Carolina Penner

Graphic Designer, Art Director

San Francisco, CA, USA
I'm always in search of opportunities that allow me to expand as a profesional while delivering the best work I can. I've worked in a wide variety of projects: editorial design of several enhanced books for iPads, website design branding projects and numerous advertising campaigns. For the past two years I've been working with small clients and medium sized companies, branding products and meeting all their advertising needs.

Work Experience

Avinger Inc.

Graphic Designer

This medical device company has its own Brand, Creative and Interactive department. Our group is responsible for creating the look and feel of the Brand throughout all marketing materials, training tools and executive presentations. We also have a comprehensive iPad app with which we keep the sales force updated and provide them with the latest content to support their effort in the field.
April 2013 - Present Redwood City, California, United States

Agência Zero

Graphic Designer

Worked with a book of over 20 clients, creating advertising campaigns, visual concepts and brand identities. The agency is in constant growth due to our team of experts that helps each client meet their marketing needs.
April 2012 - February 2013 Curitiba, Brazil


Art Director

As a freelance designer and consultant, I worked with several small clients, highlighting an online clothing store, and window film distributor.
For the children's clothing store I designed their logo, website and several t-shirts.
For the window film company I developed over 15 brands for each of their products, their visual concept and market strategy. I also created a catalog for all the products and a few magazine ads for the shop.
March 2011 - March 2012 Curitiba, Brazil

Vook Inc.

Graphic Designer

Vook is a great company, working with groundbreaking technology. As part of their team, we delivered the best work possible, working directly with Adobe to create the most innovative interactive books for iPads.
July 2010 - February 2011 Portland, Oregon, United States


Pacific Northwest College Of Art

Graphic Design Certificate

This was a high focus course, working on theory as well as practice. From concept to process.
June 2008 - August 2010 Portland, Oregon, United States

Universidade Federal Do Paraná

Bachelor of Mass Communication – Advertising

February 1999 - March 2003 Curitiba, Brazil


English (Fluent),
Portuguese (Native),
Spanish (Conversational),


Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Editorial Design, Visual Identity, Ad Campaign, Adobe Illustrator, Advertising, Art Direction, Branding, Color Studies, Concept, Concept Development, Creative Direction, Graphic Design, Grid Setting, Logo Design, Photo Manipulation, Photography, Poster Art, Strategy, Typography, Website Design,