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Anders Sten

Creative Director and Art Director

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationUnited States
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  • ProfessionsCreative Director - Art Director - Musician

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About me

I have worked with visual design (and beyond) for +8 years. Starting as a Front end Developer, moving on to Designer, Art Director and finally Creative Director. Past clients include Microsoft, Nasdaq OMX, H&M (Weekday and Cheap Monday brands), and Proctor and Gamble to name a few. @anderssten on Twitter. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lvxxi_/

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Skills

  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Creative Strategy
  • Illustration
  • Branding

Work history

2016

Art Director

Limetta

Feb 2016 - Mar 2016
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Last job before my asylee application in the U.S. Clients include Action Aid and Landshypotek (bank). Websites and a loan web application. Handled pitches supporting new business development towards clients and concept presentation.

2015

Creative Director and Art Director

Ninetech

Jul 2013 - Nov 2015
  • Karlstad, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Clients include KlarSynt and SkiStar. Visual identities, branding, websites, applications, visionary work and presentations. Handled pitches and creative direction as well as new business directly towards clients and concept presentation.

2012

Art Director

Kramgo

Nov 2010 - Apr 2012
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Freelance
  • Clients include H&M fashion brands Cheap Monday and Weekday (responsive web shop). E-commerce, campaigns and lifecycle management of visual design.

2011

Art Director, Designer, Developer, Production Manager and Project Manager.

Kramgo

Nov 2010 - Oct 2011
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Did a lot of jobs (no joke). Clients include UNICEF, OLW (swedish snack supplier) and Microsoft. Campaigns and ads. Handled pitches supporting new business development towards clients.

2011

Freelance Art Director, Designer and Developer.

Dekonstruktion (self employed)

Aug 2008 - Oct 2011
  • Karlstad, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Clients include Pernord Ricard, Microsoft and swedish communication agency JMW. Campaigns and ads. Handled pitches supporting new business development towards clients and concept presentation.

2008

Art Director and Concept Developer

24HR

Aug 2007 - Jul 2008
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Clients include Microsoft and Siemens. Websites, campaigns, ads as well as statistical analysis and strategy for conversion improvement. Handled pitches supporting new business development towards clients (concept development) and concept presentation.

2007

Art Director

Web Guide Partner / Result

Sep 2006 - Feb 2007
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Visual design for the poker business (never gambled though). Poker products and websites, statistical analysis and strategy for conversion improvement.

2006

Art Director

Drax and later Stockholm Interactive

Aug 2006 - Sep 2006
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Clients include Proctor & Gamble brands and Arvid Nordquist. Campaign sites and banners ad's mostly. Visionary work as well. Handled pitches supporting new business development towards clients and concept presentation.

2006

Art Director

Two

Feb 2003 - Mar 2006
  • Karlstad, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Clients include Volvo cars retailers and swedish armed forces organ Pliktverket (handles the draft). Websites mostly but also strategy and visionary work for AI driven e-commerce processes (ahead of time). Handled pitches supporting new business development towards clients and concept presentation.

2002

Web Developer and Designer

Speedway Digital Army

Jan 2002 - Nov 2002
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Flash and front end developer as well as Designer. Acknowledged as Art Director on some things. Clients include Canal+ (tv network) and Telia (phone carrier). Mostly campaigns and ads but also visionary work supporting pitches and new business development.

2001

Frontend Developer

Halogen

Mar 2000 - Jul 2001
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Flash and front end developer. Clients include Agria, Länsförsäkringar (insurance companies).

1999

Sales Engineer

Tillquist

Sep 1998 - Mar 1999
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Full Time

Education

1997

N/A - Dropped out

Stockholm University

Jul 1997 - Sep 1997
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Encourgaed to continue but started working as a Sales engineer for a while and later as a Web Developer at Halogen in 2000.

1997

College engineer degree

Alvkulle gymnasiet in Karlstad

Jul 1996 - Apr 1997
  • Karlstad, Sweden
  • Alvkulle gymnasiet in Karlstad. A final year of college studies and exams that gave me the acknowledgement of a college engineering degree. Comparable to a bachelor’s degree combining computer science, electronics and near university level mathematics, physics and chemistry (Swedish education system is quite different).

1996

Express technical college study

Alvkulle gymnasiet in Karlstad

Jul 1995 - Apr 1996
  • Karlstad, Sweden
  • 1 year of studies and exams that equal 3 years of technical college in Sweden focusing on mathematics, physics, chemistry and technical subjects as well as engineering principles. Top score on the national chemistry final.

1995

Industrial Automation Technician

Nobelgymnasiet in Karlstad.

Jul 1992 - Apr 1995
  • Karlstad, Sweden
  • 3 year technical college education focusing on different systems of automation learning the building blocks of technology. Electronics, programming and constructing these systems from more or less scratch to be able to use Pneumatics, PLC systems or computer based automation methods. Built and programmed machines and processes of manufacturing.