Marika Nieminen

 

Hello,

I'm a Character Designer, Character Animator and Writer, with a Bachelor's Degree in Media & Arts and

a Diploma in 2D Animation.

2020 - 2021

Junior Compositor

at

2021 - 

Art Assistant

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Skills

ToonBoon Harmony

Photoshop

Illustrator

Procreate

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Premiere

InDesign

Shotgun

Education

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Academic Achievements

2021 –

Master's Programme in Animation

Aalto University

Helsinki, Finland

2019 – 2020

2D Character Animation Program (Honors Graduate)

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

(VanArts)

Vancouver, BC, Canada

2017

Bachelor of Culture and Arts

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

Kouvola, Finland

2012 – 2013

Visual Communications & Graphic Design

Laajasalo Folk High School

Helsinki, Finland

 

Recipient of the 

Federation of Canadian Artists Bursary

2020 

Bachelor’s Thesis

“Psychology in Character Design:

Creation of a Character Design tool”

Winner of the Game Studies Thesis Competition 2018