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  • kimmo hiukka < kimmodesign >

    Experienced Freelance Exhibit and Interior Designer

    Turku, Finland

Work Experience • 20 years of designing interior installations, tradeshow exhibits and various types of displays in studio settings • Owner of a 3d marketing design studio • Develops designs from conceptual stage through to final drawings; including construction drawing packages • 10 years of managing a custom exhibit design department • Managerial, educational, and technical support for junior designers • Design project management and workflow development • Accustomed to interact with clients, sub-contractors and vendors • Knowledge of various construction methods and materials. These include tension fabric, custom construction, modular exhibits, extrusions and panel systems knowledge for purchases and rentals • Good understanding of exhibiting regulations and architectural standards • Create licensed furniture lines to reach nationwide distribution • Keeping up with trends and new ideas by attending seminars, events and networking within the design community Portfolios; http://www.coroflot.com/kimmodesign#keyword=kimmodesign https://www.behance.net/kimmodesign Best Regards, Kimmo Hiukka

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Work History

Employers • kimmodesign, Owner & Designer, Raleigh, NC 2010-present • Gallo Displays/ Godfrey Group, Design Department Manager, Durham, NC 2002-2013 • Adex International, Senior Designer, Cincinnati, OH 2000-2002 • Exhibit Concepts, Designer, Dayton, OH 1999-2000 • NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Designer, Raleigh, NC 1998-1999 • Professional Soccer Player, Finland and Sweden 1990-1992 Education • NC State University, B.A. Industrial Design, Raleigh, NC, 1997 • Business College of Helsinki, Associate of Applied Science, Finland, 1993 • LEED Green Associate, Raleigh, NC, 2010 • Continuing education seminars, small business education and vendor products education • Octanorm Training, Environmental Design,Octanorm Construction Systems, 2014 • 3DS Max Tutorial. Learn The Art of Modelling and Animation, Udemy, 2014 • Revit Architecture for Beginners, online course, Udemy, 2014