Nordic designer born and raised in Norway, currently based in NYC.
Eivor has a wide range of experience and skills in Graphic Design, especially in Editorial, Website, and Print Production.
Practical and enjoy hands-on projects.
Experience
Co-Founder & Creative Director | YEAIKNOW, LLC
Design Studio | New York, USA
March 2015–current
Strategical planning for clients and YEAIKNOW. Manage client relationship from start to finish. Writing contracts and proposals. Maintain timelines. Run social media and analytics.

Creative Lead, Marketing & Communications | New York Cares, Inc.
Nonprofit | New York, USA 
Apr 2018–current
Develop and execute design strategies that supports the organization’s business objectives. Act as design lead and develop visual content. Communicate strategy and design with in-house developers. Balance the needs of users and organization to achieve strategic goals. Project lead cross-departmental initiative. Oversee the New York Cares photo archive and digital asset database.

Design & Production Manager | New York Cares, Inc.
Nonprofit | New York, USA 
Oct 2015–Apr 2018
Design and oversee production of all external print jobs. Ensure brand consistency on all platforms. Project management across departments. Improve and implement systems for internal documents and external collaterals. Negotiate with vendors. Manage interns and volunteer photographers. Deliver full ad campaigns with print, web and videos for Times Square (e.g. Coat Drive).

Owner & Designer | Eivor Pedersen, grafisk design
Design Studio | Norway/New York, USA 
June 2011–May 2016
Graphic design projects for clients. Jobs includes logos, posters, advertisements, banners and brochures. Learned to be independent, good at planning and prioritizing.

Graphic designer | Laboremus Oslo AS
Publishing | Oslo, Norway 
June 2014–Aug 2014
April 2013–Aug 2013
Designing books for publishing agencies. Worked on everything from small template books, to big complex books with several indices and appendices. Oversaw production of the books. Developed InDesign skills to an expert level. Became proficient in setting up complex template styles (paragraph, character, object, table).

Typographer | Avisa Nordland
Newspaper | Bodø, Norway 
Oct 2011–Jan 2013
Desk and ads production. Involved in daily layout of the newspaper and all the other products the newspaper published. Responsible for sending the pages to print. Sole responsibility for the design and layouts of two magazines, including a magazine celebrating the 150th anniversary of regional newspaper history. Developing both full-page ads to small announcements, as well as creating/ drawing advertising campaigns for clients.
Education
MFA Design Designer as Entrepreneur
School of Visual Arts, New York, USA
2013–2015

Bachelor in Media Design
Gjøvik University College, Norway
2008–2011

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Graphic Design)
University of Wollongong, Australia
Autumn 2010
Exhibitions & Awards
DEPTHScience Gallery Detroit, Detroit, June 8–August 17, 2019
Gesamtkunstwerk Show New York, October 2015
Emprise |​​​​​​ New York, April 2015
Obsoletely Fabulous New York, May 2014
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014
Semifinalist in Illustration
Skills
Art Direction, Brand Strategy, Carpentry, Creative Direction, Creative Strategy, Design, Design Strategy, Packaging Design, Print, Strategy, Woodworking 

Program/Software: 
Adobe Creative Suite (focus on; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effect, Premiere, Bridge), Asana, HTML/CSS, Wordpress, QuarkXPress

Languages: 
Norwegian | mother tongue 
English | fluent 
Printer | advanced (this is by far the most useful language to know)
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