Professional Nerd Artist. Illustrator and graphic designer, forever in love with creating posters, original apparel and pop art. Copy and content writer, pop culture expert and creative teacher. Art and entertainment specialist. My credo is: Make it cool. Whatever you're making, it has to have a cool vibe and grab the attention of your audience immediately. I have more than ten years of experience in art, media and entertainment. My work was featured at exhibitions, art festivals and publications domestically, as well as internationally, in America and the United Kingdom. The way I see it, you should love your work, live for your work and love your life: such an approach guarantees fulfillment, and most importantly, quality. I am always studying, growing and creating through the sharing of knowledge. Currently based in Croatia, with an ultimate goal of settling down in New York, the West Coast or London. If it was up to me, the weather would always be like in September and every day would be like a John Hughes movie. We can create amazing things when we work together. - Cartoonist and graphic designer, from pencils and ink to digital art. - Custom typeface creator. - Writer: creative, content and copy. Currently growing into screenwriting. - Photoshop expert, master photo manipulator, Canon enthusiast, analog lens fanboy. - Public speaker, performer, MC, commercial actor. - Multilingual cross-platform communicator.

Work Samples

  • Posters / Flyers / Promo Stuff

  • Pop Art

  • Lowbrow - StreetArt - Sketches

Work History

  • Correspondent

    • VICE Media, Inc.
    • Nov 2014 - Present (5 months)

    Correspondent for the Serbian branch of VICE. Content creator, author.

  • MC / Lyricist / Musician / Merchandise Designer

    • Kiša metaka
    • Nov 2012 - Present (2 years 5 months)

    Member of the Split-based hip hop outfit Kiša metaka. Gangsta rap, trap music. MC, lyricist, occasional producer, live performer. PR coordinator and copy writer. Merchandise designer.

  • Boss Artist

    • Rad Recorder
    • May 2011 - Present (3 years 11 months)

    Rad Recorder is an art and apparel brand assembled by professional nerd artist Vuk Oreb. Fueled by comic books, cartoons, science fiction and spooky stuff. Part nerd, part goth, 110% Rad.

  • Independent translator, English and Italian

    • Freelance Translations
    • Dec 1999 - Present (15 years 4 months)

    Professional translations for private clients, with more than ten years of experience. This includes a huge variety of subjects, from economy and tourism, to social sciences, politics and IT.

  • Content writer, illustrator

    • Idesh!
    • Aug 2011 - Jul 2014 (2 years 11 months)

    Content writer for Idesh.net, a Croatian pop culture web portal. Seeking and presenting the coolest trends and themes in current pop culture, with a focus on film, music, comic books and online trends. Apart from writing, I also provide illustrations for articles.

  • Copywriter and filmmaker

    • FullTV / Full Business
    • Jun 2013 - Feb 2014 (8 months)

    FullTV is an interactive television channel focused on presenting various businesses through short info documentaries. Available online and via various digital TV outlets in the region. My assignment is that of a filmmaker and copywriter. Working off-camera, I talk to business owners and their employees, making sure they present their business in the best possible way, and in an entertaining manner. This includes research and working side-by-side with the film crew. I also manage online profiles and web presence of Full Business clients, which includes writing copy, updates, content editing and management.

  • Graphic Design Teacher

    • Algebra
    • Oct 2013 - 2014 (6 months)

    Teaching! Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Currently a substitute teacher.

  • Music journalist, reporter

    • Sound Guardian Portal
    • Sep 2009 - Jan 2013 (3 years 4 months)

    Music journalist for SoundGuardian.com, an independent Croatian music portal. This includes reviews, news, concert reports and whatever else is associated with music journalism or event promotion. It is basically pro bono work that I do because of my love for music and writing.

  • Content Writer

    • Index.hr
    • Mar 2012 - Sep 2012 (6 months)

    Content writer, art and entertainment news, as well as online trends. Viral themes, food for the multimedia-hungry mind.

  • Content and News Writer

    • Klubska Scena
    • Feb 2011 - Dec 2011 (10 months)

    Freelance journalist for one of the biggest electronic music websites in the region. Includes PR and copyright work as wel.

  • Apparel Designer and Visual Identity Developer

    • Punkt 13
    • Apr 2010 - 2011 (1 year)

    Punkt 13 is a cool streetware shop and art gallery in downtown Zagreb. My role was to create their visual identity and design original promo material. In 2011, Punkt 13 showcased my posters as a permanent solo exhibition, and my work was on display before they moved to a new location, still in Zagreb.

  • Content Writer

    • Slobodna Dalmacija
    • Oct 2007 - Dec 2010 (3 years 2 months)

    Content writer for one of the biggest newspapers in Croatia, Slobodna Dalmacija. Presenting current trends in art and entertainment, viral themes, with an emphasis on independent music and film, as well as film essays.

  • Freelance translator

    • Briefing ltd
    • May 2006 - Jul 2010 (4 years 2 months)

    Translating daily news and making summaries of articles for various company clients, mostly foreign corporations with Croatian offices. I translated from English and Italian to Croatian and vice versa. The subject matter varied - business and economy, banking, car industry, television, pharmaceutical industry, tourism, etc. This also included content management and writing original articles in English and Croatian. My client list consisted of embassies, diplomats and international companies such as BMW, Carlsberg, RTL and Societe Generale.

  • Animation Designer

    • Menart Records
    • Oct 2008 - Dec 2008 (2 months)

    Animation designer for a music video by the band ST!llness, 'Blues za moju majku'. I designed characters and backgrounds which were used in the animations featured in the video. Since it's a song about kids loving their mothers, the design is simple and colorful, done in ink and crayon on paper.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqr8wQSUR_s

  • Poster designer, Illustrator, Promoter

    • Mochvara
    • Oct 2006 - Jul 2008 (1 year 9 months)

    Poster designer for Mochvara, the leading alternative club in Zagreb. I designed numerous posters and promo material for various events.

Education

  • Cognita E-Learning Center

    • Social Network and Community Management, Content Editing and Webmaster
    • 2011 - 2011
  • Algebra

    • Adobe Certified Designer Graphic Design, Web Design, Illustration
    • 2009 - 2011

    Learning new skills and perfecting existing skills in the fields of web and graphic design.

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