Curriculum Vitae Miia Suvi Tolmunen

Industrial Designer, Master of Science (Econ)
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Industrial designer with extensive marketing and project management experience. Fluent in social media. Used to thinking outside the box and figure out new ways to make things happen. Love being part of a team - with the ability and courage to take overall responsibility or work alone. Equipped with a healthy dose of common sense and not afraid to use it. I enjoy the challenge of creative problem solving and am a quick learner. Great eye for all things visual.

Work Experience


Senior Consultant at Vere Oy
May 2017 - present

Marketing strategist helping companies develop e.g. their social media, marketing and branding.

Marketing Manager at Innojok Oy

January 2014 - May 2017

Brand developer and keeper: in charge of how the company presents itself to customers and resellers. In close co-operation with Sales I make sure the yearly cycle of marketing is planned and executed taking into consideration the new products and the market situation. I create, monitor and develop company's advertisements both online and in printed media. I maintain text content on the company's webpages and printed material and am in charge of social media updates and PR. I plan and execute product, interior and reference photo shoots and product launches. I also create press releases, newsletters and catalogues. Also closely connected to planning fair presence and a part of product development team.

Marketing Specialist at Data-Info Oy

May 2012 - December 2013

I was in charge of all the social media updates made by Data-Info as well as all the marketing material and webpage contents. I make sure everything from the look of corporate headquarters to documentation was in sync with visual guidelines and the brand.

Interior designer's assistant for Tyylivarkaat program and t.i.l.a. at Moskito Television Oy

May 2011 - May 2012

I participated in filming (both still and television), searching and setting up filming locations, searching for products and planning company events. I was also in charge of the budgets, billing the customers and writing on the program's web pages.

Managing HR Consultant, HR Consultant at SAP Finland Oy

September 2004 - March 2012

My team consisted of 5 top SAP consultants in Finland. As leading HCM consultant I bid for projects, distributed work and kept in touch with the regional and other managers and provided advice and implementation services for SAP Human Capital Management tools. In projects my duties included e.g. project management, holding definition workshops, creating SAP specification documents and configuring SAP systems. I was also responsible for planning and being in charge of outsourced developments, even off-shore, and coordinating development and testing.

Lotus Notes Programmer at Descom Oyj

May 2002 - August 2003

I designed, programmed, tested and documented Notes programs.

Project/Research Secretary at University of Jyväskylä - Faculty of Business and Economics

2000-2003

I translated papers from English to Finnish, published scientific texts for online publication platform Metodix.com and planned the illustrations in cooperation with the writer and our graphic designer. I ran the selection process to hire more staff for the project. I helped professor Kyrö to illustrate and publish her research and papers in various media.

Awards and achievements

Luminor STEK design light fitting competition winner 2014 with Markus Sokolnicki.

Finnish champion 1995 in group show dance.

Education


Industrial Designer 2010-2015

Industrial design at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Product design and manufacturing at Turku University of Applied Sciences

Master of Science, (Econ) 1997-2004

University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Information Technology. Major: Digital media. Minors: Management & Leadership, Marketing and Communication.

Exchange student at Institut national des Sciences appliqueés de Lyon, France 2003-2004

Language skills

  • Finnish Mother tongue
  • English Fluent written and spoken
  • Swedish Good written and spoken
  • German Conversational
  • French Conversational

Referees, contact information by request

  • Laura Timosaari, Art Director at Innojok Oy
  • Hanna Sumari, Journalist and media influencer
  • Minna Haapakoski, Designer, owner of Sisustusminna
  • Laura Keravuori, Producer at Moskito Television Oy
  • Airi Hyvärinen, Executive assistant at DataInfo Oy
  • Kari Kangas, Owner and project manager, Karleen Oy
  • Paula Kyrö, Professor, Helsinki School of Economics

Tools

  • HubSpot: Certified Inbound Marketing (2017), Certified HubSpot Marketing Software (2017)
  • Google Adwords and Analytics: Certified Google Adwords
  • Webpage maintenance - Both WordPress and Drupal based pages
  • Adobe - Fluent in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Premiere Pro CC 2018 - video creation
  • Microsoft Office - Advanced Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Meltwater - Data use and planning social media content
  • Rhinoceros 4.0 - Mediocre skills
  • SolidWorks - Mediocre skills
  • AutoCAD 2010 - Basics
  • SAP HR: Certified SAP HR Consultant (2007) in OM, PA, Payroll, Time, Reports and Authorizations. Interfaces, Portal Self Services, Defense
  • Lotus Notes: Certified programmer/designer (2002)

Hobbies

Fashion and interior arts • Dog • Handicrafts of all sorts • Making silver jewelry • Pop culture • Yoga