Graphic designer and visual artist based in Oulu, Finland. Currently in freelancing and indie publishing.

Curriculum Vitae

Positions and contracts

2020 • Graphic Designer at Rodinia Communication & Consulting

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

Education

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