Sharlene Pennington

Graphic Designer

With five years of graphic design and digital illustration experience, Ms. Pennington is passionate about creating visually stunning designs that help brands grow. With years of hands-on graphic design experience, Ms. Pennington developed the ability to make meaningful and strategic decisions in professional contexts, curate and develop brand identities, and formulate dynamic, effective and successful designs while building her professional portfolio. Ms. Pennington’s specialized areas include logo and brand identity, website design, editorial design, minimalist icon graphics, and presentation graphics.

At PBR HAWAII she employs her skills in the production of architectural illustrations and renderings, graphic planning-based reports, and displays for physical and online presentation materials. Recent and ongoing projects include design work for One Hotel Hanalei, He‘eia National Estuarine Research Reserve System, and Samuel Mahelona Hospital.

Before joining PBR HAWAII, Ms. Pennington was a graphic designer for MoDo Hawaii where she maintained the brand identity by managing and creating content for the brand from packaging design, social media management, merchandise design, photography, to marketing collateral. She also worked as a freelance graphic and web designer in Los Angeles and Honolulu and has worked on a few website designs and brand identity projects for clients. 

Ms. Pennington’s vast internship experiences within the New Media Arts Program and years of graphic design experience as a freelancer and in-house head graphic designer complements her background in the graphic design field. Her work as a graphic designer and freelancer entailed working closely with companies and design studios such as Nella Media Group, 1013 Integrated, Urban Pacific Communications, Hawaii Pacific Photo, and Pepperblack Studios.

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