Carlos Almenar

Carlos Almenar

Altona (Vic) Australia

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A Graphic Designer professional specialist in Banknote designer, with 23 years of experience. I work at CCL Secure / Seniror Banknote Designer.

Areas of interest: Audiovisual Design, Graphic Design, Communication, Illustration, Art, Photography

I’m an award winning Venezuelan Banknote Designer, Artist and Social Communicator with more than 21 years of experience in the Banknote industry. Originally a graphic designer, I majored in Design and Communication and became an accredited banknote designer by the renowned rm KBA NOTASYS in 1997.

I began my career as a banknote designer at the Central Bank of Venezuela (Casa de la Moneda) for 12 years before joining Oberthur Fiduciaire (Rennes - France) in 2008. Since 2014, I joined CCL Secure as a Senior Banknote Designer where I currently design in Guardian® polymer substrate. I’m based in Melbourne and travels widely, working with customers on numerous projects around the world.

Throughout my career, I have designed, developed and upgraded a wide range of banknotes worldwide. My experience in the banknote industry expands to other elds in the security document industry such as the design of coins, passports, identity cards, cheques and other security documents.

My creativity and banknote design skills have received international recognition. In 2008 I received the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) Best New Banknote Award for the design of Venezuela’s new banknote serie. In 2012 I received the International Banknote Designers Association (IBDA) Banknote of the Future Award for my ‘Hippocampus’ banknote concept design.

I’m also a member of the International Banknote Designers Association (IBDA) where I lead the Introduction to Public Education and Communication on Banknotes project.

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