Nordic designer born and raised in Norway, currently based in NYC.
I have a wide range of experience and skills in Graphic Design, especially in Editorial, Website, and Print Production.
Practical and enjoy hands-on projects.
Professional Experience
Creative Lead, Marketing & Communications | New York Cares, Inc.
Nonprofit 
New York, USA 
Apr 2018–current
Develop and execute a design strategy that supports the organization’s business
objectives. Act as design lead and develop visual content. Communicate strategy and
design with in-house developer. Balance the needs of users and organization to achieve
strategic goals. 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 campaign 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. Designs include 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
Design 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 even higher level. Became proficient in setting up
styles (paragraph, character, object, table).

Typographer | Avisa Nordland
Newspaper 
Bodø, Norway 
Oct 2011–Jan 2013
Desk; daily layout of the newspaper and all products the newspaper published. Sole
responsibility for design and layouts of two magazines published in 2012. Ad production;
involved in everything from full-page ads to small announcements, as well as creating/
drawing advertising campaigns for clients. My eye for details became sharper. I got
faster and more efficient, and more accurate.
Education
MFA Design Designer as Entrepreneur,
School of Visual Arts, New York, USA
2013–2015
Bachelor in Media Design,
Gj.vik University College, Norway
2008–2011
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Graphic Design),
University of Wollongong, Australia
Autumn 2010
Awards & Exhibitions
Gesamtkunstwerk Show, New York, October 2015
Emprise, New York, April 2015
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014
Semifinalist in Illustration
Obsoletely Fabulous, New York, May 2014
Skills
Analogue:
Woodworking, Bookbinding, 3D-printing
Digital:
Adobe Creative Suite (focus on; InDesign, Illustrator,
Photoshop, After Effect, Premiere, Bridge), HTML/CSS,
Wordpress, QuarkXPress
Languages:
Norwegian (mother tongue),
English (fluent),
Printer (this is by far the most useful language I know)
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