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Christina “Chride” Lassheikki, b. 1992
Based in Helsinki, Finland
christina.lassheikki (a) gmail.com
MA Studies in New Media — Game Design and Production, 2018 — 2021 Aalto ARTS, Department of Media
Master of Arts 2019 Art Education, Aalto ARTS. Minor: Film animation, 40 ECTS (ELO Film School)
Bachelor of Arts 2015 Art Education, Aalto ARTS. Minor: History, 60 ECTS (Åbo Akademi)
CORE WORK EXPERIENCE:
Narrative Design & Player Support Intern (current)
Skunkworks Games. Part-time. January 2021 —
Research Assistant, “Playable Concepts 2” (current)
Department of Media, Aalto University. October 2020 — May 2021. Part-time.
#FGJ21 Visual Identity Designer & Illustrator
Finnish Game Jam Association. October 2020 — January 2021
Created the event graphics and visual identity for the biggest game jam event of the year in Finland, including logo design, typography, six character designs, as well as merchandise design, and digital social media assets. Volunteer.
2D Game Artist & Animator “Polar Panic / CO2 Polar Bears”
AVEK-funded demo work group. August 2020 — October 2020. Freelance
Research Assistant, “Playable Concepts”
Department of Media, Aalto University. October 2019 — May 2020
Research assistant in Playable Concepts research pilot. Responsibilities include workshop organizing, research, game production and 2D game asset production. Part-time.
Game Designer Summer Trainee, “Storytelling in Augmented Reality”
Aalto Online Learning, Aalto University. June 2019 — August 2019
Game designer summer trainee for Aalto University the educational location-based game Energy on Campus and Aalto Junior Escape educational lab escape room. Responsibilities included game design, escape room design, narrative design, producer and communication responsibilities, visual identity work and graphics production.
Research Assistant, “Aalto Drawing”
Department of Art, Aalto University. September 2017 — December 2018
Project worker with gamification, graphics, communication, UI/UX and producer responsibilities for the educational mobile game “Aalto Drawing” research project. Part-time.
Helsinki City, August 2017 — May 2018
Art teacher grades 7 – 9 at Åshöjdens grundskola, substitute art teacher at Tölö Gymnasium high school. Part-time.
Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Twine, Unity 3D, Maya, Blender. Processing, css.
Swedish (mother tongue), Finnish (native level), English (excellent), French (basic)
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
May 2017 — August 2017 Visual identity designer & illustrator, Aalto D.o.CS
December 2015 — May 2017 University guide, Aalto University
Summers 2015, 2016, 2017 Summer camp instructor, Norr om Stan rf
December 2014 — May 2015 Office clerk, Uusimaa electoral district committee
June 2014 — August 2014 Camp site receptionist, Käringsunds Camping
May 2013 — August 2013 Art gallery worker, Gumbostrand Konst & form
June 2011 — August 2011 Receptionist, office clerk, Puutarhaliitto
Would you like to know more? Email me at info [a] christinalassheikki.com or contact me through the contact form!