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CURRICULUM vitae Ulla Pitkänen – 130385 hello @ ullakaisa.fi www.ullakaisa.fi records in graphic design

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator Open Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, mischief Digital & traditional photography Basic knowledge: Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS + + + + + Finnish + + + + English + + + Spanish + + Swedish + Italian Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences Department of Media and Communication, 2010 – 2014 Thesis: Book Design and Visual Appearance in Publication series

software proficiency

language skills

education

Instituto Iberoamericano de Finlandia, Madrid Thesis worker (Graphic design, visual identity, book design)

Aug ‘13 – peresent

Arkki, School of Architecture for Children and Youth Graphic Designer

Oct ‘12 – Aug ‘13

Arkki, School of Architecture for Children and Youth Graphic Design intern

May ‘12 – Oct ‘12

Advent Calendar Project led by illustrator Sari Airola Graphic Designer

Oct ‘12 – Dec ‘12

Gundog Open Show 2013 / Vesikoirat Ry Web design & code | www.vesikoirat.fi/gundogshow2013/

Nov ‘12 - Aug ‘13

“yrittämisen ilo” campaign / City of Kouvola Campaign Design and Branding – A group project

Spring ‘13

Family Coaching Clinic Oct ‘11 - Spring ‘12 Visual Identity, Web Design & code Student Magazine Project – Sytyke Fall ‘11 Graphic Design experience & editorial experience in a group

University of Buenos Aires / Universidad de Buenos Aires Faculdad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo, 2011

Patent Agency Patenttimies Oy Spring ‘10 & Spring ‘12 Visual Identity, Web Design & code http://www.patenttimies.fi/

Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences Studies in History of Arts and Applied Arts, 6 cr, 2010 University of Tampere Basic education in Social Psychology, 25 cr, 2009

Media Festival Meduusa Event management and production – A group project

Fall ‘10

Spanish courses in language institutes Finland and Spain (Madrid), 2008 – 2009

Photographic illustration for a brass band concert A group project

Spring ‘10

University of Tampere Basics in Spanish language, 2008 Kangasala Vocational School Basic Degree in Catering Services, 2001 – 2004

group exhibitions

juried exhibition

other work experience

Kouvola Art Museum Apr ‘10 Helsinki City Library Mar ‘13 Kouvola City Library Apr – May ‘13 Ecodesign-2013, St. Petersburg, Russia International student competition Theme: “human-ecology-design” Nomination category: Poster

Voluntary work project, Dominican Republic Summer ‘10 Teaching English to Haitian immigrants Leading art workshops for Haitian immigrant children Institutional catering services Catering cook

Fields of interests

May ‘13

2001 – 2010

Photography, graphic arts, drawing, applied arts. Nature, animals, exercising. Architecture & built environment. Language studies, history, anthropology, humanitary and social sciences. Travelling and meeting new people.


CV Ulla Pitkänen 2014/huhtikuu