Mark started work at a young age moving from one design/advertising agency to another up the ladder and managed various design studios too. Started training at ANG/TBWA than moved to Artircaft Ltd, JP Advertising Ltd and later MPS Communications Ltd. Gaining experience on large corporate design work such as Bank of Valletta (BOV), TeleMalta, NTOM (national Tourist Office) and AirMalta.
He founded Mark Helga & Co which employed 4 people and worked for Coca-Cola, Hertz, Med.Conference Centre and Thomson Holidays and later merged with another agency to form Visual Trends which secured the contracts with Corinthia Hotels, Maltacom and Melita
Worked for just over 1 year with IMAG Communications in Tripoli, Libya and notably worked on Samsung Mobile, Freesland Campina, MoneyGram, Lays and Philadelphia Cheese projects which included product launches, billboard management, product promotions in supermarkets and servicing of 5 star hotels.(this contract was cut short because of the war)
Mark started freelancing under the trade name of VisionDesign soon after selling his shares.