Michael Paul Young started his career as one of the directors at the progressive firm Vir2l which was world renowned for rethinking web design from 1998-2000. In 2000, he left Vir2l to start working with companies such as MTV, VH1, Ford, Coca-Cola, Bacardi, HP, Apple and Samsung. Since then, Michael has also founded, managed and directs daily the world renowned online design shop, YouWorkForThem.
While not working in the commercial industry of graphic design, Michael's online project Designgraphik has been at the forefront of online-interactive art since 1998. In 2001, at only age 23 he was nominated for the highly prestigious Chrysler Design Award, typically reserved for architects. Michael's innovative work online and in video have been exhibited around the world from America to Asia and Australia to Europe. He has gained notable awards (Clio, Cannes Gold Cyber Lion, Art Directors Club) from many festivals and competitions. Michael continues to work daily as an artist, designer, photographer, director, producer and programer.