Hi! I'm Henrik Karlsson.
A Swedish Art Director in
San Francisco.

Senior Interactive Art Director

Senior Interactive Art Director in the Marcom team.

Oct 2014 - October 2017

Interactive Art Director

Interactive Art Director in the Marcom team.

Kontrastform

Mar 2012 - Oct 2014

Design Director / Founder

Freelance Art Director / Designer & Creative at my own company Kontrastform. Working with everything from Branding to Products.

Millicom Digital

Jan 2014 - Jul 2014

UX Lead (Freelance)

Lead the UX and Designwork in a team working on a VOD service for the Latin American Market.

Hyper Island

May 2011 - Jan 2013

Mentor / Design Coach

Mentor, Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
Mentored one group of the Interactive Art Director students in Stockholm during their module Advanced Interface Design in December 2012 and January 2013.

Mentor, Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
Mentored two groups of the Interactive Art Director students in Stockholm during their module Advanced Interface Design in December 2011 and January 2012.

Design Coach, Apr 2011 - May 2011
Coached the Digital Media students in Stockholm during one of their Design Specialization modules in April and May 2011.

North Kingdom

Nov 2007 - Mar 2012

Art Director

Art Director, Jan 2010 – Mar 2012 
Art Director / Designer, Jan 2009 – Jan 2010 
Junior Art Director, Nov 2007 – Jan 2009 

North Kingdom is a digital creative agency with heritage from far up north in Sweden. The main offices are situated in Skellefteå, a small town next to the polar circle and in Stockholm.

Dec 2008 - May 2009

Ogilvy, Beijing - Dec 2008
Hyper Island, Karlskrona - May 2009
The Summit, Karlskrona - May 2009

Aug 2006 - Nov 2007

Designer / Creative

Great Works is a award-winning, full service digital marketing agency with offices in Barcelona, New York, Tokyo and Stockholm.

Hyper Island

Aug 2005 - Jun 2007

Digital Media Creative Student

Digital Media School in Stockholm, Karlskrona, Manchester, Singapore, New York & São Paulo. Project based education made to resemble how it is working in the industry. Focused on teamwork and learning by doing.

Jun 2002 - Aug 2006

Designer / Creative

Various freelance projects from 2002 - 2006. Branding, Print and Interactive.