I AM

CAROLINA LARA-MESA

An award-winning Designer & Art Director, currently working as a freelancer and teaching Portfolio Development at Miami Ad School Punta Cana. I am extremely passionate about learning and taking on challenges. I have been designing for about ten years, working on all sorts of projects, from interactive websites to branding and packaging design. I have an international background, which gives me a unique multicultural, flexible, and open minded perspective that is clearly displayed in my work.

 

AWARDS &

RECOGNITIONS

CREATIVE CONSCIENCE AWARD

Project: The Coronation

Gold Award

AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS

Project: Finding Nemo animation

Animation or especial effects winner

2018 SUMMIT CREATIVE AWARD

Project: M&M'S / Social media campaign

Gold Award

2018 SUMMIT CREATIVE AWARD

Project: Jetsmarter / Social media campaign

Bronze Award

TYPE WITH PRIDE CONTEST  (FontselfAdobeOgilvy & NYC Pride)

Project: Show your true colors

3rd prize

MIAMI AD SCHOOL TOP DOG

Project: KFC millenials strategy

Top Dog Gold 

MIAMI AD SCHOOL TOP DOG

Project:  Leaves of grass book design

Paw winner

MIAMI AD SCHOOL TOP DOG

Project: Conéctate Cuba

Paw winner

CUBA INTERNET FREEDOM (CIF) 2017 CONVENTION

Project: Conéctate Cuba

Honorific mention

ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Project: Jitterbug

Semifinalist

ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Project: Jetsmarter / Social media campaign

Semifinalist

RADIODAYS 2015 CONFERENCE  (EUROPE)

Project: Los40 Principales Web Design

Digital First Mention

Best Radio design and concept (LOS40.COM)

NEW TALENT GRAPHIS AWARDS

Project: Bandit

Silver Award

NEW TALENT GRAPHIS AWARDS

Project: Conéctate Cuba

Silver Award

NEW TALENT GRAPHIS AWARDS

Project: Show your true colors

Silver Award

NEW TALENT GRAPHIS AWARDS

Project: Bee balance

Merit Award

MIAMI AD SCHOOL TOP DOG

Project: Show your true colors

Paw winner

MIAMI AD SCHOOL TOP DOG

Project: Bandit

Paw winner

MIAMI AD SCHOOL TOP DOG

Project: MAS paper cut poster

Paw winner

BEEFEATER RED GALLERY, ART BASEL 2017 EVENT

Experiential 3D design

Featured artist

ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Project: Show your true colors

Semifinalist

ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Project: El Mundo de Guadalupe

Semifinalist

AWWWARDS

Project: Los40 Principales Web Design

Nominee

PUBLICATIONS &

SOCIAL MEDIA REACH