Karen Bueno

Senior Art Director

Bogotá, Colombia
Bilingual creative passionate about big ideas, social change, female empowerment, tech-based and analogue solutions that change the way consumers interact with brands.

Work Experience


Experiential creative grouper

May 2019 - Colombia


Senior Art Director

Leader in multidisciplinary team, responsible for evolving communication and the perception of leading customers in the category of fruit-based drinks with a long tradition, advisor on digital platforms and new customers.
January 2018 - Colombia


Content Creator

Responsible for taking the communication of our brands beyond a commercial level and create entertaining stories that engage our audience in the most popular social media platforms. Creative and production innovation in digital media, paid media and websites. Digital design, web design, UX, motion graphics.
March 2017 - December 2017 Colombia

JWT (J. Walter Thompson)

Art Director

Client: Kimberly Clark International. Team leader for the LATAM creative hub. Part of the team that changed the way the category speaks, developed brand environmental and social initiatives, also leading digital and PR teams.
August 2013 - March 2016 Bogotá, Colombia


Jr. Digital Art Director

Clients: National Telecommunications Ministry, Mac Center (retailer), Seven Seven (clothing). In charge of concept, design and user interface of websites, educational platforms for children and senior citizens, animation and video editing. Experience working with programmers directly.
December 2012 - September 2013 Bogotá, Colombia

FCB Global

Creative Intern

Clients: Oreo, Jamaica Tourism, 5 Hour Energy, above The Influence. Worked closely with CD’s for global pitches, brand redesign, educational platforms for teens, UX design.
October 2011 - December 2011 New York, United States

JWT (J. Walter Thompson)

Creative intern

Client: Stride gum. Concept and design of mobile solutions for our national client and international award shows.
October 2011 - December 2011 New York, United States

Saatchi & Saatchi

Creative Intern

Clients: Toyota, Pampers, Guinness. Worked closely with CD’s for global pitches, mobile solutions and digital platforms.
March 2011 - June 2011 Stockholm, Sweden


Creative Intern

Clients: Volkswagen Fun Theory, Mc Donald’s. Worked closely with CD’s for global pitches, mobile solutions and digital platforms. Worked with the Fun Theory team bringing new ideas on how to make fun everyday helpful activities.
April 2011 - June 2011 Sweden


Miami Ad School

Art Director

Madrid, Spain - January/December 2010
Berlin, Germany - January/March 2011
New York, United States - July/September 2011
January 2010 - December 2011 Madrid, Spain

Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano

Bachelor of Advertising

2009 Bogotá, Colombia


English (Fluent),
Spanish (Native),


One Show



British Design & Art Direction (D&AD)

Illustration In Book


El Sol Festival



New Creatives

Best of Selection



Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Illustration, Video Editing, Handmade,