Name: Marta Kisand

Nationality: Estonian

Date of birth: 24.08.1984

Address: Tallinn, Estonia

Phone: +372 5227732 

E-mail: martakisand@gmail.com

Education:
2009 – 2011 The Swedish School of Textiles University of Borås, Sweden. MA Textile Design
2004 – 2008 Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia. BA Textile Design
2006 II semester Taideteollinen Korkeakoulu Helsinki, Finland. Textile Design
2006 I semester Hoogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Holland. Fashion Design
2002 – 2003 Cristoph-Probst Gymnasium Gilching, Germany
1991 – 2004 Pelgulinna Highschool Tallinn, Estonia

Work experience:
08.2013 - ... Technicon Design GmbH, Germany. Color&Trim Designer.
 Responsibilities: color design and development.
02.2013 - 06.2013   Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico. Professor in Fashion Design.
 Responsibilities: BA students supervision, lecturing and workshops.
01.2012 – 11.2012 Helsinki Toy Factory, Finland. Footwear Designer.
 Responsibilities: footwear design and development, project management.
10.2011 – 05.2012 Estonian Academy of Arts Tallinn, Estonia. Printing Lab Technician, Lecturer.
 Responsibilities: BA and MA students supervision, lecturing and printing workshops.
07.2011 – 09.2011 Toyota Boshoku Corporation Nagoya, Japan. Interior and Textile Design Intern.
 Responsibilities: car interior design, color and material development, smart textile design.
11.2010 – 07.2011 Volvo Technology AB Gothenburg, Sweden. Textile Designer.
 Responsibilities: MA thesis about truck interior design and development, smart textiles.
06.2010 – 08.2010 JC de Castelbajac SA Paris, France. Archive and Knowledge Management Intern.
 Responsibilities: creation of digital library for garments, fashion photography.
05.2008 – 09.2009 PaperDolls Design Tallinn, Estonia. Project Manager, Designer.
 Responsibilities: project management, product design, production control, promotion, distribution.
10.2008 – 04.2009 Kia Motors GmbH Frankfurt, Germany. Color&Trim Design Intern.
Responsibilities: car interior design, color and material development and textile design.
02.2008 – 03.2008 OY Globe Hope Nummela, Finland. Fashion Design Intern.
 Responsibilities: recycled fashion design and development.
06.2006 – 06.2008 OÜ Taikonaut Tallinn, Estonia. Project Manager and Product Designer.
 Responsibilities: project management, textile, product and fashion design.

Additional training:
04.02 – 06.02.2013 School Pedagogy // Tallinn University Continuing Education Programme, Estonia.
20.11 – 21.11.2012 Teaching in Higher Education // University of Tartu Education Center, Estonia.

Prizes:
“Gillo Dorfles 2010” 1st prize, Trieste Contemporanea International Design Contest Trieste, Italy.
“Bruno 2008” honorable mention, prize of Estonian Designers Association, Estonia.
“Young textile artist 2007”, 1st prize of Estonian Textile Artists Association Tallinn, Estonia.

Language skills:
Estonian – mother tongue
English – very good
German – very good
Russian – very good
Finnish – basic
Swedish – basic

Computer skills:
Adobe: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
Microsoft Office

Artistic activity:
26.09 – 05.10.2013 "Back to Estonian Roots" designers exhibition Design and Architecture Gallery Tallinn, Estonia.
25.05 – 21.06.2013 “Fashion Station” fashion designers exhibition Nõmme Museum Tallinn, Estonia. 
25.04.2013 "Concrete Scarf" design for Centro Roberto Garza Sada opening ceremony Monterrey, Mexico.
26.10 – 05.11.2012 “Säsi” young designers exhibition LHV Bank Tallinn, Estonia.
12.04 − 17.04.2011 “Like Textile” textile exhibition Salone Internazionale del Mobile Milano, Italy.
23.10 – 11.12.2010 “Pocket Luck” Trieste Contemporanea’s design contest exhibition Trieste, Italy.
06.06 – 19.06.2010 “Tillsammans/Together” textile installation Skeppsbron Stockholm, Sweden.
30.03 – 03.04.2010 “Integrity” textile exhibition Another Function Gallery exhibition Tokyo, Japan.
09.07 – 19.07.2009 “Gdynia Design Days” design festival exhibition Gdynia, Poland.
11.03 – 17.03.2009 “Schmuck 2009” jewelry exhibition Munich Fair Center, Germany.
19.02 – 10.03.2009 “PaperDolls” textile design exhibition Hop Gallery Tallinn, Estonia.
09.05 – 12.05.2008 “Leipzig Fashion Festival” space installation, streets of Leipzig, Germany.
10.04 – 29.04.2008 “Textile artist of the year” textile exhibition Lühikese Jala Gallery Tallinn, Estonia.