Resume

Skills

  • Drawing and painting: digital and traditional
  • Visual identity & branding
  • Graphic design for web and print
  • HTML & CSS coding
  • WordPress theme development
  • Advanced photo editing and retouching
  • Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Inkscape
  • Teaching creative skills through live workshops and tutorials
  • User Experience (UX)
  • Content Strategy
  • Digital Strategy
  • Experience in Event Management
  • Experience in 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.

Speaking

Conference talks & panels

2017

  • WordCamp London (March 17-19 2017, London, United Kingdom)
  • 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)
  • 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

  • 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)

Publications

2011
Cover illustration: Natalija Grgorinić & Ognjen Rađen "Poljubac žene-vješalice", Zoro (BIH).
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 a 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

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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