Base (NY)
Associate Design Director

September, 2023/Present

Senior Designer

February, 2022/August, 2023

Jones Knowles Ritchie (NY)
Senior Designer

October, 2020/February, 2022

&Walsh (NY)

June, 2019/October, 2020

Aprender Design

August, 2020/Present

(student’s projects)

Gretel (NY)
Design Intern

August, 2018/May, 2019

Atolón de Mororoa (Montevideo)
Design Intern

July, 2017


TUUT (Rio)
Design Intern


Junior Interprise (Rio)
Consultant Intern



Pontifical Catholic
University of Rio de Janeiro
Visual Communication


Bezalel Academy of Arts
and Design (Jerusalem)
Study Abroad


Carlos Bocai is a designer from Rio de Janeiro based in New York, currently an Associate Design Director at Base – previously at Jones Knowles Ritchie, &Walsh and Gretel. He's worked at studios worldwide, such as Atolón de Mororoa in Montevideo, and TUUT in Rio. Carlos is also the half of Anywhere with Julia B Aguiar — an everywhere based creative practice. Alongside Julia, he teaches the course “Decoding Identities” at Aprender Design. Carlos studied at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. 

His work applies systematic thinking to create engaging visual solutions across all platforms. He has participated on projects for clients like Nike, Apple, Google, Snapchat, Target, MTV and Knoll. His work has been recognized by The One Club For Creativity, Brasil Design Award and multiple editions of the Latin American Design Awards.

say hi or literally whatever ︎︎︎ ola@carlosbocai.works                          pls no spam