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Carlos Zamora

St. Louis, MO, United States

Designer (Graphic Design)

Member since November 29, 2008

Carlos Zamora (www.carloszamora.com) earned a Graphic Design Degree from the Advanced Institute of Industrial Design (ISDI), La Habana, Cuba, 2000. As a print and web designer he worked for cultural Cuban magazines such as: La Gaceta de Cuba, the official publication of the Nacional Council for Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC); Opus Habana, from the Old Havana Restoration Office; Cuba en el Ballet, from Alicia Alonso’s Cuban Ballet Co.; and the prestigious Cuban cigars enterprise, Habanos S.A., for whom he created the official website. As a graphic designer for Casa de las Américas’ –one of the most important cultural institution in Cuba- he had the opportunity to develop his talent for poster design, following the world known tradition of Cuban Posters from the 60’s.

After he left Cuba in 2004, he established himself in Quito -Ecuador as the Art Director of La Casa Magazine, and Creative Director of the Publishing Department for the cultural institution Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión. The Sucre National Theatre, Hilton Colón Hotel, Zaldumbide Rosales Foundation and The National Symphony of Ecuador all relied on his professional services. He has ongoing collaborations with international institutions such as: the American Field Service Corporation (AFS), the Spanish Agency For International Cooperation (AECI), numerous embassys, and non-profit organizations. Childrens book illustrations, comics, websites, newspapers, cover books, logos, and about 40 posters for art fairs, plays, and cultural events in general, are also part of his curriculum.

He resides in Saint Louis since April 2005. After a short period of working for Fleishman Hillard as a freelance graphic designer, he is now a full time employee for Kiku Obata & Co. He is currently a member of the Cuban Committee of the International Board On Books For Young People (IBBY) and AIGA.

My Blog / View all (4) Blog Posts

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Carnival of the Green # 151!

Environment, Communication Design

Posted October 27, 2008
By Mark Wieczorek

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design