Miguel is an Assistant Professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He instructs classes in New Media Design BFA and Visual Communications Design MFA programs focusing on user experience and interaction design for digital screens and products. Students from these programs are in high demand and go on to design at companies like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Marvel, Lyft, Amazon, Nike, and numerous other high-profile product and creative agencies all over the world.

Most recently, Miguel was the lead designer for imgix, a San Francisco, CA-based company that provides web developers the ability to resize and optimize images in real-time. Previously, he co-founded the Rochester, NY-based design and technology studio, Dwaiter Design. Cardona has more than 15 years of experience designing and developing digital products, e-learning, motion graphics, advertising, and interactive games for not-for-profit, educational, and business to business institutions. He was once mildly internet-famous for illustrating on coffee cups.