CV Gennady Kurushin

Gennady Kurushin


Professional with broad experience in design and marketing. Committed to creating eye-catching visual content and websites that will boost your brand awareness and deliver the message to the target audience. Trusted by a number of Finnish companies and aimed at building a lasting relationship with the clients.


Master’s degree in Electronic and Mobile Commerce
Åbo Akademi University, 9/2012 – 6/2014
Major: information systems. Graduated with exceptional honour.

Master’s degree in Management
Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics, 9/2005 – 6/2010
Major: organisation management. Graduated with honour.

Tech Skills

Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, Animate, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Sketch, WordPress, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Git, SEO, Social Media, MailChimp, Hootsuite, AdWords, Google Analytics, SPSS, R, MicroStrategy, yEd, Microsoft Office


English: full working proficiency
Russian: native proficiency
Finnish: limited working proficiency


Marketing: Marketing strategy development, brand development, design, promotion and advertising, social media marketing, user experience design, presentation skills, events organisation.

Analytics: Marketing research, investment analysis, ABC, PEST, SWOT, statistical analysis, survey research, web and social media analytics, reporting, infographics, data visualisation.

Management: Complex problem solving, decision making, planning, coordination and control, business model generation, project management, product management, teamwork.

Featured Honors

Winner of Adobe “Suomi100” photography award 12.2017
Exhibition and conference presentation in the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Helsinki, 03.2017
Personal exhibition at Virka Gallery in Helsinki City Hall, 05.2016
1st Place in Fotomaraton by Ylioppilaskamerat ry, in cooperation with Suvi Jaakkola, 08.2016
Exhibition at Arken organised by Pictura Fotoklubben, 03.2014
Exhibition at Cafe Elegia organised by Pictura Fotoklubben, 04.2013
Finalist in Best of the Year awards organised by Pictura Fotoklubben, 03.2013

Work Experience

Graphic & Web Designer
Cobalt Studio, 9/2015 – PRES.
During the past years, Gennady has been successfully working with numerous Finnish companies and organizations, including UNA Oy, Soft Protector Oy, Recover Nordic Oy and many other clients. Gennady has been performing such tasks as graphic design of printed and digital materials, web design and administration, branding and digital marketing consulting.

Business Development Manager
BFIX Oy, 10/2014 – 10/2015
Build relationships with new clients, determine sales targets and ensure they are achieved, marketing campaigns planning and implementation.

Marketing Manager
Tespack Oy, 3/2014 – 7/2014
Development of marketing strategy, concept design, planning and implementation of digital marketing campaigns, web analytics.

Senior Business Analyst
Blackwood Real estate, Ltd., 10/2011 – 6/2012
Business concept development, identifying strategic problems and opportunities, data collection, forecasting, analysis and reporting.

Marketing Manager
Hitek Group, Ltd., 3/2010 – 3/2011
Market research, product and client portfolio analysis, supporting the launch of new products, PR and advertising, communication.

Consulting Analyst
Penny Lane Realty, Ltd., 1/2008 – 1/2010
Supporting project development, collecting, analysing and presenting data, marketing research, forecasting, financial valuation, reporting.


Valtiotieteellinen tiedekunta, 2/2019 – 5/2019
Develop a multilingual website ( presenting official instructions for Finnish citizens.

UNA Oy, 1/2019 – PRES
Develop a corporate website (, design marketing materials and produce promo videos.

Pohjoismaisten kv-suhteiden tutkimuksen kannatusyhdistys ry, 3/2018 – 5/2018
Develop a new site ( for the Nordic International Studies Association (NISA).

ETMU ry, 1/2018 – 5/2018
Design a new logo and develop a new publishing site (, redesign the current site ( and create a new logo.

Exsilio Oy, 3/2017 – 8/2017
Develop a new corporate website ( and a new product website ( for a Finnish innovative management consulting company. Design marketing materials for print and the web.

Valtiotieteellinen yhdistys ry, 3/2017 – PRES.
Administration of the website ( of Political Science Association. Building landing pages, improving visual look and identity.

Allegra Lab ry, 2/2017 – PRES.
Administration of the website ( of an international scientific media organisation. SEO and digital marketing consulting.

Technische Universiteit Delft, 10/2016 – 2/2017
Produce a series of promo videos for Businessmakeover, project funded by the European Union and aimed at supporting of SMEs and startups.

Recover Nordic Oy, 10/2016 – PRES.
Design brochures, adverts and other marketing materials, as well as roll-up and exhibition, stands for promotional purposes.

Soft Protector Oy, 7/2016 – PRES.
Develop visual appearance of new products including labels, packaging, bottles, etc. Design marketing materials for web and print adverts.

IDT Messaging Oy, 9/2015 – 10/2015
Assist in the design and development of a new cross-platform messenger app.

AntroBlogi, 7/2015 – PRES.
Design a brand new website ( for Finnish digital media organisation. Branding and logo design. Design of promo materials for printing and the web. Video filming and editing.

Siebe Projects Oy, 6/2014 – PRES.
Design UI assets for innovative location sharing app for Android OS. Design logo, business cards and other branding attributes.


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