Work and Speaking Resume

Skills

  • Brand identity design
  • Brand strategy
  • Graphic design for digital and printed media
  • Drawing and painting (digital and traditional)
  • WordPress theme development
  • Advanced photo editing and retouching
  • Public speaking
  • Teaching creative skills through workshops and written tutorials
  • User experience (UX)
  • Content strategy

Publications

2018

2011

  • Cover illustration: Natalija Grgorinić & Ognjen Rađen Poljubac žene-vješalice, Zoro (BIH). ISBN 978-953-298-032-5
    Featured work: Electric Medusa

2007

  • Cover illustration: Priče o sablastima i vješticama iz rajnskog antiquariusa by Herman Hesse, published by Zoro (BIH). ISBN 978-953-6296-68-2
    Featured work: Allure
  • Cover illustration: Bojno polje Istra by Danilo Brozović, published by Zoro (BIH). ISBN 978-953-6296-81-1
    Featured work: Battlefield Istria
  • Contributor to the book: Surreal Digital Photography 2, published by Ilex Press Ltd (UK). ISBN 1905814070
    Featured work: Electric Medusa, You can't own me
  • Cover illustration: 13. krug bezdana, published by SFera & Mentor (HR). ISBN 978-953-7113-29-2
    Featured work: Into the abyss

2006

  • Cover illustration: NOSF electronic magazine, published by SFera (HR). ISSN 1845-7266
    Featured work: You can't own me

Speaking

Workshops

2019

  • “Design Your Creative Process” at Science and Technology Park Rijeka (24 January 2019, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • “Naming and Brand Identity Design Basics” at Rijeka Startup Incubator (27 February 2019, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • “Branding & Creative Entrepreneurship” at Science and Technology Park Rijeka (21 March 2019, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • “Branding in the Travel Industry” at Hubbazia – Creative Tourism Lab (24 April 2019, Opatija, Croatia)
  • “Brendaonica” social media branding workshop co-host (11 May 2019, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • “Build a Product Based on Values” at ACE! Agile Software Development Conference (23-24 May 2019, Krakow, Poland)

2018

  • “Branding and Commercialization in the Travel Industry” at Science and Technology Park Rijeka (13 December 2018, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • “Create a Resonant, Remarkable & Sustainable Brand” – Stress Free Systems Summer School (24 July 2018, online)

2017

  • “Logo Design Crash Course” at WebCamp Zagreb (5 October 2017, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • “Design Your Creative Process” workshop (3 March 2017, Rijeka, Croatia)

2016

  • “Content marketing” workshop at Science and Technology Park Rijeka (4 February 2016, Rijeka, Croatia)

Conference talks & panels

2019

  • ACE! 2019 (23-24 May 2019, Krakow, Poland). Video

2018

  • WordCamp Europe (16 June 2018, Belgrade, Serbia). Video
  • Lean on Yourself – Lean In Circle Osijek (16 November 2018, Osijek, Croatia).
  • Rikon (5–7 October 2018, Rijeka, Croatia) - panelist and speaker.
  • Digital Olympus (20 September 2018, online).
  • Project Management Meetup Zagreb (14 February 2018, Zagreb, Croatia). Video

2017

  • WordCamp London (17-19 March 2017, London, United Kingdom). Video
  • WordCamp Zagreb (2 September 2017, Zagreb, Croatia) - Best Speaker Award (voted by the audience). Video
  • City Library Business Corner (19 September 2017, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • Career Boster, Rijeka Faculty of Economics (6 March 2017, Rijeka, Croatia)

2016

  • WordCamp Split (3-4 September 2016, Split, Croatia)
  • WebTalks Rijeka meetup (29 September 2016, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • WebCamp Zagreb (28-29 October 2016, Zagreb, Croatia). Video

2015

  • 10th WordPress meetup Zagreb (27 November 2015, Zagreb, Croatia). Video (Croatian, no subtitles)
  • Rikon 2015 (10 October 2015, Rijeka, Croatia)

2013

  • Rikon 2013 (12 October 2013, Rijeka, Croatia)

2012

  • Eurocon 2012 (29 April 2012, Zagreb, Croatia)

Awards

2012

  • European Science Fiction Society Hall of Fame — Best Artist, Eurocon 2012.

2007

  • Best illustration, SFera — Croatian national annual award for science fiction and fantasy literature and illustration, SFeraKon 2007.

2006

  • Best Croatian blog in Science and Art category, CarNET Webfestival 2006.

Art shows

Solo exhibitions

2014

  • Katharsis, Karlovac, Croatia (September 12–28 2014)
  • Freaky Friday, Zagreb, Croatia (13 June 2014)

Group exhibitions

2015

  • Bring Us Your Dead, Las Laguna Gallery - Laguna Beach, California (1-31 October 2015)
  • Nakedness, Las Laguna Gallery - Laguna Beach, California (2–31 July 2015)
  • Visions from the Fairy Realm, Opatija, Croatia (20–27 June 2015)

2014

  • Wallpeople, Rijeka, Croatia (6 June 2014)

2013

  • Rikon 2013, Rijeka, Croatia (11—12 October 2013)
  • The Sketchbook Project, United States of America Tour (2 March - 4 August 2013)
  • Wallpeople, Rijeka, Croatia (1 June 2013)

2012

  • Eurocon 2012, Zagreb, Croatia (26–29 April 2012)

2007

  • Morbid Visions, Newark, New Jersey (22 October – 3 November 2007)
  • Rikon 2007, Rijeka, Croatia (5–7 October 2007)
  • Liburnicon 2007, Opatija, Croatia (20 July 2007)
  • Izvršitelji nauma Gospodnjeg, Maribor, Slovenia (2 July 2007)
  • SFeraKon 2007, Zagreb, Croatia (25–27 April 2007)

Work experience

October 2005 – Present

Independent consultant

Designing complete brand identity solutions for small businesses, non-profits, and organizations. Consulting clients regarding brand strategy, and teaching public and in-house workshops.

March 2016 – June 2019

Adobe course instructor

Company: Public Open University Algebra

Course instructor of "Graphic Design: Digital Publishing Specialist"

March 2011 – August 2013

Web and graphic designer

Company: Webiny Ltd

Web and graphic design for Webiny products and clients

September 2008 – February 2011

Web and graphic designer

Company: Adria24 GmbH

Web design, HTML/CSS template coding. Logo design and identity development

January 2007 – January 2008

Web designer & illustrator

Company: Lurker d.o.o.

Web site design and concept art.

October 2005 – October 2006

Web designer

Company: Nosco d.o.o.

Web site templates design and coding.

October 2005 – July 2006

Programming student teacher

Company: Faculty of Engineering, University of Rijeka

As a senior student, I was assisting other students during Programming class, and giving private lessons if necessary.



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