CV

WORK EXPERIENCE

GRAPHIC DESIGNER at RWC (Previously John Guest Ltd)

2017 - 2020

As part of the marketing team I was responsible for visuals across print, POS (Point of Sale) and web. This includes being the lead designer on several projects such as national campaigns and client based work, as well as being responsible for photoshoots on and off site.

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER, UI & GAMES ARTIST

2013 - 2017

As a freelancer I worked with several new start-ups creating their branding, as well as Dundee City Council and their new creative project Create Converge. Another client of mine was Puny Astronaut, a games company in Dundee. I worked on the UI Design for their game Sky. Previously I also worked with Split Brain Production as a games artist, creating illustrations for their game. 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER at Greiner (Previously Vigmed AB) 

2014 - 2016

Vigmed is a medical device company focused on eliminating needle stick injuries within the medical field. I started working there full time in the summer of 2014, designing and illustrating an educational program. After this I was hired on a zero hour contract, making additional illustrations when needed, both for the program but also for more technical content such as safety instructions.

PRINTING OFFICE/GRAPHIC DESIGNER INTERN at ColourCenter

2012 -  6 months

As an intern I was taught how the different printers work and how to assemble the final prints, be it posters, stickers or billboards. I was also tasked with some of the design work; such as business cards, posters and menus.

FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER for Waldorf Preschool & Private Clients

2010 - 2011

While working full time as an Au Pair in Washington DC I did portrait photography for a kindergarten class as well as a few families in the area.

PUPPET DESIGNER & CREATOR at Helsingborgs Stad

2009 - summer job

This project was part of an international festival in which over 50 countries took part. For the duration of it I was an ambassador for Sweden at the social events associated with the festival. We worked in pairs, designing and building big figures/puppets which we then walked in two parades with. The parades took place in Helsingborg, Sweden and Helsingör, Denmark. 

 
 

EDUCATION

SOHO EDITORS 2017

Adobe After Effects Beginners & Intermediate Course

A three day course brushing up on and developing my After Effects skills.

ABERTAY UNIVERSITY 2013 - 2017

Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons), Computer Arts, 1st

I studied a wide variety of subjects in my first years at Abertay, from 3D modelling & trans-media narrative to animation & life drawing. In my final two years I focused more on Graphic Design and for my honours project and dissertation I specialised in Trends in Graphic Design.

JÖNKÖPING UNIVERSITY 2012 - 2013

Digital Photo Editing


KRISTANSTAD UNIVERSITY 2012 - 2013

Web Design & Graphic Design​​


LULEÅ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY 2012 - 2013 

Animation & Design, Gender & Aesthetic

MALMÖ UNIVERSITY 2011 - 2012
IELTS (International English Language Test System), Overall band score of 7.5
​​Creative Writing I & II

SOJOURNER-DOUGLASS COLLEGE 2011

Weekend course in Event Planning & Interior Design

NICOLAISKOLAN 2006 - 2009

Gymnasium Diploma, Art & Design (age 16 - 18)

 

SKILLS

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

 

Adobe After Effects

 

Adobe Premiere

Adobe XD

Microsoft PowerPoint

 

Microsoft Word

LANGUAGES

English (Fluent)

Swedish (Native)

Norwegian (Basic Understanding)

 

Danish (Basic Understanding)

 

OTHER MERITS

Full Clean Driver’s License.


Two of my projects were semifinalists in the 2016 ADAA competition (Adobe Design Achievement Awards).


I volunteered for Beltane Fire Society, both at Samhuinn and Beltane Fire Festival in Edinburgh. Over the years I have been a performer, designer of ‘beasts’ used in the festival and tech crew member.
 

In 2013 I competed in the Aikido World Championship in Osaka, Japan.
 

As part of an exchange program at my high school I went to Uganda where I took photographs which I then used to illustrate folk tales from the area. The project was a collaboration with a friend who painted parts of the tales. The end result of our project was an exhibition showing our work.

INTERESTS