Education

Bachelors Degree of Fine Art with a concentration on Graphic Design from Otis College of Art and Design, California in May 2011. Graduated with honors.

 

Work Experience

2005–Present: Freelance [Designer / Web Developer]

Clients include: OTIS College of Art and Design, Arudima Studios, Rogue Status/DTA, Deadline LTD., Rocket Research, Liminality Inc, Lowrider Tattoo Studios, Black Diamond Tattoo Studios, Davey Whitcraft, Jun Cha, Greg James... and many more.

Work done: Print Design, Web Design & Development, Motion Graphics, Branding & Identity


2011-2012: Warner Bros. Records [Interactive Designer]

Artists include: Kimbra, The Mars Volta, Maybach Music Group, Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, Matt Toka, Metallica, Common, Kirko Bangz, Stalley

Work done: Web Design, Digital Marketing Asset Creation, Web Development


2009-2011: Gray Market Agency [Partner & Designer]

Clients include: Alpine Audio, Mad Rock, Quest Royal Fine Art, Spyrus Security

Work done: Web Design, Print/Web Ad Design, Identity Design & Brand Development


2008-Present: Those Folks [Partner & Designer]

Work done: Design (web, print, apparel), Identity Design & Brand Development, Beer Drinking



Digital Skills

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, Pixelmator, Fontlab Studio, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Wordpress, Mac OS X, Unix

Experienced in Adobe After Effects CS5, Flash CS5, Fireworks CS5, Final Cut Studio, Processing, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Joomla, Indexhibit, Search Engine Optimization, Windows

Some knowledge of Logic Studio 9, Ableton Live 8, Facebook/Twitter API, C/C++, Python

 

Physical/Conceptual Skills

Proficient in Typography, Layout, Branding & Identity Design, Screenprinting, Letterpress, Book-binding, Snowboarding

Experienced in Advertising Design, Copywriting

Speaks fluent English, rusty Norwegian, and has forgotten most of the Japanese he learned in high school.

 

Recognition

Dean’s List 2007-2011 at Otis College of Art and Design, AIGA "Emerge" showcase 2010, OTIS Type Tournament Champion 2008-2009

 

Membership


AIGA: 2009-Present, "Sons of Norway": 2006-Present