University of Art and Design (Hochschule der bildenden Künste Saar, HBK Saar), department of communication design; Saarbrücken, Germany — 09/2000-09/2007
○ Qualified Designer (German title: Dipl. Kommunikationsdesigner, MA equivalent)
○ Final grade: 1,2 (excellent)
○ Degree project: Enhancement of the interface of the //SMARTWEB search engine in    cooperation with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

Saint Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design; St. Petersburg, Russia — 09/1996-06/2000

Work Experience

Art Director, Advertisement Agency "Neva";
St. Petersburg, Russia — 02/2010 –to present
Intensive work with the Norwegian Tourist Board (preparation and implementation of an advertising campaign «Norway as a tourist destination»). All advertisement medium from small forms truth TV Spots and 3D Special Projects to maintenance of a big festivals. During 4 years concept and implementation of advertising campaign for The Nordic Council of Ministers. Inter alia design of new internet website, and annual website for Nordic weeks events. Working with Norwegian, Finnish and Swedish Consulates.

Freelance designer;
St. Petersburg, Russia — 01/2010 –to present
User interface design of web presences.

Art Director, Publishing House of Saint Petersburg University;
St. Petersburg, Russia — 09/2009-12/2009
Responsible for the design of an outgoing production.

Art Director, Publishing House "Grand.City Architecture";
St. Petersburg, Russia — 09/2008-11/2008
Working on the project of an annual analytical architectural almanac.

Research Assistant (in Interaction Design sector), German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI www.dfki.de);
Saarbrücken, Germany — 12/2004-09/2007
Reference projects: //SMARTWEB, I2Home, Carmin, Idex. The Interaction Design of //SMARTWEB, a semantic search machine researched by DFKI, was the topic of my degree project.

Designer, Surgery “Bahnhofstr. 36;
Saarbrücken, Germany — 2004-2005
Concept and realization of a corporate identity.

Web Designer, 3web Design Studio;
Saarbrücken, Germany — 05/2001-08/2002
Working on the design of web interfaces.

Art Director, “Mare Altum” Design Agency;
St. Petersburg, Russia — 1999-2000
Corporate identity and graphic design.

Designer, “Rosvuzdesign” (glass design company);          
St. Petersburg, Russia — 1999-2000
Concept and realization of a corporate identity.

Designer, “Avanagrd Gatchina” (Furniture);
St. Petersburg, Russia — 1998-2000Concept and realization of a corporate identity.

Layout designer, “Triff” (publishing company);
St. Petersburg, Russia — 1997-2000

Various graphics jobs — 1996-2016

Languages Russian (native), German (excellent), English (excellent), Finnish (basics)
Computer Experience user. All common graphic software, Mac and PC, video editing, complex presentations

Participation in Design Contests and Exhibitions

Participation in the Design Contest “Guide-System for Tübingen”, monetary prize awarded; Saarbrücken, Germany

Participation in Design Contest “Interface Solution for Aris Software, IDS Scheer”, monetary prize awarded; Saarbrücken, Germany

Participation in the exhibition “Academy Design”; St. Petersburg, Russia

Awarded First Prize Contest of Corporate Identity for “Avangard Gatchina”; St. Petersburg, Russia

Participation in the exhibition “the Best Design of the Year”, awarded scholarship from the rector of the Academy of Art and Design; St. Petersburg, Russia

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