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Hiro Kawahara
Hiro Kawahara
Illustrator, art director and concept artist
São Paulo, Brazil

Summary

Illustrator and art director. Drawing teacher. I work mostly for juvenile and infantile content for marketing and advertising campaigns.
My most visible work are the McDonald's tray liners, in Brazil, wich I create, write, compose and illustrate. Each model has a 12-14 million printing. Specifically these works were seen more than 3.5 billion times along 21 years.

Skills

Art DirectionConcept ArtConcept DesignIllustrationWatercolorsSketchingComic ArtWriting

Software proficiency

Illustrator
Illustrator
Manga Studio
Manga Studio
Painter
Painter
Photoshop
Photoshop

Experience

  • Creativity Director for infantile products and art director at Taterka Comunicaçoes
    São Paulo, Brazil
    April 1996 - March 2002

    I worked for McDonald's company since 1996 till present time. At Taterka, I was art director and creative director, working on Happy Meal advertising campaigns and developing toys and packages.

    My most visible work are the McDonald's tray liners, in Brazil, wich I create, write, compose and illustrate. Each model has a 12-14 million printing. Specifically these works were seen more than 3.5 billion times along 21 years. At present moment, I'm a freelancer illustrator, still working for McDonald's and another big clients like Pao de Açucar, Itau Bank, Sodexo and Carrefour Market.