Positions and contracts
2020 • Taught comics at elementary schools working with Oulu Comics Association
2019 • Graphic designer at MeKiwi Oy
2018 • Art Director at Arte Povera ltd.
2018 • Graphic Design Consultant for International Federation of Red Cross. Layout, design and creating of educational materials for topics such as Community Based Healthcare database and Epidemic Control.
2017 • Graphic Designer Internship at UNOPS in Myanmar, working with some of the largest development funds in Myanmar, including the Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), The Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG), and the Joint Peace Fund (JPF)
2013 – 2016 • Senior reporter (international and domestic), comic artist and news translation (Finnish to English) for Daily Finland
2015 • Internship at PKC WS, illustrations and general assistance in patent claim, international communications assistance
2015 • Graphic designer at Scintilla ltd. advertisement, web- and product design
2013 • Logo design for Lapin Sinisarastus RY, VEKA project: Kylätalo Kitinen
2013 • Internship as a graphic designer in Visual Norden
2013 – 2014 • Editor, producer, artist in art student comic magazine LTT
2012 • Designed and realized a calligraphy themed attraction, taught calligraphy to staff and customers at ProSanta Oy
2010 • Designed logo for Finnish Forest Ministy’s exhibition building Pilke
2009 – 2013 • Comic reviewer for Lapin Kansa newspaper
Publications, artwork and honours
2019 • Creative Incubator grant recipient and alumni (Art Directors Club of Europe)
2019 • Created and published Hiilijalanjälkeen jääneet a climate change themed science fiction graphic novel.
2019 • SÍM Artist in residence in Reykjavik
2018 • Created and published Learn Finnish without studying a graphic guide to begin learning Finnish.
2016 • Created and published 24 Päivää graphic novel about refugee stories
2009 – 2015 • Graphic Design studies in the University of Lapland, Degree: Master of Arts
2016 – 2017 • Game development projects, team work and studies as graphic designer at Oulu Game Lab, Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Featured projects: Skirmish, Overtowered
2011 – 2012 • Exchange in Yamaguchi Prefectural university, Japan