Resume

Skills

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

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.

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

Conference talks & panels

2018

  • WordCamp Europe (June 16 2018, Belgrade, Serbia). Video
  • Project Management Meetup Zagreb (February 14 2018, Zagreb, Croatia). Video

2017

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

2016

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

2015

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

2013

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

2012

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

Workshops

2017

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

2016

  • Content marketing workshop at STEP-Ri (February 4 2016, Rijeka, Croatia)

Art shows

Solo exhibitions

2014

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

Group exhibitions

2015

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

2014

  • Wallpeople, Rijeka, Croatia (June 6 2014)

2013

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

2012

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

2007

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

Work experience

October 2005 – Present

Freelance illustrator & graphic designer

Creating web site designs, logo & branding for small businesses, artists, writers, non-profits and performers.
Illustrations for small publishing houses focusing on Sci-Fi and fantasy fiction.

March 2016 – Present

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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