I´m a former DDB Worldwide and BBDO creative currently working as a Graphic Designer for the global active lifestyle company Thule. A position that involves me in the daily production of the graphic, conceptual and visual communication for Thule´s outdoor segment. Prior to this position I have worked as a Senior Graphic Designer for the global branding company Avery Dennison with clients such as Helly Hansen, Swix, BJ Sport, Lindex and Stadium. As mentioned I have as well worked as an Art Director/Graphic Designer for the global advertising agencies DDB Worldwide and BBDO in Riga/Latvia. At DDB Worldwide I worked with ATL projects for LMT (the biggest mobile network operator in Latvia), other local companies, branding projects, corporate identities, pitches, web design ideas etc. At BBDO I worked in the MARS team with ATL and BTL projects for brands such as Snickers, M&Ms, Whiskas, other local companies, pitches, commercials etc. Previous to my years in Riga, I have worked with Graphic design/Art direction both in Sweden and Australia. I hold a Masters degree and a Bachelor degree in Graphic Design from Queensland College of Art (Australia), a Diploma Of Graphic Design from Forsbergs Graphic Design School (Sweden) and a Diploma Of Communication in Advertising from Berghs School Of Communication (Sweden). I see myself as a global, creative, conceptual and organized Graphic Designer/Art Director with both teamwork and individual qualities. I always strive to achive creative and strong visual solutions. I strongly believe in simplicity and the power of proper research. My ambition is to continue to grow as a creative by challenging myself and thus enhance my skills and as well be open to failure and success. Specialties: Graphic design, art direction, creative direction, branding and corporate identity, design research, photography, conceptual and creative ideas, visual communication.
GOLDEN HAMMER - International Advertising Festival 2008, Diploma (Shortlisted), Snickers for Triecienspeks Magazine (Print Ad - BBDO) ADWARDS - Latvian Art Directors Club Award 2009, Diploma (Shortlisted), Snickers for Triecienspeks Magazine (Print Ad - BBDO)