Paola was exposed to graphic design as a child by her father who worked as a designer and letterer before computers. She remembers helping him ‘fill’ letters with a rapidograph at an early age. In 1994 Paola was selected to represent Guatemala in the international baccalaureate program at UWC Pearson College. She went on to earn a bachelor of fine arts from School of Visual Arts. Paola’s experience spans diverse industry sectors for companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Time Inc., Kiehl’s, HarperCollins, and more.