Nina Meldgaard | CURRICULUM VITAE
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Nina Meldgaard

09.09.1981

CURRICULUM

VITAE

WORK EXPERIENCE

Current Position

August 2018 – Present

Developer & Associate Professor

KØBENHAVNS MEDIEGYMNASIUM

Associate Professor at Københavns Mediegymnasium in Design and Digital Design & Development. In charge of establishing the new and extensive project-based class Digital Design & Development with focus on developing a new discipline and facilitating a new educational practice.

 

As a teacher, I consciously work on creating a dynamic and trusting learning environment, where competent and dialogue-based teaching creates room for reflection and creative thinking. As an experienced communicator with strong abilities in educational practice I strive to establish a safe learning space. Students thriving and interacting with practice is the key to learning. As a teacher it is my most important task to find the link between the students’ interests and a solid academic and experiential output. I prioritize ongoing feedback from students with the ambition to create a dynamic learning environment.

In my teaching I work with:

  • The 17 Sustainable Development Goals
  • 21st Century Competencies
  • Playful learning
  • Historical and socially relevant perspectives on different issues
  • Agile project management
  • Ideation and product development
  • Design processes and concept development
  • Graphic productions
  • 3D drawing and printing
  • Unity and virtual environments
  • UX design and app development
  • Electronics and programming by Arduino
  • User-focused analyzes and tests

WORK EXPERIENCE

Nina Meldgaard Studio

August 2011 – June 2018

Founder, Business Owner & Designer

NINA MELDGAARD STUDIO

I have solid experience with strategic communication, concept development, branding and visual identity, as well as PR, sales and marketing. I have created a quality designbrand of interior products that are often exposed in Danish and foreign magazines and represented in some of Denmark’s leading design stores.

  • Design processes, prototyping and product development
  • Development of brand identity
  • PR and communication
  • Production of various graphic material and establishment of website
  • Prototyping and 3D sketching and printing
  • Concept development
  • Development and management of social media platforms and newsletters
  • Teaching workshops in creativity

Funded by The Danish Art Foundation

2016

Board Member

DEN DANSKE KERAMIKFABRIK – The Danish Ceramic Factory

  • Recruitment of employees
  • PR and project management in the establishment phase

November 2012 – September 2013

Co-founder

DESIGNKOLLEKTIVET – Design Store Collective

  • Store establishment and management
  • Communication and visual identity

WORK EXPERIENCE

Other Relevant

May 2009 – August 2011

Project Manager

THE CENTRAL BANK OF DENMARK

In 2009 the Danish Agency for Culture listed the Central Bank of Denmark as a building worthy of protection. I was in charge of a number of development projects regarding the listing.

  • Project management and coordination regarding the protection process
  • Development and implementation of new procedures and management tools in relation to building projects – with guidelines based on a large architectural material
  • In charge of applications and communication with the Danish Agency for Culture
  • Concept development of a Design and Art catalog of the building’s valuables
  • Finally, I organized architecture tours of the building

2009

Exhibition Assistant

KUNSTHAL CHARLOTTENBORG

August 2008 – December 2008

Copywriter, Intern

COBE ARCHITECTS

  • Copywriter in a number of large housing and urban space projects
  • Organizational analyzes
  • Development of strategic tools regarding PR and communication

April 2006 – June 2008

Communicator of Art

AROS AARHUS ART MUSEUM

  • Art guide and communicator in the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions and the building’s architecture for private and business groups
  • Teacher at the museum’s summer art school for children

EDUCATION

2011

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Proadvisor

2004-2010

MA IN ART HISTORY & EVENT CULTURE

Aarhus University

2009

URBAN PLANNING COURSE

Geography, Copenhagen University

DIGITAL SKILLS

ADOBE

Indesign

Illustrator

Photoshop

3D PROTOTYPING

Rhino

Maya

Unity

Ultimaker

WWW + APP

Wordpress

Adobe Xd

OFFICE

Word

Powerpoint

Excel