May. 2017 - Present- Modern Practice Consulting Project based hire in Modern Practice Consulting LLC - Design and build websites, logos and stationary for clients of Modern Practice Consulting, a Medical Practices Marketing company.
Jun. 2009 - Present- Self Employed - I operated as a full service ad agency to small businesses. I designed entire branding concepts both digital and printed. I also provided digital marketing services such as social media and newsletter productions. - Sales presentations and proposals to potential new clients. - Hired projects at bigger ad agencies performing tasks such as marketing strategies, web design, logos and print design, copy writing, photo retouching, photography and video productions.
Dec. 2011 - Apr. 2015- Advertising company: D10. - Leading creative process of projects from start to completion. - Production of files for printed and digital campaigns. - Design for franchise brands and chain corporations. - Developing visual marketing strategies to communicate a strong brand identity across all visual representations. - Design, create and lead client project presentations/ decks.
Photography and Business
Jul. 2016 - Jun 2018.- Santa Monica College Classes: Entrepreneurship, Intro to Photography, Business Practice for photography, Photography lighting, Digital Print,
Bachelor of Design
Jan. 2010 - Jun 2011.- Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Australia Major: Visual Communication design. Cumulative GPA: 5.83. Some classes attended: Creative Thinking, Digital Print Design, Reading the Visual, Design Business Practice, Visual Communication Design, Modernism & Postmodernism, Web Design, Principles of Marketing, Web Design, Typography for screen design
Aug. 2007 - Jun 2009.- Norwegian School of Creative trade professions, Norway Associates Degree: Brand Communicator. Associates degree focusing on effectively building a brand and creating effective marketing communications.
Film & TV production
Aug. 2006 - Jun 2007.- Noroff Institute, Norway 1 year study in technical and theoretical aspect of film & TV production.
Media & Communication
Aug. 2002 - Jun 2005.- Aarstad High School, Norway Trade profession option in high school for Media & Communications related professions. Included classes such as journalism, photography, video editing and filming, web design, graphic design and print history.
Software and Skills
I have experience working in bigger teams, collaborating with others effectively to achieve project goals.
During my time as a freelancer I had the opportunity to onboard specialists from other fields and lead them in projects from start to finish
I have experience in bringing team members together to collaborate in brainstorming and creative processes.
Fluent, written and spoken.
Native language. Fluent written and spoken.
California Class C.
Ace Certified personal trainer since 2017
Adult and Pediatric First aid.