Ranniku High SchoolGraduated from humanities-focused high school in Tallinn, Estonia. Engaged in painting and music. In 1999 installed my first Photoshop 5.5 on my home computer.
Courses of computer graphicsTwo years of computer graphics courses at Mustjõe High School (Photoshop, 3ds Max, Flash, HTML). During this period I make posters for the school disco, the first design of school website in MS Frontpage and Winamp skins.
University, LawGraduated with Bachelor degree from ‘I Studium Korgkool’. Faculty of Finance and Law.
Fan's websitesDuring the period of studying at the university, created a fan website of the popular Ukrainian band Okean Elzy with a group of enthusiasts. The website has a cozy atmosphere, forum and officially collaborates with the Okean Elzy band. In 2004 created Nerve Avatar – the collection of free avatars. The site visits grow after an article being published in a popular Russian PC magazine.
Master's degreeEnroll in master’s degree at the Faculty of law at the European Academy Nord. A year later, drop out of it to pursue a career in design.
Level upStudy Photoshop, HTML/CSS, Corel Draw (Intuit certificates). Study Adobe Flash in the ‘Baltic Computer Systems’, and actively take freelance jobs.
Sunny GalandrexPrint designer Sunny Galandrex. Work in Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat. Create layouts of technical instructions and manuals for printing. Our customers: large shops and small businesses.
Starting Hronofag BlogCreate Hronofag.ru where I start writing articles and tutorials for Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Draw, printing and web design. In 2010, the project is transferred to WordPress. It is visited by 2,500 people every day.
IATI High ScoolObtained bachelor’s degree in IATI (Higher School of Computer Science) at the Faculty of Web Design. Learn typography, color correction, work in graphic apps (Photoshop, Illustrator), HTML/CSS, basics of 3D modeling and animation, programming fundamentals. Study additional courses on Linda.com
Videoline - Film DistributionWork for a film distribution company. Create from scratch and localize movie posters for the Baltic market. Make layouts for DVD’s, develop designs for advertising campaigns, outdoor advertising, and product designs (stickers, board games). I have developed and launched a company e-commers website Videoline.ee. We cooperate with: Sony Pictures, BBC, New Line Cinema, ETV, Russian film production companies.
Projects and freelanceCreate web projects with friends and do freelance work: Tvoislon – blog about personal growth, Emojokes – humorous site (both websites no longer exist). Business Journal for Adidas, the website for the popular Russian band – Rozdestvo.
Art director in Advertising Agency Maniaco and Axiom IdentiteetWork as art director for the Axiom Identiteet (a subsidiary of Advertising Agency Maniaco). Prepare designs for tenders, supervise a team of designers. During this period, we work with clients: Megaplan, Delovaya Sreda (a subsidiary of Sberbank), EOS electronic systems, Petrovsky Trade House, Tupperware, Gold’s Gym, Crazy Chicken, Virgins Club.
Freelance, Red Bear, AdvertrioWork as art director and designer with studios Red Bear and Advertrio. For over the three years made projects for Sberbank, Magnit, Sok Dobry, VBBR Bank, Sweet Help, Sibur, Fort Telecom, M2M Bank, Digatal Zones, Carte Noire, William Larson, Amsterdam Beer.
UpworkRegistered in September 2015. Work on Upwork, starting summer of 2016.