all pending works and tasks in an ample time.

13How has winning an Award developed your practice/career?

It makes me wanting to be better and provide quality work for my clients and community.

14What are your top three (3) favorite things about the digital industry?




15What makes your country specifically, unique in the digital industry?

Internet economy in the Philippines was estimated to be worth USD7.5 billion and is expected to grow by 30 percent annually to reach USD28 billion by 2025.

According to Wikipedia, our culture and arts in the Philippines refer to all the various forms of the that have developed and accumulated in from the beginning of civilization in the country up to the present era. They reflect the range of artistic influences on the country's culture, including indigenous forms of the arts, and how these influences have honed the country's arts and culture.

With this, we can perfectly combine everything and produce good design for the digital industry with proper planning and execution.

16Where do you see the evolution of digital industry going over the next 5-10 years?

Where are we heading and what technology will enable us to get there is through Cloud as our digital foundation, through these most businesses are pivoting to around data. Experience is always the best key in making good products and design for digitalization.

The fast change means in the next 5-10 years, I can see acceleration. Companies that take heed of the major trends today will lay the foundations of the digital enterprises of the future.

17If you were a student entering this industry or an aspiring Vega Award submitter, what advice would you give them?

Be yourself. Remove your fears and believe in your imagination.

18What resources would you recommend to someone who wants to improve their skills in the digital industry?

LinkedIn Learning.



Adobe Products.

Attend seminars.

19Tell us something you have never told anyone else.

You are powerful.

20Who has inspired you in your life and why?

My daughter. The reason why I've built this company is to create a legacy for the future generation.

21What is your key to success? Any parting words of wisdom?

Key to success is knowing that you can win without hurting others. Consistency plays a major role as a key to success and your belief system.

Winning Entries


#NFTMETAVERSEGAMEFI2022 the first-ever largest NFT Metaverse Gamefi event in Southeast Asia organized and powered by AC Capital, CoinVoice, Asia Token Fund & Block Tides was a huuuuuge success with over 1200 attendees...
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Myrtle Anne Ramos

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