pen cooras design

For Graphic Design, Illustration and Art Direction work


Pen Cooras

Graphic Design | Art Direction | Illustration

Penelope graduated from The Red and Yellow School of business (logic & magic) in Cape Town with Merit (distinction) in 2015. With her student work recognised by The Loerie Awards, she went on to intern at Saatchi & Saatchi working on large brands such as Acer, Sunglass Hut and KPMG. She was profiled as one of ‘Cape Town’s Top Design Graduates’ in Design Times Magazine (12/2015) and has since worked as an Art Director at Night Vision Spaces working on brands such as Absolut, Jameson and many other Pernod Ricard brands. She then went on to work at Inhouse Design Studio where she worked internally on the brand, as well as for a wide array of clients such as Berman Brothers, Nike and more. In the last year she worked alongside Wild Olive African Artisans, mastering the art of packaging design while freelancing for her own clients, and is now freelancing full time, traveling and designing.