A little bit about me

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My name is Nana Halonen and I am a Finnish Graphic Designer currently venturing in the Netherlands. I graduated with Bachelors of Arts from Willem de Kooning Academy in 2017, with major in Graphic Design and minor in Sustainability.

After my studies, I have worked as a Graphic & Ui Designer for various companies, and in early 2021 was excited to pursue my dream and open Naksu Design.

As a Visual Storyteller and a Graphic Designer, I am driven to create impactful designs, that are not only expressive and vibrant in style but always create experiences that evoke a motion and tell the client's story.

CV

Work work work experience

Visual Designer

Jan 2021 -

In-house Graphic Designer for a Lytho Software company. Main tasks among many others: All-around designer creating digital collateral for campaigns, ads and other marketing material. Helping development team with Product Design tasks to create Empty states, Gif's and other UI items for the product, and for the website.

Graphic Designer & Production Coordinator

January 2023 - June 2024

In-house Graphic Designer and Production Coordinator for ESOMAR. Main tasks, among many others were: Digital Marketing Collateral for social media campaigns such as Banners, Ads, Email Headers. Editorial Design for various big and small Industry Reports (printed and digital), Events Branding (webinars and on-site) Identity Branding for multiple projects.

Mobile Graphic Designer

Feb 2018 - Sept 2019

In-house UI Graphic and Mobile Designer. Main tasks were creating diverse UI assets and workflows by using Sketch and Adobe softwares. Impala Studios portfolio consists of various utility apps like Calculator, Flight Tracker and NOAA Radar. Also designing various Ads and other Marketing Collateral for mobile devices and for the Apple Appstore were some of my tasks.

Education: Willem De Kooning Academy

Sept 2013 - Sept 2017

Bachelor of Arts

Major: Graphic Designer

Minor: Sustainability