PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name:Andrea Fryer
Birthdate:9th of January 1969
Birthplace:Calgary, Canada
Nationality:Canadian
Residing in:Helsinki, Finland
Languages:English (excellent) | Finnish (excellent)
WWW:www.andrea.net



MAIN STUDIES

1995-2000 Media Art
Tampere School of Arts & Communications | Tampere, Finland
Main Studies: Media art, Installation, Video Art and edit, Multimedia, Digital Graphics, Serigraphy, Graphic Design and Illustration, 2D animation, 3D animation, Pixellation animation, Web Design
Other Studies: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Comic Art, Game graphics, B&W-, Color-, Digital- and Studio Photography, Multivisions, Manuscripting, Dramaturgy, Lighting, Architectual Lighting, Audio
 
2000-ongoingComputer Science
University of Tampere | Tampere, Finland



ADDITIONAL STUDIES

1988Commercial Interior Design
Tampere College | Tampere, Finland
 
1990Analytic Problem Solving (APS)
Kepnor Tregoe | Tampere, Finland



WORK EXPERIENCE

1987Salesperson
Le Chateau | Calgary, Canada
 
01.06.-30.11.1988Map drawer
Tampereen Kaupungin Asemakaavaosasto | Tampere, Finland
 
2.5.1989-28.2.1991Quality Inspector
Finnwear | Tampere, Finland
 
1996-2000Web designer
T:mi Andrea Fryer (self employed) | Tampere, Finland
 
08.12.-16.12.1998Teacher of Web Design
Tampere School of Arts & Communications | Tampere, Finland
 
06.03.-14.03.1999Teacher of Photoshop
Tampere School of Arts & Communications | Tampere, Finland
 
16.08.-25.08.1999Teacher of Internet Technologies
Tampere School of Arts & Communications | Tampere, Finland
 
26.02.-27.02.2000Teacher of Digital Manipulation
Tampere School of Arts & Communications | Tampere, Finland
 
2000Teacher of Digital Manipulation
Tampere University of Technology | Tampere, Finland
 
24.02.03 -> 16.04.06Senior UI Graphic Designer
Nokia Mobile Phones | Tampere, Finland
 
2006 -> 2008Game artist
Digital Chocolate | Sumea studio | Helsinki, Finland
 
2008 -> PresentSenior Game artist
Digital Chocolate | Sumea studio | Helsinki, Finland
 



AWARDS

19861st place
Art category in the junior high class of the Tampere culture competition
19962nd place
Interactive Computer Media | Jazzbit 96
19972nd place
Web Design | TPO series | Tampere Multimedia Competition
19973rd place
Web Design | Tampere series | Tampere Multimedia Competition
2011MVP Award
Digital Chocolate



EXHIBITIONS

02.11.-09.11.1994Personal Exhibition
Hervanta Library | Tampere, Finland
15.12.97 - 5.4.98"My picture your picture"
Sara Hildén Art Museum | Tampere, Finland
See and experience the work I had displayed at this exhibition.



OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

1992Become mother to son Lassi
1997-2000T:mi Andrea Fryer established
1998Become mother to son Daniel
1999Member of the jury in the "New Media" category for the 1998 "Vuoden Huiput" contest | Helsinki, Finland



COMPUTER SKILLS   = Extensive skill   = Mediocre skill   = Some skill

Operating Systems
  • MS Windows
  • Mac
  • UNIX
  • DOS
     
  • Programming/Scripting
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SSI
     
  • Graphics
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Illustrator
     
  • Video
  • Adobe Premiere
     
  • 3D Software
  • 3D Studio MAX
  • Google SketchUp
     
  • Productivity Software
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • MS Excel



  • MISCELLANEOUS

    1989Color Recognition test result: 85 (Excellent)
    VTT - Graphics Lab