Photo Gennady Kurushin for CV


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, Sass, 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.

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

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

Featured Honors & Awards

Hobbies & Interests

Photography, Traveling, Lifelong Learning, Graphic & Web Design, WordPress, Music, Bouldering, Hiking, Longboarding


Professional with broad experience in design and marketing. Committed to create 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.

Work Experience

Freelance Graphic & Web Designer
Cobalt Studio, 9/2015 – PRES.
During the past years, I have been successfully working with numerous Finnish companies and organizations, including Soft Protector Oy, Recover Nordic Oy, Exsilio Oy and many other clients. I have 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.


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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.