Øyvind Ruud is a creative director who is working with brand strategy, communication, and business design as his main fields of specialisation.
With a combination of professional experience, research and studies he is interested in exploring the impact of visual communication through the use of new technology and digital design.
Combining artistic integrity with minimalist functionality and commercial approach, his aim is to contribute to creating strong identities, unique experiences and sustainable growth.
Working with an extensive network of creative professionals he is focused on interdisciplinary collaborations and sharing of knowledge.
Business Administration. University of Oslo, 2019.
MA: Creative Direction, Communication and Brand Development.
Oslo National Academy of the Arts, 2016 – 2018.
Political Communication. University of Oslo, 2018.
Communication in Business. University of Oslo, 2018.
BA: Design and Marketing.
Central Saint Martins, London, 2007 – 2012.
History of Contemporary Art. Oslo National Academy of the Arts, 2016 – 2017.
Cultural Studies. Central Saint Martins, London, 2007 – 2011.
Sales Management, Pocos Holding Group, Oslo, 2005.
O—F—C, Oslo, 2018 – 2019.
Battery Black Edition, Oslo, 2018.
Elisabeth Stray Pedersen, Oslo, 2017 – 2018.
Lecturer: Visual Communication.
Intendia Group, Oslo, 2017 – 2018.
Editor in Chief / Web Developer.
Magazine Contemporary Culture, London, 2011 – 2017.
Studio (NO), Buskerud, 2014 – 2016.
Echo Sourcing Limited, London, 2012 – 2013.
Mary Katrantzou, London / Paris, 2011 – 2012.
Norwegian DOGA Award for Best Newcomer in Design 2018.
Center for Design and Architecture, Oslo, 2019.