My Story

From then to now

Kimmo works as a photographer and graphic designer. Focusing mostly on location, documentary style photography. He draws inspiration from the Finlands nature, documentaries, street art and music.

Before becoming a freelancer, Kimmo worked as a Senior Graphic Designer for educational materials. Mostly designing e-Learning courses, brochures, educational portals.

Previously Kimmo worked in the IT industry for 16 years. In the initial phase, the job mainly focused on the design and implementation of online services. Later on concept design and usability tasks were added job responsibilities.

Swedish – Mother tongue
Finnish – Fluent
German – Fluent
English – Fluent

Kimmo

“Nothing worth a damn ever comes easy!”

Experience

Who, When, What and Where

Photographer at Peranen Tmi

July 2019 – Present · Helsinki, Finland

Focusing on commercial photography since 2015.
Created Peranen Tmi  2019 for location, product and lifestyle photography.

Clients: Wallenius-Sol, Pure Nordic, Modo
Designer & Photographer at Freelance

October 2013 – Present · Sipoo, Finland

Freelancing for previous employers whilest building my own client base. Main focus on designing, advertisement and branding. Creating brands for starting and medium size companies.

Clients: TNRak, Vuoksesi, Sweet ‘n’ Syrup, Pure Nordic, RedRib Experience
Contractor for: MPS Prewise, Tulos

Senior Graphic Designer at Prewise Finland Oy

April 2011 – Febuary 2014 · Helsinki, Finland

Producing educational materials (graphic design) for e-Learning applications, including PowerPoint and learning portals.
Customers: Nokia, Elisa, Ålandsbanken, Finnair, Evli, Electrolux, OP-Pohjola, ISS

Increased responsibilities and creative freedom.
Graphic Designer at Prewise Finland Oy

January 2010 – March 2011 · Helsinki, Finland

Producing educational material (graphic design) for e-Learning applications, including PowerPoint and learning portals.
Customers: Nokia, Elisa, Ålandsbanken, Finnair, Evli, Electrolux, OP-Pohjola, ISS
Graphic Designer at Movire Oy

August 2009 – December 2009 · Helsinki, Finland

Producing educational material (graphic content) for different products and events. This included brochures, PowerPoint presentations and other printed products.
Customers: Nokia, Elisa
Interface Designer at Tieto Oyj

January 2003 – May 2009 · Helsinki, Finland

Designing applications for websites, mobile as well as desktop applications, focusing mostly on banking related solutions and intranet design.
Customers: Microsoft, OP-Group, Finnish State, Kesko, SOK as well as several insurance companies.
Digital Media Designer at Oy Visual Systems Ltd

August 2000 – January 2003 · Helsinki, Finland

Graphic design and also html encoding.
Customers: Compaq, Metsäliitto, Microsoft, Osuuspankki, netAnttila, Finnish State, Kesko, SOK, Ilmarinen, Tieto, Yle
Studio Assistant at Studio BeeDee

June 1999 – June 2001 · Helsinki, Finland

Worked as a studio assistant at BeeDee Studio after graduating from school (Art of photography and history)