MY RESUME

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Over 15 years of professional experience in website and UI/UX design
  • Bachelor’s degree in Media and Arts (B.A.)
  • Strong background in visual and graphic design
  • Computer skills include: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects, Flash, Microsoft Office
  • Professional communications skills include fluency in English, Finnish and Swedish. Moderate Spanish and German skills.

Art Director
Valve Group / Valve Branding, Helsinki, Finland

  • Art Director in the Valve Branding digital service design team
  • Working together with concept and UI/UX designers and front-end / back-end developers designing responsive websites and services
  • Visual design of the Valve Sales tool – web based presentation and demo tools for desktop, tablet and mobile use
  • Various graphical projects include work for Nokia, Diacor, Kiinteistomaailma, Varma, UPM and Konecranes, Abloy and the Finnish Red Cross

2013 – 2015

Art Director
Really Helsinki, Finland

  • Designed modular and responsive campaign templates for Fonecta on top of the RCMS 2.0 cms-platform
  • Client projects include work for Fonecta, DTZ, Ekahau and Arctic Machine

2012

Web Graphic Designer
Aller Media, Helsinki, Finland

  • Visual and UI/UX planning of Drupaller, a Drupal based ‘out-of-the-box’ website and cms-platform, used by Aller Media in Finland, Denmark and Sweden
  • Designed websites for the Aller Media magazines on top of Drupal, Julle and WordPress cms-platforms
  • Planned and administrated Digialler.fi; a central point for clients to overview and order their desired rich media products and social media applications for all the Aller Media magazine websites, boosting the magazines’ digital media sales
  • Created several TV-spots and commercials broadcasted on Finnish national TV-channels
  • Supervised and created on-screen graphics for the Elle gala internet and TV-broadcasts
  • Gained hands-on experience of digital marketing as I planned and executed several web marketing campaigns, social media campaigns, campaign sites and banners for the Aller Online Media, media sales and marketing departments

2006 – 2012

Substitute of head teacher at the Arts Department
Arbis, evening school for adults, Helsinki, Finland

Spring 2005

Several substitutions of Art teacher and Finnish / English language teacher
Hangö Högstadium, Swedish language upper level school, Hanko, Finland

2003 – 2004

Assistant, Web Designer (summer job)
ngMedia, Helsinki, Finland

Summer 2003

Web Designer
SurfNet (ISP), Tammisaari, Finland

  • Gained experience with designing layouts for websites and coding HTML and CSS during several years as freelancer and/or working part-time at the company

1996 – 2002

Substitute for carpenter (summer job)
Fundia Wire Oy steelworks, Hanko, Finland

Summer 1998

Painter (summer job)
Fundia Wire Oy steelworks, Hanko, Finland

Summer 1997

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Fulltime Webmaster
Finnish Defence Forces Headquarters – Defence Command, Information division, Helsinki, Finland

  • Published and administrated the Finnish Defence Forces website
  • Created and administrated several websites for different divisions and military exercises
  • Planned a series of collector’s cards with military motifs published in over 20 000 copies. Several cards included pictures photographed by myself

2000

EDUCATION

Canadian Equivalency of Bachelor’s degree in Media (CES)
Educational Credential Assessment – University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

2015

Bachelor’s degree in Media and Arts
Arcada Polytechnic – University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland

2000 – 2006

Graduation from Non-Commisioned Officer’s School
Uudenmaan Prikaati, Dragsvik, Marine Corps Base

Autumn 1999

Graduation from High School
Hangö Gymnasium, Hanko, Finland

Spring 1999

POSITIONS OF TRUST

Member of the board
‘Gillesartilleristerna’ military guild, Helsinki, Finland

Member of the fraternity
Hangö Högstadium, Hanko, Finland

1995-1996 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Rotary Club’s scholarship for a happy and positive student
Hanko, Finland

1997

REFERENCES

References are available upon request