It all started for me for real when I got hooked on Cyberpunk in the mid 90s. When we replaced our Ataris with pc's I got into designing ansi/ascii for the modem powered bullentin board systems along with doing grapics for the party driven demo scene. Spent most of school doing pixel graphics and music spun up on the hype around Spray & Razorfish.
So fresh out of graduation I jumped on my first job as a designer in the spring of 2000. Saw the boom and the crash. Kicked around a bunch of studios mixed with freelance comissions for some years. Spent some time working Cafe's during the slow years. Got bored with that and started my own company in 2006 to capitalize on the upturn.
|Applied to Hyper Island to study in digital media program. I guess i wanted to tap in to whatever art school vibe I felt i missed out on spending years doing corporate design. |
After the year in school I got an internship at Your Majesty in New York the summer of 2008, and when they offered to get me on full time i stuck around. Staid on through 2011 and moved over to London in the beginning of 2012 to join Stinkdigital as an Art Director. Recently Joined Fantasy Interactive's brand new London Office and will be directing d'Art for them from now on.
Art direction, web, print design, animation and photography!
Clients & Brands
Stinkdigital: Nike Football, Philips, Grolsch, Stella, Converse, Adidas
Your Majesty: Armani, Canon, Cisco, Cheetos, Elsa & me, Floor de Cana, Hard Rock Hotel, Fox, Google, Gilt, Hyundai, Nike, Rumba Watches, Rock the Walk, Terry Richardsson, T-Mobile, Telia, True North, Turtles, Lincoln, Naturemade, Yahoo, Undercurrent, Urban Daddy, Vgroup
Elapse: Asus, Brasil Cine, Data Airlines, Dubmood, Jamez Edward Billetz, Oai Star, TedX San Diego, Mantarraya film festival, Visit Norway, Jonathan Zhungre,
Blast Radius: Hugo, Hugo Boss, Pantene
January 2012 – Present
Art Director at Fantasy Interactive London
January 2012 – August 2012
Art Director at Stinkdigital London
July 2008 – December 2011
Art Director at Your Majesty NYC
Nov 2009 - Jan 2010
Freelance designer at Blast Radius Amsterdam
August 2007 – June 2009
Student at Hyper Island
2 year Digital Media avet diploma course
November 2007 – April 2008
Art Director at Duke
Clients: Melodifestivalen Karlskrona
April 2007 – June 2007
Freelancer, Flashdeveloper at Daddy
Flashdevelopment and artdirection.
Clients: Doritos, Focus Dailies, Food Fight, SKF
February 2005 – August 2006
Ad / Webdeveloper at Aisofos
Promo material for their webshop
doing street wear.
June 2002 – February 2003
Ad / Webdeveloper at Interaktiva Ideer
Design & Webdevelopment in flash.
Clients: Kappahl & Astra Zenica
September 2001 – August 2002
Ad / Webdeveloper at Adiuvo
Artdirection of various promotional
websites and printed materials.
Clients: Dj Thanos, McGill University,
Eyezcream Records etc...
July 2000 – September 2001
Webdesigner at Citat
Artdirection and webdevelopment in
web and flashplatforms.
Clients: Capio, Ericsson, St Gorans
Hospital, Nova Medical
Need ideation, designs or animations? I'm taking on small to midsize projects off site
and on off hours. erik at elapse.se to discuss.
Or connect with me on some other sites i shoot things on: